Amazon now offers a battery-powered echo speaker, but the portable edition of the Smart Speaker with Alexa is aimed specifically at the Indian market. The Echo Input Portable is already available for about 63 euros on Amazon.in and is expected to be delivered from 18 December.
10 hours of music playback
The integrated battery with its capacity of 4,800 mAh should be sufficient for about 10 hours of music playback according to Amazon and hold in stand-by about 11 hours.
Although Amazon makes only rudimentary information on the technical data of the Echo Input Portable, the 72 × 102 × 102 mm and 448-gram Alexa loudspeaker should be largely a portable version of the current Amazon Echo Dot (test). , here without a clock, act. Unlike its stationary brother, however, the Echo Input Portable has no line out and communicates only via Bluetooth (A2DP) and WLAN (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac) in the 2.4 and 5 GHz band with its outside world , Even the actual speaker is 1.5 inches in diameter slightly smaller than that of the regular Echo Dot, which can fall back on a 1.6-inch membrane.
It goes without saying that the Echo Input Portable can also be operated stationary at the mains plug, via which the integrated rechargeable battery is also charged. A full charge of the battery powered echo speaker is signaled via the four integrated LEDs.
The mobile smart speaker comes with a power plug with 5 watt nominal power and a quick start guide next to the loudspeaker itself. Whether the Echo Input Portable will find its way to Europe, Amazon has not yet announced.