Before the Amazon Echo line is shipped to customers in India this week, Amazon has today rolled out the Alexa app for Android and iOS users in the country. The app is vital to setting up Amazon s lineup of smart speakers. And in addition to speaker setup, the app shows a user their previous searches, display the currently playing music, and set up new skills.
Amazon announced the launch of cloud-based voice service "Alexa" in India, along with three Alexa-enabled voice-controlled speakers Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot. "Alexa" delivers a customized Indian experience, including an all-new English voice with local pronunciations and intonation; support for music titles, names and places in additional non-English languages; local knowledge; and local skills from Indian developers, the company said in a statement.
Coinciding with Google s list of announcements, including the Google Home Mini, Amazon has launched the Amazon Echo Dot in India. In addition, the company has also launched the Amazon Echo and, Amazon Echo Plus.