Amazon Introduces an Array of New Products and Upgrades
by Tech Mainstream
October 6, 2022
Amazon Introduces an Array of New Products and Upgrades, Image/Amazon
Amazon recently introduced a number of new products and upgrades- a lot of them. Many of them address customers technological needs.
Fire TV Cube, Image/Amazon
Fire TV Cube with hands-free Alexa control Fire TV Cube connects compatible cable boxes, Blu-ray players, and more devices via an HDMI input port, allowing customers to unify entertainment devices. The third generation Fire TV Cube a new octa-core 2.0 GHz processor (20% more powerful than the previous generation), hands-free with Alexa, support for cinematic 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, immersive Dolby Atmos audio, HDMI input port, Wi-Fi 6E support, and Super Resolution Upscaling.
Echo Dot with Clock, Image/Amazon
Four New Echo Devices Plus Upgrades to Echo Studio Audio
- New Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock—Even Better Audio, New Temperature Sensor, Tap Gesture Controls, eero Built-in, and an upgraded display
- Echo Dot Kids—New Designs and Interactive Features
- Echo Studio—Now with Enhanced Audio Technology
- Echo Auto—Compact Design and Flexible Mounting Options to Enable Smart Features in Your Car
Halo Rise, Image/Amazon
Halo Rise A First-of-its-Kind Bedside Sleep Tracker Developed to improve sleep, Halo Rise is a new, multi-purpose bedside tracker dedicated to helping individuals sleep better. Halo Rise uses built-in sensor technology, which provides highly accurate insights and personalized sleep analysis. Halo comes with six months membership for $139.99 and will be available later this year.
Amazon Kindle Scribe, Image/Amazon
Amazon Kindle Scribe The First Kindle for Reading and Writing Designed for reading and notetaking in millions of books, adding notes to documents and journaling, Kindle Scribe features the world’s first 10.2-inch, 300 pixels per inch (ppi), paperwhite display, and an included pen that never needs charging and a premium, front-lit, and glare-free display that replicates reading and writing on paper, with crisp text and ample space for larger fonts, images, charts, and documents. Kindle Scribe is currently available for preorder today for just $339 and will be available later this year.
Fire TV Omni QLED Series, Image/Amazon
Fire TV Omni QLED Series The first-ever TV lineup to feature the new Fire TV Ambient Experience, the Fire TV Omni QLED Series has become the newest addition to the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series. The Omni QLED Series combines the Omni Series’ trademark performance, value, and hands-free Alexa controls with new ambient features that turn the TV into an always-smart device when not streaming:
"The Omni QLED Series features a new stunning 4K Quantum Dot Technology (QLED) display with full-array local dimming of up to 96 zones, plus support for both Dolby Vision IQ and HDR10+ Adaptive, providing an immersive, cinematic experience.
Plus, with hands-free Alexa, you can find apps, discover shows, manage playback, and control the entire Ambient Experience using your voice. The Omni QLED Series is available for pre-order starting today and will ship in the coming weeks."
Blink Wired Floodlight Camera, Image/Amazon
Blink Wired Floodlight Camera and Blink Mini Pan Tilt Amazon recently introduced two new additions to the Blink family of devices, the new Blink Wired Floodlight Camera and the new Blink Mini Pan Tilt. Priced at $99.99, the Blink Wired Floodlight Camera combines a smart security camera and powerful LED lighting, streamlined design, and Amazon’s AZ2 silicon non-cloud video processing. The Blink Mini Pan Tilt is a new mount that works with Blink Mini for a wider field of view and remotely pan and tilt for motion recording.
eero PoE 6, Image/Amazon
eero PoE 6 and eero PoE Gateway The eero PoE 6 and eero PoE Gateway are easily instalable Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) devices with wired infrastructure for deliver fast, reliable wifi throughout homes and businesses. eero for Pro Installers and eero for Business, two new services, simplify wifi installation, set up, and management for professional installers and small businesses:
"eero PoE 6 is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 PoE access point that provides up to 2,000 square feet of coverage and supports more than 100 connected devices. It supports 160 MHz channels and wireless speeds up to 1.5 gigabits per second (Gbps). It can go almost anywhere ethernet cable can be pulled—making it easy to flush mount to ceilings and walls.
The eero PoE Gateway is a high-performance wired gateway that supports Internet Service speeds up to 10 Gbps with two 10 gigabits (GbE) ports and eight PoE-enabled 2.5 GbE ports. The eero PoE 6 powers a range of PoE devices like access points and security cameras with an available 100 W of PoE power output when used with the 140 W eero power adapter."