All-new Echo Show 8 | 2nd generation (2021 release), HD smart display with Alexa and 13 MP camera | Charcoal
  • Alexa can show you even more: 8" HD touchscreen, adaptive colour and stereo speakers bring entertainment to life. Make video calls with a 13 MP camera that uses auto-framing to keep you centred.
  • Stay in frame: make video calls with a new camera that frames and centres automatically. Simply ask Alexa to call your contacts.
  • Make life easier at home: glance at your calendars and reminders. Use your voice to set timers, update lists, and see news or traffic updates.
  • Manage your smart home: look in when you're away with the built-in camera. Control compatible devices like cameras, lights and more using the interactive display or your voice.
  • Be entertained: enjoy TV programmes and films in HD and stereo with Prime Video, Netflix and more. Ask Alexa to stream Amazon Music, Apple Music or Spotify.
  • Put your memories on display: use Amazon Photos to turn your Home screen into a digital frame. Adaptive colour helps your favourite photos look great in any light.
  • Designed to protect your privacy: electronically disconnect the microphones and camera with the press of a button. Slide the built-in cover to close the camera.
Echo Show 8 (2nd generation)
Stay in frame while you stay in the loop
Easily get everyone in the frame when catching up on a video call using the
new 13 MP camera that automatically pans, zooms and frames. Connect
quickly by asking Alexa to call family and friends who have the Alexa app or
a compatible Alexa-enabled device.
Ask Alexa to
Alexa can show you to-do lists and appointments, along
with updates from your favourite news sources. Check the
weather and traffic as you head out the door, see how your
favourite team did last night or follow step-by-step
Ask Alexa to
Alexa can show you to-do lists and appointments, along
with updates from your favourite news sources. Check the
weather and traffic as you head out the door, see how your
favourite team did last night or follow step-by-step
Enjoy a smarter smart
Paired with compatible light bulbs,
thermostats and more, Echo Show 8 lets
you control your smart home using your
voice or the interactive display. You can
also schedule Routines.
Look in when you're out
Securely access the built-in camera to look around and get peace of mind whenever
you want.
So many ways to be entertained
Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV programmes, films,
music videos or film trailers from Prime Video, Netflix and more. Stream music
from Amazon Music, Apple Music and Spotify, or follow step-by-step recipe
videos with BBC Good Food.
All your photos in one place
Use Amazon Photos or photos from Facebook to turn your
Home screen into a digital frame. See your photos rotate with
other Home screen content or as a slide show. Your favourite
pictures will look great in any light, thanks to adaptive colour.
Prime members also get unlimited cloud photo storage.
Designed to protect your
Alexa and Echo Show devices are built with
multiple layers of privacy protection. From the
Mic/Camera Off button and built-in camera cover
to the ability to delete your voice recordings, you
have transparency and control over your Alexa
experience. Learn more about Alexa privacy.
Simple to set up and use
1. Plug in Echo Show 8.
2. Connect to the internet.
3. Just ask Alexa for music,
weather, news and more.
Every day is an Earth Day
You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We
integrated sustainability in the design of this device. Here’s how:
30% post-consumer recycled
100% post-consumer recycled
100% recycled die-cast aluminium.
Device, cable and adaptor included.
Clean Energy
Amazon is building new wind and solar farms to produce clean energy equivalent to the electricity used by this device. See the sustainability website for more details.
Device Packaging
98% of this device’s packaging is made of wood-fibre-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.
Low Power Mode
To reduce its energy consumption, this device will enter Low Power mode when it is idle. Low Power mode is not available for certain user configurations. To learn more, see Low Power Mode Restrictions.
Technical details
Echo Show 8 (2nd generation)
200.4 x 135.9 x 99.1 mm
1037 g.
Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process.
8.0″ touchscreen
13 MP camera with built-in cover (photo quality/size may vary).
Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show 8 or from Echo Show 8 to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
2.0″ (52 mm) neodymium speakers with passive bass radiator.
Echo Show 8 comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa app is compatible with Fire OS, Android and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser. Supported operating systems. Certain skills and services are subject to change, may not be available in all areas and languages, and may require separate subscriptions or other fees.
Amazon Wi-Fi simple setup enables customers to connect smart devices to their Wi-Fi network in a few easy steps. Wi-Fi simple setup is another way Alexa is always getting smarter. Learn more about frustration-free setup.
MediaTek MT 8183
On Echo devices with screens, you can enable Alexa subtitles and closed captioning, magnify the screen, toggle colour inversion and choose between colour correction options. You can also enable the VoiceView screen reader to use gestures to navigate the screen and hear spoken feedback about the items you select. Learn more about Echo with a screen accessibility and Alexa accessibility.
Included in
the box
Echo Show 8, Glacier White power adaptor (30 W), cable (1.5 m), and Quick Start Guide.
Echo Show 8, 2nd generation (2021 release).
Wake word technology, streaming indicators, Microphone/Camera Off button, built-in camera cover, the ability to view and delete your voice recordings and more. Visit the Alexa Privacy Hub to explore how Alexa and Echo devices are designed to protect your privacy.
Alexa speaks English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
surface area
Echo Show 8 base is 200 x 99 mm (W x D).
Recommended area: 203 x 127 mm (W x D).
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