9 Best Amazon Alexa and Echo Speakers

Amazon Alexa is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology developed by Amazon. The Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers act as a smart hub controlling compatible devices by Voice control. For example, when the user says, Alexa turn on lights – the Lights will be turned on.

"Best Amazon Alexa and Echo Speakers"

Popular ChoiceEcho Dot 4th Gen (Amazon Alexa Speaker)
Upgrade PickEcho (Amazon Alexa Speaker)
Best with Inbuilt Hub – Echo Plus (Amazon Alexa Speaker)
Premium Pick – Echo Studio – Amazon Alexa Speaker
Budget Display – Echo Show 5
Best VFM Display – Echo Show 8
Premium Display – Echo Show
Best Connectivity – Echo Flex
Best Portability – Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker

Useful Applications of Alexa Devices

The list of possibilities and the number of devices Alexa can control is only increasing over time. In addition besides Voice controlling compatible smart devices Amazon Alexa can perform the following

✅ Users can efficiently manage their day by checking the schedule and events calendar
✅ Make a to-do-list
✅ Set alarms/reminders
✅ Get Daily news
✅ Traffic and weather updates
✅ Voice search for information
✅ Listen and Stream Music
✅ Get Sports updates
✅ Stock market updates
✅ Set Reminders
✅ Kids entertainment like playing rhymes and bed time stories

Applications of Alexa

You can use Alexa to tell the kids a bedtime story or riddles and even jokes. Alexa can even sing Happy Birthday if you please.

Alexa can tell the status of Amazon deliveries and even check for Amazon shopping notifications. Alexa’s capabilities can be enhanced by the various Alexa skills available in the app.

Wake up to your favourite song with Alexa alarm, add lists and to-do’s to your list by announcing them to Alexa.

Stay updated by setting up a routine for Alexa to play the news at a particular time or simply ask Alexa to play the news and the schedule for the day. (needs calendar to be integrated with Alexa)

Alexa functionalities have been upgraded, and you can now even pay bills and Add funds to amazon pay balance.

Alexa could search the internet for information and answer questions, very handy when you don’t want to search on a laptop or mobile, and want quick answers with voice.

We found this particularly useful for elders in the family who shy away from operating laptops and mobiles. This is a very useful gadget to keep them upto date. They can ask for weather updates, news, or even voice search for some information on the internet hands-free. Alexa devices don’t disappoint at all.

Alexa could be a lot of fun. You could set customised questions and answers on Alexa, and she would repeat all those when asked.
For Example – Who is the sweetest baby in the world? – Your Customized Answer

Who is the best Mom or Dad in the world?
You could use your imagination to have Alexa repeat something witty to questions you pre-set.

Alexa can be used to play party games and is fun at that.

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Amazon Alexa and Echo Speakers

Popular Choice

ECHO Dot 4TH GEN

The new Echo 4th Generation has an easy on the eye globe-shaped design that houses the upward-firing woofer. The sound quality is also enhanced with clear highs and deeper bass. Whether it’s streaming music or pairing with the Fire TV, the sound quality promises to be richer.

The popular speaker from the Alexa series is convenient to add to any room. There is also an Alexa Echo model that has an LED clock to display time. Added to that is the plethora of Alexa skills available in the Alexa store and the ever-increasing list of Alexa controlled devices, makes it super useful to control smart home devices and is also our choice for one of the best Virtual assistants available. 

Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music

The Amazon Echo speakers perform well even in noisy ambient conditions with its four built-in microphones that have enhanced noise cancellation. Simply command Alexa from across the room, and Alexa should be available to fulfill your request.

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✅ 1.6″ front-firing speaker.
✅ Voice Control Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Pair with Fire TV
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support
✅ Colours Available Black, Blue and White

Upgrade Pick

The Echo speaker has a 3″ woofer and dual 0.8″ Tweeters.  Dolby powers the speakers for 360° Audio.

 Don’t be misled by the speakers’ size as the speaker delivers crisp vocals and dynamic bass response. This makes it louder than the Echo dot, and the sound is more powerful and capable of filling the entire room.

The speaker has an in-built smart home hub and temperature sensor. The Hub makes it easier to set up your smart home. Some smart home devices require an additional Hub for set-up. Compatible Zigbee smart devices work well with the Echo  speaker. 

Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music.

Explore the plethora of  Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi  and Voice Control compatible smart home devices.

The Amazon Echo speakers perform well even in noisy ambient conditions with its four built-in microphones that have enhanced noise cancellation. Simply command Alexa from across the room, and Alexa should be available to fulfill your request. 

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✅ Dolby Powered Speakers
✅ 360° Audio
✅ 3″ woofer and Dual 0.8″ Tweeters
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Pair with Fire TV
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support
✅ Colours Available Black, White

Best with Inbuilt Hub

ECHO PLUS

The Echo Plus speaker also sports a 3″ woofer and 0.8″ Tweeter. Dolby powers the speakers for 360° Audio, similar to the Echo speakers we discussed earlier. 

 

 Don’t be misled by the speakers’ size as the speakers deliver crisp vocals and dynamic bass response. The sound is more powerful and capable of filling the entire room.

 

What’s Plus in the Echo Plus speaker?

The speaker has an in-built smart home hub and temperature sensor. The Hub makes it easier to set up your smart home. Some smart home devices require an additional Hub for set-up. Compatible Zigbee smart devices work well with the Echo Plus speakers. 

 

Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, and Amazon Prime Music.

If you own a Fire TV stick, you’re in luck as the Echo Plus speaker can be paired with Fire TV, allowing the user to control Fire TV with Alexa. Alexa can search for movies and TV shows. In the case of Prime Video and Netflix, Playback can also be controlled. 

 

Explore the plethora of  Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi  and Voice Control compatible smart home devices.

 

The Amazon Echo speakers perform well even in noisy ambient conditions with its four built-in microphones that have enhanced noise cancellation. Simply command Alexa from across the room, and Alexa should be available to fulfill your request.  

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✅ Dolby Powered Speakers
✅ 360° Audio
✅ 3″ woofer and 0.8″ Tweeter
✅ In-built smart hub works with compatible Zigbee Devices
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Pair with Fire TV
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support

Premium Pick

ECHO STUDIO

The premium choice hi-fidelity smart echo speaker has 1″ tweeter, three 2″ mid-range speakers, and a 5.25″ woofer. These speakers are powered by Dolby atmos to give that rich premium sound with enhanced clarity and depth. The Hardware ensures that music comes alive with the Echo Studio.

When compared with the Echo Dot and the Echo speakers described above this one’s a winner purely on the rich room filling sound delivery.

The speaker has an in-built smart home hub and temperature sensor. The Hub makes it easier to set up your smart home. Some smart home devices require an additional Hub for set-up. Compatible Zigbee smart devices work well with the Echo Plus speakers. 

 Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, and Amazon Prime Music.

If you own a Fire TV stick, you’re in luck as the Echo Plus speaker can be paired with Fire TV, allowing the user to control Fire TV with Alexa. Alexa can search for movies and TV shows. In the case of Prime Video and Netflix, Playback can also be controlled. 

Explore the plethora of  Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi  and Voice Control compatible smart home devices.

 The Amazon Echo Studio speakers perform well even in noisy ambient conditions with its four built-in microphones that have enhanced noise cancellation. Simply command Alexa from across the room, and Alexa should be available to fulfill your request.  

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✅ Dolby Atmos Powered Speakers
✅ High – Fidelity Speakers
✅ 1″ tweeter, three 2″ mid-range speakers, and a 5.25″ woofer
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Pair with Fire TV
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support

Budget Display

ECHO SHOW 5

Echo Show 5 has a 5.5″ display screen with 960 X 480 resolution and a 1.65″ speaker. This variant has a 1 MP camera. The Echo show 5 is useful when one wants to see the news, prime shows, recipes, or entertain kids with the special kid’s skills available on Amazon.

Besides Voice calls and broadcast messages, Video calls are possible with friends and family over skype or other echo devices with screens.

Command  Alexa to play Prime shows, special kids entertainment shows or Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama, and Amazon Prime Music.

Explore and control the plethora of Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi when paired with compatible devices.  This also acts like a baby monitor, Echo Show 5 can show the kids room with its inbuilt camera. In addition the drop-in feature can be used to check on kids or parents when away akin to an intercom.

From a privacy perspective, and when not in use, there are options to turn off the camera and the microphone.

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✅ 5.5″ Display
✅ 1 MP Camera
✅ Video/Voice Calls
✅ Drop in Feature to check on Parents and Kids
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Watch News,  Prime Shows, Recipes or Kids shows etc
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support
✅ Colour variants available:Black, White Colour

Best VFM Display

The Alexa Echo show 8 has an 8″ HD screen with stereo sound. The 2 x 2.0″ @ 10W per channel speaker sound gives that rich sound to this device.This variant has a 1 MP camera.

The Echo show 8 is useful when one wants to see the news, prime shows, recipes, or entertain kids with the special kid’s skills available on Amazon.Besides Voice calls and broadcast messages, Video calls are possible with friends and family over skype or other echo devices with screens.

Command  Alexa to play Prime shows, special kids entertainment shows or Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama, and Amazon Prime Music.

Explore and control the plethora of Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi when paired with compatible devices.  This also acts like a baby monitor, Echo Show 8 can show the kids room with its inbuilt camera. In addition the drop-in feature can be used to check on kids or parents when away akin to an intercom.

From a privacy perspective, and when not in use, there are options to turn off the camera and the microphone.

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✅ 8″ HD Screen
✅ Stereo Sound
✅ 1 MP Camera
✅ Video/Voice Calls
✅ Drop in Feature to check on Parents and Kids
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Watch News,  Prime Shows, Recipes or Kids shows etc
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support
✅ Colour variants available:Black, White Colour

Premium Display

ECHO SHOW

The Alexa Echo show  has an 10.1″ HD screen with premium Dolby sound. The 2 x 10W per channel speaker sound gives that rich room filling sound to this device.This variant has a 5 MP camera.

The Echo show is useful when one wants to see the news, prime shows, recipes, or entertain kids with the special kid’s skills available on Amazon.Besides Voice calls and broadcast messages, Video calls are possible with friends and family over skype or other echo devices with screens.

Command  Alexa to play Prime shows, special kids entertainment shows or Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama, and Amazon Prime Music.

The Echo show has an in-built smart home hub and temperature sensor. The Hub makes it easier to set up your smart home. Some smart home devices require an additional Hub for set-up. Compatible Zigbee smart devices work well with the Echo Show. 

Explore and control the plethora of Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi when paired with compatible devices.  This also acts like a baby monitor, Echo Show can show the kids room with its inbuilt camera. In addition the drop-in feature can be used to check on kids or parents when away akin to an intercom.

From a privacy perspective, and when not in use, there are options to turn off the camera and the microphone.

Check this out
✅ 10.1″ HD Screen
✅ Dolby sound
✅ 5 MP Camera
✅ In-built hub to control Zigbee compatible devices
✅ Video/Voice Calls
✅ Drop in Feature to check on Parents and Kids
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Watch News,  Prime Shows, Recipes or Kids shows etc
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Gaana, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support

Best for Connectivity

ECHO FLEX

The Echo Flex is truly a plug and play echo device with a 0.6″ speaker. The device is the cheapest in the Echo range of speakers and should we add, the smallest.

The device is ideal for a bathroom, kitchen, passage or any place where plugging in the Echo dot is not convenient. The device packs the key echo dot features mentioned above, Voice command compatible smart home devices with the Echo Flex. 

The device is ideal for connecting more rooms in your home. Make annoucements to other rooms or even make hands free calls to compatible echo devices.

The Echo Flex has a USB port, which is handy to charge mobile or compatible devices.

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✅ 0.6″ speaker.
✅ Voice Control Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Type-A USB charging port
✅ Drop in or Annoucements to other rooms with Compatible Echo Devices
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support

Best Portability

ECHO PORTABLE

This is the portable version of Echo, which gives the user flexibility to carry the Echo anywhere in the house. The device is equipped with a 4800 mAh battery and has an 11 hr standby time. The battery level indicators can be checked to see power usage.

Enjoy Streaming Music of various genres and regional Indian languages, from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, Hungama and Amazon Prime Music.

Explore the plethora of  Alexa smart home skills in English and Hindi and Voice Control compatible smart home devices.  Play Nursery rhymes, recipes, ask for information and updates or simply enjoy some uninterrupted entertaining music. The Device does not disappoint at all.

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✅ Portability
✅ 360° Audio
✅ 4800 mAh battery
✅ Voice Control with Alexa in English or Hindi
✅ Control Compatible Smart Home Devices
✅ Streaming Music of various genres from JioSaavn, Apple Music, Gaana, Spotify, and Amazon Prime Music
✅ Explore tons of Alexa Skills
✅ Dual-band Wi-fi support

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