Amazon has revealed the latest version of its popular Echo Show 5, tailored specifically for Australian and New Zealand markets. The Echo Show 5, renowned for its compact design featuring a five-inch screen and powered by Alexa, is ideal for various household uses, such as in bedrooms or kitchens.

The third-generation Echo Show 5 introduces significant upgrades, including an AZ2 Neutral Edge processor for enhanced speed, a reengineered microphone array for improved voice recognition, and an upgraded speaker system delivering clearer audio quality for music, videos, podcasts, and more.

This smart display also supports Matter, enabling seamless integration with a wide range of compatible smart home devices across different brands, further enhancing its utility in smart home setups.

In line with Amazon’s commitment to privacy, the Echo Show 5 includes features like a manual mic/camera off button and a built-in camera shutter, ensuring users fully control their Alexa interactions and voice recordings.

Designed with sustainability in mind, the Echo Show 5 features a fabric made from 100% post-consumer recycled polyester yarn and aluminium crafted from 100% recycled materials. Its packaging is also environmentally friendly, utilising 99% wood fibre-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.

Pre-orders for the new Echo Show 5 started on June 19 on Amazon’s Australian site,, with availability in leading retailers across Australia and New Zealand starting July 10. The device will retail for A$169, offered in black, white, and cloud blue colour options.