Alexa can show you more – With an 8″ HD screen and stereo sound, Alexa can help manage your day at a glance.
Connect with video calling and messaging – Call friends and family who have the Alexa app or an Echo device with a screen. Make announcements to other devices in your home.
Be entertained – Ask Alexa to show you movie trailers, TV shows, movies, or the news. Or listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks.
Control your smart home – Voice control compatible devices or manage them on the easy-to-use display. Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats. Create morning routines to start your day.
Made to fit your life – Get daily recipes and cook along hands-free with step-by-step instructions. Easily update to-do lists and calendars. Glance at weather and traffic on your way out.
Put your memories on display – Use Amazon Photos & Alexa for a picture-perfect pairing. You can turn your home screen into a digital frame, share your favorites with friends and family, and even take photos.
Designed to protect your privacy – Amazon is not in the business of selling your personal information to others. Built with multiple layers of privacy controls including a mic/camera off button and a built-in camera shutter.
Echo Show 8 connects to Alexa to give you rich stereo sound with vivid visuals on an 8” HD screen. See on-screen lyrics with Amazon Music. Set alarms and timers. Display your favorite photos. Check weather and traffic as you head out. Catch up on news highlights and movie trailers.
Connect with your favorite people
Make hands-free video calls to the Alexa app or another Echo with a screen. Use Group Calling, Zoom, and Amazon Chime to connect with multiple people at once. At home, send voice messages to other supported Echo devices using Announcements or use Drop In as an intercom between rooms.
Entertainment for every part of your day
Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV shows, movies, music videos, or movie trailers from Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, NBC, and more. Listen to music from streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify and see song lyrics and album art with Amazon Music.
More ways to control your privacy
Alexa and Echo devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. From the mic/camera off button and built-in shutter to the ability to delete your voice recordings, you have transparency and control over your Alexa experience.
Voice control your smart home
Manage compatible smart home devices on the simple interactive display or use your voice. You can control lights and switches, set thermostats, or view security cameras.
You can also set up Guard for free in the Alexa app to get mobile alerts if your Echo device detects the sound of a smoke alarm or glass breaking while you’re away. And subscribe to Guard Plus for an Emergency Helpline you can call through your Echo and more.
Alexa is happy to help
Make your life easier at home. Use your voice to set timers, add items to lists, and create calendar events and reminders. Find, save and cook along to step-by-step recipes from Food Network Kitchen, Tasty, Allrecipes and more. You can also check the news, weather, or traffic. Ask for sports scores, movie showtimes, restaurant hours, or information.
Alexa has skills
With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and help you do more, such as play relaxing sounds or test your music knowledge. Just say, “Alexa, what are your top skills?”
Put your photos on (smart) display
You can use photos from Facebook to turn your home screen into a digital frame that showcases your favorite photos.
And with the built-in camera, you can easily add to your photo album by saying, “Alexa, take a selfie.” Plus, Prime members get unlimited photo storage.”
Alexa for kids
Alexa can help kids learn and grow—while having fun along the way. And with free parental controls from Amazon Kids, Alexa will automatically give kid-friendly responses, filter explicit songs and block shopping. Children’s privacy is important to us. Discover how kids can use Alexa, watch helpful how-to videos, get answers to FAQs, and more.
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