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Amazon Echo Dot review: specs and price

Amazon Echo Dot

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than the average?

  • Volume
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    225.79cm³vs4275.1cm³
  • Bluetooth version
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    4vs3.49
  • Weight
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    163gvs1.52kg
  • Number of microphones
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    7vs0.78
  • Height
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    84mmvs157.96mm
  • Width
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    84mmvs191.44mm
  • Thickness
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    32mmvs98.18mm

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speak...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Glacier White
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$74.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speak...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids Edition ...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids Edition | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Panda
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with clock and Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Fire TV Stick and All-new Echo D...All-new Fire TV Stick and All-new Echo Dot (Charcoal) bundle
Amazon logo
$89.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with"Made for ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with"Made for Amazon" Mount for Echo Dot - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$56.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Twilight Blue with TP-Link Smart Plug (Certified for Humans product)
Amazon logo
$72.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Twilight Blue with Sengled Bluetooth bulb (Certified for Humans product)
Amazon logo
$69.98

Design

1.volume

225.79cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Amazon Echo Dot
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
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The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.weight

163g

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 a subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
2.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot
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.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.number of microphones

7

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
6.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo Dot
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 wireless charging
Amazon Echo Dot
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4

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.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo Dot
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo Dot
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo Dot
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Amazon Echo Dot
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot
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 Dot
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 Dot
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.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speak...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Glacier White
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$74.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speak...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids Edition ...All-new Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids Edition | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Panda
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with clock and Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Fire TV Stick and All-new Echo D...All-new Fire TV Stick and All-new Echo Dot (Charcoal) bundle
Amazon logo
$89.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with"Made for ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with"Made for Amazon" Mount for Echo Dot - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$56.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Twilight Blue with TP-Link Smart Plug (Certified for Humans product)
Amazon logo
$72.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Twilight Blue with Sengled Bluetooth bulb (Certified for Humans product)
Amazon logo
$69.98

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