Amazon has been working on its Echo Dot line of smart speakers for some time. These devices with built-in microphones and WiFi connectivity can be found in homes and offices to interact with its virtual assistant, Alexa. These devices are capable of controlling other smart devices, playing music, and requesting information. The Echo Pop’s new semi-spherical design makes it easier to use and carry around.
Below, we take a look at the features offered by this new Amazon Echo Pop Alexa-enabled speaker.
Amazon Echo Pop Design
The Echo Pop is the latest addition to the Echo family with a new hemispherical design. This new speaker is available in four different colors: charcoal, white, lavender and teal.
It measures 99 x 83 x 91 millimeters and is made from sustainable materials. First, the packaging is made of wood fiber from responsibly managed forests and recycled materials. Then the speaker itself is made from 100% recycled polyester yarn and 80% recycled aluminum.
Echo Pop speaker with Alexa and available in 4 colors.
This new Pop series features Bluetooth connectivity, so you can connect it to external devices such as tablets or smartphones. With the help of the Alexa voice assistant and its great power, you can enjoy multimedia content to the fullest.
With Amazon Echo Pop, you can control any multimedia content, such as podcasts or audiobooks, using your voice or Bluetooth connection. You can also control compatible smart devices such as lights, plugs, locks, or smart thermostats by connecting to the Alexa app.
You can ask Alexa to play an audiobook or podcast and easily manage compatible digital home devices like lights or plugs.
You can also easily check the weather, news, or even make phone calls thanks to the Echo Pop’s built-in microphone and Alexa voice assistant. You can customize Alexa with a selection of skills that best suit your needs, allowing you to control your environment with your voice.
It includes the Amazon AZ2 Neural Edge processor, which is powerful enough to keep everything running smoothly and never hangs up.
New Echo Pop Wi-Fi and Bluetooth smart speaker from Amazon
When the device is in use, a blue light bar illuminates to let you know it is listening to your requests.
The Echo Pop has a button that electronically shuts off the microphones, ensuring user privacy. It is also environmentally friendly, as it is made from recycled aluminum and recycled yarn.
It has a front speaker that delivers powerful sound: ideal for bedrooms, apartments, or any small corner of the house. This speaker is a 1.95-inch full-range speaker that offers more than decent quality for such a compact speaker.
Compared to the 5th generation Echo Dot, this front speaker is a bit larger, 1.95 inches versus 1.73, but it doesn’t really make the sound any better. In fact, the bass is a little better on the 5th generation Echo Dot. Obviously, if what you want is quality sound and all the Alexa features, you’d better take a look at the. The Echo Studio is a lot more expensive, but it might be worth it if you value sound over a compact and beautiful design.
Amazon Echo Pop speaker features table
Here we leave you with the main features table of Amazon’s new smart speaker.
Amazon Echo Pop
|Front-facing 49.5 mm (1.95″) speaker with lossless high-definition audio
|Dual band Wi-Fi (2.4 and 5 GHz)
|Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer and more.
|100% post-consumer recycled yarn fabric and 80% recycled aluminum.
|99 x 83 x 91 mm
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Amazon Echo Pop Frequently Asked Questions
Setting up the Amazon Echo Pop speaker is a quick and easy process, especially if you’re already familiar with other Amazon Echo speakers. To get started, just plug it in and wait a few minutes for Alexa to tell you that the speaker is ready to be set up. Then simply open the Alexa app, and within seconds you’ll receive a message to pair the Echo Pop.
If you’re new to the world of Echo speakers or have no experience with Alexa, don’t worry. All you need to do is download the Alexa app to your device and create an Amazon account if you don’t already have one. During the setup process, you’ll be asked for your Wi-Fi router key, but this step is only required now, so you won’t have to repeat it in the future as you add more Echo speakers.
With Alexa support, Echo Pop can control your compatible smart home devices with voice commands. Today, there are countless Alexa-compatible products, and the number is growing. Almost every device released today will be compatible with Alexa, due to the sheer number of people using the assistant. It is estimated that you can control about 100,000 smart home devices with Alexa, either through voice commands or Alexa routines.
You can also unify major smart home ecosystems like Apple HomeKit, Google Home, and Samsung SmartThings. And of course, you can connect to your favorite streaming music service like Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, and more, and tell it to play music for you.