Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen) review: Dodge this ball

2020-ж., 29-окт.
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The fourth-gen Amazon Echo Dot brings better audio and a striking new profile for its signature $50 price tag. But should you buy it over the still-excellent third-gen Dot or the best-in-class 2020 Echo?
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  • Some of you caught the editing mistake toward the end. Whoops! :)

    CNETCNET29 күн мурун
    • 04:13 the editing mistake 04:13

      Jim JamJim Jam25 күн мурун
    • You should review a wyze cam v3

      KxngKxng29 күн мурун
    • My fav one is actually the, I think its called Echo Spot, the round one with the small screen on it, far more interesting than the others and as far as the new model, even though I am an adult, I find the kids version far more interesting, its good to have both options.

      MaZEEZaMMaZEEZaM29 күн мурун
    • "can't play rap or trap music well" I had to snort laugh at that, to me, that "music" is going to sound crap to me no matter the quality of the system playing it.

      MaZEEZaMMaZEEZaM29 күн мурун
  • This is a decoy product so you buy the bigger one

    Kapil RakhKapil Rakh23 саат мурун
  • My major major major issue is the lack of a built-in battery or a battery base. This thing does not need to be tethered to the wall for power and I still don't know how and why Amazon is missing this!

    Ayoola BoyejoAyoola Boyejo2 күн мурун
  • Wish I would have seen this earlier. It's $28 now...

    Daryl Kinard IIDaryl Kinard II4 күн мурун
  • Just bought one for $28 😁

    iNguyenniNguyenn6 күн мурун
    • Ikr

      Salmon _OwOSalmon _OwO14 саат мурун
    • black friday week is a savior

      yevadyevad4 күн мурун
  • On sale today for 25

    itsyolislifeitsyolislife7 күн мурун
  • I didn’t even know they updated the dot

    Michael FuttermanMichael Futterman8 күн мурун
  • Just to be clear we all forgot about what he was saying when his kid went on camera.

    Harrison C.Harrison C.19 күн мурун
  • Give the kid his own CNET show!

    GabrielGabriel20 күн мурун
  • The successor in the name of the Echo Dot 4th generation comes with Amazon’s first-generation AZ1 Neural Edge processor for improved machine learning applications and faster response. Alexa and MediaTek additions does its job pretty well and efficiently. I think the 4th generation Amazon Echo Dot is absolutely worth the price. The setting up is real easy.

    Lucas BrownLucas Brown24 күн мурун
  • I’m surprised that there isn’t more smart speakers with clock displays

    PsychogenicsccPsychogenicscc25 күн мурун
  • 04:13 the editing mistake 04:13

    Jim JamJim Jam25 күн мурун
  • Hella copied Apple

    Allen AguiarAllen Aguiar26 күн мурун
  • If anything it’s just a design swap so buying it while having an echo is just a waste of money as if your gonna put on music why not put it on actual speakers instead of the echo device

    koolerpurekoolerpure27 күн мурун
  • I'm getting Echo Dot 3rd Gen for $19 and Google Nest Mini for $18 in India. Which one should I choose? I already have a Firestick 3rd Gen.

    Pallab PatraPallab Patra27 күн мурун
  • The best part of the video is the happy kid.

    ____27 күн мурун
  • too expensive~ it should be $24 each not $50.

    Kelvin KMSKelvin KMS27 күн мурун
  • New frames need analyzing; click Analyze.

    Joseph VotoJoseph Voto28 күн мурун
  • Thinking about how i just watched a CNET video about the motorola Q from 2004 and thinking that this editing mistake toward the end will last for at least a decade

    Paulo KunzePaulo Kunze28 күн мурун
  • a suggestion notice how the 4th generation echo dot being stylish say a built in light built into the design of that echo dot could act as a bedside lamp a table lamp with voice control over the lamp

    scott dyetscott dyet29 күн мурун
  • Hello everyone ✌️

    HOT GIRLS TVHOT GIRLS TV29 күн мурун
  • When your kid embraces 1984

    Bologna DogfartBologna Dogfart29 күн мурун
  • Amazon missed a big opportunity. they should have made all the Echos and Dots with the clock in every color by default. then just give people the option to turn on the clock or not. It's an awesome feature, but it suck that you are limited to only the pale grey Dot if you want it.

    Gabriel WalshGabriel Walsh29 күн мурун
    • You can get the twilight blue now

      Unique NationUnique Nation15 саат мурун
  • Hi

    rich rappers23rich rappers2329 күн мурун
  • I wish I had children

    menassie samuelmenassie samuel29 күн мурун
  • How can it not be better if they sell a tiger version?😈

    JUR OJUR O29 күн мурун
  • Only fools put this crap in their homes. Smart Homes = Dumb People

    sporq foonsporq foonАй мурун
  • I hope whoever reads this gets a free echo 4th gen

    Top Ten Gadgets for ProsTop Ten Gadgets for ProsАй мурун
  • This host is seriously mistaken! The third generation with clock is $60 or $12 a month for 5 months. The fourth generation with clock is also $60 or $12 a month for 5 months. You can look at both of the prices of these items right now on Amazon. The only way you'll get the $19 third generation device is the one that does not have a clock. This host needs to research his information better, and not be so quick to criticize.

  • I would never put an Amazon microphone in my kids’ room, but that’s just me.

    Will MWill MАй мурун
    • Yeah. I have friends who work at Amazon, they say they hear everything that users say.. kids singing, people arguing, everything!

      david stonedavid stone5 күн мурун
    • Well I mean your probably have 50 other mics in your house listening.

      Nicholas HarrisNicholas Harris21 күн мурун
    • @Tech Guy H-A Golden true it depends on how much you value privacy

      ntclpzntclpz28 күн мурун
    • U can mute it or unplug it . It's the same as your smartphone every peace of tech does the same except the amazon eco is an AI

      Tech Guy H-A GoldenTech Guy H-A Golden29 күн мурун
  • Frame not analyzed for stabilization; click Analyze. 4:17

    Julian L.Julian L.Ай мурун
  • This was my analysis as well. The 3rd gen dot is an extremely good value if you aren't looking for good sound quality. For me I'd step up to the full sized Echo for the better sound and the Zigbee hub.

    SS SSS SАй мурун
  • that tea pot though

    if u have anime profile pic u're trashif u have anime profile pic u're trashАй мурун
  • It’s going to be $25ish on Black Friday at Best Buy

    Chris McManusChris McManusАй мурун
    • @junior best ok

      ntclpzntclpz7 күн мурун
    • £28.99 already in the UK

      junior bestjunior best7 күн мурун
    • So the clock versions gonna be 35? Cause if it stays on 60 I’m just getting the Echo its far better for the rice

      Enmanuel TejedaEnmanuel Tejeda19 күн мурун
    • @Chris McManus dang ur dedicated we need more helpful people like you in the world

      ntclpzntclpz25 күн мурун
    • Nice. But I have not found it for eco dot4, can you share a link?

      Hongxu LiHongxu Li25 күн мурун

    Timo TioTimo TioАй мурун
  • Echo show 5 is a better buy.. a screen is a better feature then a different shaped dot..

    Marine0816Marine0816Ай мурун
  • I cant belive you Americans have those spy devices at home, its just OMG. 😱😱

    Robert PintarićRobert PintarićАй мурун
    • ​@Anthony Plays Yep, and an iPad, both spy on me, so who cares nowadays

      David AvilaDavid Avila24 күн мурун
    • You have a android smartphone dont you?

      Anthony PlaysAnthony Plays28 күн мурун
    • Smartphones spy on everything nowadays. Smart speakers help us doing a lot more tasks. Why bother with something we already lost

      David AvilaDavid Avila29 күн мурун
  • Why did they make it r o u n d tho. It looks rly bad

    DapoptartDapoptartАй мурун
  • The best part of the whole video was the zombie dance 🥰👍

    Alondra FraustoAlondra FraustoАй мурун
  • That kid stole the show sorry CNET

  • I still don't get why people find it so useful! It's just a spy loudspeaker... 🤔🤔🤔

    Shijie De zhongxin世界的中心Shijie De zhongxin世界的中心Ай мурун
    • Yes. I am no privacy fanatic, but I don't consider the advantage of not having to google something by hand worth being listened to by strangers in my home.

      TrangleCTrangleCАй мурун
  • Technology is awesome, would ya agree?

    itsMonday 17itsMonday 17Ай мурун
  • 😍 3:50

    Vikhnesh ARVikhnesh ARАй мурун
  • Waiting for the HomePod mini to destroy the competition for audio

    S YepuriS YepuriАй мурун
    • Hone pod mini competes sith the 99 dollar echo not the echo dot

      Anthony PlaysAnthony Plays28 күн мурун
    • On November book it now before it's sold out

      Tech Guy H-A GoldenTech Guy H-A GoldenАй мурун
  • New frames need analyzing; click Analyze.

    ProfitSlimProfitSlimАй мурун
    • seems like after effect or premier pro

      Richard AmuneRichard AmuneАй мурун
    • 4:14 Yeah, must be video editing error message.

      MyMerMoriesMyMerMoriesАй мурун
  • In the End there is a prompt for Frame Analysis otherwise great review

    Syed Muhammad AliSyed Muhammad AliАй мурун
  • Does it lisson to you when you think it on standby

    daniel horowskidaniel horowskiАй мурун
    • @TrangleC Really? It sends everything to a central server and that's were everything gets processed? Wow I didn't know that. Thank you.

      Nicholas HarrisNicholas Harris9 күн мурун
    • @TrangleC every tech device does to a certain way !! Only if u have something to hide then who knows

      Tech Guy H-A GoldenTech Guy H-A GoldenАй мурун
    • @Tech Guy H-A Golden Of course it does listen. How else would it know when you call for it? It does not have the computing power to understand what you are saying, so it sends everything it hears to a central data center where it gets analyzed and then a command gets sent back to the device. Sure, you can unplug it, but as long as it is plugged in, it listens to everything you say and sends it over the internet.

      TrangleCTrangleCАй мурун
    • You can mute it or unplug it it's easy !! And no it doesnt listen . Pretend that it's your Smart phone 📱 u know like it's all the same thing bruh

      Tech Guy H-A GoldenTech Guy H-A GoldenАй мурун
  • Wow 😳 I’m early

    Triston STriston SАй мурун
  • The new dot can u remove the cable ?

    Tony MTATony MTAАй мурун
    • @Tech Guy H-A Golden Hahaha! I read this and thought this needs ethernet? But technically it is wireless, just needs power to work. Almost all devices that are wireless work because they have some sort of power source.

      Nicholas HarrisNicholas Harris9 күн мурун
    • No u can mute it or unplug it !! But it's need a cable to work it's not wireless

      Tech Guy H-A GoldenTech Guy H-A GoldenАй мурун