Amazon introduces all-new Echo Pop smart speaker to Kiwis

The all-new Echo Pop delivers full sound and the power of Alexa, with a pop of colour in an all-new form factor – and it won't break the budget.

Nov 28, 2023

Amazon has introduced an additional way for Kiwis to access Alexa with the launch of the all-new Echo Pop; a compact smart speaker available in three colour options to suit any home aesthetic.

The new Echo Pop from Amazon is an addition to the existing Echo smart speaker family featuring a compact semi-sphere form factor and offering a quality audio experience all for an affordable recommended retail price of $89. Available in all-new Lavender Bloom and Midnight Teal colour options, as well as in Charcoal, the new Echo Pop features a front-facing directional speaker to deliver full sound. Amazon says it will be great for bedrooms, apartments, or any small space in the home.

Users can simply ask Alexa to play their favourite music or radio station, read audiobooks, remind them about daily calendar events, control compatible smart lights and plugs, or add items to a shopping list. The Echo Pop comes in three colours so customers will be able to find a colour that fits their style, find a spot that fits their small space, and play a track that hits just right, totally hands-free with Alexa.

From cooking timers to recipe inspiration, users can create shopping lists, set reminders and check calendar notifications to keep up to date with holiday events, as well as listen to their favourite music, podcasts or audiobooks from any room in the home.

Amazon says its Echo devices are also designed with customer privacy in mind and include multiple layers of privacy controls. All Echo devices include a microphone on/off button and the ability to view and delete voice recordings via the Alexa app. With Amazon Kids on Alexa, parents can also view their child’s activity and manage parental controls in the Parent Dashboard.