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Amazon announces high-end $199 Echo Studio speaker

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It supports 3D audio from Dolby Atmos

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Amazon announced its first high-end smart speaker at its annual hardware event today, called the Echo Studio. The Studio was created with Amazon’s new Music HD streaming service in mind, which lets customers listen to lossless music. The Studio also features 3D audio support, with Dolby Atmos. The built-in Alexa microphones will automatically calibrate based on the room it’s placed in.

The Studio has five drivers to deliver powerful sound, including three midrange speakers, a tweeter, and a woofer. Amazon says it’s working with record labels like Sony, Universal, and Warner to get more tracks to support 3D audio.

The Echo Studio is available for preorder now, starting at $199.

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