Amazon has delivered a considerable refresh of the Echo speaker lineup, introducing an all-new $40 Echo Pop and updating the Echo Present 5 and Echo Present 5 Children sensible shows.
The Echo Pop is the primary new sensible speaker we have seen from the corporate because the Echo Studio first debuted in 2019, whereas the Present 5 represents a refresh of the 2021 mannequin.
The second-gen Echo Auto that was introduced final fall can be increasing to the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Australia, Spain, and Japan.
Let’s dive into the specifics of every new launch.
Amazon Echo Pop
The semi-spherical type of appears to be like like Amazon has taken a knife to the most recent version of the Echo Dot, with it that includes the identical AZ2 Neural Edge processor on board and in addition carrying over the flexibility to pair with Eero mesh routers.
It is probably not clear the place this suits in alongside the Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock, provided that it is solely $10 – $20 cheaper, however the front-facing speaker ought to a minimum of imply it is a good possibility for these seeking to tuck a speaker away in a nook.
It is out there in 4 colours, too: charcoal, white, lavender, and teal.
Amazon Echo Present 5
Amazon signifies the most recent Present is each faster and higher sounding, although the precise design is sort of equivalent when in comparison with the 2021 Echo Present 5.
Which means the 5.5-inch display stays, however watching the information, citing Spotify, or checking what’s taking place in your video doorbell or safety digital camera ought to all run smoother, with Amazon noting the third-gen mannequin is 20% quicker.
The inner speaker has additionally been upgraded, that means the bass has been “doubled”, with the redesigned microphone array additionally guaranteeing voices are picked up a bit extra simply.
It is out there for $90 in charcoal, white or blue.
Amazon Echo Present 5 Children
This variant of the Present 5 provides an area theme to the show’s rear and promotes Amazon’s array of child-friendly options.
Alexa is wired otherwise right here, as traditional, and it means responses to jokes, questions on homework, and extra are all handled a bit extra responsibly.
It additionally comes with one 12 months of Amazon Children+ – the corporate’s subscription service for age-appropriate audiobooks, video games, and movies – tacked on.
It is out there for $100 within the singular design pictured above.