Know Amazon Echo – White More Closely (Review & Rating)
While discussing Amazon Echo – White it becomes necessary to know what Amazon Echo is. An Amazon Echo is a speaker launched by Amazon that can be controlled only with your voice. It is a hands-free speaker system that connects you to the voice service of Alexa to get information, play music, scores of various sports, weather reports, and latest news instantly just by asking it.
Initially, Amazon Echo was introduced in black color. But Amazon has planned to introduce its new edition in white color before launching it in the US, UK, and Germany and that is why it is named Amazon Echo – White. The internal features and properties of Amazon Echo are the same as that of the original Amazon Echo in black color as only its external look has been changed with white color.
Features of Amazon Echo
Recognition of Far-field voice: By using beamforming technology an array of seven microphones along with advanced noise cancellation systems have been tucked under a lighter ring to recognize your voice coming from a distance and any direction even if Amazon Echo is playing music. While using the Echo you only have to awaken Alexa which will light up the Echo and start streaming audio to the cloud. The leveraged Alexa Voice Service will recognize your request and respond it accordingly.
Alexa gets smarter progressively: The brain behind Amazon Echo – White, Alexa, is built on the cloud which gets smarter to recognize the vocabulary, pattern, and personal choices of your voice as you go on using it. Echo automatically updates Alexa with what is delivered to it as both always remain connected.
Echo is full of skills: Amazon Echo has skills that add to its capabilities as you can request Uber for a ride, tell Garagio to open your garage or order a pizza from Domino’s, etc. through it. You only have to enable the skills of your Echo simply by using Alexa app as it helps in adding new skills from time-to-time.
Control your SMART HOME: You can also use Amazon Echo – White to control your Smart home even without lifting your finger. Echo can turn your fan or heater on when you are reading your favorite book, dim the lights while watching a movie or switch on the lamp before getting out of your bed, etc. as it works well with the devices of certain companies including Smartthings, Phillip Hue and WeMo, etc.
Versatile use of ALEXA APP: You can easily set up the Alexa app on your iOS and Android devices to use the Echo for managing various other services you were already using like Google Calendar, Pandora, audible libraries, Kindle and Spotify, etc. With the free Alexa App on Fire OS, Android, iOS, and desktop browsers, you can easily set up and manage your Echo.
Technical information about Amazon Echo – White
- The size of Amazon Echo is 9.3″ x 3.3″ x 3.3″ or 235 mm x 84 mm x 84 mm.
- Its weight is 37.5 oz or 1064 grams. Its weight and size may vary with the manufacturing process.
- It has Wi-Fi connectivity through dual-antenna dual-band MIMO Wi-Fi for lesser dropped connectivity than standard Wi-Fi during faster streaming.
- Instead of supporting the ad-hoc Wi-Fi network is supports 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks.
- It is supported by Advanced Audio Distribution Profile or A2DP for streaming audio files from your mobile devices to Audio/Video Remote Control Profile or AVRCP of Amazon Echo to control the voice of the connected devices except for Mac OS X devices.
- Its Audio system contains a 2.0-inch tweeter and 2.5-inch woofer.
- It is ready to be connected to your Wi-Fi and its Alexa app is accessible through your browser as it is compatible with android, iOS, and Fire OS.
- It is supported by 1-year limited service and warranty which can be extended by the US customers for 1, 2, or 3 years as required.
- The box of Amazon Echo includes an Amazon Echo with a 6 ft long power cable for the adaptor and a user guide
Buyer guide for Amazon Echo – White
The Amazon Echo can fill your room with great audio sound in all 360-degree directions through its wireless speaker. It is available in black and white colors to choose from. It needs an electric connection to run as it cannot be run on battery power. It is good for the best sound quality but it is not portable. You will have to take it along with speakers to another room where you want to use it.