Regardless of being made enjoyable of by way of its design, value, and options, Apple’s AirPods have been flying off the cabinets, a lot in order that firms equivalent to 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 just like the AirPods. As anticipated of Amazon, these headphones will characteristic Alexa integration, that means that every one the Alexa abilities that you just’re used to might 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 manner into so many properties in America, the place numerous good merchandise are all linked and controllable by it. Which means that as an alternative of getting a tool just like the Echo, customers can stroll round of their residence with their headphones and management their good locks, their lights, and extra.
There is no such thing as a phrase on when Amazon’s Alexa earbuds might be launching nor how a lot it would price, however as Bloomberg notes, Amazon usually undercuts the competitors so with the AirPods priced beginning at $159, there’s a likelihood that Amazon’s personal choices may very well be cheaper.
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