Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device with a small built-in speaker—it can also connect to your speakers or headphones over Bluetooth or through a 3.5 mm audio cable to deliver stereo sound to the speakers you choose. Dot connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly.
Echo Dot can hear you from across the room, even whilst music is playing. When you need to use Amazon Echo Dot, just say the wake word “Alexa” and Dot responds instantly. When you have more than one Echo or Echo Dot, Alexa responds intelligently from the Echo device you’re closest to with ESP (Echo Spatial Perception).
Sleek and compact design makes Amazon Echo Dot a convenient addition to any room in the house. With its built-in speaker, You’ll be able to place Dot in the bedroom and use it as a smart alarm clock that can also turn off your lights. Or use Dot in the kitchen to easily set timers and shop tens of millions of Amazon products the usage of just your voice.
Amazon Echo Dot can also directly connect to speakers the usage of a 3.5 mm stereo cable or the usage of Bluetooth to add voice Regulate to your home stereo system in the living room or den.
Echo Dot provides hands-free voice Regulate for Amazon Music—just ask for your favorite artist or song, or request a specific genre or mood. You’ll be able to also search for music by lyrics, when a song or album was released, or let Alexa pick the music for you.
Echo Dot also provides hands-free voice Regulate to Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn.
Voice Regulate your smart home
Use Amazon Echo Dot to switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, turn up the thermostat whilst reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie—all without lifting a finger…or even raising your voice.
Echo Dot works with smart home devices such as lights, switches, fans, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more from Philips Hue, TP-Link, ecobee, WeMo, SmartThings, Insteon, Lutron, Nest, Wink, Honeywell, and more.
Far-field voice recognition
Tucked under the light ring is an array of seven microphones that use beam-forming technology and enhanced noise cancellation. With a more powerful processor, the all-new Echo Dot has improved wake-word performance to hear you ask a question from any direction—even in noisy environments or whilst playing music.
When you need to use Echo Dot, simply say the wake word, “Alexa,” and Dot lights up and streams audio to the cloud, where the Alexa Voice Service is leveraged to recognize and respond to your request instantly.
Always getting smarter
Alexa—the brain in the back of Echo Dot—is built in the cloud, so it is All the time getting smarter. The more you use Dot, the more it adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary, and personal preferences. And because Echo Dot is All the time connected, updates are delivered automatically.
Just in the previous few months we’ve added Amazon order tracking, repeating alarms, and thousands of new skills from third-party developers.
Amazon Echo Dot has skills
Skills add even more capabilities like ordering a pizza from Domino’s, requesting a ride from Uber, tracking your fitness with Fitbit, ordering flowers from 1-800-Flowers, and more. Enabling skills lets your Amazon Echo Dot do even more—simply discover skills you need to use in the Alexa App. To enable a new skill, just ask Alexa.
New skills are being added always. You’ll be able to also see ratings and reviews to learn what other customers are saying about the thousands of skills available in the Alexa App.
Do More with the Alexa App
With the free Alexa App on Fire OS, Android, iOS, and desktop browsers, You’ll be able to easily setup and manage your Echo Dot.
Use the Alexa App to connect services you already use like Spotify, Pandora, and Google Calendar. Setup your smart home devices from Philips Hue, TP-Link, ecobee, WeMo, SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, Lutron, and more. See which books are available to read from your Kindle and Audible libraries. View shopping and to-do lists whilst on the go. Regulate your timers and set custom tones for your alarms, and much more. The Alexa App is also where you discover third-party skills.
Echo Dot (2nd Generation) is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, Regulate smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more
Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn
Controls lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, ecobee, and others
Hears you from across the room with 7 far-field microphones for hands-free Regulate, even in noisy environments or whilst playing music
Includes a built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled computer
All the time getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Domino’s, and more
Amazon Echo is not required to use Echo Dot.