Introducing Echo Plus – with built-in Hub for smart home

Echo Plus connects to Alexa—a cloud-based voice service—to play music, make calls, set timers and alarms, ask questions, check traffic and weather, and more—instantly. With the built-in hub you can directly set up and control your smart home devices.

Echo Plus has a built-in hub that seamlessly connects and controls compatible smart devices such as light bulbs, door locks, switches, and plugs. Setting up new smart home devices with Alexa is easy. Just say “Alexa, discover my devices” and Echo Plus will discover and set up compatible smart home devices.

turn on a lamp before getting out of bed or turn on the coffee maker without lifting a finger.
Control multiple devices at scheduled times or with a single voice command, like locking the doors and turning off the lights when you go to bed.

Simple setup works with a variety of ZigBee lights, locks, and plugs from leading brands such as Philips Hue, GE, Kwikset, and more.

With a 2.5” downward-firing woofer and 0.8” tweeter powered by Dolby,
Echo Plus has crisp highs, deep bass, and 360° audio to fill your room with music.
Play from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, ETC.
You can also listen to audiobooks from Audible, podcasts, radio stations, news briefs, and more.
Want to play music on an Echo in another room?

Now with multi-room music, you can tell Alexa to play across your compatible Echo devices. Tell Alexa to play jazz in the office, soundtracks in the family room, or play the same song across your whole house. Your in control..

Tucked under the light ring is an array of seven microphones that use beam forming technology and enhanced noise cancellation. Echo Plus has improved wake-word performance to hear you ask a question from any direction.
Even in noisy environments or while playing music at loud volumes.

When you want to use Echo Plus, simply say the wake word, “Alexa,” and Echo Plus lights up and connects to the cloud, where the Alexa Voice Service recognizes and responds to your request instantly.

Alexa is always getting smarter the more you use Echo plus.
The more Alexa adapts to your speech patterns, vocabulary, and personal preferences.
And because Echo plus is always connected, updates are delivered automatically.
Just in the last few months we’ve added Alexa calling and messaging, multi-room music, and reminders, along with skills from third-party developers and we continue to add to Alexa everyday.