47points
60points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

77points
77points

JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
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JBL Flip 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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43 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3

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

  • 39.12% less body volume
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    421.44cm³vs692.224cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    3vs1
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 150g lighter
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    300gvs450g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    4vs1

Why is JBL Flip 3 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 passive radiator
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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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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

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$69.99

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$68.94
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$99.95
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$99.99

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Design

1.volume

421.44cm³

692.22cm³

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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.warranty period

3

1

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

300g

450g

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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.can be used with standard batteries
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
4.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
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)
JBL Flip 3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

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$24.99

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$69.99

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$68.94
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$99.95
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