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Design Echo Dot 3 vs. 4
The Echo Dot 4 is now round
, however, is still almost completely covered with a net, but now has a plastic wedge at the back. The buttons are much more discreet and are located on the rear side. Thus, they are no longer visible from the front, but can still be felt well due to the slight elevation. In addition, the familiar status LED ring has moved from the top to the bottom and rounds off the modern design with the futuristic play of light.
Technology Echo Dot 3 vs. 4
However, the Echo Dot, which is now twice as tall, has not undergone any major technical innovations. The sound is still very good for the small speakers and the [url="https://amzn.to/2IW7fcZ",name="4th generation",title=""] manages to fill the room sufficiently even at a higher volume. The 41 mm speakers are well adjusted and convincing. Beyond that, there is still a jack plug through which additional speakers can be connected. However, they can also be connected to the Echo Dot via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
Performance Echo Dot 3 vs. 4
Alexa is still available and the Echo Dot 4 offers the possibility to control smart home elements via the four microphones, as long as they are connected. The microphones are directional in the new Echo Dot, so if it is set up correctly, it can also correctly pick up prompts from a greater distance. A new AZ1 Neural Edge chip that Amazon made itself for the first time tries to make the product a bit faster and process more speech directly in the device, so there′s no longer a long wait for Alexa′s responses. The voice quality has become much clearer, which is a significant step forward, especially for podcasts and music.
Extensions and price Echo Dot 3 vs. 4
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