Amazon Launches Touch Screen Device ‘Echo Show’ with Video Calling Feature

Amazon unveiled a new device, Echo Show. Its is a touch screen device that allows user to make video calls and watch clips of CNN. There are rumors that Echo Show will go on sale by June for $230. Amazon Launches Touch Screen Device ‘Echo Show’ with Video Calling Feature.

The device has Amazon’s famous Echo Voice controlled speakers. Echo show has Amazon’s voice controlled assistant, Alexa. This AI assistant is used to play music. With this AI assistant one can switch off the house lights or book an Uber ride.

Amazon Launches Touch Screen Device ‘Echo Show’ with Video Calling Feature

With Amazon’s Echo show device, users can enjoy video conferencing. However for video conferencing both users should have Echo device or Alexa App.

Jackdaw Research analyst, Jan Dawson Said:

“Putting a semi-permanent ambient device in the home that can make and receive video calls is an interesting evolution which should prove compelling

Echo Show is enclosed with Amazon’s famous Echo Voice controlled speakers

Amazon Launches Touch Screen Device 'Echo Show' with Video Calling Feature

The launch of Echo Show proves that this time Amazon has tried to make Alexa a basic part for its customers. This feature is absent in same devices offered by competitors such as Google.
Last month Amazon launched a voice-controlled camera with an app that recommends clothes for users. Microsoft also plans to develop a voice activated Speaker in partnership with Samsung.

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Fizza Atique

Fizza Atique is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. She likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee, and baking.
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