Amazon Echo (Gen 2), Echo Plus, & Echo Dot Arrive At Telus

Telus is happy to welcome the Amazon Echo family of connected home hubs to Canada. Starting today Canadians can pre-order Amazon Echo (Gen 2) and Echo Plus online at telus.com. Telus customers will be able to purchase Amazon Echo (Gen 2), Echo Plus, and Echo Dot online and in-store on December 5.

Here’s how the Amazon Echo models stack up:

Amazon Echo Plus:

  • Connected home hub powered by the Alexa platform
  • Built-in hub to control smart home devices
  • Plays music on command and connects to other smart devices (Philips Hue, Nest)
  • Improved speakers with Dolby processing deliver crisp vocals and extended bass to fill the room with immersive, 360° audio (Dolby)
  • Seven microphones, beamforming technology, and noise cancellation

Pre-order offer: $169.99 ($199.99 after December 9)

Pre-order by December 4 and get one year of Amazon Prime on us.

                               

Amazon Echo (Gen 2):

  • Connected home hub powered by the Alexa platform
  • Includes powerful speaker
  • Plays music on command and connects to other smart devices (Philips Hue, Nest) – powered by Dolby
  • Same features as Gen 1 with smaller form factor

Pre-order offer: $99.99 ($129.99 after December 9)

Pre-order by December 4 and get one year of Amazon Prime on us.

 

Amazon Echo Dot:

  • Echo’s “Mini Me”
  • Designed to bring connectivity to any room in the home with a smaller, quieter speaker
  • 3.5mm output jack and Bluetooth connectivity allowing you to connect it to your current sound system

Offer: $49.99 ($69.99 after December 9)
Building on an already incredible voice experience and their customer service commitment the Telus team has worked with Amazon and their Alexa Skills kit to build a skill allowing Telus customers to call friends, check billing and data usage, and easily add new data or travel products. The Telus Skill will be available on the Skill store today.

 

 

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