Amazon has launched its smart plug in India. The smart plug works with Alexa and enables one to add voice control to existing range of appliances, such as lamps, table fans, televisions, air-purifiers, sound bars and more.
Amazon smart plus comes with 3-pin socket design and has 6A power rating along with state retention feature. The state retention feature ensures that appliances go back to their last state (on/off) in case of power outage and resumption. With the newly launched device, one can control their connected appliances even when they’re not next to their appliances by using the Alexa app.
To set up the plug, one needs to simply plug it into the socket and connect with Alexa app.Once connected, customers can ask Alexa on any Echo, Fire TV or Alexa built-in device or the Alexa app to turn on/off the power. For example, they can ask, “Alexa, turn off the fan” or “Alexa, turn on mosquito repellant”.
Price and Availability
Priced at Rs 1,999, the Amazon Smart Plug is up for purchase on the e-tailer’s website starting today. It can also be purchased across Amazon kiosks in Mumbai and Bangalore as well as at select Croma and Reliance Digital outlets. Amazon has also announced a bundle offer under which the smart plug can be purchased at Rs 999 with Echo Dot.
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