Amazon has announced the exclusive launch of a new smart speaker in India this week in the form of the Amazon Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition which is now available to preorder at an inductor price of 4,999 rupees roughly $70, with shipping expected to take place later this month on December 18th. After the introductory offer finishes the price will rise to 5,999 rupees or roughly $84.
The new Amazon Echo Input smart speaker is equipped with a rechargeable 4,800mAh capacity battery capable of providing up to 10 hours of music playback and 11 hours of standby. Features of the Amazon Input include :
– 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.