41points

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)

34points

Google Home Mini

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Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) vs Google Home Mini

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini

Why is Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) better than Google Home Mini?

  • Can recognize individual voices
    ?
  • Works with Alexa
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 9mm shorter
    ?

    89mmvs98mm

Why is Google Home Mini better than Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)?

  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Compatible with Google Assistant
    ?
  • Has Chromecast built-in
    ?
  • 54.68% less body volume
    ?

    403.37cm³vs890cm³
  • 58mm thinner
    ?

    42mmvs100mm
  • 155g lighter
    ?

    173gvs328g

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Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
2.works with Alexa
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
3.compatible with Google Assistant
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.has AirPlay
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.
6.has a mute function
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can recognize individual voices
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.
9.has Chromecast built-in
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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 subwoofer
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.
6.built-in subwoofer size

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Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
9.highest frequency

20000Hz

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.warranty period

1 years

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.
4.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.
6.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen))

4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
8.is DLNA-certified
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen)
Google Home Mini
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.megapixels (main camera)

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The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.resolution

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Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.screen size

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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.volume

890cm³

403.37cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.height

89mm

98mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product.
7.width

100mm

98mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product.
8.thickness

100mm

42mm

The thickness (or depth) of the product.
9.weight

328g

173g

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.

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