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Amazon sold over 100 million Alexa-powered devices in 2018

Amazon’s smart speaker series Echo are powered by Alexa.
Amazon’s smart speaker series Echo are powered by Alexa. (Amazon)

Amazon also revealed that the number of people who use Alexa every day and who own more than one Echo device doubled in 2018.

Strange, but true; voice-assistant speakers are actually taking over as smart devices. Amazon has announced that it has sold over 100 million devices with its Alexa smart assistant built-in.

During the holiday season, sales of Amazon Echo Dot devices exceeded expectation and nearly one million people signed up to receive invites to buy the Echo Auto- a dash-mounted Alexa-enabled device for any car, Cnet reported.

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Alexa-enabled devices enjoy the advantage over other companies which are still perfecting their smart speaker range where Amazon has been able to simply expand its lineup with tailor-made Alexa skills. Recently, Amazon revealed that the number of people who use Alexa every day and who own more than one Echo device doubled in 2018.

 

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