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Amazon Echo Dot review: specs and price

Amazon Echo Dot
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Amazon Echo Dot

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than the average?

  • Volume
    225.79cm³vs4373.71cm³
  • Bluetooth version
    4vs3.38
  • Weight
    163gvs1.57kg
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    7vs0.72
  • Height
    84mmvs160.64mm
  • Width
    84mmvs193.76mm
  • Thickness
    32mmvs98.88mm

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$17.04

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$49.99
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$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 5 – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
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$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker w...Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa
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$24.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
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$149.99
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$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 8 - stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 8 - stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Sandstone
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$129.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
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$229.99

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Design

1.drivers count
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2.control panel placed on a device
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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
3.volume
?

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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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Amazon Echo Dot
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

Sound quality

1.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.

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Amazon Echo Dot
2.has a subwoofer
?

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

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Amazon Echo Dot
3.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.

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Amazon Echo Dot
4.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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

Amazon Echo Dot
5.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
6.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Power

1.has wireless charging
?

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Amazon Echo Dot

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Echo Dot
3.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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Amazon Echo Dot
5.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.

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Amazon Echo Dot
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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. Show more

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Amazon Echo Dot

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Amazon Echo Dot
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Amazon Echo Dot
3.has a mute function
?

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

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Amazon Echo Dot
4.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
5.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
6.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. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot

Buy used:

$17.04

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 (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa...Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 5 – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker w...Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa
Amazon logo
$24.99
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 (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker wi...Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa and Dolby processing - Heather Gray Fabric
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 8 - stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 8 - stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$129.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
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$229.99

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