It was cheaper, still a good price for the 5.5" smart display. Also in white here
148 x 86 x 73 mm
410g. Actual size and weight may vary by manufacturing process
1 MP camera with 720p HD video recording and built-in cover.
Dual-band Wi-Fi supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi networks. Does not support connecting to ad-hoc (or peer-to-peer) Wi-Fi networks. WiFi 6 (802.11ax) is not currently supported.
Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo Show 5 or from Echo Show 5 to your Bluetooth speaker. Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.
Full range 1.65 built-in speaker. 3.5 mm stereo audio output for use with external speakers (audio cable not included).
The Alexa app is compatible with Fire OS, Android and iOS devices. A list of supported operating systems can be found here