Unboxing, setup and hands-on evaluate of Amazon’s new Echo Present 5 sensible show, probably the greatest Alexa audio system with touchscreen controls and voice assist. This can be a extra compact model of the unique Echo Present speaker, rocking a 5.5-inch show and full sensible house connectivity through the Alexa assistant.

After establishing Amazon’s new machine, we take an in depth have a look at the {hardware} and interface. The Mediatek chipset does an excellent job of working the most recent Echo Present 5 easily, whereas your privateness is maintained through the mic mute and digicam cowl.

Just by saying ‘Alexa’, you possibly can command this sensible show to stream video through YouTube, play your music with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music, and entry information out of your calendar or on-line. The Abilities base has expanded quickly, so you are able to do all types – and this is without doubt one of the greatest compact choices for the kitchen or bed room, with higher performance than Lenovo’s Sensible Clock and the Google Hub.

You may seize the brand new Present from Amazon proper now right here within the UK, for £80.