At a high-profile event Amazon this afternoon unveiled its fifth-generation Echo Dot which retains the identical ball-shape design as its predecessor, together with a latest Kindle you’ll be able to write on and a sleep tracking device. But while the brand new Echo Dot looks the exact same because the 2020 model there are many improvements under the hood. The Echo Dot fifth generation model will offer big sound improvements, with twice as much bass as before in addition to higher clarity due to audio distortion being reduced by as much as 50 percent.
These upgrades won’t result in the Echo Dot’s cute and compact size being beefed up, because the fifth gen model will likely be the identical size because the 4th gen speaker.
Amazon said their latest Echo Dot, which is on the market to pre-order today, is the “best sounding Echo Dot ever”.
Besides this, for those who select the fifth generation Echo Dot with clock you’ll notice some display upgrades which show much more information than before.
Users get data resembling snooze countdown, an artist’s name when listening to music, details on the weather and rather more.
Elsewhere, the fifth generation Echo Dots can even be fitted with temperature sensors and accelerometers. The previous will allow you to ask Alexa for details on the room temperature while the latter will offer specific commands whenever you tap the highest of your Echo Dot.
If this wasn’t enough, for those who already use the Amazon eero mesh router system then the Echo Dot has just grow to be much more useful.
The fifth generation Echo Dots will give you the chance to double up as eero mesh Wi-Fi network extenders, increasing the range even further. Using only one latest Echo Dot will provide as much as 1,000 additional square feet of coverage.
The fifth generation Echo Dot is priced at $49.99 while the Echo Dot with Clock is $59.99.
Besides the Echo Dot, Amazon also revealed a latest color scheme for the Echo Studio – glacier white.
That is not all though, as this latest Echo Studio will include higher sound due to latest spatial audio processing and improvement’s to Amazon’s 3D sound tech.
This is supposed to show the Echo Studio right into a “hi-fi audio system” that may offer “greater, width, clarity and presence”.
Higher yet though, existing Echo Studio owners won’t be left behind – as these sound improvements will likely be added to the device in a free software update.