The Echo Show 5 not only comes at a price cut from Echo show ($89), but also brings a lot of features into the segment. The device Echo Show 5 is an update to the Echo Show line with an aggressive pricing. This combination of quality & value for money is a lethal one for the competitors & this is why Echo Show 5 shines here. There is no need to call it as Echo Show 5 as it can simply be called as 3rd generation for echo show lineups.
Box – The box comes with Echo Show 5 smart speaker, Quick-start guide, 15W adapter, a cable (4.9ft) & things to try card. It’s a well-sealed & packed compendium.
Colors – Charcoal black & Sandstone
Set up – Set up is pretty easy and one just needs to follow on-screen instructions with a good internet connection.
Ergonomics & Display – The display size is 5.5 inch with screen resolution of 960×480. The dimensions are 5.8×3.4×2.9inches
Camera – It’s a 1 MP standard camera & there are built in camera shutter & Microphone/camera switch off button)
Miscellaneous – Echo Show 5 has one 4W speaker. The microphone has 2 mics & it lacks a Zigbee smart home hub. The ES5 weighs around 410grams. The MediaTek MT 8163 is the processor & a power adaptor of 15W.
Features & Facilities – The Amazon Echo Show 5 is capable of doing a number of cool things which are described below.
Alexa at your service – The Echo Show 5 connects you to Alexa for a crisp display on your 5.5” screen with good speakers & a compact design. Alexa can do a lot of things just by listening to your voice (Set alarms & timers, News highlights or Movie trailers, Stock market or check weather.
Full on Entertainment – It’s an entertainment hub with a lot to do and lot to learn. Catch news or sports. Cook along with recipes. See lyrics with amazon music & sing along. It’s your own creativity and there’s no end to it.
Connect with anyone at your fingertips – Instantly make a hands-free call to another Echo device or Alexa app or simply connect to supported devices around you.
Privacy Control –
Many people might be skeptical on privacy but the Echo Show 5 is high on safety. Your voice is streamed only after you mutter the word Alexa. One can easily cover camera or microphone easily.
Smart home is the new smartness – Alexa can control compatible smart home tech using your voice or via display. One can easily control lights & switches or view CCTV footage.
Fun way to start your day – Echo Show 5 also duels as Smart Alarm watch. The ambient sunrise lightning feature is a very cool feature to start off your day. There are also numerous fun clock face designs on the go.
Alexa is intelligent – Alexa is smart and gets smarter each day. It has more than 80,000 skills and still increasing. Skill for Alexa are like applications which help in achieving more (e.g. Alexa let’s play chess)
Book your Amazon Echo Show 5 today as Amazon is giving good discounts up to $30 on buying more than 2 of them.