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Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa – Charcoal

Echo Show 5 connects to Alexa to give you vivid visuals on a 5.5” screen with a crisp full sound—all in a compact design that fits in any room, in any home.

Product Features

  • Compact 5.5″ smart display with Alexa ready to help
  • Manage calendar, make to-do lists, get weather and traffic updates, cook along with recipes.
  • Watch movies, news, and TV shows. Listen to songs, radio stations, and audiobooks.
  • Voice control compatible devices or manage them using the display.
  • Voice or video call friends and family with compatible Echo devices, Alexa app, or Skype.
  • Personalize by choosing a favorite clock face or album from Amazon Photos. Create routines and alarms to start your day.
  • Control your privacy with the mic/camera off button or the built-in camera shutter.

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Anonymous says:

An affordable update to the Echo Show device series ORIGINAL REVIEW: July 1, 2019: 3.5/5 stars (more on the rationale behind the 3.5/5 rating at the end of the review)For background information, I am a professor and a tech geek. I have used Amazon devices for around eight years now. I currently own three Kindle e-readers (Kindle Touch, Kindle Paperwhite 3rd generation, and Kindle 10). I also own four Amazon Fire tablets (2015 Fire 7 -5th generation, 2019 Fire 7 – 9th generation, 2017 Fire HD 8 – 7th generation and 2018 Fire HD 8 –8th…

Anonymous says:

This is a poorly conceived and executed product full of home screen ads you can’t turn off. Ugh. The constant large ads to “Try, Alexa [insert question or skill here]” that splash across the screen and cannot be turned off are annoying. Super annoying. Like return this annoying. There is no option to turn them off. You can only have *all of them play once then stop, but that means the content that you actually want regular updates of, like your stocks or news, scroll once and then never again. Oh, yeah, the photos of the product on this page? None of them show that “Try, Alexa” screen…

Anonymous says:

bad balance between promoting amazon services and providing value for the price having to disable cards as the only way to stop the rotating alexa suggestions is not really a sane option.considering the price of the device this should be easier to permanently disable instead of only being able to partially disable it (it will still show when interacting with the device) by disabling useful features.imagine going to the movies and seeing a banner at the bottom with “we are also playing this other movie you might like” and then 10 minutes later “did you…

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