Amazon’s Alexa and Echo devices are now available in India
Amazon‘s voice assistant Alexa along with entire Echo line-up is now official in India. The e-commerce giant says they have improved Alexa to understand Indian English accent, local information and also tweaked it to play nicely with some local apps like Saavan, Zomato, Times of India, OLA, Freshmenu etc. There are more than 10,000 skills to perform with Alexa voice assistant.
Along with that, the newly announced Echo Plus, Echo Dot and Echo devices are also available in India. It will cost ₹14,999, ₹4,499 and ₹9,999 respectively.
Today’s announcement represents Amazon’s continued aggressive push in India through its services. Last year, they launched Amazon Prime Video and today Echo devices with Alexa assistant and in near future, the company has promised to launch Prime Music as well.
Interested consumers can request an invitation to be the first ones to buy the products on Amazon.in. They are also eligible for introductory 30% discount and one year of Amazon Prime subscription. It will ship starting from October 30th.