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Anytime you think, you have seen and heard enough Bluetooth technology devices another one pops up. The Amazon Tap is an Alexa-Enabled Portable Bluetooth Speaker from Amazon devices, retailing at $ 129.9 on the Amazon online store complete with free shipping. As the name suggests, Amazon Tap is a hands-free mode device, which is Wi-Fi enabled and thus constantly updates and upgrades itself. The device is available in six different colors that range from classic to vibrant.
Simple, Portable and Usable
The Amazon Tap is designed small, and light with a simple cylindrical design, making it an extremely portable Bluetooth speaker to keep you entertained and updated on the world’s happenings. Despite its miniature size, the speaker is quite loud, and since its Dual Stereo and Dolby-powered, it offers crisp vocals and great bass responses. It has a long battery life providing continuous playback of up to 9 hours. Included in the Amazon Tap box are the device itself, a microUSB cable and adapter, a charging cradle and a start guide, and it has a one-year warranty and service, and an optional separately sold extensive warranty of up to 3-years for U.S customers.
The speaker is easy to set-up and use as all the user needs to do. Use the mobile/web browser to connect to the internet with the Alexa App, and then tap the device and ask for whatever one needs like music, weather updates, news and even order a pizza, request for Uber and tracking one’s fitness. Amazon Tap is compatible with most Android, Mac, and iOS browsers.
Comparison with other Bluetooth Speakers
The Bluetooth speakers that are close competitors of Amazon Tap are the JBL Flip 3 and UE Boom 2, which retail at $77 and % 169 respectively. However, Amazon Tap‘s capabilities and technology override these two speakers with many features. Primarily, Amazon Tap is Wi-Fi enabled unlike the two speakers making music streaming from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn and iHeartRadio possible. The Amazon Tap speaker has voice control and works with mobile phone hotspots, which JBL Flip 3 and UE Boom 2 cannot. The new Bluetooth device is also powered by Dolby and includes a charging cradle, unlike its competing counterparts.