44points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

45points

Google Nest Mini

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Comparison winner
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39 facts in comparison

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

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini

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

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    4vs3
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Why is Google Nest Mini better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • 4.29% less body volume
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    403.37cm³vs421.443cm³
  • 119g lighter
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    181gvs300g
  • 1mm narrower
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    98mmvs99mm
  • 1mm shorter
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    98mmvs99mm
  • 1mm thinner
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    42mmvs43mm

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Design

1.volume

421.44cm³

403.37cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Google Nest Mini
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.weight

300g

181g

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.
6.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Google Nest Mini
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Google Nest Mini
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Google Nest Mini
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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 (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
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)
Google Nest Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.Has a radio
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Google Nest Mini
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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