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Amazon introduces new Echo devices and updates Fire TV

The Amazon Echo Spot. Photo: Amazon

Amazon used a press event in Seattle to unveil a range of new hardware, including a new range of Echo speakers and an update to its Fire TV set-top box.

Why it matters: Amazon is known for offering a lot of technology at a low price and it has dialed up the pressure on Apple and Google with the new gear. The new devices also will take the Alexa voice assistant to more places.

Here are the new products:

What didn't get introduced: The smart glasses that Amazon is reportedly working on.