Amazon Upgrades Echo Show 8 And Echo Show 5

It also brings a Kids Edition

Key Points:
  • The devices coming with an improved camera.
  • Amazon has also loaded new features.
  • The company is yet to reveal the pricing information.

Amazon enjoys a good user base for its smart displays and smart speakers, now the company has introduced the upgraded version of the Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5 and it was coming with an improved camera along with the new features on the board. The company has also introduced kids edition of the small variant of the smart display as well. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out all the available details of the newly announced smart displays.

Echo Show 8

The latest Amazon Echo Show 8 is powered by a new octa-core processor, the company did not reveal the name of the chipset. The new processor is coming with some extra power and the same will provide the new features like panning and zooming, the device is also coming with an improved camera setup and now the company offers a new 13MP camera. You will also get the field of view of the camera wider (110°) for the pan and zoom feature.

It is also coming with a capability of a human detection feature but this feature is not activated out-of-the-box. The device is also coming with the new AR effects for Amazon’s video chat service. It will enable users to set custom virtual backgrounds and animated reactions.

Amazon Echo Show 5

Now coming to the Amazon Echo Show 5, the device is now coming with a 2MP camera and don’t expect the pan and zoom feature on this particular device. It is also coming with the motion feature and the same will activate routines such as turning on the lights whenever a user comes into the room.

Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids Edition

The company has also introduced Echo Show 5 Kids Edition and it is coming with the same specifications as the Echo Show 5 but the latest kids edition features a multi-colour fabric on the rear. The device is also coming with 1 year of Amazon Kids Plus services along with a 2-year warranty that covers all damages. This special edition will be available for $94.99. It is worth mentioning that the newly announced devices feature camera shutters and buttons to turn the microphone/camera off.

Unfortunately, we don’t have any information about the pricing and availability details of the devices at this moment of time.

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Written by Akhil

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