Amazon Company is developing a new version of Echo speaker system with access to the voice assistant Alexa. From existing models novelty will differ by the presence of a touch screen. This was reported by a source with reference to informants familiar with the matter. As stated, the screen, the size of which will be close to seven inches, will facilitate access to information, including weather forecasts, event calendar, and news.
Due to the screen a new speaker will be more than the current models. The screen will be installed at an angle for a better perception of the worth user. Another difference between the new model and previous models are the speakers that provide better sound quality. Announcement of the new speaker is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017.
Source: by Bloomberg