Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) With Upgraded Digicam, Auto-Framing Launched in India
Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Era) was launched in India on Wednesday, August 25. The brand new mannequin is an improve to the unique Echo Present Eight that the US e-commerce large dropped at the Indian market final yr. The Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) comes with a greater digital camera as a serious enchancment over the earlier model. Amazon has additionally supplied an auto-framing function on the brand new Echo Present Eight mannequin that lets the machine pan and zoom robotically to regulate the body throughout video calls.
Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) value in India, availability particulars
Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) value in India has been set at Rs. 13,999. Nonetheless, Amazon is presently promoting the machine at a reduced value of Rs. 11,499 for a restricted interval. The Echo Present 8 (2nd Era) is available in Black and White colors — identical to the unique Echo Present 8.
The Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) is out there for buy by Amazon.in, and clients can bundle the machine with a wise bulb at a further value of Rs. 100 or a wise plug for TVs and chargers at Rs. 599.
To attract a comparability, the Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) was launched within the US at $130 (roughly Rs. 9,700) and the first-generation Echo Present Eight was launched in India at Rs. 8,999.
Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) specs
The Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) has the identical 8-inch adaptive color show with a 1,280×800 pixels decision that got here with the unique Echo Present 8. You may additionally get the equivalent 2-inch neodymium stereo audio system together with a passive radiator that featured on the earlier mannequin. Nonetheless, the largest change within the Echo Present 8 (2nd Era) over the last-generation mannequin is its 13-megapixel digital camera. That is considerably bigger in megapixel rely over the 1-megapixel digital camera accessible on the older Echo Present 8. The brand new digital camera sensor additionally helps Amazon’s auto-framing function that allows computerized pan and zoom — identical to on the Echo Present 10.
Amazon has additionally supplied an upgraded, octa-core MediaTek MT8183 processor on the Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) to ship quicker efficiency over the unique Echo Present Eight mannequin that had a quad-core MediaTek MT8163 SoC. On the draw back, the brand new Echo Present Eight does not embody a 3.5mm jack that’s there on the older mannequin to allow you to join your telephone or different gadgets by an aux cable. You possibly can, nevertheless, nonetheless join over Bluetooth to play your favorite music tracks. There’s help for Superior Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) to stream audio between your cell machine and Echo Present Eight and allow audio streaming to a Bluetooth speaker.
Along with enjoying songs out of your telephone, the Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) helps you to play music by Internet providers together with Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, Gaana, Hungama, JioSaavn, and Spotify. It’s also possible to ask Alexa to play your favorite motion pictures or TV exhibits from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Alexa may make hands-free video calls or management any of your appropriate sensible residence gadgets. Moreover, the Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) helps you to remotely monitor your house and look at reside video feed utilizing its built-in digital camera, straight in your smartphone or different Echo Present gadgets.
The Echo Present 8 (2nd Era) can be a digital body in your room and present your reminiscences from Fb Photographs. When not in use, you’ll be able to shut the digital camera sensor of the Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) utilizing the inbuilt bodily cowl and switch its microphone off with a press of a button.
Connectivity choices on the Amazon Echo Present 8 (2nd Gen) comprise dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The machine measures 200x135x99mm and weighs 1.3kg.