Amazon Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak: Two new Alexa-powered devices

With its latest batch of product updates Amazon is bringing Alexa into cars outlets and yes microwaves too

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Like the Echo Dot, Amazon is selling the new Echo Plus at an unchanged ₹14,999 ($207), and the speaker is available in black, grey, and white options. The speaker will most likely go on sale next month.

The new Echo Plus costs Rs. 14,999, which is the same as the previous generation device.

Amazon says it's been working on improving Alexa's conversational skills and personality. It will have a slightly modified exterior, featuring an updated fabric design.

The Amazon Echo Input is a small disc that you connect to an existing speaker via 3.5mm audio cable or Bluetooth.

Other products include; Echo show, Echo features for kids and new Alexa features.

Presumably, you can plug your microwave into Amazon's new Smart Plug.

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The Echo Sub is a sub-woofer that can pair with any Echo speaker. The Ring Stick Up Cam Wired and Ring Stick Up Cam now available for pre-order and will cost $179.99 and will be available later this year.

This follows an announcement at an event in Seattle on Thursday cementing the company's commitment of investing in voice assistance space. The new plug will ship next month for $25.

The Echo Show also gets a new design treatment. Amazon says the bass is stronger and the sound is clearer on the Echo Plus.

In so many words, Amazon claims the new Echo Dot is much louder, and the sound it's producing is of a higher quality.

At the Alexa event, Amazon also announced the newly redesigned Echo Show. The company announced that the product will be very efficient in all its functions.

The countertop Echo Show has a new look.

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Amazon has launched a bevvy of new products, expanding their smart hardware set up considerably. If you're just hanging out in your living room and want to place a Skype call to the "old country", this new partnership will allow you to do that.

The Echo Plus is available in three colours - Heather, Charcoal Gray, and Sandstone.

Now tell us what you think! The Echo Auto connects to Alexa through your phone and plays over your car's speakers. It is coming later this year for US$34.99.

A quarter of United Kingdom homes now own a smart home device, and analyst IDC has predicted the smart speaker market to be worth more than 17 billion dollars (£12.8bn) by 2022. The Echo Input will come bundled with speakers from companies like Bose.

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