Warning: Need to have genuine Facebook account to use this device.
New accounts may be banned after signing into the device according to this review (and Facebook support ignores you).
(Review 2, Review 3, Review 4 )
Notes: Alexa Built-in is limited in ability compared to Amazon Echo products. User experience / features are affected when using with WhatsApp account only.
“Requires wireless Internet connection and Facebook or WhatsApp account.”
“Some features, including "Hey Portal", Facebook Watch, Facebook Gaming, Facebook Live and display settings aren't available when you set up your Portal with WhatsApp only or when a WhatsApp-only login exists on a shared device.”
Smart Camera (13MP - 114° field of view): Portal Mini's Smart Camera uses AI to keep everyone in the frame – panning and zooming automatically no matter where the conversation goes.
Display (8 inch): HD adaptive screen matches colour and lighting of room
Smart Sound: 4-mic array
Speakers (10W): Front-porting stereo speakers and a rear woofer
Privacy and security: Mic and camera disable switch, integrated camera cover.
Comes with: Alexa Built-in
Dimensions 15.01cm h x 21.46cm w x 12.7cm d (landscape)
Rotation: Works in portrait or landscape
Wi-Fi: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
In the box: Portal Mini, power cord, quick-start guide
Same as “Portal Mini” but Display (10 inch)
Dimensions: 17.85cm h x 25.98cm w x 14.12cm d (landscape)
13.2 Products purchased on the Site may require the use of an active Facebook account. In order to use the Products, a user may be required to log in to the Product with an active Facebook account. In the event the user’s Facebook account is suspended, disabled, or deleted, the Product may not be useable by such user until the user has an active Facebook account again.