Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) | HD smart display with Alexa and 13 MP camera | Charcoal
Alexa can show you even more - 8” HD touchscreen, adaptive color, and stereo speakers bring entertainment to life. Make video calls with a 13 MP camera that uses auto-framing to keep you centered.
Stay in frame - Make video calls with a new camera that frames and centers automatically. Simply ask Alexa to call your contacts.
Make life easier at home - Glance at your calendars and reminders. Get daily recipe ideas and cook along hands-free with step-by-step instructions. Use your voice to set timers, update lists, and see news or traffic updates.
Manage your smart home - Look in when you're away with the built-in camera. Control compatible devices like cameras, lights, and more using the interactive display, your voice, or your motion.
Be entertained - Enjoy TV shows and movies in HD and stereo with Prime Video, Netflix, and more. Or ask Alexa to stream Amazon Music, Apple Music, or Spotify.
Put your memories on display - Use Amazon Photos to turn your home screen into a digital frame. Adaptive color helps your favorite photos look great in any light.
Designed to protect your privacy - Amazon is not in the business of selling your personal information to others. Built with multiple layers of privacy controls including a mic/camera off button and a built-in camera shutter.
Stay in frame while you stay in the loop
Get everyone in the frame easily when catching up on a video call using a new 13 MP camera that automatically pans, zooms, and frames. Connect quickly by asking Alexa to call family and friends who have the Alexa app, a compatible Alexa-enabled device, or apps like Zoom.
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Alexa can show you to-do lists and appointments, along with updates from your favorite news sources. Check the weather and traffic as you head out the door, see how your favorite team did last night, or cook along with step-by-step recipes.
Enjoy a smarter smart home
Paired with compatible light bulbs, thermostats, and more, Echo Show 8 lets you control your smart home using your voice or the interactive display. You can also schedule Routines or even start them with your motion. When you walk into a room, the lamp can turn on or music can start to play—just like that.
Look in when you're out
Securely access the built-in camera to look around and get peace of mind whenever you want. You can also set up Guard for free in the Alexa app to get mobile alerts if your Echo device detects the sound of a smoke alarm or glass breaking while you’re away. And subscribe to Guard Plus for hands-free calling to emergency response agents through your Echo and more. Learn more about Alexa Guard.
So many ways to be entertained
Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV shows, movies, music videos, or movie trailers from Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, and more. Stream music from Amazon Music, Apple Music, and Spotify, or cook along with your favorite Food Network chefs.
All your photos. All right here.
Use Amazon Photos or photos from Facebook to turn your home screen into a digital frame. See your photos rotate with other home screen content or as a slideshow. Your favorite pics will look great in any light, thanks to adaptive color. Prime members also get unlimited cloud photo storage.
Alexa for Kids and Family
Alexa can help kids learn and grow—while having fun along the way. And with free parental controls from Amazon Kids, Alexa will automatically give kid-friendly responses, filter explicit songs and block shopping. Children’s privacy is important to us. Discover how kids can use Alexa, watch helpful how-to videos, get answers to FAQs, and more.
Haven’t tried Amazon Kids+? Click here to start your 1-month free trial. Amazon Kids+ is an all-in-one subscription that unlocks thousands of hours of kid-friendly videos, interactive games, educational skills, and Audible books starting at $2.99/month.
Designed to protect your privacy
Alexa and Echo Show devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. From the mic/camera off button and built-in camera shutter to the ability to delete your voice recordings, you have transparency and control over your Alexa experience. Learn more about Alexa privacy.
Simple to set up and use
1. Plug in Echo Show 8.
2. Connect to the internet using Echo Show 8.
3. Just ask Alexa for music, weather, news, and more.
Every day is an earth day
You don't have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We considered sustainability in the design of this Echo device. Here's how:
10% post-consumer recycled plastics 100% post-consumer recycled fabric 50% post-consumer recycled plastic in power adapter
Amazon is building new wind and solar farms to produce clean energy equivalent to the electricity used by this device.
98% of this device’s packaging is made of wood fiber-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.
Low Power Mode
To reduce its energy consumption, this device will enter Low Power Mode when it is idle.
Understand the energy usage of select Echo and Alexa-connected devices with the energy dashboard in the Alexa app. Learn more here.
Part With Purpose
There may come a time when you want to trade in or recycle your device. Explore options with Amazon Second Chance.
Echo Show 8
7.9”x 5.4”x 3.9” (200mm x 135mm x 99mm)
36.6 oz (1037 grams) Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process.
8.0” touch screen
13 MP camera with built-in shutter (Photo quality/size may vary)
Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show 8 or from Echo Show 8 to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
2.0” (52 mm) neodymium speakers with passive bass radiator.
Echo Show 8 comes ready to connect to your WiFi. The Alexa app is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser.Supported operating systems. Certain skills and services may require subscription or other fees.
Amazon WiFi simple setup enables customers to connect smart devices to their WiFi network in a few easy steps. WiFi simple setup is another way Alexa is always getting smarter.Learn more about frustration-free setup.
MediaTek MT 8183
On Echo devices with screens, you can enable Alexa captioning and closed captioning, magnify the screen, toggle color inversion, and choose between color correction options. You can also enable the VoiceView screen reader to use gestures to navigate the screen and hear spoken feedback about the items you select. Learn more aboutEcho with a screen accessibilityandAlexa accessibility.
Echo Show 8, Glacier White power adapter (30W)/cable (4.9 ft.) and quick start guide.
Echo Show 8 (2nd Gen) - 2021 release
Wake word technology, streaming indicators, microphone/camera off button, built-in camera shutter, the ability to view and delete your voice recordings, and more. Visit theAlexa Privacy Hubto explore how Alexa and Echo devices are designed to protect your privacy.
Alexa speaks English and Spanish
Alexa Skills & Features
Alexa makes your life easier, more meaningful, and more fun by letting you voice control your world. Alexa can help you get more out of the things you already love and discover new possibilities you've never imagined.Discover and learn what Alexa can do.