Amazon has sold more than 100 million Alexa devices
Despite the Google Home arriving several months before the Amazon Echo in many countries, Google’s smart speaker hasn’t sold as well as e-commerce giant Amazon’s speakers are. According to Jeff Bezos’s company, Amazon has sold more than 100 million Alexa devices.
As we can read in The Verge, Amazon has officially confirmed that it has sold more than 100 million devices managed in some way by Alexa, either in the form of a smart speaker or connected devicesome really impressive figures that seem very far from being matched by Google Home, the cheapest and most reliable alternative on the market.
The Christmas holiday season along with the different offers that Amazon launched when it announced the availability of these devices around the world, have helped a lot, since it also offered us offers of an Echo speaker along with smart plugs or light bulbs so that we can get the most out of the loudspeaker from the beginning, beyond asking about the weather or the news. The cheapest device, the Echot Dot, has been the most popular of the Alexa-managed Echo range and is out of stock until February in many countries.
According to Dave Limp, Senior Vice President of Devices and Services at Amazon:
The market for personal digital assistants will not be dominated by a single option, moreover, there are multiple players in the market that offer compatibility with a large number of ecosystems and devices.
The announcement of the availability of Apple Music through the Amacon Echo has undoubtedly been a good boost for all those users who wanted to buy a smart speaker to enjoy Apple Music, but the Home Pod was out of the budget they had assigned. , has meant a Additional boost to Amazon Echo sales.