82points
100points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

69points
72points

Amazon Echo Show 5

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs Amazon Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) better than Amazon Echo Show 5?

  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs1
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 2 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    3vs1
  • 54.64% less body volume
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    421.44cm³vs929.144cm³
  • 110g lighter
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    300gvs410g
  • 30mm thinner
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    43mmvs73mm
  • 49mm narrower
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    99mmvs148mm

Why is Amazon Echo Show 5 better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a touch screen
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  • 13mm shorter
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    86mmvs99mm

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$19.99
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$19.99

Amazon Echo Show 5

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 relea...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) | Smart display with Alexa and 2 MP camera | Deep Sea Blue
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$44.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Adjustable...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Adjustable Stand | Charcoal
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$14.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids | Des...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Chameleon
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$49.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAmazon Echo Show 5 & Echo Show 8 The Com...Amazon Echo Show 5 & Echo Show 8 The Complete User Guide - Learn to Use Your Echo Show Like A Pro: Includes Alexa Skills, Tips and Tricks
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$2.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 (1st Gen) Adjustable Stand -...Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) Adjustable Stand - White
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$9.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 | Sandstone with Sengled Blu...Echo Show 5 | Sandstone with Sengled Bluetooth Smart Color Bulb | Alexa Smart Home Starter Kit
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$79.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAMAZON ECHO SHOW FOR BEGINNERS: Tips and...AMAZON ECHO SHOW FOR BEGINNERS: Tips and Tricks to Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Show 5 and Alexa (A Complete Step by Step Guide for Beginners)
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$2.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 User Manual 2019 Edition: 45...Echo Show 5 User Manual 2019 Edition: 450+ Tips, Tricks, Skills, Commands And All That You Need To Know About The Amazon Echo Show 5
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$9.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAMAZON ECHO SHOW 5 USER MANUAL: A Step-b...AMAZON ECHO SHOW 5 USER MANUAL: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Your Echo Show 5 and Troubleshoot Common Problems
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$2.99

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Features

1.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
3.supports pairing for stereo sound
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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.
5.works with Alexa
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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.can recognize individual voices
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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 (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.supports Ethernet
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
8.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
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

421.44cm³

929.14cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.has a touch screen
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
Amazon Echo Show 5
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.weight

300g

410g

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.
5.thickness

43mm

73mm

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.
6.height

99mm

86mm

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

99mm

148mm

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

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$19.99
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$19.99

Amazon Echo Show 5

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 relea...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen, 2021 release) | Smart display with Alexa and 2 MP camera | Deep Sea Blue
Amazon logo
$44.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Adjustable...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Adjustable Stand | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$14.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAll-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids | Des...All-new Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen) Kids | Designed for kids, with parental controls | Chameleon
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$49.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAmazon Echo Show 5 & Echo Show 8 The Com...Amazon Echo Show 5 & Echo Show 8 The Complete User Guide - Learn to Use Your Echo Show Like A Pro: Includes Alexa Skills, Tips and Tricks
Amazon logo
$2.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 (1st Gen) Adjustable Stand -...Echo Show 5 (1st Gen) Adjustable Stand - White
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$9.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 | Sandstone with Sengled Blu...Echo Show 5 | Sandstone with Sengled Bluetooth Smart Color Bulb | Alexa Smart Home Starter Kit
Amazon logo
$79.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAMAZON ECHO SHOW FOR BEGINNERS: Tips and...AMAZON ECHO SHOW FOR BEGINNERS: Tips and Tricks to Amazon Echo Show, Amazon Echo Show 5 and Alexa (A Complete Step by Step Guide for Beginners)
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$2.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonEcho Show 5 User Manual 2019 Edition: 45...Echo Show 5 User Manual 2019 Edition: 450+ Tips, Tricks, Skills, Commands And All That You Need To Know About The Amazon Echo Show 5
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$9.99
Amazon Echo Show 5 AmazonAMAZON ECHO SHOW 5 USER MANUAL: A Step-b...AMAZON ECHO SHOW 5 USER MANUAL: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Your Echo Show 5 and Troubleshoot Common Problems
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$2.99

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