Amazon today announced the availability of Echo Input smart speaker in India. The Echo Input lets you easily add Alexa to your existing speaker through a 3.5mm audio cable (included in the box) or via Bluetooth.
Measuring just 12.5mm in thicknesss, the Echo Input is compact and blends easily into every room. You can use the Alexa app (available for free for Android and iOS devices) to easily connect Echo Input to your speakers. Unlike Echo Dot, which has a built-in speaker, all audio is played through the connected speaker rather than through Echo Input itself. When connected to Echo Input, your speaker can be added to a new or existing multi-room music group.
You can also adjust the volume of Echo Input with your voice. In addition to Amazon Prime Music, Saavn and TuneIn you can now listen to music from Hungama and Gaana which are available on Alexa starting today.
“Our customers tell us that they love the convenience of being able to ask Alexa to play music, get information, control smart home devices, and much more. With Echo Input, we are giving users even more options to choose the best Echo device for their needs. Adding Echo Input to your existing speakers is the easiest way to begin your voice-first experience with Alexa,” said Jayshree Gururaj, Director, Amazon Devices.
Featuring a four-microphone array, the Echo Input is priced at Rs 2,999. Echo Input joins the Echo family of devices, which includes Echo Dot, Echo, Echo Plus, Echo Spot and Echo Sub.