81points
100points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

74points
53points

Amazon Echo Plus

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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28 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs Amazon Echo Plus

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) better than Amazon Echo Plus?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 59.64% less body volume
    ?

    421.44cm³vs1044.288cm³
  • 654g lighter
    ?

    300gvs954g
  • 41mm thinner
    ?

    43mmvs84mm
  • 49mm shorter
    ?

    99mmvs148mm

Why is Amazon Echo Plus better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    7vs4
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 15mm narrower
    ?

    84mmvs99mm
  • Compatible with Google Assistant
    ?

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

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$19.99

Amazon Echo Plus

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$1.47

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$89.99
Amazon Echo Plus AmazonYale Assure Lock with Zigbee - Smart Key...Yale Assure Lock with Zigbee - Smart Keypad Deadbolt - Works with Xfinity Home, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Plus and More - Bronze
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$184.43
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$8.75
Amazon Echo Plus AmazonYale Assure Lock SL with Zigbee - Smart ...Yale Assure Lock SL with Zigbee - Smart Key Free Touchscreen Keypad Deadbolt - Works with Xfinity Home, Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Plus and More - Bronze
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$219.00
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$59.99
Amazon Echo Plus AmazonEcho Studio - High-fidelity smart speake...Echo Studio - High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
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$199.99
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Features

1.has a mute function
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
2.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
3.supports pairing for stereo sound
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
5.works with Alexa
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-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.
7.can recognize individual voices
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
9.compatible with Google Assistant
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Sound quality

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
4.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.
4.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Ethernet
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
7.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
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.volume

421.44cm³

1044.29cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.has a touch screen
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.weight

300g

954g

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.
5.thickness

43mm

84mm

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.
6.height

99mm

148mm

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

99mm

84mm

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

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