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Best small smart speaker: Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini?

Voice-controlled smart speakers are becoming nearly ubiquitous in homes, providing the experience of a virtual personal assistant, news service and, of course, customized music playlists. There are several major brands to choose from. Among the smaller versions, the most popular are Amazon’s Echo Dot and Google’s Home Mini. Which is best for you?

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The Echo Dot and Home Mini are each more portable variations of their larger counterparts but with many of the same features as the bigger ones. Both are about the same price and fractions of an inch different in size. Either one could help you get down in your living room. Which is best? 

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The Dot, with its user-friendly Alexa interface, comes in black or white and can be used to fill your Amazon cart. It gets high marks for sound quality as well, despite its size, but works even better with other sound systems and comes with Bluetooth capability and audio-out port. It’s mainly a hands-free experience though it gives you the option of turning off Alexa with the push of a button. 

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The Google Home Mini comes in coral, charcoal or chalk color options and is designed to work in conjunction with the Google home app. The Google Assistant interface can be trained to interact better with individual users, a useful feature for diverse homes. It can connect to other devices via Bluetooth and works especially well with Chromecast products. 

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Best small smart speaker: Amazon Echo Dot or Google Home Mini?
A festive crown for the winner
#TeamEchoDot
#TeamHomeMini
Alexa awaits your command
Get the Echo Dot