Amazon announced new updates to Alexa, Echo Show, Fire tablets, and Fire TV at their annual event in Arlington, VA. See the lists below.
Echo Hub is a smart home hub with an 8-inch touchscreen and customizable dashboard. It supports MITER and THREAD connectivity and will cost $179.99 when available later this year.
This new mesh WiFi router supports up to 200 devices, has WiFi 7, and offers 10 Gigabit Ethernet. It comes in a three-pack for larger homes with a starting price of $599.99.
Amazon introduced a new outdoor camera: the Blink Outdoor 4 Floodlight Camera with support for battery extension packs. It is priced at $159.99 for the camera and $29.99 for the battery.
Amazon announced a new Fire TV Stick 4K with WiFi 6 support and 30% more power than the previous generation, a 1.7 GHz quad-core processor. The new Fire TV Stick 4K is priced at $50. Features support 4K Ultra HD resolution, HDR10+, and Alexa Home Theater.
The Fire TV Stick 4K Max has a 2.0 GHz quad-core processor, 16 GB of storage, and costs $60. It includes WiFi 6E, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos support.
Amazon's Alexa now has the LLM AI model, enabling her to write poems and engage in human-like conversations, competing with Google Bard and OpenAI's ChatGPT.9
The Echo Show 8, available for preorder on Amazon, has Spatial Audio and an 8-inch display with a webcam. It's eco-friendly and costs $149.99.
Amazon's new Fire TV soundbar supports Dolby and DTS and is compatible with all Fire TV devices. At $120, it's compact, easy to use, and comes with Bluetooth for streaming from your phone or tablet.
Amazon's new Echo Frames and Carrera smart glasses are now available. The Echo Frames are Alexa-compatible and can be used with blue light and sunglasses. They start at $270 and are splash and scratch-resistant.
Amazon released new character themes for Echo Pop Kids speakers featuring Marvel's Avengers and Disney's Princess, available for preorder at $50 with six months of Amazon Kids+ subscription and character-specific content.
Preorder the Fire HD 10 Kids now for $190. It has a 10.1" 1080p display, 3GB RAM, and up to 13 hours of battery life. 25% faster than the previous version.