Amazon working on a speaker with 7-inch touchscreen & Alexa built-in
Amazon.com is working a premium speaker with a 7-inch touchscreen and will run on Fire OS forked Android versions like we have seen on Fire branded tablets. According to the reports, Amazon is working on a speaker that will be coming with the companies own virtual assistant, Alexa out of the box. The interesting part is the device is expected to deliver a better sound quality rather than just producing more sound.
This device is not yet announced by Amazon but few sources report that this device is scheduled to be announced in the first quarter of 2017 and it will be competing against Google Home speaker and also with Apple home devices. The device will come with a touchscreen display to monitor and control t it along with a voiced-based Alexa digital assistant.
This new device is expected to be costlier than the Echo gadgets which are reported for audio quality majorly because of its design. Amazon is also testing a feature which will allow its user to pin an item on the screen of the speaker like a photo. Moreover, the user can also see the screen and the display can show the weather, appointments, news etc to its users.
Recently Amazon has launched its new Fire HD 8 Tablet which was an update over the Fire HD 8 that was launched earlier. This device was pushed into the market silently, and Amazon has decided to retain the same name as its predecessor and unveiled its tablet with few tweaks. Earlier to this Amazon has launched devices like Fire HD 8 Tablet (predecessor to Fire HD 8 Tablet 2016), Fire HD 6 Tablet, and also Amazon Fire 7 Kids Edition. There is also a smartphone from Amazon called as the Amazon Fire Phone and few Amazon Kindles.
The device came with an 8-inch HD display and also will be powered by a quad-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.3 GHz coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. Well, we need to for the new speaks from Amazon to be unveiled officially and here about its pricing. Until then stay tuned to Phoneradar and comment in the section below for more.