Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Now, you can get lyrics to a song on the screen while listening to it via the included speakers, you can check in with your security cameras and, of course, perform voice and video calls (so long as the other user has the Alexa app). "The more you use Echo Show, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary, and personal preferences".

Amazon said Echo Show is equipped with eight microphones, beam forming technology, and noise cancellation.

The Amazon Echo seemed like a freaky device when it was announced, but it was just the first home of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. The Amazon Echo show allows the users to do much more than ever before.

The Echo Show is equiiped with two Dolby stereo speakers, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera and an Intel Atom processor. The $229.99 Echo Show shuns the Echo's typically cylindrical styling and adds a screen for video chatting. The new Echo Look features a camera that allows users take photos without having to a phone's camera. The e-commerce giant is also discounting its original Echo Smart Speaker.

Amazon has even already the first deal on the Echo Show.

The Echo Show is available for pre-order from today for $229.99 in the U.S. (£220 in the United Kingdom and €240 in Germany) and will be shipped on June 28.

Amazon has just announced the Echo Show, the latest addition to the Echo range of smart home devices. If you want to have a Show in more than one room, Amazon is offering a $100 discount if you buy two.

"Now Alexa can show you things", the online retailing behemoth said on its site. The Echo Show is expected to launch on June 28. It provides immersive 360º omni-directional audio from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and others on voice command and is powered with the ability to control several smart home gadgets.

That all changes with the upcoming Alexa calling and messaging feature, which will let you ask Alexa to call or send a message to anyone with a supported Echo device or the Alexa App for free.

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