See and do more with Alexa Echo Show 8 connects to Alexa to give you rich stereo sound with vivid visuals on an 8″ HD screen. Check step-by step recipes while cooking. Set alarms and timers. Display your favourite photos. Check weather and traffic as you head out. Catch up on news highlights. Entertainment for every part of your day Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV programmes, films or music videos. Listen to music from streaming services like Apple Music, Spotify and Deezer, and see song lyrics and album art with Amazon Music. Connect with your friends and family With the Echo Show 8 you can make hands-free calls to your friends and family who a compatible Alexa-enabled device or the Alexa app on their phone. The upgraded 13 MP camera has an auto-framing feature that pans and zooms to keep you in frame. And when you’re away, you can securely access the camera from your phone to check on your house. More ways to control your privacy Alexa and Echo devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. For example, on Echo Show 8, you can turn off the mics and camera with the press of a button, or slide the built-in cover to easily close the camera. You also have control over your voice recordings. You can view, hear or delete them at any time. Voice control your smart home Manage compatible smart home devices on the simple, interactive display, or use your voice. Control lights and switches, set thermostats and view security cameras. Alexa is happy to help Make your life easier at home. Use your voice to set timers, add items to lists and create calendar events and reminders. You can also check the news, weather or traffic. Ask for sports scores, film screening times or information. Alexa has skills With tens of thousands of skills and counting, Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and help you do more, such as play relaxing sounds or test your music knowledge. Just say, “Alexa, what are your top skills?” Earth-friendly This latest generation Echo Show uses 30% post-consumer recycled plastics, 100% post-consumer recycled fabric, and 100% recycled die-cast aluminium in its build. And 98% of the packaging is made from wood-fibre materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.