60points

Amazon Echo Dot

50points

Google Nest Mini

Comparison winner
Amazon Echo Dot
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42 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot vs Google Nest Mini

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
60
points
Amazon Echo Dot
50
points
Google Nest Mini

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than Google Nest Mini?

  • 44.02% less body volume
    225.79cm³vs403.368cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 18g lighter
    163gvs181g
  • 14mm shorter
    84mmvs98mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 4 more microphone(s)
    ?

    7vs3

Why is Google Nest Mini better than Amazon Echo Dot?

  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$85.22

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot Kids Edition, an Echo designed ...Echo Dot Kids Edition, an Echo designed for kids, with parental controls and 2 year worry-free guarantee, Rainbow
Amazon logo
$69.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$79.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker wi...All-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with Amazon Sm...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with Amazon Smart Plug - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$74.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock and Amazon...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock and Amazon Smart Plug
Amazon logo
$64.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot Case (fits Echo Dot 2nd ...Amazon Echo Dot Case (fits Echo Dot 2nd Generation only) - Midnight Leather
Amazon logo
$5.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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

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
Google Nest Mini
3.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

225.79cm³

403.37cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
6.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
Google Nest Mini

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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest 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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
4.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
6.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.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini

Power

1.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

4

5

2.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

Sony SRS-XB12

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest 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.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
6.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

Sony SRS-XB501G

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini
2.has a mute function
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest 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
Google Nest Mini
4.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
Google Nest Mini
5.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.

Amazon Echo Dot
Google Nest Mini

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$85.22

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot Kids Edition, an Echo designed ...Echo Dot Kids Edition, an Echo designed for kids, with parental controls and 2 year worry-free guarantee, Rainbow
Amazon logo
$69.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$79.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker wi...All-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with Amazon Sm...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) bundle with Amazon Smart Plug - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$74.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock and Amazon...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock and Amazon Smart Plug
Amazon logo
$64.98
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAmazon Echo Dot Case (fits Echo Dot 2nd ...Amazon Echo Dot Case (fits Echo Dot 2nd Generation only) - Midnight Leather
Amazon logo
$5.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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

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