Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India

Amazon's smart speakers are always listening for the 'Alexa' trigger

In terms of pricing, the Amazon Echo Dot is available at Rs 4,499, the Amazon Echo costs Rs 9,999 while the Amazon Echo Plus is priced at Rs 14,999.

Thankfully, you can change your Alexa wake word to "computer", "Amazon" or "Echo" depending on how geeky you want to be.

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Amazon will soon sell its Echo range of smart speakers offline, according to reports.

Currently, over 12,000 skills available for users in India, as the company claims, and it seems, Amazon is planning towards bringing more and more skills to the Echo devices in the days to come. The Amazon Echo Dot, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Echo Plus will now be available to all customers in India.

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The Echo and Alexa users in the country will now be able to call or message other Echo and Alexa users for free.

Echo smart speakers are voice-controlled and have been created to always be ready to take instructions from the users.

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If you don't use the Alexa app for iOS or Android, you can configure your Echo through the web. The Drop-in feature is also enabled, which works for room to room calling, and lets you reach out to people in your house by telling Alexa to drop in on a particular room. Customers can purchase Echo devices on www.amazon.in/echo and over 350 retail outlets such as Croma, Reliance, Vijay Sales, Crossword and more in 20 cities across India. In addition, users can now also set up routines for Alexa to perform a series of actions from a single voice command. You can set the permissions on who gets to drop in on your Echo device. Gururaj also added, "We are excited to make Alexa and our Echo devices available for all customers, and we can't wait to hear about their experiences". To find new skills, users can simply visit the Alexa skills store on Amazon India. For those buying the Amazon Echo Plus online and at select retail outlets, Amazon is offering a Philips Hue bulb free.

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