Amazon Unveils Revamped Echo Spot Ahead of Prime Day


Amazon has officially announced an updated version of the Echo Spot, a smart alarm clock that integrates with Alexa. The new model features a unique design, with a hemispherical display and speaker combination on the front face. This design departure from the original Echo Spot, which was discontinued in 2019, promises improved sound quality and a sharper display.

The revamped Echo Spot boasts enhanced audio capabilities and a more vibrant display, although it remains to be seen if it will inherit the screen flicker issues that plagued its predecessor. The device’s primary function remains the same, serving as a basic smart alarm clock that can perform tasks such as providing weather forecasts and displaying song titles when playing music from popular streaming services.

A notable change from the original model is the absence of a camera. The previous Echo Spot featured a built-in camera, which was useful for video chats, but not all users were comfortable with having a camera in their bedroom.

The Echo Spot will be available in three colors: Black, Glacier White, and Ocean Blue. The display can be customized with six different hues, which can be paired with various clock faces. The device will retail for $80, a $50 reduction from the original model’s price. Prime members will have the opportunity to purchase the Echo Spot for $45 during Prime Day.

Cristina Alexander
Cristina Alexander
Cristina Alexander has been writing about video games, entertainment, and tech since 2017, when she was still attending Florida Atlantic University. Previously, she wrote op-eds about the state of the games industry, whipped up buyer’s guides to gaming-related toys, and wrote news articles about pretty much everything in between. Her work has appeared in publications that include IGN, Digital Trends, and TheGamer.

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