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Echo Plus (2nd Gen) – Premium sound with a built-in smart home hub

The Echo Plus by Amazon has a built-in Zigbee hub that will help you to easily configure and control your smart home and all your smart home devices. Open the garage door, turn up the thermostat, turn the lights on or off, the new Amazon Echo Plus makes it easier than ever before!

Powered by Dolby play 360 the new premium speakers in the Amazon Alexa Echo Plus deliver crisp audio with clear vocals and a thumping bass. The Amazon Alexa App allows you to adjust settings further via the equaliser.

Everyday Amazon’s Alexa can do more and more. Ask Alexa to play you some music or maybe read out the latest news headlines. Going out? Alexa can you check today’s weather for me. The possibilities are endless. Alexa set me an alarm for tomorrow morning at 7. You can control compatible smart home devices, make video and voice calls to compatible devices and much, much more.

The Amazon Alexa Echo Plus enables you to set up your smart home without the need of a separate hub. A built-in temperature sensor make the Echo Plus from Amazon the perfect starting point for your smart home.  

You can ask your Amazon Alexa enabled device to play your favourite song, maybe just choose an artist or even a style or genre of music. You can easily play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Apple Music TuneIn and many more. If you add multiple Echo Speakers to a group, you can play the same music in multiple rooms.

With your Amazon Echo Plus you can make hands-free calls including UK mobile and landline numbers (from the UK only), other Amazon Echo devices, the Alexa App and Skype. If you are with Vodaphone you can link your account so you can make and receive calls. You can also instantly drop in on other rooms in your home or make an announcement in every room that has a compatible Amazon Echo Device.

The Amazon Echo Plus has seven microphones that use beam-forming technology and noise cancelation to make sure Amazon Echo Plus hears you from any direction in any corner of your room. Even while music is playing.

Echo Plus Technical Details

Size 148 x 99 x 99 mm
Weight 780 grams Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process
Zigbee Connectivity Built-in Zigbee smart home hub supports compatible Zigbee light bulbs, plugs and in-wall switches, and more.
Bluetooth Connectivity Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Dot or from Echo Dot to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
Audio 3.0” neodymium woofer and 0.8” tweeter

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Compare Amazon Echo Devices

Model Echo Dot Echo Echo Plus
Quick Link Check the latest price on Amazon Check the latest price on Amazon Check the latest price on Amazon
Overview Echo Dot (3rd Gen), add Alexa to any room Echo (2nd Gen), smart speaker with Alexa and room-filling sound Echo Plus (2nd Gen), premium sound and built-in smart home hub with Alexa
Speaker size 1.6" speaker 2.5" woofer and 0.6 tweeter 3" woofer and 0.8" tweeter
Controls compatible smart home devices Yes Yes Yes
Built-in Zigbee smart home hub No No Yes
Dual-speakers powered by Dolby No Yes Yes
Streaming music Yes Yes Yes
Line out with 3.5 mm cable or Bluetooth Yes Yes Yes - Line in and line out
Audio calls between Echo devices & Alexa App Yes Yes Yes

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