Amazon Reveals $230 Touchscreen Echo Show

Kristi Paul
May 15, 2017

If you are planning to get two speakers, Amazon has a discount coupon for $100. It has the same exact features as any other tablet and even has the same functionalities.

The new Echo Show [pictured above] goes on sale on June 28 for $230. Rival Google Home is a distant second with 23.8%.

We as people need to realize the risk to our privacy also. The latest new Amazon Echo - the Echo Show - has just been announced.

Bluetooth Connectivity: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show or from Echo Show to your Bluetooth speaker. The built-in camera facilitates video chats.

CEO and co-founder of Nucleus, Jonathan Franke, includes Amazon's Alexa voice assistant in its system intercom that costs $249.

While there are many companies out there right now fighting for the lead spot in this industry, there is one company that continues to improve its technology and quickly produce new products. Instead of telling you about something, the Echo Show can show and tell you what you want to know.

Amazon's two year old Echo is the early leader in the voice-controlled speaker field with a 70% share of the market, according to research firm eMarketer.

If you're a big music fan, you can use it to play your favorite songs and albums from Amazon Music and get the lyrics to pop up on your Echo Show so you can sing along to what you're listening to and have your own karaoke show. In addition to all of the typical Alexa skills, Amazon highlights that one of Echo Show's most important differentiating factors is communication; users can use the device to make hands-free video calls, communicate throughout the home like an intercom, or send messages.

The next time you listen to the news on an Amazon Alexa you might hear an ad for Wendy's Baconator. The company's Cortana digital assistant is primarily a resident of Windows 10 personal computers. It can also control smart-home devices, such as thermostats and lights.

I recently had the chance to try out the Amazon Echo, and although I was initially skeptical, the device really did make my life easier during the week I used it.

The Echo Show lets you do the showing as well with the 5-Megapixel front-facing camera. Milanesi said she was skeptical about whether Echo could supplant smartphones for voice calling.

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