57points
64points

Amazon Echo Dot

77points
86points

JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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48 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot vs JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
57
points
Amazon Echo Dot
77
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JBL Flip 3

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 67.38% less body volume
    ?

    225.79cm³vs692.224cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 287g lighter
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    163gvs450g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 6 more microphone(s)
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    7vs1
  • 85mm narrower
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    84mmvs169mm
  • Has voice commands
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Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Amazon Echo Dot?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Is an active speaker
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  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • 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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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$16.09

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with clock and Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$44.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (2nd Generation) Speaker Dock |...Echo Dot (2nd Generation) Speaker Dock | Portable, Premium 360 Sound, 10 Hours of Playtime, Rechargeable Battery | Amazon Alexa Accessories | Smart Home Audio | Blue (Echo Dot Not Included)
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 8 -- HD smart display with Ale...Echo Show 8 -- HD smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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, 1-Pack)
Amazon logo
$11.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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 AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 21W: Echo (1st...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 21W: Echo (1st and 2nd Gen), Echo Plus (1st Gen), Echo Show (1st Gen)
Amazon logo
$19.99

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$34.47

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$63.00

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Design

1.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.
2.volume

225.79cm³

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.
3.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot
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
JBL Flip 3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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.
6.warranty period

0.25

1

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot
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.is an active speaker
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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.
3.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot
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.
5.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Amazon Echo Dot
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo Dot
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
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.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot
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
JBL Flip 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot
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
JBL Flip 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot
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
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 voice prompts
Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$16.09

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with clock and Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$44.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Dot (2nd Generation) Speaker Dock |...Echo Dot (2nd Generation) Speaker Dock | Portable, Premium 360 Sound, 10 Hours of Playtime, Rechargeable Battery | Amazon Alexa Accessories | Smart Home Audio | Blue (Echo Dot Not Included)
Amazon logo
$59.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 8 -- HD smart display with Ale...Echo Show 8 -- HD smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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, 1-Pack)
Amazon logo
$11.99
Amazon Echo Dot 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 AmazonAmazon Echo Power Adapter 21W: Echo (1st...Amazon Echo Power Adapter 21W: Echo (1st and 2nd Gen), Echo Plus (1st Gen), Echo Show (1st Gen)
Amazon logo
$19.99

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$34.47

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$63.00

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