43points
25points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

62points
31points

JBL Clip 3

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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs JBL Clip 3

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JBL Clip 3

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) better than JBL Clip 3?

  • 31.06% less body volume
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    421.44cm³vs611.294cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a mute function
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    4vs1
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 38mm shorter
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    99mmvs137mm

Why is JBL Clip 3 better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Has an AUX input
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 80g lighter
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    220gvs300g

Price comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

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$24.99
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$39.99

JBL Clip 3

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$44.95

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$49.00
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Design

1.volume

421.44cm³

611.29cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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 (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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 (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
7.weight

300g

220g

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.
8.Has a remote control
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

99mm

97mm

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.
4.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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 (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.
5.Has USB Type-C
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
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.
7.has a 3.5mm male connector
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
8.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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.
9.has an external memory slot
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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 mute function
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 3
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL Clip 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 (3rd Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$24.99
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$39.99

JBL Clip 3

Buy used:

$44.95

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$49.95
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$49.95
JBL Clip 3 AmazonJBL Clip 3 Portable Waterproof Wireless ...JBL Clip 3 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Non-Retail Packaging (Steel White) with KeySmart Clean Key
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$46.95
JBL Clip 3 AmazonJBL Clip 3 Portable Waterproof Wireless ...JBL Clip 3 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black Camo
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$49.95
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$49.00
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