Amazon has unveiled three new Echo Dot models including the standard Eco Dot, Echo Dot with Clock, and Echo Dot Kids. Here, we will go through the specs, features, availability, and price of the Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen) in Nepal.
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen) Overview:
According to Amazon, the 5th gen Echo Dot is its best-sounding Echo Dot yet. It has an upgraded 44mm driver which boasts clearer vocals and deeper bass. There are four buttons on top including an action button, volume up/down keys and a button to turn off the mic. The power port is located on the back right above the Alexa light ring.
The new Echo Dot also has a built-in temperature sensor that can detect temperature changes and routinely turn on/off compatible home appliances. Likewise, besides the mic-off button, there are multiple layers of privacy control.
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Eero Mesh Networking
The most exciting feature of the Echo Dot (5th Gen) is its mesh networking capability. With a compatible Eero router, now you can turn your Echo Dot into a mesh wireless extender. As per Amazon, each Echo Dot can extend the coverage by 1000 square feet.
Echo Dot with Clock
Moving on, the 5th gen Echo Dot with Clock is basically a standard Echo Dot with a high-density dot matrix display. Primarily used to display time, the display can also show information about the current song, weather, calculations, events, and more.
Echo Dot Kids
The unique design of the Echo Dot Kids is what sets it apart from the standard model. It has two available designs, one features an owl, while the other depicts a dragon. And, Amazon Kids+ subscribers can also enjoy two new Alexa voices for the owl and the dragon. Furthermore, you also get a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+ and a two-year guarantee with it.
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen) Specifications:
- Dimensions: 100 x 100 x 89 mm, 304g
- Audio: 44mm speaker, Lossless High Definition
- Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Dual-band), Built-in Eero Mesh Networking
- Bluetooth: A2DP, AVRCP support
- Voice Assistant: Alexa
– Echo Dot (Standard): Charcoal, Deep Sea Blue, Glacier White
– Echo Dot with Clock: Cloud Blue, Glacier White
– Echo Dot Kids: Owl, Dragon
Amazon Echo Dot (5th Gen) Price in Nepal and Availability
The standard Amazon Echo Dot carries a price tag of USD 50 and the Echo Dot with Clock and Echo Dot Kids both cost USD 60. Therefore, the standard Amazon Echo Dot is expected to be priced at around NPR 7,299 in Nepal whereas the two other models are expected to cost around NPR 8,799.
|Echo Dot (5th Gen)||Price (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Standard||USD 50||NPR 7,299|
|With Clock||USD 60||NPR 8,799|
|Kids||USD 60||NPR 8,799|
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