When it comes to high-end headphones, Amazon is far from the first company that comes to mind. To stand out from the pack, the company has distinguished its Echo Buds in two ways. First, Amazon partnered with Bose, the noise-cancellation king. Second, it built hands-free voice functionality into the device, so you no don't have to press a button to summon Alexa.
I spent some time with the Echo Buds at Amazon's event, and these are my first impressions.