Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says

Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says

After leaked images turned up showing a cube-shaped device that seemed to fit the bill, people started referring to this still as-of-yet unannounced device as the "Fire TV Cube". Since the screen is circular in shape, Amazon has also added an option to zoom in and the video will occupy the entire circular screen rather than appearing in landscape mode.

Priced at ₹12,999 ($196), the Amazon Echo Spot is available at a discounted introductory price of ₹10,499 ($158).

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Inc. (AMZN) has confirmed speculation that it is working on a next-generation video streaming device. Lab 126 previously concocted Amazon Fire TV, the Amazon Firetablets, Echo smart speakers and the Amazon Fire Phone (remember that?), according to Bloomberg.

The new flagship Fire TV model is the unreleased "AFTA" device that surfaced for the first time last week. It's now being speculated that the set-top box will be the Fire TV Cube that Amazon is currently teasing about. This will essentially enable you to use the Alexa voice assistant without having to switch on your TV.

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But, thanks to a leak at the tail end of previous year, we have a good idea of what to expect. On top, it features buttons for volume controls, turning off the microphones and a trigger for Alexa. This new mini screen speaker can basically do all the things, which the other Echo devices offer. "The screen is only to augment the consumption for users." said Kumar. It also comes with a "Network" port in the form of a Micro-USB port, making it likely that the device can not be powered by TVs and will need a separate adapter for powering the device. It is also available at the Amazon devices kiosk in Bangalore and Mumbai, and over 350 offline retail outlets across 20 cities in India. This information was discovered on Amazon's email subscription page where users were greeted by a splash page that revealed the existence of the device.

The webpage is simple enough, with big, bold text that reads "What is Fire TV Cube?" and then says "Detains coming soon".

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Fire TV is great so far as it goes, but it's no replacement for a terrestrial, cable or satellite service.

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