Echo Show 8 connects with Alexa for listening to any kind of information through a speaker of quality, but also with the ability to show images on a HD screen 8”. For example, you can follow the lyrics of a song on the display, view photos, check the weather and the traffic situation before leaving home, and much more.
This device also allows you to make a video call to the app Alexa or another Echo device with the screen without using the hands. You can also use the Ads feature to send voice messages in all of the rooms in which there is an Echo device that is compatible, or call the Drop-In from one room to another.
With regard to the privacy, on the Echo Show 8 you can turn off the microphones and the camera by pressing a button, or turn off the camera by sliding the appropriate-cover-video camera built-in. You can also manage your voice recordings and delete them at any time.
As for all the devices Alexa, even with the Echo Show 8, you can check the devices for the smart home such as lights and switches, to ask for information of various kinds, manage the scenes, automated and much more. You can also listen to the latest news, weather and traffic information, or ask for the results sports, programming, film, or other information, taking advantage of the many skills that can be installed from the app.
The size of the new Echo Show 8 are equal to 200,4 mm x 135,9 mm x 99,1 mm for 1037 grams of weight, with availability in the colors black and grey. The price is 129,99€, can be purchased in 5 monthly installments from€26.