HTC has made available its HTC Alexa app in the US, taking the Amazon Alexa cloud-based voice service on the go with the HTC U11 phone.
The HTC Alexa app is available to download today for HTC U11 owners in the US via the Google Play store.
The HTC U11 with HTC Alexa is the irst phone to feature hands-free access to Amazon Alexa. This means that when you can ask questions such as "Alexa, what's the weather today?" or "Alexa, turn on my living room lights" and have Alexa respond to your needs anywhere and anytime once your phone is unlocked. With HTC Edge Sense, you can also squeeze your phone to invoke HTC Alexa.
With the HTC Alexa app, you can: listen to Amazon Music & Audible; receive weather and flash news briefings; manage shopping and to do lists and even your home with the increasing array of smart home products; and of course, there's the 15,000-plus skills in the Alexa Skills Store for even more capabilities. And, as Amazon Alexa is powered in the cloud, it is always getting smarter with new features, and skills.
The HTC U11 is available now in Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Amazing Silver, and Solar Red. It can be purchased in an unlocked version at amazon.com and htc.com, in addition to a Sprint version.