At today’s event, Amazon surprised us with the Luna cloud gaming service, as well as the expected updates to its line of Echo, Fire TV and Ring products. The event helps Amazon generate noise as we enter the holiday shopping season and for the first time,(The annual sale usually takes place in July, but this year should start on October 1
The company’s Echo and Fire TV products will be the first to earn sustainability badges and “work to reduce the power consumption of new low-power devices, a power panel integrated with Alexa and its promise to build solar and wind farms to generate energy that corresponds to the consumption of all its devices.
A new cloud gaming service starting at $ 6 per month
The company has launched a cloud gaming service on top of Amazon Web Services that runs on PCs, Fire TV and even iOS. There is a game channel Luna Plus with a prepared set of games and Amazon is partnering with Ubisoft for availability on day 1 of them.
It has a custom $ 50 controller that connects directly to the cloud, not the local device.
Echo 4th generation: $ 100
The new Echo spherical speaker arrives on October 22nd
Redesigned with a new spherical shape and adapted to the acoustics of the room, the 4th generation Echo includes features previously in the Echo Plus. It is also a sidewalk bridge and includes neural network technology to accelerate Alexa.
Echo Dot 4th generation: $ 50
Amazon’s initial spokesman is also getting a makeover in 2020.
It gets the same design as the spherical Echo, but now has a stylish fabric finish and a better speaker.
Echo Dot Kids Edition: $ 60
Some fun speaker designs for kids
Also spherical, with some child-friendly features, Kids Edition includes voice profiles for kids and Sidekick, which allows Alexa to read to them.
Echo Dot with watch: $ 60
The new Dot – with built-in digital display
A slight premium over the standard Dot gives you a built-in watch.
Echo show 10: $ 250
A brand new smart display that can rotate and track your movements around the room
It now has Zigbee and Sidewalk hubs and is much quieter when rotating in your direction. For privacy, there is a built-in camera shutter, and all Echo and Alexa will have a command to review the privacy settings and “delete everything I’ve ever said.” It will also support Hulu, Netflix and Prime Video.
Eero 6: Starting at $ 130
Amazon’s next generation network router
Amazon’s network is upgraded to Wi-Fi 6 and ZigBee support.
Eero Pro 6: Starting at $ 230
The Pro 6 is essentially the same as the Eero 6, but is designed to handle higher bandwidth – up to gigabit, as opposed to 500Mbps – connections.
Ring Car Connect: $ 200
One of the three new products oriented to the Ring car
Debuting with Tesla, Connect uses built-in external cameras to capture video in case something happens to the car while driving or parking.
Always call home Cam: $ 250
Home time drone. Really
An autonomous camera that can fly in your home on a pre-programmed route or fly to a motion detection area.
Fire TV Stick 2020: $ 40
Improved 4K video streamer with control of power and volume of the TV
It’s more powerful than before – faster with HDR and Dolby Atmos support, but uses less power.
Fire TV Stick Lite: $ 30
Basic streaming at a lower price
This model is for the Full HD viewer, not 4K; it includes HDR support and Alexa Voice Remote Lite.