The innovative Amazon Echo HD Speaker with Voice Controlled Personal Assistant is a hands-free speaker that is designed around your voice and the commands you give, with the ability to answer your questions, read audiobooks, report on news, traffic and weather, provide sports updates and so much more. In a sleek white shade to suit any decor, access everything from your connected devices to all your favourite technologies with the brilliant Amazon Echo.
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- the brain behind the Amazon Echo, Alexa is voice service that updates through the cloud automatically and is continually learning and adding new functions and skills to their repertoire. The more you use the Echo in your everyday life, the more it adapts to your speech style, vocabulary and preferences.
- from ordering a takeaway meal from Just Eat to requesting a taxi from Uber, skills mean all your favourite applications can be accessed instantly. Amazon are constantly adding new skills to the Alexa app - just enable which ones you want to use, and instantly see reviews and ratings about them too.
Voice recognition makes it personal
- with just a word, the Echo responds to you - just say "Alexa" to wake up your device. Far-field voice recognition means the Echo can hear you ask a question from any direction, even in noisy environments. You do not need to train Alexa to understand your voice, as the Echo works with multiple people’s voice commands straight out of the box.
- with seven microphones and developed with beam-forming technology, the Echo can hear you from across the room even while music is playing. The Echo is also an expertly tuned speaker that has been designed to fill any room. Plus, it can play your favourite music and playlists from Amazon Prime Music, Spotify and more, using just your voice.
Connect your home
- the clever Echo has the ability to controls lights, switches, thermostats and smart home technologies, when you pair it with compatible connected devices from Philips Hue, Hive, TP-Link, and more.
Seamless set up
- just plug it in, connect to the internet with the Alexa app, and you are ready to go. The included Quick Start Guide will help you get the most out of your Echo, and there are no subscription fees to use the Echo either.
The soundtrack to your day
- discover an unlimited selection of great tunes through Amazon Music Unlimited, a premium music subscription service that’s free for an additional two months when you sign up to a one month trial. With this subscription, you can listen to any song at any time, on all of your tech - including Amazon devices, smart phones, tablets and PCs. This promotion ensures you aren’t interrupted by adverts, and you can also download music to enjoy offline. With personalised playlists, recommendations and a catalogue of over 10 million songs, you can create a soundtrack for every event, special occasion or journey.
Please note this offer must be redeemed by 31st March 2017.
An on-the-go audio library
- enjoy the magic of reading without picking up a book, e-reader or magazine with Audible. When you sign up for a 30-day no-fee trial, you’ll have access to an extra audiobook, along with the standard free book you would have access to as part of this trial. Boasting over 200,000 classics and new releases, Audible offer an extensive selection of books to enjoy through your Echo. Whether you’re in your office or at home with your family, you’ll love getting lost in your Audible adventure. Please note this offer must be redeemed by 31st March 2017.
What's in the box?
- 360 degree omni directional audio
- Far field voice recognition
- 2.5" woofer and 2" tweeter
- Echo (l x w x d): 23.5cm x 8.4cm x 8.4mm (9.25" x 3.27" x 3.27")
- Weight: 1.1kg
- Wi-Fi connectivity: dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi (MIMO) for faster streaming and fewer dropped connections than standard Wi-Fi. Supports 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connection to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks
- Bluetooth connectivity: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Amazon Echo and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices
- System requirements: the Echo comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa App is compatible with Fire OS, Android and iOS devices, and also accessible via your desktop browser. Certain skills and services are subject to change, may not be available outside the United Kingdom, and may require separate subscriptions or other fees
- 1 x Echo
- 1 x power adapter
- 1 x quick start guide
- Two additional months of Amazon Music Unlimited
- One additional audio book from Audible
- Please see the attached terms and conditions for further details
- The Amazon Echo HD speaker will have limited functionality outside of mainland UK, the Channel Islands, Germany and the USA.
- To use the Echo, a smartphone, laptop or tablet is required
- If you are currently an iTunes user, there is a limit to the amount of songs you can upload to your Amazon music library to use with Echo:
- You can upload up to 250 songs to your music library for free
- With an Amazon Music subscription, you can upload up to 250,000 songs
- Echo is Bluetooth-enabled so you can stream other popular music services such as iTunes from your phone or tablet
Streamed music will still have voice controls, limited to:
Amazon Prime members can use Prime Music, as part of their Prime Subscription, to play music, and also ask Alexa to order eligible products they've ordered before
You don't need to subscribe to Amazon Prime to use the Echo
All measurements are approximate