Echo Show 8

Configuration: 

$10 Blink Mini w/ Prime

  • $10 Blink Mini w/ Prime
  • Device only
  • with Battery Base
  • with adjustable stand
  • This bundle contains the Echo Show 8 (1st Gen, 2019 release) and Blink Mini.
  • Alexa can show you more – With an 8″ HD screen and stereo sound, Alexa can help manage your day at a glance.
  • Watch movies, news, and TV shows. Listen to songs, radio stations, and audiobooks.
  • Voice control compatible devices or manage them using the display.
  • Blink Mini is a 1080P HD indoor, plug-in security camera that lets you monitor the inside of your home day and night.
  • See people and pets in your home on your smartphone with Blink Mini’s live view (live view is not continuous).
  • Sets up in minutes – just plug in the camera, connect it to wifi, and add it to your Blink app.
Details

Echo Show 8

Size7.9”x 5.4”x 3.9” (200mm x 135mm x 99mm)
Weight36.6 oz (1037 grams) Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process.
Display8.0” touch screen
Camera1MP camera with built-in shutter
WiFi connectivityDual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
Amazon SidewalkA shared network that can simplify Echo device setup and can help your device reconnect to your Wi-Fi router when you update your password or network name. Sidewalk uses a small portion of your internet bandwidth to provide these services to you and your neighbors, and is enabled on your device unless you have previously disabled the setting. You can disable Sidewalk at anytime. Learn more here.
Bluetooth connectivityAdvanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show 8 or from Echo Show 8 to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
Audio2.0” (52 mm) neodymium speakers with passive bass radiator
System RequirementsEcho Show 8 comes ready to connect to your WiFi. The Alexa app is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser. Supported operating systems. Certain skills and services may require subscription or other fees.
Setup technologyAmazon Wi-Fi simple setup enables customers to connect smart devices to their Wi-Fi network in a few easy steps. Wi-Fi simple setup is another way Alexa is always getting smarter. Learn more about Wi-Fi simple setup.
ProcessorMediaTek MT 8163
Accessibility featuresOn Echo devices with screens, you can enable Alexa captioning and closed captioning, magnify the screen, toggle color inversion, and choose between color correction options. You can also enable the VoiceView screen reader to use gestures to navigate the screen and hear spoken feedback about the items you select. Learn more about Echo with a screen accessibility and Alexa accessibility.
Warranty and Service1-year limited warranty and service included. Optional 1-year, 2-year, and 3-year extended warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Echo Show 8 is subject to these terms.
Included in the BoxEcho Show 8, power adapter (30W)/cable (4.9 ft.) and quick start guide.
Privacy FeaturesWake word technology, streaming indicators, microphone/camera off button, built-in camera shutter, the ability to view and delete your voice recordings, and more. Visit the Alexa Privacy Hub to explore how Alexa and Echo devices are designed to protect your privacy.
LanguageAlexa speaks English and Spanish
Recommended device footprintEcho Show 8 device is 7.9”W x 3.9”D. Recommended footprint: 8”W x 5”D.
Software Security UpdatesThis device receives guaranteed software security updates until at least four years after the device is last available for purchase as a new unit on our websites. Learn more about these software security updates. If you already own an Amazon Echo, visit Manage Your Content and Devices for information specific to your device.

Customer questions & answers

Question:

Does anyone know how to cut off the things to try at the bottom of the screen? Distracting!

Answer:

Follow these instructions from the review by viperamd64. They work as he says:
“Over and over, in the “most helpful” reviews, I read about “ads” displaying. This does NOT ever display ads, it displays Alexa skills and things to try with your device. I read that people cannot get that to stop happening.
By Kim Hedrick on December 7, 2019

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Question:

My parents do not own a cell phone, and live in a different state. Am I able to set this up in their home and can they call my phone through it?

Answer:

I bought an echo show to my mom. I had a hard time to figure it out. In her case, she had a very basic cellular phone and basic internet connection.
1- I created an Amazon account with her own email address and password.
2- download Alexa application in both, her cell and her tablet (just in case one of both fails).… see more
By Gladys V. on December 3, 2020

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Reference: https://www.amazon.com/Charcoal-Indoor-Security-Camera-Detection/dp/B086ZND1QQ

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