The Amazon Echo Input Portable speaker comes with a 4,800mAh battery. Amazon claims that this battery can last for 10 hours on playback and 11 hours on standby. The Amazon smart speaker comes with a USB 2.0 port for charging.
In terms of hardware, the Echo Input Portable edition looks exactly like the Echo Input smart speaker, barring the four LED notifications over the power button that indicate the remaining battery.
The new Echo device has downward-facing speakers and features four microphones on top. On its side, it has a physical power button and the volume buttons and USB 2.0 port as well. The Echo Input Portable edition has no AUX output, and It features a Bluetooth output. The smart speaker connects over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wirelessly.
The smart device does not come with any IP rating. Users can take it around your kitchen or bathroom, but be sure not to splash it with any liquid. The Echo Input Portable edition weighs 445 grams. It was easy to carry around.
However, Amazon says that the smart speaker is recommended to be used indoors because all the ambient noise may affect Alexa’s performance. But if you want to use it as a speaker outdoors, it’s best to play music using the Amazon Alexa app.
Amazon Echo Input Portable smart speaker is available for pre-order on Amazon India starting from 04 December. The Amazon smart speaker will be start shipping from 18th December. While the original retail price of the smart speaker is Rs 5,999, Amazon is offering an introductory price of Rs 4,999 for a limited period. The Echo Input Portable edition is available in the black color variant.
Amazon Echo Input Portable Speaker Specifications
- Model Name: Echo Input Portable
- Color: Black
- OS Compatibility: Android, iOS
- TouchPad: No
- Speaker included: Yes
- Network connectivity: Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- Alexa Calling: Yes
- Controls smart home devices: Yes
- Width: 102
- Height: 102
- Depth: 72
- Weight: 445gms