This article is based on an article from the Japanese edition of Engadget and was created using the translation tool Deepl.
Amazon releases the Amazon Smart Plug on July 15 in Japan for 1980 yen (tax included). It's available at Amazon.co.jp and at some electronics retail stores as Yamada Denki, EDION, K's Denki, Loft Shibuya.
Amazon is giving out the official coupon code APLUG50, which allows you to buy the Amazon Smart Plug now for half the price of 990 yen.
Amazon Smart Plug is a smart plug that allows you to turn on and off appliances by voice control through Amazon Alexa.
For example, by inserting this product between a table light and an electrical outlet, you can turn on and off the power by voice control of Alexa.
It is also compatible with other electrical appliances such as air conditioners and fans, which are controlled by physical button ON/OFF.
Please note that this product cannot control electronic control switches instead of physical buttons.
In addition, it is prohibited by the Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law to connect to and remotely control certain electrical appliances, including coffee makers, electric kettles, and other home appliances with a water-boiling or heat-retention function, by connecting them to this product.
The device measures 70 x 38 x 36 mm and supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz.
This article is based on an article from the Japanese edition of Engadget and was created using the translation tool Deepl. The Japanese edition of Engadget does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of this article.