Motorola simply declared another Moto Mod for its Moto Z smartphones: a $150 speaker connection with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant.
Authoritatively called the Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa, the new attachment is pretty much what you’d get on the off chance that you took the current Soundboost 2 speaker mod and inherent Alexa. The new mod attachments also flaunt a sparkling blue LED ring on the back, much the same as you’d get on a real Echo device. Now, transforming a smartphone into a scaled down Echo isn’t generally a terrible thing, in essence, yet it is somewhat of an irregular item, seeing as any smartphone that you’d append the Mod would as of now have Google Assistant accessible for nothing. In the event that you just should have an Amazon Echo, the $149.99 that Moto is charging for the Alexa Smart Speaker Mod could get you both a $99 Amazon Echo and an Echo Dot (or an Echo Plus or an Echo Spot) at a similar cost.
The main target audience for the gadget will be people who are so profoundly dedicated to the Alexa ecosystem that they need to have an Echo aide with cell information that they can take anyplace, who likewise has a Moto Z cell phone that they wouldn’t see any problems some better speakers on. What’s more, hello, on the off chance that you fall into that (perhaps nonexistent) category? You’ll have the capacity to lift one up at some point in November from the typical cluster of major electronics retailers (counting Best Buy, Amazon, and obviously, Motorola).
Then again, Motorola additionally declared that the Moto X4 — which has Alexa straightforwardly coordinated into the gadget — will be accessible for preorder in the US on October 19th; the smartphone is set to go on sale on the 26th for $399.99. Motorola will likewise be offering the X4 in a less expensive “Prime Exclusive” variation, which will incorporate lock screen includes for $70 less.