47points
60points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

67points
81points

Anker SoundCore 2

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Anker SoundCore 2
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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47 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs Anker SoundCore 2

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 2

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

  • 4.69% less body volume
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    421.44cm³vs442.176cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 1.5 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    3vs1.5
  • 114g lighter
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    300gvs414g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a mute function
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Why is Anker SoundCore 2 better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$24.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) pricegrabberAmazon Echo Dot Gen 3 v2, Charcoal
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$49.99

Anker SoundCore 2

ProductStorePrice
Anker SoundCore 2 AmazonAnker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Spe...Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 12W Stereo Sound, Bluetooth 5, Bassup, IPX7 Waterproof, 24-Hour Playtime, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Speaker for Home, Outdoors, Travel
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$29.99
Anker SoundCore 2 walmartAnker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speakers ...Anker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speakers 5W with 15-Hour Playtime, Super-portable Wireless Speaker with 66-Foot Bluetooth Range, FM Radio, Enhanced Bass - Black
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$23.99

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Design

1.volume

421.44cm³

442.18cm³

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

2

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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 2
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.warranty period

3

1.5

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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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

1

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)
Anker SoundCore 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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)
Anker SoundCore 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) AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$24.99
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$49.99

Anker SoundCore 2

ProductStorePrice
Anker SoundCore 2 AmazonAnker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Spe...Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 12W Stereo Sound, Bluetooth 5, Bassup, IPX7 Waterproof, 24-Hour Playtime, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Speaker for Home, Outdoors, Travel
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$29.99
Anker SoundCore 2 walmartAnker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speakers ...Anker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speakers 5W with 15-Hour Playtime, Super-portable Wireless Speaker with 66-Foot Bluetooth Range, FM Radio, Enhanced Bass - Black
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$23.99

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