Amazon may launch a supersized Echo speaker with touchscreen

That is why a Chinese company has come up with a product called "DingDong" - a $118 (roughly Rs. 8,100) smart speaker operable by voice. It would capitalize on the surprise success of Amazon's Echo smart speakers, potentially keeping the Seattle-based company ahead of Apple, Google, Microsoft and other rivals in the effort to bring voice-activated intelligent assistants into the home. The screen-speaker combination is expected to be announced as soon as the first quarter of 2017, and will likely be priced much higher than Amazon's current sparks (which cost $50, $130, and $180).

Better yet, awareness of Amazon Echo among U.S. Amazon customers increased dramatically in the past 12 months, the research firm finds. Its Echo speakers have been a surprise hit though, with Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimating USA sales of more than 5 million units since 2014.

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Foxconn, meanwhile, was employing some 690,000 workers in China as of the end of April, equal to the entire population of Detroit. That might be a far-fetched thought, but Apple has reportedly considered the idea of manufacturing iPhones in the America.

Get Fully Charged, from Bloomberg Technology. It shouldn't be surprising, then, to hear that the new device will reportedly use an "optimized version" of Fire OS, Amazon's operating system for those tablets.

Just in time, Amazon offers big savings for Echo and Alexa devices on Cyber Monday 2016! Amazon is also testing a feature that allows users to pin items such as photos on their speaker's screen akin to physically placing items on a refrigerator door, one of the people said. The Echo itself has been one of Amazon's few runaway hits in the hardware business.

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Some reviewers panned the current Echo for poor audio quality, which is partly due to Amazon designing it to sound better at moderate volume levels, according to one of the people. Name recognition has probably help to bolster this acceptance - with Google and Apple recently releasing their own voice-enabled devices.Amazon Echo's attractive price point doesn't hurt either.

"Amazon continues to expand Echo, introducing two new models this year, the Dot and Tap" said Josh Lowitz, Partner and Co-Founder of CIRP.

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And if you were anxious that the unconfirmed device will replace current models, one of the sources told Bloomberg that the existing range will remain on-sale.


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