Amazon Dash: Revolutionizing the Way We Shop
With the new shopping gadget from Amazon
known as the Amazon Dash, you will never run out of groceries ever again. So,
how do you use it? Here’s everything you need to know about this clever new device.
Amazon Dash: How Does It Work?
The Amazon Dash is a simple handheld device
which can be used to order groceries and other household items from Amazon
Fresh, the company’s next day delivery service. The Dash is actually a 6-inch
long plastic device that can be connected to your home’s Wi-Fi
network with a simple setup.
This device is equipped with a laser
scanner and a microphone for voice search to help users build their grocery
list by simply scanning barcodes or by saying product names out loud. All the
items that you have selected will then be added to your Amazon Fresh account where
you can review your list and order the items from your smartphone or laptop.
Once this is done, the items you ordered will be scheduled for delivery.
According to Amazon.com,
the Dash offers a number of benefits which include the following:
The ability to add items to your grocery list any time
during the day by scanning barcodes or by saying the product name out loud
to the device. As such, you can shop effortlessly all throughout the day
without leaving the comforts of your own home since your groceries will be
delivered right at your front door.
You will never forget an item ever again. Since you can use the device
anywhere in your home 24/7, you will never miss a single item on your grocery
The device is extremely easy to use so even your kids can help you organize your
It gives you time to enjoy the things you love most.
The Amazon Dash was designed to simplify your life and give you some extra time
to do the things you enjoy the most.
The Amazon Dash doesn’t really offer
anything that a smartphone can’t do. However, it is definitely tougher and
sturdier as compared to your iPhone and is easier and faster to use.
The device is available only to a select
number of Amazon Fresh users in Southern
California, San Francisco and Seattle where it currently operates but the
company is said to have plans of expanding to about 20 urban areas in 2014. Will
the service be available to these planned expansion areas? As of writing, the
company has not given any statement regarding this issue.