Regardless of being made enjoyable of when it comes to its design, worth, and options, Apple’s AirPods have been flying off the cabinets, a lot in order that corporations resembling Google determined to get in on the motion with the Pixel Buds, and Samsung with the Galaxy Buds. Now in a report from Bloomberg, Amazon desires a slice of that profitable pie.
The report claims that Amazon is engaged on their very own “hearables” and that one of many fashions within the works is a set of true wi-fi earbuds much like the AirPods. As anticipated of Amazon, these headphones will characteristic Alexa integration, which means that every one the Alexa expertise that you just’re used to will likely be accessible from the earbuds themselves.
We reckon that it will give Amazon a bonus over different merchandise just like the Galaxy Buds. That is due to how Alexa has managed to search out its method into so many houses in America, the place numerous sensible merchandise are all linked and controllable by it. Because of this as a substitute of getting a tool just like the Echo, customers can stroll round of their house with their headphones and management their sensible locks, their lights, and extra.
There is no such thing as a phrase on when Amazon’s Alexa earbuds will likely be launching nor how a lot it should price, however as Bloomberg notes, Amazon sometimes undercuts the competitors so with the AirPods priced beginning at $159, there’s a probability that Amazon’s personal choices could possibly be cheaper.
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