Amazon takes on the smart alarm clock with the $130 Echo Spot

Brian Heater
Many have tried and failed to bring the world a smart alarm clock (remember Chumby?), but no one has been better positioned than Amazon to deliver on the promise.

Many have tried and failed to bring the world a smart alarm clock (remember Chumby?), but no one has been better positioned than Amazon to deliver on the promise. In essence, the product is a tiny Echo Show. Echo Show crossed with Echo Dot = Echo Spot. Get it?

The product features a two inch display in a half circle design. As Amazon put it, anything the Show can do, Echo Spot can do, too. But the new Spot comes at the much more affordable price point of $130. 

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