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Topic # 223418 28-Sep-2017 18:01
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  • Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch video flash briefings, see music lyrics, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, browse and listen to Audible audiobooks, and more. All hands-free—just ask.
  • Echo Spot connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service to play music, read the news, answer questions, control smart home, and more
  • Just ask to play a song, artist, or genre, and see lyrics with Amazon Music. Also, stream music and books from Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Audible.
  • Use the built-in speaker or connect to speakers through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable. With multi-room music, you can play music on your Echo devices in different rooms.
  • Ask Alexa to turn on your lights, show baby monitors and front door cameras, and lock your doors. Plus, control your thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more.
  • Call anyone hands-free, or make video calls to family and friends with an Echo Spot, Echo Show, or the Alexa App. Instantly connect to other Echo devices around your home.
  • With tens of thousands skills, Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features. Just ask Alexa to control your TV, request an Uber, order a pizza, and more.

Fantastic little device, I have already ordered mine.


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  Reply # 1874357 28-Sep-2017 21:36
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Do any of the products have an Ethernet port yet?




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  Reply # 1874363 28-Sep-2017 21:56
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  Reply # 1874377 28-Sep-2017 22:28
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Don't get what's so radically different about these new products. Happy with my original Echos for now.

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  Reply # 1874446 29-Sep-2017 05:27
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Do any of the products have an Ethernet port yet?

 

 

why do you need an ethernet port?


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  Reply # 1874460 29-Sep-2017 07:18
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pedrogarcia: Don't get what's so radically different about these new products. Happy with my original Echos for now.

 

Have you actually looked at it? A screen and small form factor make it a radically different product. It's the perfect (overpriced) clock radio for next to the bed.

 

I'm not back in the US until the end of December but will try and get an Echo spot to play with. While I have a Google home already I'm keen to have both to play with.

 

 


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  Reply # 1874593 29-Sep-2017 10:59
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Jase2985:

Dunnersfella:


Do any of the products have an Ethernet port yet?



why do you need an ethernet port?



Fire TV 4K (wifi may not cope). I note the Chromecast Ultra has an Ethernet port.

Shame our US visit is in early December, just before Spot is released.




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