Height: 5.9 inches
Width: 3.5 Inches
Weight: 29 oz
Connectivity: Wifi Dual Band (802.11)
Bluetooth: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile
I want to bring every single thing people use today around the planet in daily life. I do tests and research to find out the high quality, known brand and price-conscious items for reviews. Here I am gonna introduce Amazon Alexa Echo with you guys. Most of you would probably use it and know about it.
I always chose an item for single product review when I test it myself, without testing a product I do a thorough research on that specific product for about a week to confirm it to either I should bring it in your information or not. Listening to the music in a smart way has its own fun, I am illustrating the listening experience with the help of infographics.
So I chose Amazon Alexa Echo Review after I use it and experienced its performance. I experienced a sound of an echo device and thought about not I should share the experience with you guys. Here are the Amazon Alexa Echo review and buying guide for your information and knowledge. Keep reading
Amazon Alexa Echo 2nd Generation Specs
This device is coming in beautiful round cylinder shape with the specifications of front and back. The height of the Amazon Alexa Echo 2nd Generation is 5.9”. The width of the round cylinder is about 3.5-inches. Which means only that much place it will require to keep it in your home.
On the front of this smart speaker, you will find an action button to take any action at all. Volume up and down buttons on the front. You will find micro-phone off button on the front to control the microphones.
A beautiful light ring is installed on Amazon Alexa Echo to make its shape really attractive. Seven microphone array is also on the front of this Echo.
A 2.5-inches Woofer is installed on this prettiness along with 0.6 tweeters to boost up the sound quality and give a tremendous bass on the bass songs and music.
The Echoing Shell
The speaker and its echo are secured in an echoing shell. On one side of the shell, you will find 3.5 mm audio output and power port. The power port is for giving it the power to keep it alive and singing as per your instructions and controls.
Amazon Alexa Echo is a dual band wifi supported (802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz) networks) device, means, you can connect it with wifi and do things online. Later on, in features, I will discuss this in features of this device.
It does not support the peer to peer connection or connecting it to ad-hoc networks. It has the specification of advanced audio distribution profile “A2DO” that lean towards the most special show of supporting and controlling audio stream from your mobile phone and smartphones.
Amazon Alexa Echo has the capacity of voice control a really special specification on this device, the audio and video remote system “AVRCP” is coming built-in with it for controlling the voice of your connected mobile phones.
Hands-free voice control is not in its capacities for Mac and OS X expedient so it cannot support it at all. The speaker of with blue tooth connectivity which needs PIN codes is not supported on this maneuver.
All of the echoes on Amazon Alexa Echo device are corded and not powered by a battery. It needs a setup to your address book to select the contact number from the list to call and your device will make a call with your voice configurations.
Call Making Facility
You should only say the name or contact number of the person to whom you want to call and the rest it will do. For best use of calls, you can use skype with it to have a good experience. For enhancement of most of the features, you will need Alexa Amazon app and Amazon account.
Through Alexa amazon app or Alexa app you can set up and enable “my media”, it will grant you access to connect to your home media or iTunes account on your computer. You can find these Alexa apps or Alexa app online for Amazon Alexa Echo Device; Alexa app for echo iPhone, Alexa app for fire tv, Alexa app for Mac, Alexa app iPhone, Alexa app store, Alexa app windows, Alexa assistant and many more as per your use and need.
Once you set up the above-mentioned setup on your Amazon Alexa Echo device and the setup is done, now just say, “Alexa open my media” it will open it and say “play the beats” and promptly it will play it on your asking from Alexa amazon music.
This device has no rechargeable battery on it but the cord is 6ft long so it is not so hectic to plug in or in other words, it is easy to find a place to plug in it anywhere and enjoy using this exquisiteness by controlling through your voice.
The only difference between an echo and dot is the speaker and in my opinion it a great difference or everyone has own taste in this manner.
Alexa Echo 2nd Generation features
It is a brand new design with new Alexa speaker and is in range of designs exactly according to your choice and taste. Amazon Alexa Echo is a beautiful thing with which you will have the facility of doing calls. Set music volume alarms and timer, and switch smart home devices.
If there is a song on the list and you want to play it, now you do not need to break your ease, just ask the Echo to play it for you and it will instantly play it on for you. Astonishing things are coming with the new technology.
Configure the device with your voice. This way it would be able to recognize your voice and you can control it through your voice. Ask an artist or genre from your music library that most probably is Spotify music. Pandora music or more you can store on Amazon Alexa Echo Device 2nd generation.
You can play on your music on Alexa compatible devices through Amazon Alexa Echo with multi-room music in different rooms. This device can play audio-books, radio broadcasts, news briefings and much more on the list of its provisions.
You can make a call by asking to your device for making a call and can also connect to other compatible devices inside your home by your voice controls.
Brand new speaker installed on the Amazon Alexa Echo device that can process with Dolby for crunchy spoken and active bass retort. The device can cover the room 360-degree omnidirectional audio to give the best audio experience with Alexa commands.
Amazon Alexa Echo 2nd generation is coming with seven microphones along with beam-forming technology. An extra and latest feature of noise cancellation is also built-in in this device for removing the noise from your playbacks. It means that the Echo can hear you from any direction during the music playback is on.
Check Your Calendar
Another really amazing specification and feature of Alexa Echo is you can check your calendar by asking it, the weather conditions in your area and overall. Ask for your favorite sports score and it will tell you the score.
Now it is too easy to accomplish your to-do list by your device and also can manage and sort your shopping gradients. Manage and keep a hold on compatible smarts lights through this beauty of technology.
It is giving you the freedom to control your garage entrances, regulators, irrigators and much more by only asking Amazon Alexa Echo, the rest it will do depending upon your instructions.
The features of this beauty are not ending with this. its uses are smartest and it enhances you to do many more things like managing your TV and channels. Request Uber for your rid, and even you can demand your pizza by asking it. Most of the functions depend on your own taste. For example, you want Amazon prime on this device it depends on you, if you want it on this prettiness you can have it obviously and if you do not want it that is up to you.
But for information and knowledge, I must say that most of the features of this device do not need it. You should have a smartphone with Alexa app installed on it and Amazon account for your essential entertainment stuff.
For some of the features, you would definitely need the Amazon prime. It will give you access to music but you can do this by other means also. If you guys do not know about Zigbee hub, through this article I am also explaining it for your info.
Amazon Alexa Echo 2nd Generation Performance
This term Zigbee hub is, in fact, a protocol used for the smart home product. It is functioning exactly like a middleman to interact with other home devices. It means by this protocol your smart device will talk to each other and act as per your given actions.
Amazon Alexa Echo is a kind of translator. Which translates the Lango of one device to the other to perform the action in a better way. And give you the best results and can be used on Amazon Alexa Echo device.
Most of the electronic devices e.g. laptop, phone, and tablet etc are compatible with the power supply in 110 to 240 Volt range. But when you have the proper adapter plugin you can use it according to the power supply of your native regions and country.
Only some counted languages are supported by Amazon Alexa Echo device. But you can use it internationally when there is available a Wifi connection to connect it with the internet. The firmware is upgraded and fixed for the flaws and gaps which were affecting the performance in the previous release. It is a massive improvement in the updated versions of Amazon Alexa Echo Review 2019. And it delights the mood with its good quality voice.
Comparison With First Generation
If you want to compare it with the Amazon Alexa Echo 1st generation, there is a certain improvement in the sound quality in the 2nd Generation. The old one was with a bit poor sound quality but this one is a real beauty in quality performance.
I am happy to have this device for the sound experience. I am really impressed with the quality of sound it produces in comparison to other releases. Amazon Alexa Echo 2nd Generation is worth keeping the device for entertainment and luxury moments of life.
The device has definitely some pros and cons, I am mentioning it here for info.
- Best Sound Quality.
- Connectivity with wifi dual band.
- Small space required for placement.
- Nice Voice controls.
- The smart home devices control.
- Smart Speaker.
- Making calls.
- Cannot understand all languages.
- No rechargeable battery installed.
Amazon Alexa Echo Apps
Well for compatibility and connectivity you would need Amazon Alexa Echo apps. Yes, the device is becoming smarter and you would need apps to operate it smoothly to work with your other smart home devices. Amazon Alexa Echo app for Android would make your device able to work with Android devices. For complete benefits, you would need proper Amazon Alexa Echo setup, that could enhance the utilization of the device.
In many cases even functions and events where friends and relatives gather to celebrate some special occasions. And music becomes an essential part of the function of the party. In such a situation, if you do not have the speakers with bass would make you feeling annoying. But if you planned before for having a listening device like Amazon Alexa Echo second generation. You would definitely enjoy the party. The other features like controlling your smart home devices, making calls and many others are extra facilities on it. Amazon Alexa Echo is a device which could give you real fun in music. As I mentioned the other advantages list is also there to take your experience to the next level.
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