60points
65points

Amazon Echo Dot

78points
72points

JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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48 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot vs JBL Flip 3

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
60
points
Amazon Echo Dot
78
points
JBL Flip 3

Why is Amazon Echo Dot better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 67.38% less body volume
    225.79cm³vs692.224cm³
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • 287g lighter
    163gvs450g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 85mm narrower
    84mmvs169mm
  • 6 more microphone(s)
    ?

    7vs1
  • Has a radio
    ?

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Amazon Echo Dot?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4

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
$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker wi...All-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
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$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
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$69.99
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
$54.99
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
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonClip: My Broken Amazon Echo
Amazon logo
$0.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonIntroducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart di...Introducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
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 AmazonIntroducing Echo Flex - Plug-in mini sma...Introducing Echo Flex - Plug-in mini smart speaker with Alexa
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$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot walmartGoogle Home - Smart Speaker & Google Ass...Google Home - Smart Speaker & Google Assistant
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$79.00

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$86.91

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof ...JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
walmart logo
$50.00

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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.

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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
JBL Flip 3
3.volume
?

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225.79cm³

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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

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JBL Flip 3
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. Show more

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JBL Flip 3
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
JBL Flip 3

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. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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
JBL Flip 3
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
JBL Flip 3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
3.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

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Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

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Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

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4

4.1

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.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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. Show more

For example

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Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
5.USB ports
?

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

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2

1

1

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

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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
JBL Flip 3
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
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
JBL Flip 3
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. Show more

Amazon Echo Dot
JBL Flip 3
6.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
JBL Flip 3

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
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$34.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonAll-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker wi...All-new Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
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$89.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
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$69.99
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
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$54.99
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
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonClip: My Broken Amazon Echo
Amazon logo
$0.99
Amazon Echo Dot AmazonIntroducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart di...Introducing Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
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$99.99
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)
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$11.99
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$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot walmartGoogle Home - Smart Speaker & Google Ass...Google Home - Smart Speaker & Google Assistant
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$79.00

JBL Flip 3

Buy used:

$86.91

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.98
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof ...JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
walmart logo
$50.00

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