Amazon just accidentally leaked details about 2 new Alexa devices ahead of an event today

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  • Listings for an Amazon Echo Sub subwoofer and an Amazon Sensible Plug have been leaked forward of an organization occasion on Thursday.
  • The subwoofer is designed to work with Amazon's Echo audio system, which might additionally get stereo sound performance, based on the leaked listings on Amazon UK first noticed by the web site Pocket-lint.
  • The Amazon Sensible Plug would give primary Alexa performance to units plugged into it.
  • The units might turn into out there on October 11, in response to Pocket-lint.

Two new Amazon units have been leaked on Amazon's UK web site forward of an organization occasion in Seattle on Thursday.

The units, whose listings have been first noticed by the web site Pocket-lint, are a £75 (about $100) subwoofer referred to as the Echo Sub and a £95 (about $125) sensible plug referred to as, nicely, the Amazon Smart Plug.

The Echo Sub is designed to accompany Amazon's Echo and Echo Plus sensible audio system for a fuller, deeper sound. Certainly, a subwoofer would add much-needed bass to Amazon's Echo vary of sensible audio system, which critics say have a comparatively skinny sound in contrast with audio system just like the Alexa-powered Sonos One.

Leaked Amazon Sub picture

Amazon UK by way of PocketLint

The itemizing additionally notes a brand new function that permits two suitable Echo audio system to pair collectively and ship true stereo sound. Presently, Amazon's Echo audio system may be paired, however not in stereo — the sound is not separated into left and proper channels, however merely duplicated. Including stereo performance might permit Echo audio system to ship a extra dynamic sound and higher place Echo units as main sound methods slightly than solely sensible audio system.

The Sensible Plug is a wall-power-outlet adapter designed to provide primary Alexa performance to any system plugged into it. For instance, a lamp plugged into the Sensible Plug could possibly be managed with Alexa utilizing your voice at house or the app when you're away, or you can set a schedule to show it on and off.

Leaked Amazon Sensible Plug

Amazon UK by way of Pocket-lint

The Sensible Plug's price ticket appears a bit steep in contrast with other smart plugs bought on Amazon that additionally work with Alexa and price $10 to $30. We'd discover out throughout Amazon's occasion why the Sensible Plug is so costly.

Each gadget listings confirmed availability on October 11, in response to Pocket-lint.

We're more likely to get the small print of those new units on Thursday — if Amazon plans to announce them in the course of the occasion. Different previously rumored products, like a sensible microwave, may be introduced.

Enterprise Insider is on the occasion, so head over to the Tech Insider homepage after 1 p.m. ET for the newest.

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