The Amazon Echo Dot 2 is arriving on December 5th through Amazon.ca along with the Amazon Echo (gen 2) and Echo Plus.
Here is a quick summary of what the Amazon Echo Dot 2 offers.
- A self-contained AI unit with a speaker built into it (no bass but can be loud).
- Bluetooth connectivity or aux cable.
- Wifi enabled.
- Multi-room music playback.
- Alexa is always learning new skills through the Amazon Alexa App.
- Can control your home using additional attachments like lights, TV, any electronic with it connected to a hub.
- Build your own routine to start your day.
- Listen to Spotify, Amazon Prime Music, Podcasts.
- Make calls and connect with friends who also have Echos.
Bottom line: I really love my echo. I use it everyday connected to my speaker via bluetooth, how I get my news, and control my lights. For $50, this is a great start to your smart home.
For more info, click on the video link above!
Purchase it here:
Amazon Echo Dot 2 in Black
Wemo Mini Plug
The Wemo Mini works great with the Echo line. I have no cons for it as it works perfectly the way I need it to. You can schedule a time when it turns on and off, control it anywhere in the world, it's just awesome.
You can get additional savings through BC hydro for power savings ($5, must submit rebate).