Alexa is now available from the play store (and presumably itunes).
alexa.amazon.co.uk is up now too.
Upload some mp3s to your Prime Music account (limit of 250 unless you pay extra) so that you can play them through the Echo.
Confirmed in this morning’s press conference.
It will cost £149.99. Echo dot will be £49.99.
“The speakers, equipped with Amazon’s “Alexa” assistant AI, will go up for pre-order later today ahead of the September 28 launch date for the Echo. The Echo Dot will arrive October 20, and both speakers will be available in a new white color option.”
Also Prime pre-orders in the next 2 days will be £50 off. So if you aren’t a prime member, sign up below:
Update: now available for pre-order on Amazon.co.uk! Direct links below:
Also see “What can you do with an Echo”
“Amazon is doubling efforts to expand its personal devices business globally, with the launch of the Echo speaker and its voice-activated Alexa personal assistant in Europe this week.”
Details are emerging about an official UK launch for the Amazon Echo speaker on the 14th September at 11am.