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Amazon Echo Auto (2018)

Amazon Echo Auto (2018)
alaScore 93

12 reviews

Sep, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Amazon Echo Auto (2018). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.6/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and microphone. The price and sound are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the design.

usability, sound, price, microphone, size

design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Echo Auto (2018) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 12 reviews)

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Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa, take me home

 

Amazon's move into your car was an inevitable step, while third parties embraced the idea of Alexa in the car before Amazon arrived at the same destination with the Echo Auto. Launched in the US in 2018, it's taken a couple of years to head overseas,...

Great voice control Familiar Alexa experience Easy route to making your car smart

Adds little to modern cars Doesn't really handle location well Relies on phone connection

The Echo Auto delivers the Alexa experience - ease of communication, a skill for delivering music, and easy access to any other services you've hooked up via Alexa. Arguably there could be more car-specific apps and the location services could be...

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Jim Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Amazon Echo Auto Review UK

 

If you use Alexa a lot at home, then putting her in your car can be useful. The Echo Auto is compatible with most cars and is ideal if yours is older.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Rene Millman (absolutegadget.com)

Amazon Echo Auto review

 

Good to have home and car using the same devices.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Amazon Echo Auto Review

 

The Amazon Echo Auto ($49.99) lets you take the company's Alexa voice assistant along for the ride. It's a nondescript little device that plugs into your car's 12-volt outlet (or USB port if you have one) and connects to your phone's Alexa app to...

Easy to install Reasonably priced Multiple microphones Offers all Alexa functionality

Uses your phone's data plan Lacks native driving directions Air vent mount not very secure Occasionally dropped connection to phone in testing

Amazon's Echo Auto brings Alexa smarts to your car for under $50, but it doesn't offer native voice-guided driving directions, and occasionally lost connection in our tests.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Sean Hollister (theverge.com)

AMAZON ECHO AUTO REVIEW: SO... HOW DUMB IS YOUR CAR?

 

My wife is practical. She always prefers to flip a switch or press a button, instead of asking Alexa or Google. And even though I'm the one who put a cheap smart speaker in every room of the house, I often have to agree: It's usually more reliable to...

Good Bluetooth adapter / speakerphone Can pick up voice commands over wind and music Makes music requests easy

Alexa is really dumb about location Doesn’t handle cellular handoffs well Car-friendly skills need an overhaul

Aug, 2019

Expert review by : Michael Simon (techhive.com)

Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa just doesn't deliver as a co-pilot

 

The Amazon Echo Auto brings Alexa into your car, but it relies too much on your existing technology to be of much use.

Easy to set up and use ; Excellent microphone support

Doesn't work without a smartphone ; Functions mainly as an intermediary ; Bulky and bland industrial design

It won’t take long for the Echo Auto’s biggest issue to become apparent: It’s basically superfluous. Since you need to have a phone with you for it to work, it basically acts as a middledevice. It doesn’t do anything you can’t already do with your...

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

Amazon Echo Auto review - take Alexa on the road and make your car smarter

 

75% VERDICT The Echo Auto is an ideal choice for customers who want to make their car smarter and easier to control with their voice to access music and content along with skills and numerous other features. And if you can't bear to leave Alexa behind....

Small and affordable ; Connects through your smartphone ; Can make your car smarter ; Includes all of Alexa's skills

Needs to be connected to a visible cable at all times ; Air vent mount won't work for all ; Newer cars make some features redundant

The Echo Auto is an ideal choice for customers who want to make their car smarter and easier to control with their voice to access music and content along with skills and numerous other features. And if you can’t bear to leave Alexa behind. The Echo...

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Michael Aulia (cravingtech.com)

That “Alexa in your car” gadget (Echo Auto) is available for pre-order now

 

Thanks to Amazon, we pretty much have Alexa everywhere around the house. Our Amazon Echo Show 8 is on the kitchen bench, Echo Show 5 in our main bedroom, Echo Dot 3rd Gen with Clock in the nursery room, and other Echo speakers like the Echo Studio...

May, 2020

Expert review by : Nandagopal Rajan (indianexpress.com)

Echo Auto review: Alexa listens to you in the car

 

Echo Auto review: Well, Echo Auto is a small device that does everything that other Echo devices do, but ideally plays back via the music system in your car. Echo Auto is different from other devices from Amazon, for this is the first Echo that works...

Jan, 2020

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