Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd gen) has small, but useful, updates

Amazon Echo Show 5 (2nd gen) has small, but useful, updates

The latest iteration of the Echo Show 5 packs a serious punch in a tiny package. It’s a low-key, functional addition to your home that can fit in nearly anywhere but is particularly at home on nightstands and in-home offices. But, it’s not quite as feature-packed as the revamped Echo Show 8.

For the avid Alexa user, though, it’s still a no-brainer smart device to add to your home. Read more…

Echo Show 5 (2nd generation)
The Good

Upgraded 2-MP camera • New deep blue color option • Motion-activated routines • Functions as an indoor camera • New Kids edition

The Bad

Small for video calls • Expensive if you only want Alexa features

The Bottom Line

The 2nd gen Echo Show 5 is a solid addition to the Amazon lineup, with the key differences from the 1st gen model including the beefed up camera, Deep Sea Blue color option, and additional Alexa functions like motion-activated routines and home monitoring.

⚡ Mashable Score
😎 Cool Factor
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