Amazon has made its Echo Buttons, the company's "first Alexa gadgets", available to pre-order on its U.S. website. First announced in September, the $20 accessories come in packs of two and are designed to allow Amazon Echo owners to play family trivia games with the voice-activated smart speakers.

echo buttons
About 3 inches (76mm) wide and 1.5 inches (38mm) tall, the Echo Buttons each have a multi-color LED on top that lights up the push button. The devices are powered by two triple-A batteries and connect to Echo speakers via Bluetooth.

Amazon says the buttons will work with four Alexa skills when they ship on December 19 in time for the holidays, including name-that-song game "Beat the Intro" and "Fourth Down Football Trivia", with support for more sound effect and quiz games expected further down the line.

Echo Button Alexa Skills
The Echo Buttons are compatible with all old and new Echo devices as well as the forthcoming Echo Spot, but they don't work with the Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, or any other non-Echo device.

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Top Rated Comments

RickInHouston Avatar
54 months ago
Just bring on the Echo Spot! Can't come soon enough. No other product like it.
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somethingelsefl Avatar
54 months ago
So...there are about 5 different versions of Alexa (And even one for your car!), 1000s of skills, and now accessories.

I just can't help but see Apple's delay on it's ONE dedicated home assistant (Homepod) to be justifiable. I know Apple wants to "get it right" but honestly, there is very little wrong with Alexa or Google Home.
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