66points
77points

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

42points
50points

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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55 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) vs Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

Why is Amazon Echo (4th Gen) better than Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)?

  • 35.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    76.2mmvs41mm
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a built-in Zigbee hub
    ?

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) better than Amazon Echo (4th Gen)?

  • 67.73% less body volume
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    890cm³vs2757.888cm³
  • 44.36% cheaper
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    39.99 €vs71.87659128351056 €
  • 44mm thinner
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    100mmvs144mm
  • 642g lighter
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    328gvs970g
  • 44mm narrower
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    100mmvs144mm
  • 44mm shorter
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    89mmvs133mm

Price comparison

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$75
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Glacier White
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$75

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$35
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th generation) Intern...All-new Echo Dot (4th generation) International Version | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$50
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th generation) Intern...All-new Echo Dot (4th generation) International Version | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
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$50

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Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
2.works with Alexa
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
3.has a mute function
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
5.can recognize individual voices
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
6.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
The smart speaker can be set to monitor your home for sounds such as glass breaking or a smoke alarm. If these sounds are detected, it will send a notification to your mobile device. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
8.compatible with Google Assistant
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
9.has Chromecast built-in
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
4.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
6.built-in subwoofer size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo (4th Gen))

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen))

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
9.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
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.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
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.Bluetooth version

5

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen))

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
8.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
9.supports Ethernet
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
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.
2.megapixels (main camera)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo (4th Gen))

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen))

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.resolution

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Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.screen size

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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.volume

2757.89cm³

890cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.has a touch screen
Amazon Echo (4th Gen)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
7.thickness

144mm

100mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
8.weight

970g

328g

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.
9.width

144mm

100mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

71.88 €

39.99 €

Updated on Sun Jan 16 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$75
Amazon Echo (4th Gen) AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Glacier White
Amazon logo
$75

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$35
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th generation) Intern...All-new Echo Dot (4th generation) International Version | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$50
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th generation) Intern...All-new Echo Dot (4th generation) International Version | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$50

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