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Amazon Introduces Upgraded Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen)

August 25, 2021 at 12:30 AM EDT

Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) with its 8” HD screen and stereo speakers is perfect for watching videos and listening to music

Securely access Echo Show 8’s built-in 13MP camera to monitor your home remotely on the Alexa app or on other Echo Show devices

Control compatible smart home appliances with simple voice commands to Alexa

Bangalore, India—August 25, 2021—Amazon today introduced the new Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen), an upgrade of its best-selling Echo Show. The new Echo Show 8 has an 8’’ HD screen with adaptive color for a better display experience; an improved 13-megapixel camera and dual stereo speakers for clear, balanced sound.

Perfect for Entertainment
With the dual stereo speakers and an 8” HD screen, the new Echo Show 8 delivers a delightful entertainment experience. Simply ask for your favorite TV series or movies from Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, or ask Alexa to play your favorite music from Amazon Prime Music, Spotify, JioSaavn, Apple Music, Hungama music or Gaana. Alexa will now also show you music playlists or station recommendations based on the song playing on Amazon Prime Music or Spotify, making it easier to discover your next favorite artist or song. You can also sing along to your favorite songs with on-screen lyrics from Amazon Prime Music.

Make your home smarter and smore secure

Start your smart home journey with Echo Show 8. Set up and control thousands of Wi-Fi connected smart home appliances such as lights, plugs, AC, fans, TVs, geyser and more that work with Alexa. Remotely monitor your home and view live video feed from Echo Show 8’s camera on your smart phone or other Echo Show devices.

Stay in frame during video calls

Make hands-free video calls with Alexa to your friends and family having the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices without worrying about keeping yourself in frame. The improved 13 MP camera with auto framing feature can pan and zoom to make sure you and your family are always in frame. Just say, “Alexa, call Mom”.

Manage your day better:

Echo Show 8 is the perfect companion to help you manage your day better. Just ask to set timers and reminders, pay mobile and electricity bills, get weather updates, cook along to your favorite recipes, catch up on latest news, and much more. You can use Facebook Photos to turn your home screen into a digital frame and put your memories on display. The adaptive color display on Echo Show 8 makes your photos look great in any light.

Built with Privacy in Mind
Echo Show devices are designed with multiple layers of privacy protection, including microphone and camera controls, and the ability to view and delete your voice recordings. Echo Show 8, like all new generation devices, come with built-in covers to close the camera. To learn more about the features that provide transparency and control over your Alexa experience, visit the Alexa Privacy Hub:

Pricing & Availability
While the new Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) is priced at INR 13,999, it will available at a discounted price of INR 11,499 for a limited time period. It comes in two colour variants: Black and White. Visit to know more.

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