Amazon Echo Present 5 (third Gen, 2023) Assessment: A Higher Expertise

The very best factor about this system is its 5.5-inch display. Not the touchscreen, we’ll confront that later, however the visible part of the show. It is very good, virtually stunning, and is by far the most effective visible expertise on any small Amazon Echo product. The colours are very vibrant, and you may fortunately stare on the system flipping by way of paintings or watching video for prolonged durations of time. Photos are additionally fairly sharp on the Echo Present 5, so watching movies is a pleasing expertise — and it makes a stable digital picture body.

There’s a draw back with movies, and that comes by way of the restricted variety of apps obtainable. Even YouTube has to run by way of Amazon’s unpopular Silk internet browser. That is one thing Amazon may repair by getting just a few streaming providers into its app retailer or pushing out a considerable replace.

Maybe crucial ingredient within the substantial enhancements we’re seeing with this Echo system (vs its predecessors) is the “infinity edge cowl glass” that now adorns its entrance. It enhances the general sleeker look Amazon has adopted with this technology of Echo Present 5, and really turns the system into one thing you fairly need to have a look at. It is one thing that may truly look good in a lounge or at a bedside, as a substitute of the clunky, uninteresting, gadgets that made up the earlier generations.