Amazon Echo and other Alexa speakers are now officially available in India

15th February 2018 | by sekar

Amazon Echo speakers and other Alexa speakers are now available in India across offline and online retail channels without invites,

Amazon announced that the range of Alexa powered echo speakers is available at all Offline and Online Retail channels in India.  Earlier the customer wants to request an invite and got approved to get the Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Plus speakers. Now the invitation system has been removed and everyone can buy it at and at other retail stores.

Amazon announced that the Indian Alexa skills have been increased to 12,000 for the earlier 10,000 mark. At present three Echo Range of the speaker were released. Namely

  • Amazon Echo (2nd gen) in black, grey, or white: ₹9,999 ($156 approx)
  • Amazon Echo Plus in black: ₹14,999 ($234)
  • Amazon Echo Dot in black or white: ₹4,499 ($70)

There are also two Alexa Speakers from other brands for the users –

  • Harman Kardon Allure in black: ₹22,499 ($352)
  • Eufy Genie (still only by invitation): ₹3999 (Offer price).

The best part of these echo speakers are that it is integrated with the Amazon music, Which has a wide range of Local and International songs in it. Apart from this, it can be used as a Bluetooth speaker, As a device to connect to the internet for information or to control your smart devices. However, people will miss the Free Prime membership worth Rs 999 which is availed earlier.


Echo speakers tweeter feature 360-degree omnidirectional audio and Far-Field Voice Recognition technology that lets the speakers hear users even in noisy environments. The Echo Dot features a 0.6″ tweeter weights 163 grams and with 32 x 84 x 84 mm in dimension, the Echo houses a 2.5″ woofer and a 0.6″ tweeter weights 821 grams with 148 x 88 x 88 mm in dimension, while the Echo Plus integrates a 2.5″ woofer and a 0.8″ tweeter weights 954 grams with 235 x 84 x 84 mm in dimension.

If you’re interested with Alexa, Note that though the price has been increased, shipping is free for all of them and you get access to Alexa’s more than 12000 skills, hands-free calls and messages, along with integration with Amazon Music, Saavn, and TuneIn. Also, note that only the Amazon Echo Plus functions as a smart home hub.


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