Amazon just launched the new Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker in India, after launching the first Echo Input in the country earlier this year. This voice-controlled smart speaker that combines hands-free access to Alexa with a 4,800 mAh rechargeable battery promising 10 hours of playback. It is designed to be carried around your home, comes with 360-degree audio and allows lets you access Alexa from anywhere in the room using the same far-field voice recognition as other Echo devices.
Amazon Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition Highlights
- Portable Echo for your home — Smart speaker that comes with a fabric design and 360 degree sound. Unplug the device and carry it room to room while listening to music, uninterrupted.
- Built-in battery for non-stop music — Comes with a 4800mAh rechargeable battery that provides up to 10hrs of continuous music playback time (up to 11hrs of stand-by time). Tap the power button to see the current battery level indicated by the 4 LEDs.
- Voice control your music — Stream music from Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, JioSaavn, and Gaana — just ask for a song, artist, or genre. To increase the volume, just ask “Alexa, volume 10.”
- Get help when your hands are full — Ask Alexa to play music, control compatible smart home devices, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, and more.
- Works with compatible smart home devices — The device is compatible with hundreds of smart home devices from Philips, Wipro, Syska, TP-Link and more.
- Designed to protect your privacy — Built with multiple layers of privacy protections and controls, including a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the microphones.
- Alexa has skills — With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features and skills like booking a cab, ordering food, playing games, and more.
The Amazon Echo Input Portable comes in Black color, is priced at Rs. 4999 and is available for order on Amazon.in, and will ship starting from December 18th.
Commenting on the launch, Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices India, said:
Customers in India love Alexa, and told us that they want to carry their Echo device from room to room so that they can have an uninterrupted hands-free Alexa experience. We’re excited to offer this new Alexa experience in India, and we cannot wait to see how our Indian customers enjoy the flexibility of a portable Alexa in their homes.