41points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

71points

Google Home Mini

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
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42 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs Google Home Mini

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
41
points
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
71
points
Google Home Mini

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) better than Google Home Mini?

  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs2

Why is Google Home Mini better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 4.52% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs421.443cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 127g lighter
    173gvs300g

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
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker w...All-new Echo (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Heather Gray
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonIntroducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart di...Introducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$129.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 15W Black: Ech...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 15W Black: Echo Dot (3rd Gen), Echo Dot with Clock, Echo Show 5, Echo Spot, Fire TV Cube
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonThe Dot Genie | Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen ...The Dot Genie | Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Wall Mount | The Original Outlet Hanger | No Muffled Sound | Exposed Speaker Grill, Mics, and Lights | Designed in USA (White, 3-Pack)
Amazon logo
$27.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and ...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and a vibrant 10.1” HD screen - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$229.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 15W White: Ech...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 15W White: Echo Dot (3rd Gen), Echo Dot with Clock, Echo Show 5, Echo Spot
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonMatone Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Dot ...Matone Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Dot 3rd Generation & Mi AI, A Space-Saving Solution for Your Smart Home Speakers, Clever Dot Accessories with Cord Arrangement Hide Messy Wires - Black
Amazon logo
$13.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99

Design

1.drivers count
?

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

1

1

2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

421.44cm³

403.37cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
5.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

99mm

98mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
2.is an active speaker
?

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Marshall Tufton

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
4.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
5.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
6.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

4

2

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
?

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

KitSound Hive Evolution

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

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.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Marshall Tufton

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
3.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
5.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini
6.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Home Mini

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
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker w...All-new Echo (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Heather Gray
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonIntroducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart di...Introducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$129.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 15W Black: Ech...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 15W Black: Echo Dot (3rd Gen), Echo Dot with Clock, Echo Show 5, Echo Spot, Fire TV Cube
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonThe Dot Genie | Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen ...The Dot Genie | Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen Wall Mount | The Original Outlet Hanger | No Muffled Sound | Exposed Speaker Grill, Mics, and Lights | Designed in USA (White, 3-Pack)
Amazon logo
$27.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and ...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – Premium sound and a vibrant 10.1” HD screen - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$229.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 15W White: Ech...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 15W White: Echo Dot (3rd Gen), Echo Dot with Clock, Echo Show 5, Echo Spot
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonMatone Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Dot ...Matone Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Dot 3rd Generation & Mi AI, A Space-Saving Solution for Your Smart Home Speakers, Clever Dot Accessories with Cord Arrangement Hide Messy Wires - Black
Amazon logo
$13.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99

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