Amazon India yesterday launched an Alexa-powered smart plug. The device which is originally announced in 2018, enables users to control compatible gadgets and appliances with the help of voice commands.
There are a huge range of devices which include lamps, table fans, electric kettles, mobile chargers, televisions, air coolers, air purifiers, and many that work with the Alexa smart plug.
There are currently various smart plugs available in the market that are enabled by Alexa. People are already using to smart power their appliances. But now, Amazon has launched its own smart plug.
Amazon Smart Plug
According to Amazon, the device has a 6A power rating and comes with a state retention feature that helps the devices go back to their last state in case of power outage.
The setup is pretty simple as the users just need to plug in a 3-pin standard electrical socket setup and connecting it with the Alexa app in your device. After setting up the connection with the device, users can recite the command to on it or off it on any fire tv, echo dot or Alexa devices.
The smart plug also enables its users to setup scheduled actions. The users can setup actions to turn the light off every night and schedule it to turn on every morning. The application even enables users to control their connected appliances remotely.
This Amazon smart plug is priced at Rs.1999. It is now readily available for purchase in the Amazon store. It is also available at a price of Rs.999 if purchased as a bundle along with Echo dot.
The product is also available for purchase at select Croma and Reliance Digital outlets.