A fully functional smart display Echo Show 5 (2019) from Amazon comes out June 26 and is made to help you manage your day, entertain at a glance, and connect you to friends and family. It can do nearly everything that Amazon’s larger Echo Show (2018), but with updated features, bright and colorful touchscreen, loud speaker, and Convenient alarm functions.

The Echo Show 5 has a 5.5-inch screen and a single small speaker in overall compact design, and it comes in black or white. It doesn’t take up much space and it’s easy to see from across a room. The great thing is that this smart display automatically adjusts its brightness for the amount of light in the room and gets dimmer at night so it’s not shining into your eyes when you’re trying to sleep. The 4-watt speaker is powerful enough for casual music listening or podcasts, and Alexa’s voice in it is very clear.

What else can you do on this smart display?

Cook along to step-by-step recipes, update to-do lists and calendars, glance at weather and traffic on your way out, ask Alexa to show you movie trailers or the news, listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks. Of course, control your compatible devices or manage them on the easy-to-use display, check your security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats.

Call your friends and family who have the Alexa app, an Echo device with a screen, or Skype via the Echo Show 5, make announcements to other devices in your home, choose the clock face that fits your style best, use your favorite photos on the home screen, create morning routines to start your day, turn off the microphone and camera with one press of a button.

Live smart!

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