What is the echo dot and what does it do?
In it’s simplest form an Echo dot is a personal voice assistant with a wide range of capability from very simple tasks like, setting timers, alarms, and reminders, playing music and audio books, and keeping you up to date on the news and weather, to even more complicated like setting up smart home devices.
Is there a monthly fee for Alexa?
Not only is there no monthly fee, but you can speak between Alexa devices rather than use the telephone, with no additional costs than your usual internet provider fee. These can be heard using the Alexa device.
Do you need Alexa to use echo dot?
Echo dot is the physical device with which you interact. You can use voice commands on an Echo dot through an Alexa personal assistant to answer questions, play the news. Without Alexa, the Echo Dot is merely a blue tooth speaker. So,yes, you need Alexa to use an echo dot.
What can Amazon Echo do?
Amazon Echo is a smart speaker that responds to voice commands using Alexa, its artificially intelligent personal assistant. All Echo models can answer questions, research the internet, command smart home devices, and stream music.