Now you can convert any regular speaker into Alexa, learn how?


Are able to convert any existing speaker to Alexa. The Echo Input will be available starting today for Rs.2,999 and will ship immediately.

Amazon has introduced its Echo Input for Indian users. Which enable them to turn any existing speaker into an Alexa one. The Echo Input will be available starting today for Rs.2,999 and will ship immediately.

Users can rely on a 3.5mm audio cable (which is included in the box) or via Bluetooth to connect the Echo Input to their speakers that support Alexa. The Echo Input device also features a four-microphone array, which ensures users can speak to Alexa from across the room.

Amazon claims that the Echo Input is just 12.5mm thick and can be placed anywhere in the room. Users can then connect to the Alexa app on Android or iOS and talk to the Amazon voice assistant.

What happens with the Echo Input is that Alexa-related audio is played over the connected speaker, given that it doesn’t come with built-in speakers like the Echo Dot or other Amazon Echo devices.

Amazon adds that when connected to an Echo input, the existing speaker can be added to a new or existing multi-room music group. Users can also adjust the volume of the Echo Input with their voice. They can also ask Alexa to play music from Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, and TuneIn. Amazon is also adding Hungama and Gaana music to Alexa starting today.

Amazon also has offers where it is bundling the Echo Input for free with speakers from brands like Bose, JBL, and UE Boom. When users buy the Echo Input with select speakers from these brands, they will get a discount of up to Rs 2,999, which is the price of the Echo Input.

For example, Amazon has an offer for users who buy the Bose Revolve and Echo Input together where they will get the Echo Input at zero cost. Users just have to add a Bose Revolve and an Echo Input to their cart, and then checkout both gadgets together. Discount will automatically be applied at checkout. Amazon says that both will be delivered separately.

For JBL, the offer is applicable with the JBL GO 2 portable Bluetooth speaker, and is also valid for the new UE Boom 3 speaker. In both of these cases, the Echo Input will be added at zero cost, though users will need to add both devices to their carts at the same time. Amazon says that the Echo Input will also be available at Croma, Vijay Sales, and other offline retailers.

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