Amazon new product summary including Amazon Alexa built-in smart ring `` Echo Loop '' and smart glasses `` Echo Frames ''
Amazon's new product launch event was held on September 25, 2019 in Seattle, where Amazon headquarters is located. Among them, 11 types such as the new Amazon Echo series and smart items with built-in voice assistant Amazon Alexa were announced.
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◆ 01: Amazon Echo Loop
Amazon Alexa's built-in wearable device 'Amazon Echo Loop' is a ring-type device that you wear on your finger. Amazon Echo Loop is equipped with a small speaker and microphone, and is exactly like 'Amazon Echo that fits your fingertips'. The sound from the speaker is small, and you can hear it when you gently touch your ear. In addition, notification by vibration is made by connecting to a mobile phone via Bluetooth.
A trial movie by the technical media The Verge has been released on what kind of device Amazon Echo Loop is.
Echo Loop hands-on: Amazon's smart ring-YouTube
Amazon Echo Loop is limited production so only invitees can make a reservation. The price is $ 99.99 (about 10,800 yen) and it will be shipped in the second half of 2019, but at the time of writing the article, Amazon.co.jp in Japan was not accepting reservations.
◆ 02: Amazon Echo Frames
Amazon Echo Frames is a frame of glasses with built-in Amazon Alexa. It does not have a display or camera that displays information, but since it has a directional speaker built into the frame of the glasses, it can be operated by speaking to the glasses as if speaking to Amazon Echo.
The Verge has released a movie of what I actually touched Amazon Echo Frames at the experience party. According to The Verge, Amazon Echo Frames' plastic vine has a built-in touch sensor that allows swiping, and you can enjoy music even in noisy places.
Amazon Echo Frames hands-on-YouTube
Amazon Echo Frames is limited production so only invitees can make a reservation. The price is 179.99 dollars (about 19,400 yen) and it will be shipped in the second half of 2019, but at the time of writing the article, Amazon.co.jp in Japan was not accepting reservations.
◆ 03: Amazon Echo Buds
It has been rumored that Amazon plans to announce earphones equipped with fitness functions, but Amazon Echo Buds actually announced does not have heart rate tracking or fitness functions, so it can be used when running It is a Bluetooth wireless earphone with Amazon Alexa.
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Amazon Echo Buds, which uses active noise reduction technology from the well-established speaker manufacturer Bose , has a battery life of 5 hours of continuous use and can be used for up to 20 hours with a charging case. In addition, the waterproof performance of IPX4 is praised.
The Amazon Echo Buds itself has a built-in touch sensor that you can tap and hold to access voice assistants on linked smartphones such as Siri and Google Assistant. Also, if you talk to 'Alexa', you can also access Amazon Alexa.
The price of Amazon Echo Buds is 129.99 dollars (about 14,000 yen), and it is said that we have already started accepting pre-orders, but Amazon.co.jp in Japan is not handled at the time of article creation.
◆ 04: Amazon Smart Oven
Amazon Smart Oven is a microwave oven with Amazon Alexa. It has been reported for a long time that home appliances that can be operated with voice by using Amazon Alexa have been developed.
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Amazon Smart Oven, equipped with other functions such as convection oven, air fryer, food warmer, etc., can operate voice through smart speakers such as Amazon Echo, and scan food codes with the built-in camera of Amazon Echo Show If you do, it is also possible to send the cooking procedure directly to Amazon Smart Oven.
The price of Amazon Smart Oven is $ 249.99 (about 27,000 yen), and it is said that it has been pre-sold since September 26, 2019, but at the time of article creation there is no handling in Japan.
◆ 05: Amazon Echo Flex
Amazon Echo Flex is a small Amazon Echo that plugs directly into an electrical outlet, and it can operate compatible smart home appliances by voice. In addition, if you have a remote control that supports Amazon Alexa, you can remotely control your TV or cooler. It has a USB Type-A port at the bottom of the main unit and can be used to charge the device, as well as an optional module accessory such as a motion sensor or night light.
Amazon Echo Flex is 2980 yen including tax and will be released on Thursday, November 14, 2019. Amazon.co.jp also accepts pre-orders.
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◆ 06: Amazon Echo Studio
Amazon Echo Studio, the high-end model of the Amazon Echo series, is here. Amazon Echo Studio, with enhanced audio performance, has a total of five built-in speakers, and Dolby Atmos can enjoy a clear sound with depth. If you have two Amazon Echo Studios, you can experience surround sound. Amazon Echo Studio also has a built-in smart home hub that can operate ZigBee standard smart home appliances.
Amazon Echo Studio will be released in Japan on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The following Amazon.co.jp can be ordered for 24,980 yen including tax.
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◆ 07: 3rd generation Amazon Echo
The third generation of Amazon Echo has been announced. The price is 11,980 yen including tax, and will be released on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.
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Amazon also announced the new voice of actor Samuel L. Jackson in the voice of Amazon Echo.
◆ 08: New Amazon Echo Dot
The new Amazon Echo Dot is a new model with a built-in LED display that displays the time and outside temperature on the front. It is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, and reservations are accepted on Amazon.co.jp for 6980 yen including tax.
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◆ 09: Amazon Echo Show 8
Amazon Echo Show 8 with an 8-inch display appears. The price is $ 129 (about 13,900 yen), but Amazon.co.jp is not available at the time of article creation.
◆ 10: Amazon Echo Glow
Amazaon Echo Glow, which is based on the concept of “lighting” in the Amazon Echo series, is a new spherical speaker that can be set to various colors and brightness by voice operation. The price is $ 29.99 (about 3200 yen), but Amazon.co.jp is not available at the time of article creation.
◆ 11: Amazon Eero
Amazon acquired mesh Wi-Fi router maker eero in February 2019. Amazon Eero Wi-Fi router was announced as an Amazon product brand. Amazon.com can be ordered for $ 99 (about 10,700 yen) with one machine, and $ 249 (about 26,800 yen) with three simultaneous purchases, but Amazon.co.jp is not handled at the time of article creation Hmm.