61points

Amazon Echo 2

42points

Bose SoundLink Mini

Amazon Echo 2
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28 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo 2 vs Bose SoundLink Mini

Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
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Amazon Echo 2
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Bose SoundLink Mini

Why is Amazon Echo 2 better than Bose SoundLink Mini?

  • 12.5mm bigger driver unit
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    63.5mmvs51mm
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 92mm narrower
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    88mmvs180mm
  • Has a magnetic shielding
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is Bose SoundLink Mini better than Amazon Echo 2?

  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 53.54% less body volume
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    532.44cm³vs1146.112cm³
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 151g lighter
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    670gvs821g
  • 97mm shorter
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    51mmvs148mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini

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$157.99

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Design

1.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.driver unit size

63.5mm

51mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.volume

1146.11cm³

532.44cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
6.weight

821g

670g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has wireless charging
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo 2
Bose SoundLink Mini
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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