Amazon Echo Unboxing and Hands-On Preview Demo

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How's this for a surprise?!? Our generous family member we mentioned earlier received her Amazon Echo at lunch today! We couldn't wait to play with it, so we threw together a quick hands on unboxing preview video for your edification this afternoon.

We obviously want to spend more time messing around with the Echo before we give our full review, but our initial impressions are good. For the most part our early idea is that the Echo is a great music player that can also answer questions, handle appointments and reminders and handle a few interesting tasks. It feels like a device with enormous potential, that we will explore and share later. In the mean-time, please enjoy our video above!

Here's our dedicated Amazon Echo section: Amazon Echo Android Forum at DroidForums.net

Also, please check out our Amazon Echo Q&A thread to share which questions you would like us to ask Alexa for our full review: What would you like to see hear the Amazon Echo do Android Forum at DroidForums.net
 

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Stormy nice job man! So good a job I'm purchasing one today :)

It's a great piece of tech. I am surprised at how great it sounds. Thanks again
 

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Awesome!
 

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Sweet.. Response time is good. Thanks for sharing.
 

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Sounds pretty cool! I could use a device like this around my house. It would be handy to have in the kitchen or other places that that you want tunes and or need some quick facts answered while you're hands are busy.
 
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Yeah... we are looking forward to playing with the scheduler and alarm clock functions too!
 

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I think I might be in love with Alexa. Anyone seen the movie, 'Her'?
 

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You lucky dog! I can't wait to get mine.

I'm not sure where I'm going to put it yet. How long is the power cord that comes with it?
 
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It's a standard 6-foot cord. Great question!
 

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Got a response from Amazon. "Not available for international shipping". Boo Hoo!!!
 

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Excellent video! Now...where is my invite Amazon??

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