Day of announcements for the most famous e-commerce giant in the world, with lots of tech news. Amazon officially presented the new generation of Echo Dot, Echo Studio and Fire TV Cube, together with Kindle Scribe, a huge step forward for the brand's series of multimedia players: let's find out all the details on features and price for Italy !
All the news from Amazon for Alexa devices and more
Echo Dot and Echo Studio
Our overview of new Amazon products starts with the latest Echo Dot series: the new smart assistants are the most powerful ever, with a redesigned audio architecture and a custom full range speaker (with even higher excursion).
Echo Dot ed Echo Dot with clock come with new sensors that provide a more contextual experience with Alexa, such as the ability to set a Routine to automatically turn on the air conditioner when the room reaches a certain temperature. The new generation also incorporates an accelerometer to enable i controls gestural, so you can simply tap the top of the device to pause and resume music, turn off timers, or end a call.
The version with clock is equipped with a updated LED technology, a 5 × 21 dot high density solution to display information more dynamically and clearly. By asking Alexa for information, it is possible to view the time and the title of a song (or the name of an artist), the weather, a calculation and so on.
Also Echo Studio improves: the speaker becomes even more performing thanks to the new processing technology audio space and all 'extension of the frequency range. The stereo sound is more optimized, for a full and complete experience. These updates add to Echo Studio's existing support for Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 Reality Audio. Finally, the device is available in the new Ice White color.
As for the selling price, the 5th generation Amazon Echo Dot is offered a €59.9; you go up to €69.9 for the version with clock while the Studio model can be purchased at €199.9.
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Amazon also presented a great novelty for all lovers of Kindle devices and for users who are approaching this series of products for the first time. It is about Kindle Scribe, the new generation that combines reading with writing.
The device has the first screen Paperwhite to the world from 10.2" at 300 PPI and includes a pen which does not require recharging. The display is made with anti-glare technology and front light: the new terminal is designed for reading books, taking notes, adding notes to documents, writing diaries and much more.
Characterized by a premium design, the new Scribe offers a thickness of only 5.8 mm and a low weight. In addition, all notebooks are automatically saved, submitted for free cloud backup and, starting from the beginning of 2023, they will also be accessible through the Kindle app. With function Send to Kindle you can import personal documents from your computer or smartphone and write directly to PDF files.
Kindle Scribe debuts in Italy at the price of €369.9: currently in the pre-order phase, with shipping in the coming months.
Third Generation Fire TV Cube
Our overview of the news announced by Amazon concludes with the third generation of Fire TV Cube and the new Alexa Pro voice remote control. As for the first product, it is the most powerful streaming media player in the Fire range.
La third generation di Fire TV Cube It features a new 2,0 GHz octa-core processor which makes it 20% more powerful than the previous generation. The upgraded processor increases the speed of app launch, making the experience the smoothest and smoothest ever.
The device can be controlled completely by voice thanks to Alexa and includes support for the 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR and immersive Dolby Atmos audio. In addition, it offers a number of new features, including an entrance HDMI, the support WiFi 6E and Super Resolution Upscaling.
As regards instead the Alexa Pro voice remote control, this is a model renewed for the occasion: in this round Amazon has introduced the function of search Voice (via the command Alexa, find my remote). You can use the button Remote Finder dedicated to the Fire TV app and the speaker built into the Alexa Pro remote will emit a sound.
The new remote control integrates the two buttons customizable which can be programmed to create shortcuts to your favorite apps; then we have one backlight motion activated, which automatically illuminates the buttons when lifted in low-light environments.
Then comes a dedicated announcement from EchoShow 15: it will be available soon too Fire TV. With this updating price quotation users will be able to access streaming content offered by Fire TV, including Prime Video, Netflix, Disney + and other online platforms.
We end with the price of the third generation Fire TV Cube and the remote control, respectively available at €159.9 e €39.9.