82points
100points

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

45points
37points

JBL GO

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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53 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) vs JBL GO

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO

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

  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs1
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Supports pairing for stereo sound
    ?
  • Works with Alexa
    ?
  • Can recognize individual voices
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a detachable cable
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Why is JBL GO better than Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)?

  • Has an AUX input
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  • 58.72% less body volume
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    173.97cm³vs421.443cm³
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 170g lighter
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    130gvs300g
  • 12.2mm thinner
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    30.8mmvs43mm
  • 30.7mm shorter
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    68.3mmvs99mm

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
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) pricegrabberAmazon Black Echo Dot 3rd Gen Speaker
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$19.99

JBL GO

Buy used:

$24.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO AmazonJBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speak...JBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker W/A Built-in Strap-Hook (Pink)
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$59.00

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Features

1.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
7.security features

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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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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.).
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
8.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
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)
JBL GO
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

173.97cm³

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)
JBL GO
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
4.weight

300g

130g

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

30.8mm

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

68.3mm

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

99mm

82.7mm

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

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

19.99 €

52.63 €

Updated on Mon Nov 22 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.
2.has an external memory slot
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
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.
5.has voice commands
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
8.supports a remote smartphone
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
9.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
JBL GO
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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
Amazon logo
$19.99
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) pricegrabberAmazon Black Echo Dot 3rd Gen Speaker
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$19.99

JBL GO

Buy used:

$24.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO AmazonJBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speak...JBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker W/A Built-in Strap-Hook (Pink)
Amazon logo
$59.00

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