Echo Show 5 2nd generation 2021 Smart display with Alexa Charcoal Black

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  • See your day with Alexa at the ready: set alarms and timers, check your calendar or the news, make video calls with the 2 MP camera, and stream music or series—all with your voice.
  • Add Alexa to your bedside table: ease into the day with a routine that turns compatible lights on. Wake up to your news update, the weather forecast or your favourite music.
  • Manage your smart home: look in when you’re away with the built-in camera. Control compatible devices like cameras, lights and more using the interactive display or your voice.
  • Connect with video calling: use the 2 MP camera to call friends and family who have the Alexa app or an Echo device with a screen. Make announcements to other compatible devices in your home.
  • Be entertained: ask Alexa to play TV programmes and films via Prime Video, Netflix and more. Stream favourites from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify and others.

Echo Show 5 2nd generation 2021 Smart Display with Alexa Charcoal Black Description

Perfect for your bedside table 

Start on the right foot with Echo Show 5 and Alexa in your corner. Customise your morning routine to wake up with lights and an alarm that plays your favourite song. A glance at your calendar or the news, catch up on a podcast, make video calls to friends and family, set timers, and stream music or series—all using just your voice. 

Enjoy a smarter smart home 

Paired with compatible light bulbs, thermostats and more, Echo Show 5 lets you control your smart home using your voice or the interactive display. You can also schedule. 

Look in when you’re out 

Securely access the built-in camera to look around and get peace of mind whenever you want. 

Alexa makes it easy to stay in the loopMake hands-free video calls to friends and family who have an Echo Show or the Alexa app. Make announcements to other compatible devices in your home and use Drop In as an intercom between rooms or with favourite contacts.

So many ways to be entertained 

Catch up on today’s news and sports highlights. Watch TV programmes, films, music videos or film trailers from Prime Video, Netflix and more. Stream music from Amazon Music, Apple Music and Spotify. 

All your photos in one place 

Use Amazon Photos or photos from Facebook to turn your Home screen into a digital frame. See your photos rotate with other Home screen content or as a slide show. Prime members also get unlimited cloud photo storage. 

Alexa has skills 

With tens of thousands of skills (and counting), Alexa is always getting smarter. Skills are like apps and help you do more, such as play True or False, or learn something new with wikiHow. Just say, “Alexa, help me get started with skills”. 

Designed to protect your privacyAlexa and Echo Show devices are built with multiple layers of privacy protection. From the Mic/Camera Off button and built-in camera cover to the ability to delete your voice recordings, you have transparency and control over your Alexa experience. Learn more about how Alexa and echo devices work.

Simple to set up and use


1. Plug in Echo Show 5. 


2. Connect to the internet. 


3. Just ask Alexa for music,
weather, news and more. 

Every day is an Earth Day

You don’t have to be an environmental scientist to make sustainable choices. We integrated sustainability into the design of this device. Here’s how:

Materials30% post-consumer recycled plastics.
100% post-consumer recycled fabric.
100% recycled die-cast aluminium.
Device, cable and adaptor included.

Clean EnergyAmazon is building new wind and solar farms to produce clean energy equivalent to the electricity used by this device.

Device Packaging96% of this device’s packaging is made of wood-fibre-based materials from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources.

Low Power ModeTo reduce its energy consumption, this device will enter Low Power mode when it is idle. The low Power mode is not available for certain user configurations.


Technical details
Echo Show 5 (2nd generation)


148 x 86 x 73 mm


410 g.
The actual size and weight may vary by the manufacturing process.


5.5″ touchscreen


2 MP camera with built-in cover (photo quality/size may vary).

Wi-Fi connectivity

Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks.

Bluetooth connectivity

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show 5 or from Echo Show 5 to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.


Full range 1.65″ built-in speaker.

System requirements

Echo Show 5 comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa app is compatible with Fire OS, Android and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser. Supported operating systems. Certain skills and services are subject to change, may not be available in all areas and languages, and may require separate subscriptions or other fees. Live View requires the Alexa app on iOS or Android smartphones (Huawei support coming soon).

Setup technology

Amazon Wi-Fi’s simple setup enables customers to connect smart devices to their Wi-Fi network in a few easy steps. Wi-Fi simple setup is another way Alexa is always getting smart

Included in the box

Echo Show 5, Charcoal Black power adaptor (15 W), cable (1.5 m) and Quick Start Guide.


Echo Show 5, 2nd generation (2021 release).

Privacy features

Wake word technology, streaming indicators, Microphone/Camera Off button, built-in camera cover, the ability to view and delete your voice recordings and more. Visit the Alexa Privacy Hub to explore how Alexa and Echo devices are designed to protect your privacy.


Alexa speaks English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Recommended surface area

Echo Show 5 base is 148 x 73 mm (W x D).
Recommended area: 152 x 102 mm (W x D).

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