Echo Plus is a handsfree speaker you control with your voice, with a builtin smart home hub. It connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, ask questions, make calls, provide information, news, sports scores, weather and more just ask.
Echo Plus has 360 roomfilling sound, and can hear you from across the room from any direction. It is always getting smarter as Alexa continues to add additional features. With a builtin smart hub and simple setup for compatible connected devices, starting your smart home or integrating into your existing system is now easier than With the builtin smart home hub, Echo Plus makes connecting to compatible smart home devices easier than ever. Just ask Alexa, discover my devices, and Echo Plus will automatically discover and set up compatible smart lights and more without the need for additional hubs, apps or setup.
Use Echo Plus to switch on the lamp before getting out of bed or turn up the thermostat on a cold morning without lifting a finger. Group multiple actions together at scheduled times or with a single voice command, like securing your home by locking the doors and turning off the lights when you go to bed.
You can control hundreds of devices including light bulbs, locks, switches, thermostats and more from a variety of brands, including Philips Hue, WeMo, TP-Link, Hive, Nest, Samsung SmartThings, Netatmo, Tado and more.
Voice control your musicWith a 2.5 downfiring woofer and 0.8 tweeter powered by Dolby, Echo Plus has crisp highs, deep bass and 360 audio to fill your room with music. You can play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, TuneIn and more. With Amazon Music, you can search by lyrics, timeperiod, or let Alexa pick the music for you. You can also listen to audiobooks from Audible, podcasts, radio stations, news briefings and more.
Want to play music on an Echo in another room? Now with multiroom music, you can tell Alexa to play across your Echo devices available for Amazon Music, Tune In and Spotify; Bluetooth not supported. Tell Alexa to play jazz in the kitchen, top pop in the living room, or play the same song downstairs.
In every roomWith Echo Plus, you can easily talk to anyone handsfree who also has a supported Echo device or the Alexa App no tapping or searching required. Additionally, you can send messages via voice or text to anyone with an Echo device or the Alexa App.
Alexa calling and messaging is available at no additional costto get started download the latest version of the Alexa App on a smart phone with iOS 9.0 or higher, or Android 5.0 or higher, and verify your mobile number.
Let your household know when dinner is ready, ask someone for help with a chore or remind the kids to go to sleep without having to raise your voice. With the Drop In feature enabled for roomtoroom calling, quickly connect with Echo devices in your home.
Farfield voice recognitionTucked under the light ring is an array of seven microphones that use beamforming technology and enhanced noise cancellation. The 2ndgeneration Echo has improved wakeword performance to hear you ask a question from any direction even in noisy environments or while playing music at loud volumes.
When you want to use Echo, simply say the wake word, Alexa, and Echo lights up and connects to the cloud, where the Alexa Voice Service recognises and responds to your request.
Echo Plus has skillsEcho Plus has thousands of skills and counting. Skills add even more capabilities such as ordering a pizza from Domino’s, requesting a ride from Uber, tracking your fitness with Fitbit, getting recipe suggestions from Recipedia, and more. To enable new skills, just ask Alexa.
New skills are being added all the time. You can also see ratings and reviews to learn what other customers are saying about the thousands of skills available in the Alexa App.
Always getting smarterAlexathe brain behind Amazon Echo Plusupdates through the cloud automatically and is continually learning, adding new functionality and skills. The more you use Echo Plus, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary and personal preferences.
Weve recently added Alexa calling and messaging, multiroom music and reminders, along with skills from thirdparty developers.
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