Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen With Alexa in India 2020

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen With Alexa in India 2020
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The Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen has a lot of improvements and costs exactly the same. The new build and texture look fantastic and the new Echo Dot is something you would definitely put on to show.

Talking about audio, it has been drastically improved, too, both in terms of quality and loudness.

Amazon’s latest budget-friendly Alexa-powered smart speaker, while the previous generations of Echo Dots were a cheap way of establishing smart home control, they weren’t the most suitable devices and had average sound.

In the case of smart speakers, the hardware you purchase is only half the story: they perform on the capability of the voice assistant within them. The Dot’s Alexa is improved than the previous generations.

Here is a complete overview of Amazon’s Echo Dot  3rd Gen:

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Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen With Alexa

DESIGN

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen comes with an all-new textured cloth design, gone is the plastic case of the older versions.

It completely blends with your home decor, available in charcoal, grey, and sandstone colour options.

Other than improved looks and build, on top you get the same physical controls just like the previous Echo Dot, there are volume controls, a mic mute button to stop Alexa from listening to your voice, and a wake-up just in case Dot doesn’t pick up your voice.

It’s more like a Smart voice-assisted speaker than just a normal speaker, listening to music is a feature, but it’s more of an interactive assistant which can provide you with any information you ask for.

It lacks music streaming ways like AUX or any other external drive, that’s why it is more like a smart speaker.

PERFORMANCE

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen sound quality is majorly functional for Alexa’s voice responses, the sound quality is fine but you wouldn’t want to play music on it.

A major improvement in making this Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen is improved sound quality, which works.

It is louder and punchier than the other generations. On this new Dot the voice responses are much clearer and a lot easier to understand.

It comes with a 1.6-inch speaker which has some bass and looking at the size of the speaker it’s more efficient and reliable.

If you are a bass lover and want to purchase this, then you can boost the bass by using one trick.

You can make a stereo pair, taking two echo dots together you can use the left and right channel of each of them.

CONNECTIVITY

It has physical top buttons to control the volume, a button to mute the microphone (when you need privacy), a dedicated button to wake up Alexa if it’s unable to fetch your voice.

Amazon has also changed its power adapter for the Dot (3rd Gen), it’s no longer USB-powered.

The new model requires more power than the previous ones. Major drawback is that you can’t power it using your TV’s USB port.

No AUX port or anything like that. This smart speaker for Home only has Bluetooth and a 3.5mm audio output on the rear.

You can ask “Alexa” to play any track, even the latest news, movie reviews, and a lot more.

You can stream music only from Amazon music as it’s an Amazon device. Other third-party apps like Spotify or Apple music are not supported.

PROS

CONS

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen With Alexa Specifications;

 
Weight1.3 kg
Dimension148 x 99 x 99 mm
Wi-Fi Connectivity

Dual-Band Wi-Fi Supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 And 5 GHz) Networks.

Does Not Support Connecting To Ad-Hoc (Or Peer-To-Peer) Wi-Fi Networks.

Bluetooth Connectivity

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming from your mobile device to Echo or from Echo to your Bluetooth speaker.

Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of connected mobile devices. Hands-free voice control is not supported for Mac OS X devices. Bluetooth speakers requiring PIN codes are not supported.

Audio3.0” (76.2 mm) Neodymium Woofer And 0.8” (20 mm) Tweeter
System RequirementsAll-new Amazon Echo Dot 3rd Gen comes ready to connect to your Wi-Fi. The Alexa App is compatible with Fire OS, Android, and iOS devices and also accessible via your web browser.
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