47points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

74points

Amazon Echo Plus 2

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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46 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs Amazon Echo Plus 2

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) better than Amazon Echo Plus 2?

  • 70.95% less body volume
    ?

    421.44cm³vs1450.548cm³
  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    3vs1
  • 480g lighter
    ?

    300gvs780g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 49mm shorter
    ?

    99mmvs148mm
  • 56mm thinner
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    43mmvs99mm

Why is Amazon Echo Plus 2 better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    7vs4

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) pricegrabberAmazon Echo Dot Gen 3 v2, Charcoal
pricegrabber logo
$49.99

Design

1.volume

421.44cm³

1450.55cm³

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

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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.warranty period

3

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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.
6.number of microphones

4

7

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.can be used with standard batteries
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
4.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
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 a sleep timer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Plus 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) pricegrabberAmazon Echo Dot Gen 3 v2, Charcoal
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$49.99

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