72points
66points

Amazon Echo Dot

55points
33points

Bose SoundLink Micro

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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53 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot vs Bose SoundLink Micro

Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than Bose SoundLink Micro?

  • 6 more microphone(s)
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    7vs1
  • Supports pairing for stereo sound
    ?
  • Can recognize individual voices
    ?
  • Works with Alexa
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 32.85% less body volume
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    225.79cm³vs336.26857199999995cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 59.57% cheaper
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    59.99 €vs148.36308675069867 €

Why is Bose SoundLink Micro better than Amazon Echo Dot?

  • Has a mute function
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Has a sleep timer
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Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$19.99

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Twilight Blue
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$29.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Twilight Blue
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$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) Kids | Designed for k...Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Tiger
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$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonCertified Refurbished Echo Dot (4th Gen,...Certified Refurbished Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
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$24.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot - The Complete User Guid...Amazon Echo Dot - The Complete User Guide: Learn to Use Your Echo Dot Like A Pro (Echo Dot Setup, Tips and Tricks)
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$9.95
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) Limited Edition | Dia...Echo Dot (4th Gen) Limited Edition | Diane von Furstenberg | Midnight Kiss | A Day 1 Editions concept
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$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot: The Ultimate User Guide...Amazon Echo Dot: The Ultimate User Guide to Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Generation for Beginners (Amazon Echo Dot, user manual, step-by-step guide, Amazon Echo ... Echo, users guides, internet Book 1)
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$2.99
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$41.94

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$109.90

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Features

1.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
2.has a mute function
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
3.supports pairing for stereo sound
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
4.can recognize individual voices
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
5.works with Alexa
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
6.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
7.security features

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The smart speaker can be set to monitor your home for sounds such as glass breaking or a smoke alarm. If these sounds are detected, it will send a notification to your mobile device. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
9.compatible with Google Assistant
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.

Sound quality

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
4.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
5.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).
6.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
4.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Ethernet
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
7.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
2.volume

225.79cm³

336.27cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.weight

163g

290g

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.
4.width

84mm

98.3mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.has a touch screen
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.thickness

32mm

34.8mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
7.height

84mm

98.3mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

59.99 €

148.36 €

Updated on Sun Nov 14 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has an external memory slot
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
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.
6.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
7.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
9.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo Dot
Bose SoundLink Micro
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$19.99

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$29.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (4th Gen) | Smart speaker with clock and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) Kids | Designed for k...Echo Dot (4th Gen) Kids | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Tiger
Amazon logo
$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonCertified Refurbished Echo Dot (4th Gen,...Certified Refurbished Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$24.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot - The Complete User Guid...Amazon Echo Dot - The Complete User Guide: Learn to Use Your Echo Dot Like A Pro (Echo Dot Setup, Tips and Tricks)
Amazon logo
$9.95
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen) Limited Edition | Dia...Echo Dot (4th Gen) Limited Edition | Diane von Furstenberg | Midnight Kiss | A Day 1 Editions concept
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot: The Ultimate User Guide...Amazon Echo Dot: The Ultimate User Guide to Amazon Echo Dot 2nd Generation for Beginners (Amazon Echo Dot, user manual, step-by-step guide, Amazon Echo ... Echo, users guides, internet Book 1)
Amazon logo
$2.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) Charcoal with Mandalo...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) Charcoal with Mandalorian The Child stand
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$41.94

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$109.90

ProductStorePrice
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$26.69
Bose SoundLink Micro dealextremeBose QuietControl 30 Wireless Bluetooth ...Bose QuietControl 30 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones QC30 Noise Cancellation Earphone Sport Headset Bass Earbuds With Mic
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$287.49
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