Amazon Echo speakers are getting an audio upgrade. Stereo pairing is coming to some of the Echo speakers via a software update. That will allow you to pair two Echo speakers together as dedicated left and right channels, a feature that's already available on rival products such as the Sonos One and Apple HomePod.
The feature upgrade was announced by Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon Devices, at a .
The company also announced that more pronounced multiroom support is coming to its Echo speakers and compatible Alexa products from third parties as well. "Alexa Multi-Room Music" will allow Alexa products from the likes of Bose, Sonos and others to be more tightly integrated into an Alexa-powered home audio system.
The audio features were in addition to a bevy of audio-focused hardware news. Chief among them was the new(pictured above) which can be integrated into a stereo pair as the ".1" of a 2.1 system, for added bass. The Sub will cost $130.
In addition to the Sub, other new Echo products unveiled today included a, and , the and the .
Amazon's event was announced just hours before it started. Earlier this week, the likelihood of new products had been reported on CNBC, and Pocket-lint spotted .