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Amazon Hardware Event 2022: Here Are 12 Big Reveals And More

Amazon Hardware Event 2022: Here Are 12 Big Reveals And More

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Ronnie Atuhaire
Oct 7, 2022

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Amazon is well known as an eCommerce besides being a fully-fledged tech company and one of the biggest in the world. Last week, Amazon had its Hardware event where a whole suite of new products, updates, and futuristic ideas was revealed. In this article, I will briefly introduce to you the big 13 announcements from the event including Echo Dots, an E-reader, a sleep tracker, and more.

A bunch of newAmazondevices is on the way, including the Kindle Scribe, Echo Studio, new Echo Dot, Halo Rise, Fire TV Omni, Echo Auto, Alexa Voice Remote pro, Fire TV Cube, etc. Here is a brief intro on the big announcements in no particular order;

Kindle Scribe

Amazon announced its firstKindleeReader that comes with its own stylus or pen input: The Kindle Scribe. Kindle Scribeis also a notebook and a journal with included templates like lined paper, blank paper, to-do lists, and more.

Kindle Scribe: What makes Amazon's new e-Reader totally different from  earlier fashions

Writing on the Kindle Scribe is similar to writing on paper, so you can also take quick notes, withAmazonclaiming that it's like putting post-its on the screen. It is available to pre-order, starting at $339 in the US and 瞿329.99 in the UK.

Halo Rise

This is a newsleep trackingdevice that sits on your bedside table and tracks the sleep stages of the person closest to it without them having to physically wear anything. Halo Rise is designed to track sleep with no cameras or microphones, by instead using a suite of sensors and monitoring your respiration rate.

Amazon Halo Rise Is A Bedside Lamp With Clock And Sleep Tracking: Price,  Features

Built-in radar technology, deep domain adaptation for sleep stage classification, and low-latency incremental sleep tracking enableHalo Riseto deliver perfect sleep. The device also has a lot of sleep algorithms embedded.

Ring Spotlight Cam Pro

The Ring Spotlight Pro will enable users to set a specific threshold of when they want it to start detecting motion.

Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro Review - TechGadgetsCanada.com

RingSpotlight Pro during its latest hardware event, featuring radar sensors to measure the distance and angle of an object moving in front of the camera for more accurate alerts.You can pre-order the Ring Spotlight Pro in the Battery or Plug-In option for $229.99 in the US, or瞿199.99 in the UK.


Also Read: How to Close Your Amazon Account


Echo Studio

Amazon's 360-degreeEcho Studiosmart speaker is getting audio enhancement & boost and current Echo Studio owners will gain from this.

All Echo Studio owners are getting a great free upgrade | Tech Advisor

New spatial audio processing technology will enhance the current stereo performance, bringing music and film soundtracks closer to the listener with improved clarity, presence, and width.

The new Echo Studio in Glacier White is available for pre-order now for 瞿189.99/$199.99 and will ship later this month.

5th Gen Echo Dot

This is a new and next generation of Echo Dot and Echo Dot with Clock. Amazon claims that this new Echo dot delivers way better audio than the predecessor.

Amazon Echo 5: Release Date, Price & Feature Rumours | Tech Advisor

While the speakers look the same, using the spherical design that launched with theEcho Dot 4-gen, there's been a number of tweaks.

The new Echo Dot will cost $49.99, while the new Echo Dot with Clock will be $59.99.

Amazon Fire TV Cube

Amazon has refreshed its Fire TV Cube streaming device, adding a more powerful octa-core 2.0GHz processor and Wi-Fi 6E support for better wireless connectivity.

Amazon Fire TV Omni QLED series: Where to preorder | CNN Underscored

These will be available in the U.S. and Canada, directly from Amazon and also through Best Buy, with pre-orders already going on. The new Amazon Fire TV Cube is priced at $139.99 in the US and 瞿139.99 in the UK.

Blink Mini Pan Tilt

Blink is Amazon's affordable smart home security brand. It is getting two new devices to expand the list

Blink's Mini Pan Tilt mount and floodlight cameras upgrade your home  security - The Verge

The Blink Mini Pan Tilt isn't a standalone device. It is a mount that you pair with a Blink Mini camera that enables clients to more precisely watch out for its environmental elements. The Blink Mini Pan Tilt is available to pre-order now, priced at $29.99 for the mount itself.


Related: How to Stream Netflix on Your Amazon Echo Show


Blink Wired Floodlight Camera

This is the second product in the home security brand and offers 1080p live video, two-way sound and, to enlighten a garden or drive when it recognizes movement, 2600 lumens of Driven LED lighting.

Blink Reveals Its First Wired Outdoor Camera And A Handy Mini Mount

The Blink Wired Floodlight Camera will cost $99.99 when it shows up before long.

Echo Auto

Amazon has announced a second-generation Echo Auto that' has been totally overhauled to be simpler to mount in your vehicle.

Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa goes on a road trip | Expert Reviews

There are presently five amplifiers in the device, so it will improve the hearing of your orders & commands over outside sound, the AC, or music. Amazon's new Echo Auto device will cost $54.99 in the US and is available for pre-order.

Alexa Voice Remote Pro

TheAlexa Voice Remote Prois a premium remote that comes with several upgrades and enhancements. Alexa Voice Remote Pro is compatible with most Fire TV devices and other popular TVs, soundbars, and A/V receivers.

Amazon Launches Fire TV Stick Voice Remote (3rd Generation) With Dedicated  Buttons for Netflix and Prime Video | Technology News

Alexa Voice Remote Pro is compatible with most Fire TV devices and other popular TVs, soundbars, and A/V receivers.

Amazon Fire TV Omni QLED Series

This is a new range of Fire TV-packing televisions that put a greater emphasis on picture quality than previous versions. The TV Offers quantum dot displays and full array backlighting.

Amazon's latest 4K TVs improve picture quality and borrow ideas from The  Frame - The Verge

The Fire TV Omni QLED Series will be available in 65-inch and 75-inch versions for $799.99 and $1,099.99 respectively.

EeroMesh Routers

Amazon is beefing up its Eeromesh routersfor businesses (or power users) with theEero PoE 6 ($300)andEero PoE Gateway ($650). Power-over-Ethernet devices allow a single cable to carry an internet connection and power.

8 Best Mesh WiFi Systems of 2022 - Reviewed

The Eero PoE 6 is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 access point covering up to 2,000 square feet and 100 devices with Wi-Fi speeds up to 1.5 Gbps.

Other notable upgrades and updates that were announced affected include;

  • Astro: Amazon's monitoring robot
  • Echo Dot Kids: A device with child-focused content governed by parental controls.
  • Alexa Together: a subscription service - designed to help aging loved ones feel more comfortable and confident to live independently.

Summary

This is a summary of the main products, services, and upgrades in the latest Amazon Hardware event. If you missed out on the event, you can still catch it here. Do let us know what new service or device excited you in the comment section. We shall also keep you posted on each and every device listed here.

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