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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation) vs. JBL Flip 5 + 8

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)

“Quality”

£18.98

£21.99 Incl. delivery
JBL Flip 5

JBL Flip 5

Full Star 1Full Star 2Full Star 3Full Star 4Half Star 5
4.4

£79.00

£84.49 Incl. delivery
Apple HomePod Mini

Apple HomePod Mini

£85.00

£88.48 Incl. delivery
Amazon Echo Show 5

Amazon Echo Show 5

£53.99

£54.99 Incl. delivery
Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen)

Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen)

£17.98

£17.99 Incl. delivery
Amazon Echo Show 8

Amazon Echo Show 8

£69.00

Free delivery
Amazon Echo Dot (4th Generation) with clock

Amazon Echo Dot (4th Generation) with clock

£38.99

£42.93 Incl. delivery
Apple HomePod

Apple HomePod

“Streaming”

£279.00

£282.94 Incl. delivery
Sonos Roam

Sonos Roam

£144.90

Free delivery
Capacity (max/total)
20 W
4 W
5 W
20 W
Frequency range (max)
20000 Hz
20000 Hz
20000 Hz
Frequency range (min)
65 Hz
100 Hz
40 Hz
Sensitivity
80 dB
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth codec
SBC
AAC
AAC
Bluetooth version
4.2
5.0
4.2
5.0
5.0
5.0
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Radio receiver
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Streaming standards
Spotify Connect, Deezer, TuneIn, Amazon Music
Amazon Music
TuneIn, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Google Cast/Chromecast, TuneIn
Spotify Connect, Amazon Music
Amazon Music
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
1 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Other connectors
USB
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type C)
USB (Type B)
USB (Type C)
USB powered (only via USB)
Yes
Yes
Available colours
Black, White, Grey, Wenge, Beige, Pink, Purple
Black, White, Grey, Turquoise, Brown, Blue, Red, Yellow, Green, Wenge, Beige, Pink
Black, White, Grey, Blue, Wenge
Black, White, Silver, Grey, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Wenge
Black, White, Grey, Blue, Gold, Wenge, Beige
Black, White, Grey, Blue, Red, Wenge
Black, White, Grey, Wenge, Beige
Black, White, Grey, Blue, Wenge
Black, White, Grey, Blue, Wenge
Black, White, Grey, Wenge
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
99 mm
69 mm
100 mm
97.9 mm
73 mm
98 mm
135.9 mm
100 mm
142 mm
60 mm
Height
43 mm
74 mm
89 mm
84.3 mm
86 mm
42 mm
99.1 mm
89 mm
172 mm
168 mm
Width
99 mm
181 mm
100 mm
97.9 mm
148 mm
98 mm
200.4 mm
100 mm
142 mm
62 mm
Product weight
0.3 kg
0.54 kg
0.33 kg
0.35 kg
4.1 kg
0.18 kg
1.04 kg
0.33 kg
2.5 kg
0.43 kg
Features
Support for internet radio, Remote control, Mobile app for controlling features, Built-in microphone
Voice control, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom, Built-in microphone
Voice control, Clock radio with alarm, Support for internet radio, Display, Mobile app for controlling features, Built-in microphone
Support for multiroom, Built-in microphone
Display
Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom, Built-in microphone
Voice control, Support for internet radio, Water resistant, Mobile app for controlling features, Support for multiroom, Built-in microphone
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Voice assistant compatible
Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa
Apple Siri
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Apple Siri, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa
Apple Siri
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Battery operated
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Battery life (running)
12 h
10 h
Battery type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Electric (not USB)
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No