Amazon Alexa is finally coming to Android

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This week, Android phone owners can finally get a glimpse of the "most skilled" artificial intelligence-powered assistant right through the Amazon app. The company appears to have not made any formal statement regarding the launch, but as TechCrunch reports, the company confirmed that Alexa integration will indeed launch this week.

iPhone users have been able to use Alexa in the Amazon app since March, and from what we've seen so far, Alexa for the Android Amazon app works just like it does over on iOS.

Amazon already offers a separate Alexa app, which has about 5 million downloads on Google's Play Store, but the shopping service's flagship app now sits somewhere between 100 and 500 million. The message, which can be read in its entirety below, stated that Alexa was now available through the application.

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According to a screenshot posted on Twitter by Ford Senior Software Engineer Nick Schwab, Android users will get a notification when Alexa is available. He stressed that Alexa will be a main feature of the Amazon app and not a standalone.

The Amazon app has previously featured basic voice commands for adding items to your cart, searching for products throughout Amazon, and tracking previous orders. Alexa can even provide weather and traffic information for those who need to commute, and it can also play music as you navigate the app.

Why would Amazon want Graphiq? The Alexa feature is still not live as of yet to all Android users yet.

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