Connect with your favorite people
Make hands-free video calls to the Alexa app or another Echo with a screen. Use Announcements to send voice messages to every room with a supported Echo device, or use Drop In as a two-way intercom between rooms
See and do more with Alexa
Echo Show 8 connects to Alexa to give you rich stereo sound with vivid visuals on an 8” HD screen. See on-screen lyrics with Amazon Music. Set alarms and timers. Display your favorite photos. Check weather and traffic as you head out. Catch up on news highlights and movie trailers
Entertainment for every part of your day
Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV shows, movies, music videos, or movie trailers from Prime Video, Hulu, NBC, and more. Listen to music from streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify and see song lyrics and album art with Amazon Music.
More ways to control your privacy
Alexa and Echo devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. From the mic/camera off button and built-in shutter to the ability to delete your voice recordings, you have transparency and control over your Alexa experience.
Voice control your smart home
Alexa is happy to help
Make your life easier at home. Use your voice to set timers, add items to lists, and create calendar events and reminders. You can also check the news, weather, or traffic. Ask for sports scores, movie showtimes, restaurant hours, or information.
Alexa has skills
Alexa for kids
Make your Echo Show 8 kid-friendly at no extra charge by enabling Amazon FreeTime in the Alexa app. Automatically filter explicit content, set bedtime limits, and review activity. Allow independence with calling and video chat only with approved contacts. Children’s privacy is important to Amazon.
With an Amazon FreeTime Unlimited subscription (starting at $2.99 per month), your kids can access over 1,000 Audible books, kid-friendly movies on Prime Video, premium kids skills from brands like Disney and Nickelodeon, ad-free radio stations and playlists, and more. Subscription starts at purchase.