Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids is a smart display perfectly made for children. It features a sphere-shaped chameleon design with 5.5-inch screen, 2-megapixel sensor camera and a built-in smart home hub and produces better sound. It also comes with access to Amazon Kids+, and Amazon Alexa voice assistance, as well as parent permits and control which give parents or guardians the ability to manage what your kids are doing.
It is also equipped with dual-band Wi-Fi and two microphones, so your kid can easily connect to your home wireless network to enjoy music, video chat with permitted friends and family.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids Key Specs & Features
- Wedge-shape design
- 5.5-inch HD display, 960 x 480
- 2 MP camera with built-in shutter
- Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- 1.65-inch 4W speaker drivers
- Parent or guardian control
- one-year Amazon Kids+ subscription
- Alexa Voice Control Support
Design / Display
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids smart display sports a wedge/sphere-shaped build that measures 5.8 x 3.4 x 2.9-inch, hence, it can be perfectly positioned on the shelf or bed side. This device has a small 5.5-inch display, surrounded by thick bezels at the front, while the back sports chameleon look.
Furthermore, the Echo Show 5 Kids edition comes with multiple layers of privacy protection button including the built-in camera privacy shutter, microphone mute and volume up, and down control, all positioned at the top.
The Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids Edition 2021 top bezel host the 2-mega-pixel camera and the rear host the power port, and a micro USB port.
Above all, this smart screen and speaker device is made of 38% post-consumer recycled plastic, 100% post-consumer recycled fabric and 50% post-consumer recycled plastic in power adapter.
The smart display has 5.5-inch touchscreen HD display with 960 x 480 resolution, hence, your kids can easily watch TV shows, make video calls, see the weather or album art, and other permitted stuff. Its touchscreen is for a detailed settings menu that lets you customize the clock face, play with settings for the alarm, and more.
Above all, every display stream on this device can be easily monitored and controlled by the parent, including the games.
As an Amazon product, the Echo Show 5 kids is compatible with the Alexa voice assistance for asking questions, setting timers, playing music, and more. Your kids can also make calls to other Alexa-enabled video devices, although with parents permission.
With this Amazon device, children are able to customize their home screen, set clocks, and even tap Alexa for some homework help. It is also an effective alarms device, thanks to the smart system.
Furthermore, the Echo Show 5 kids edition comes with a one-year subscription to Amazon Kids+, which is the company’s entertainment service so you kids can access learning-based games, books, music videos and more.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids supports the Alexa app which is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices. It is also accessible via a web browser. Above all, this device is equipped with ARM Mali-T720 GPU on SoC with user-friendly interface.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids has parental controls built-in by default so parents and guardians can filter content, block shopping and control / monitor the kids activities on the device via the Parent Dashboard.
The Parental controls make it easy for parents to schedule bedtime and set daily limits on activities like watching videos. Parents can even give kids access to more content, like skills and music. Likewise, parents can also enable calls to emergency numbers so kids can reach emergency services when needed.
You can also easily communicate with your kids using the Alexa feature or voice call through other Alexa-enabled device, as well as delete voice recording not needed from the Echo Show 5 Kids.
The Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids features 2MP built-in camera for video calls to other Echo devices, the Alexa app, or Skype. This camera has a privacy shutter that physically blocks the camera to sure your privacy.
It also comes with one 4 watt speaker which has a passive bass radiator and vocals to sound louder and make acoustic tracks pop a little more, thus, making video calls and video binges sound better than ever.
Furthermore, for connectivity, the device comes with a single band 2.4 GH Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n to enable smooth connection.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids Price and Availability
The Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids edition price starts at around $94.99 depending on where and when you choose to purchase it. It is available at retailers like Amazon.
Amazon Echo Show 5 Kids
Here are a few specs of the Echo Show 5 Kids:
- Dimension (without stand): 5.8 x 3.4 x 2.9-inch
- Weight: 410 g
- Display: 5.5-inch Touchscreen
- Chipset: ARM Mali-T720 GPU
- Voice Command: Yes, Alexa Built-in,
- Generation: Echo Show 5 Kids (2rd Gen)
- Camera: 2MP + Shutter
- WiFi connectivity: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks
- Privacy controls: Built-in camera shutter and microphone/camera off button
- Audio: 4W built-in Speaker
- App: Compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser.
- Parental control: Enabled by default
- Warranty and service: 1-year extended warranty