Amazon to launch a wall-mounted Echo device

As per a report, Amazon is developing a new Echo device with a large touchscreen display.

According to a recent report by Bloomberg, Amazon is developing a new kind of Echo device that will have a large touchscreen display. Furthermore, it can be attached to walls or other vertical surfaces. The device, which is still in the early stages of development, will act as a smart home control panel. Thus, allowing users to manage their connected devices, such as lights, thermostats, and cameras.



New Amazon Echo in works

This Echo device will also have media player and video calling capabilities, making it a versatile and convenient gadget for any room. The report suggests that the device will be available in different sizes, ranging from 10 to 13 inches, and will compete with similar products from Google and Facebook.

Bloomberg reports that Amazon is working on a new Echo device that can be mounted on walls. The device, which is being developed by Amazon’s Lab126 hardware division. This Echo device will have a large touchscreen display of 10 or 13 inches.

Additionally, the device will also have a camera, music and video player, and video calling features. The device will use Alexa as its voice assistant. This will be the first wall-mounted Echo device by Amazon.



Amazon’s Echo device: What’s New?

Amazon has a history of creating wall-mounted devices, such as the Echo Wall Clocks. The company is now working on a new Amazon Echo device that can easily attach to a wall or other plain surface. This device will offer more options for consumers to place their gadgets around the home. However, the device may require some additional accessories from third-party vendors to be mounted on the wall.

Amazon Echo Device: Multiple Size and Variants
Amazon Echo Device: Multiple Size and Variants

Amazon’s new Echo device will come in various sizes (e.g., 8-inch, 10-inch), potentially rivalling wall-mounted iPads. Its slim design, exceeding the thinness of current Echo devices in India, might attract design-conscious buyers. Furthermore, the device will also be thinner than the current Echo devices in India.

Amazon’s Echo device: Price

Amazon is reportedly developing a new Echo device that will have a touchscreen and can be mounted on walls. These Amazon devices will serve as a digital command center for smart home devices, media content, and video calls. The device will be the first of its kind from Amazon. Furthermore, it will compete with similar product range from Apple, Google, and Facebook.

The device is likely to launch by the end of 2021 or early 2022, with a price range of $200 to $250, or around Rs 14,500 to Rs 18,200. However, the launch date and price may change depending on Amazon’s plans and market conditions.



Amazon’s Other Echo Devices

Amazon is developing a new device that uses Alexa and radar to track sleep patterns, according to reports. The device, which is likely to be very small and portable, can monitor sleep quality and duration. This Echo device can be easily settle right next on any nightstand or bedside table. Also Read – Happy Birthday Amazon Alexa, turns 3 in India

  • Sleep Tracking Device

Besides Amazon Echo, a new sleep tracker device by Amazon is likely to be “Brahms”, according to reports. The device will use a radar to measure and analyze your breathing while you sleep. This radar refers as millimeter-wave radar sleep tracker. The device can sit right next to your bed and can detect sleep disorders besides sleep apnea. Amazon has not confirmed or denied the news of the sleep tracker device yet.

  • Amazon Halo

Amazon launched its fitness tracker Halo in August 2020. The device works in tracking the fitness activities. Furthermore, it can work as smartwatch to sense tone of voice, and measure body fat in 3D. This Halo band works with Halo Service. Both the Halo Band and Service offer unique features for a low price of $64.99, which includes 6 months of membership.

Amazon Halo: Demo Device
Amazon Halo: Demo Device

Unlike other smartwatches, the Amazon Halo has no screen. The device has several sensors, such as an accelerometer, a temperature sensor, a heart rate monitor, and two microphones. It also has an LED light and a button to control the microphones.

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