Amazon Introduces Echo Pop and Buds; Updates Echo Show 5
Today, Amazon introduced a new line of Echo products – brand new echo pop, Echo Show 5 And Echo Show 5 Kids and everything new Echo Buds offering customers even more options for accessing Alexa. In addition, Echo Auto is now available to customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and the UK.
Echo Pop ($39.99)
The Echo Pop is a new addition to the Echo family with a hemispherical form factor and new Lavender Bloom and Midnight Teal color options for just $39.99. It features a custom-designed front-facing speaker that delivers full sound that’s great for bedrooms, dorm rooms, apartments, or any small space in the home. Just ask Alexa to read audiobooks, track your favorite sports team, control smart lights and outlets, or rearrange your essentials. The Echo Pop is powered by an Amazon AZ2 Neural Edge processor and has an embedded eero module that allows the device to extend coverage up to 1,000 square feet to an existing eero Wi-Fi network, further adding value to its compact size.
$39.99 on the Amazon
Echo Show 5 ($89.99)
The Echo Show 5 (3rd generation) combines the utility of Alexa with the convenience of a compact screen, so customers can watch news clips, check the Ring doorbell camera, view shopping lists, or make video calls to friends and family easily. New Echo Show 5 20 percent faster than the previous generation and features an all-new speaker system that doubles the bass for even clearer sound when listening to music, audio, video content or podcasts. It comes with a completely redesigned microphone array and an AZ2 Neural Edge processor. Echo Show 5 and Echo Pop support Matter, making it easy to connect and control compatible smart home products from various brands.
$89.99 on the Amazon
Echo Show 5 Kids ($99.99)
Echo Show 5 Kids is designed from the ground up for kids, with kid-friendly answers, jokes, homework help, explicit lyrical filtering and more in a colorful new space-themed design. Parents and guardians have access to a free set of parental controls through the parent control panel, where they can adjust age settings, view activity, and set sleep limits.
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Echo Show 5 Kids comes with a two-year worry-free guarantee and includes one year of Amazon Kids+, the only kid-friendly subscription with thousands of age-appropriate, ad-free audiobooks, videos, games, and Alexa skills. Kids can also co-create a visual story using Create with Alexa with two brand new themes: Dinosaurs and Jazz Jungle. Echo Show 5 Kids is available in the US, UK and Germany.
$99.99 on the Amazon
Echo Buds ($49.99)
The Echo Buds include features such as customizable touch controls, a VIP filter, and multi-point pairing so the headphones can pair and switch audio between two devices at the same time. Echo Buds feature a long-lasting battery that provides up to five hours of music playback and Alexa access on a single charge. With the case fully turned on, the Echo Buds have up to 20 hours of listening time.
$49.99 on the Amazon
Echo Auto ($54.99)
Echo Auto was introduced in 2022 but is now available to customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and the UK. This generation of Echo Auto features a slim design, includes an adhesive mount for greater in-car placement flexibility, and features five microphones so customers can easily ask Alexa to turn on music, make calls, and add items to calendars or to…do lists.
$54.99 on the Amazon
Designed with privacy in mind
Echo devices are designed with customer privacy in mind and include multiple levels of privacy controls. Echo devices include a microphone on/off button and the ability to view and delete voice recordings. With Amazon Kids, parents can view their child’s activities and manage parental controls in the Parent Dashboard.
To learn more about Alexa’s transparency and control features, visit the Alexa Privacy Hub at www.amazon.com/alexaprivacy.
Prices and Availability
- echo pop available in Charcoal, Glacier White, Lavender Bloom, and Midnight Teal for $39.99.
- Echo Show 5 available in Charcoal, Glacier White, and Cloud Blue for $89.99.
- Echo Show 5 Kids available on Galaxy for $99.99.
- Echo Buds available in black for $49.99.
- Echo Car Available now for $54.99.
To learn more, visit www.amazon.com/echodevices.