Amazon Echo range of devices to be available offline soon


The Amazon Echo Dot is available for purchase at Rs 4,499, the Echo for Rs 9,999, and the Echo Plus is now available at Rs 14,999.

It has been over three months since Amazon originally released the Echo devices in the country and expectedly, the Alexa Skills portfolio for India has greatly increased during this period. Just go to in your browser and you'll be able to log-in and control your device without needing a phone.

Currently, over 12,000 skills available for users in India, as the company claims, and it seems, Amazon is planning towards bringing more and more skills to the Echo devices in the days to come.

The feature, called 'Your Voice, ' can be set up by saying the following phrase to Amazon's voice-activated assistant, "Alexa, who am I?"

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The Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Plus speakers were initially available only via invitation with a 30 percent discount and 1 free year of Amazon Prime membership worth Rs.999.

Coming to Echo Plus, the smart speaker also doubles as a smart hub, which makes it easier to connect to compatible smart home devices. In addition, users can now also set up routines for Alexa to perform a series of actions from a single voice command.

The company further said that Alexa developers are adding more skills to the voice assistant to help you order food, book a cab, and more. Amazon clearly believes so, having unleashed the Echo range of speakers, ... They are of course available online as well, and unlike earlier, you will no longer need an invite to purchase one from Amazon India. "Since Alexa runs in the cloud, she is always getting smarter - the Alexa experience in India continues to evolve with new features, even better speech recognition, new localized skills, expanded music selection, and more".

Amazon Echo Dot, Echo and Echo Plus are now available across both online and offline channels at Rs 4,999, 9,999 and 14,999 respectively. The Echo speakers will also be available at Amazon devices kiosks in Bengaluru and Mumbai, and over 350 offline retail outlets across 20 cities in India.