Alexa can show you more – With an 8″ HD screen and stereo sound, Alexa can help manage your day at a glance. Connect with video calling and messaging – Call friends and family who have the Alexa app or an Echo device with a screen. Make announcements to other devices in your home. Be entertained – Ask Alexa to show you movie trailers, TV shows, movies, or the news. Or listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks. Control your smart home – Voice control compatible devices or manage them on the easy-to-use display. Ask Alexa to show you security cameras, control lights, and adjust thermostats. Make it yours – Show off your albums from Amazon Photos. Customize your home screen. Create morning routines to start your day. Made to fit your life – Cook along to step-by-step recipes with Food Network Kitchen. Easily update to-do lists and calendars. Designed to protect your privacy – Electronically disconnect the microphones and camera with one press of a button.