Amazon Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5 get a 2021 camera upgrade

Amazon has revealed two new smart displays, and while the 2021 updates to the Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5 may not have an auto-swiveling screen like the Echo Show 10, they’re also a lot more affordable. Both get upgraded cameras, with the Echo Show 8 adding digital panning and zooming for video calls to help keep you centered int the frame as you move around.

Amazon Echo Show 8 (2021)

Where the Echo Show 10 does that by physically moving the whole smart display around, the Echo Show 8 relies on a wide-angle, 13-megapixel camera instead.

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