Amazon and Motorola (and subsequently, Lenovo) have teamed as much as deliver to marketplace a brand new Moto Mod for appropriate modular Moto collection smartphones; it is a clip-on again panle with a integrated good speaker loaded with the Amazon Alexa AI assistant.
The legit identify is the "Moto Good Speaker with Amazon Alexa", it has an RRP of $149, and pre-orders are live from today, November 7.
Motorola describes it as "the most efficient of Alexa, proper for your phone", listed here are the important thing options:
- Amazon Alexa, anytime, anyplace: Ask Alexa and get the solutions you want, even whilst you’re now not at house.
- Boombox with brains: Flip the quantity manner up. Alexa responds to voice instructions over song with out skipping a beat.
- Updates at the fly: Simply ask Alexa to drag up your to-do listing, calendar, climate forecast, song controls and extra. Regardless of the place you might be.
- Dockable design: Make anywhere really feel like house with the benefit of a compact, dock design.
And listed here are the specifications:
- Dimensions: 153.2 x 73.2 x 22.8 mm
- Weight: 168 g
- Microphones: 4 some distance box microphones
- Audio system: 2 @ 27mm diameter, stereo sound
- Speaker energy: 8W
- Frequency reaction vary: 200 Hz - 20 kHz
- Loudness: 82 dBSPL @ 0.5m
- Speakerphone improve: Sure
- Built-in battery: Sure, 1530 mAh
- Battery lifestyles: As much as 15 hours
- Exterior charging: Sure
- Price fee: 1.5A/7.5W fee
- Water coverage: Splashproof
- Compatibility: Moto Good Speaker with Amazon Alexa is appropriate with any phone within the Moto Z circle of relatives.
There's one obvious factor with this Moto Mod, on the other hand; it covers up the primary digital camera sensor when hooked up. You'll be able to't use this Moto Mod and take footage, necessarily.
We will have to additionally notice the $149 RRP is $100 costlier than just purchasing an Aazon Echo Dot and $50 pricier than a brand spanking new Amazon Echo - granted you'll be able to't raise both of the ones out into the arena, however for house use they could also be a more sensible choice.
From November 13th the Amazon Alexa Moto Mod may even grow to be to be had by means of Highest Purchase and Motorola’s website online for non-pre-order shoppers. After that it's going to land in Verizon retail outlets on November 16th. There may be these days no phrase on non-US availability or pricing.