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Amazon Echo Show 8

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Amazon’s Echo Show 8 is the middle child between the small Echo Show 5 and the larger 10-inch Echo Show. The display is sharp and colorful, and the audio quality is very impressive, with deep bass and clear highs. Like other Alexa displays, it offers NBC, Hulu and Amazon Prime video, and it also supports video calling via Skype. Yet, it still suffers from a rather cumbersome interface, and the Alexa app isn’t very intuitive.

Pros
  • Stylish design
  • Beautiful display
  • Stellar sound quality
  • Works well with other Amazon products
  • Supports Skype
Cons
  • Interface is not as intuitive as Google’s
  • Customizing the display can be a bit of a pain

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Connected display
Screen size
8in
Screen resolution
1280x800
Touchscreen
Yes
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Touchscreen
Connected display
8in
1280x800
Yes

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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