“Amazon Echo Input can play music from Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, JioSaavn, and Gaana”
Amazon Echo Input portable smart speaker has been launched in India. It comes with fabric design and 360-degree sound. Since it is a portable speaker, it doesn’t need to be plugged in aways and can be carried anywhere while listening to music. The Echo Input comes with a built-in 4,800mAh battery that is claimed to offer up to 10 hours of continuous music playback and up to 11 hours of standby time. Amazon Echo Input price in India is set at Rs 4,999, which is an introductory offer, and it comes in a black fabric design. It is currently available for pre-ordering on Amazon.in and will start shipping from December 18th.
Amazon Echo Input comes with Alexa voice support and far-field voice recognition. It can play music from Amazon Prime Music, Apple Music, JioSaavn, and Gaana. Alexa can read the news, check the weather and more, and it supports around 30,000 skills in English and over 750 skills in Hindi. It also works with compatible smart home devices, including from Philips, Wipro, Syska, TP-Link, and others. There is a microphone off button as well that electronically disconnects the microphones.
The smart speaker measures 72 x 102 x 102 mm and weighs 448 grams and supports Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4 and 5 GHz). There are four LED lights on the speaker which indicate the battery percentage.
Parag Gupta, Head of Amazon Devices India, said, “Customers in India love Alexa, and told us that they want to carry their Echo device from room to room so that they can have an uninterrupted hands-free Alexa experience. We’re excited to offer this new Alexa experience in India, and we cannot wait to see how our Indian customers enjoy the flexibility of a portable Alexa in their homes.”