You’ve probably heard of the Echo, but what are the differences between it and the other Alexa devices? There are several advantages to both, and in this article, I’ll explain them. While the first generation of the Echo was somewhat similar to the current model, the second-generation is more powerful, and is more capable of recognizing your voice. For example, you can use it to play music on the stereo, or even turn it into a smart photo frame!
For those concerned about privacy and security, the first generation of the Echo was a good option. Its physical covers and switches let users adjust Alexa’s hearing and visibility, which alleviated concerns about its use in sensitive environments. The second generation, however, offers the Zigbee hub integration, smart device interoperability, and a 10-inch touchscreen. These devices will be a welcome addition to any home, whether you’re looking for the most powerful voice assistant or simply want a basic speaker with good sound quality.
Echo Show 8: The new Echo Show 8 comes in a new color, but is smaller than the previous version. It also no longer has the 3.5mm audio output on the back. The new model is expected to release in early to mid-2021. The new version also has a front-facing camera and a cover. If you’re looking for a cheaper version of the Echo Show, the second generation Echo Show 8 is the way to go.