Last Updated: 18 Feb 2019

All new Echo Dot 3rd Gen Smart speaker with Alexa Black

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2019
8.6
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Sound Quality
 120
music, speaker, good, quality, songs
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Especially to my daughter listen her nursery rhymes is wow!!  ...  "
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" ...  It is about all in-built music player device . ... and listening to fav song with my voice command.  ...  "
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" ...  This is awesome and plays all my favourite music/songs with ease from Prime music or Saavn music.  ...  "
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" ...  I had actually tested the 2nd generation Echo Dot and Echo few months back and was not that impressed with the sound quality, the 2nd Gen Dot was hopeless. ... Great improvement in sound quality when compared to the 2nd generation DOT. ... I know that she is not just a speaker, but clarity could have improved when listening to music. ... Connect to a bigger speaker with AUX or bluetooth if you're not satisfied with sound quality. ... If you're an audiophile and want excellent sound quality, then don't look at the Echo range of products.  ...  "
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" ...  Improved sound quality over last gen echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  Really great sound quality for this smart speaker  ...  "
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" ...  Plays the same song when requested. ... The speaker quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  sound quality.is best. ... best smart speaker .  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 109
smart, echo dot, echo, bluetooth, google home
+81%
-19%
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" ...  I returned the product and got a Alexa Bose home speaker 500.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the Amazon Echo Dot device.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really great, especially if you have other smart home stuff  ...  "
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" ...  it has limited skills and once you add a skill you have to specifically tell alexa to use that skill to answer your query. ... Alexa dont have enough smartness to pick best answer out of all enabled skills.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa the name is enough .  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa understands well.  ...  "
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" ...  First you have wifi connection to connect this device  ...  "
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" ...  As an Alexa equipped Personal Assistant , Amazon Dot is incredible. ... Compared with them, Alexa is far better.  ...  "
Software Platform
 97
google, google home, echo dot, echo dot 3rd, google assistant
+81%
-19%
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" ...  rest is done by alexa .  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the Amazon Echo Dot device.  ...  "
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" ...  Go for it if u like to have a smart assistant .  ...  "
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" ...  alexa is our new companion just ask and enjoy  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa the name is enough .  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa being favorite for India understand Indian accent with quick true result is the speciality of this smart speaker and I have full faith of it's advanced features that will about to come in future  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is really good however the Alexa app needs some improvement.  ...  "
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" ...  My son loves to talk to Alexa .  ...  "
Price
 40
money, worth, value for money, product, worth to buy
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Value For Money .  ...  "
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" ...  Totally worth less .  ...  "
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" ...  Got it at 3K. ... Will buy another one if deal at 3K comes again.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely worth the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money, awesome speaker quality.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are looking for a smart speaker at budget price then go for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product worth the money  ...  "
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" ...  Above all, its worth the money I would say.  ...  "
Apps
 34
google, app, songs, alexa app, things
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Go for it if u like to have a smart assistant .  ...  "
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" ...  'Alexa, play New tamil songs.'  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa - although not as intelligent as the Google assistant, it still comes in very handy for setting up reminders and planning your daily schedules.  ...  "
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" ...  It is about all in-built music player device . ... playing millions of songs from the web . ... It's a very helpful device in day-to-day life Which can access various apps .  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa listens all our commands seamlessly  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first technology experience still its really great to have Alexa .  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is really good however the Alexa app needs some improvement.  ...  "
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" ...  Skills are like apps created by third party developer, you just need to enable them based on your requirement. ... Alexa will buy it provided you have given her permissions, it can be controlled using Alexa app on your mobile.  ...  "
Marketplace
 32
product, nice, prime, membership, expected
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Cant stop ordering these things .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product from amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, as expected and shown  ...  "
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" ...  Well done Amazon for this thing.  ...  "
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" ...  need Amazon prime to make the most of the product  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you amazon for giving me a nice product  ...  "
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" ...  As always amazon amazes us on this one too .  ...  "
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" ...  Nice, but you need to have amazon prime membership, that sucks  ...  "
For Kids
 30
love, fun, wonderful, specially, lot
+100%
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" ...  Such a wonderful product specially for kids and senior citizens . ... My 6 YRS old daughter and 76 YRS old mother enjoy their choice of music at their convinience .  ...  "
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" ...  My kid likes it alot.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this very much it's very useful for kids too  ...  "
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" ...  kids like this product very much and specially likes to use as music device.  ...  "
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" ...  MY kids are in love with Alexa ❤️  ...  "
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" ...  it's our new family member who is so informative,brought smile to our face,tells stories to my kids .  ...  "
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" ...  Wonderful playing tool for kids, nothing beyond.  ...  "
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" ...  Lot of fun for kids  ...  "
Call quality
 28
alexa, hear, call, generation, echo
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Go ahead you will not regret with this Echo dot its 3rd generation that is more powerful in voice from 2nd generation echo dot.  ...  "
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" ...  Can answer all our questions  ...  "
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" ...  listening to music is such a pleasure on echo dot .  ...  "
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" ...  It's voice is clear.  ...  "
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" ...  I can call my friends in US without any problem. ... My son loves to talk to Alexa .  ...  "
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" ...  Can hear you call “Alexa” even when music is playing.  ...  "
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" ...  Great voice sensors.  ...  "
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" ...  Can hear across rooms as well.  ...  "
Capacity
 25
room, product, home, good, member
+100%
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" ...  It’s for the entire family.  ...  "
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" ...  Good and essential for house hold  ...  "
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" ...  its really awesome its as family member in out family  ...  "
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" ...   Such an amazing product it responds from where ever I call it from my room .  ...  "
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" ...  Very Useful for home.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound quality for like say a bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Can hear across rooms as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Its very much a techy thing to buy for your house to turn into smart home😊  ...  "
Ease of Use
 22
sound, nice, difficult, user, time
+68%
-32%
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" ...  Awesome product easy to use sound quality also  ...  "
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" ...  More routines can be added with more features .Simplified developing skills book if its available let me know.youtube - I found it is difficult ult  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and manage  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use and good for kids also they learn so quickly by this  ...  "
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" ...  Good sound output and easy access to default audio sites  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
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" ...  After that easy to command.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and manage.  ...  "
Volume
 20
volume, good, sound, room, quality
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Enough for a big hall and the crisp sound fills the room without any distortion.  ...  "
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" ...  Can hear across rooms as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Great speaker and mutifunctional  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome product from Amazon sound is great enough for single room.  ...  "
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" ...  Great sound quality for like say a bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product for a normal sized room .  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality with loud sound compared to previous gen  ...  "
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" ...  Does what it's meant to : smart speaker.  ...  "
Controls
 14
play, alexa, hindi, voice, song
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Very usefull for me to hear songs online and control smart home products .  ...  "
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" ...  It can play songs, tell stories, jokes, put reminders, alarms, news, etc all with just simple voice commands .  ...  "
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" ...  It plays all songs I have tried Telugu English and Hindi ... It does play what ever songs you want  ...  "
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" ...  It can play all songs ... Control smart home and many more .  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa will set the reminders, Alarm, it reads the news, it tells stories, it plays devotional songs, regional songs, English songs etc etc etc .  ...  "
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" ...  No need of searching songs on phone, you can command.  ...  "
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" ...  'Alexa, play New tamil songs.'  ...  "
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" ...  Its a good product and play song very well .  ...  "
Product Reliability
 13
using, product, month, 2, months
+62%
-38%
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" ...  This is my Happy New Year purchase and my God, it's worth every Paisa .  ...  "
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" ...  Working very well.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this product from 2 months and it is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Working very well  ...  "
Wifi
 12
hotspot, mobile, connection, device, connect
+58%
-42%
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" ...  Works well on WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  Had a bit of difficulty in initial setup with the WiFi and mobile hotspot.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes more time to connect to the WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  You must have a good Wi-Fi, must be subscribed to Amazon Prime to use an echo to its max potential .  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this to control Sonoff Wifi Switches for my Home automation and it is wonderful to control all your devices with just your voice.  ...  "
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" ...  First you have wifi connection to connect this device  ...  "
Bass
 11
sound, good, quality, n, setup
+82%
-18%
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" ...  overall this product has good sound bass and total paisa vasool .  ...  "
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" ...  Better improved Sound quality with decent bass.  ...  "
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" ...  Has a lot of bass for such a small speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  But the good sound quality n bass!  ...  "
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" ...  Has a really subtle bass effect.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa Echo Dot is much smarter and useful than than 1st and Gen, Easily listens even on High volume and most importantly Bass is good now in this small Echo Dot .  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker sounds so crisp and clear and that lovely bass it has got in the right amount.  ...  "
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" ...  Only advantage with this product is it have a great bass.  ...  "
Setup
 10
easy, user, time, sound, rs
+90%
-10%
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" ...  But it a long set up but after setup it is best  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup, decent user interface and integration with amazon services but above all great sound from such a small device.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and manage.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything about new echo Dot is good except into installation and configuration.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and manage  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased during sale in Rs.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install .  ...  "
For Fun
 10
kids, lot, done
+100%
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" ...  Lot of fun for kids  ...  "
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" ...  Although some functions are not yet developed properly, still it is very good and lot of fun for kids in home.  ...  "
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" ...  kids have super fun and very convenient to use .  ...  "
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" ...  It’s fun unlimited  ...  "
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" ...  Very useful, entertaining.  ...  "
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" ...  my kids are really having fun and loads of learning  ...  "
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" ...  Real fun for kids.  ...  "
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" ...  But once it is done it's cool to have fun with it.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 10
speaker, connect, wifi, via, mobile
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Rest I don't know but as a Bluetooth speaker it's perfect for me.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice product should have Bluetooth connectivity  ...  "
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" ...  For price you get a better Bluetooth speaker with features.  ...  "
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" ...  You can make her connect to a bigger speaker using bluetooth or Aux for better quality sound. ... Connect to a bigger speaker with AUX or bluetooth if you're not satisfied with sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  If you have this smart speaker you dnt need any other because it can also be connect with your smart phone via bluetooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Pairs well with other Bluetooth speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  Alexa, Bluetooth feature,aux connectivity what else you need and that too at a price of 3k  ...  "
Features
 8
use, light, led, good, etc
+100%
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" ...  New technology, usage less, on curiousity I have bought otherwise no need, but features are goooood  ...  "
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" ...  Great product with lots of feature .  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product with excellent features!  ...  "
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" ...  Light in wait, easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Lot of good features.  ...  "
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" ...  Get to know it’s new features daily  ...  "
Design
 8
design, look
+100%
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" ...  It’s a classy device  ...  "
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" ...  Very futuristic product.  ...  "
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" ...  Design and build quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  I suggest you to go for grey or black version of the product as it will look more glamouros and cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Build is good.  ...  "
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" ...  White colour look very elegant.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
delivery, rs, good, condition
+100%
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" ...  Prompt delivery and product as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product with quick delivery by amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Received item in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery and product both were superb .  ...  "
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" ...  when it arrived it was really great to operate.  ...  "
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" ...  The packaging is good and got the product on time.  ...  "
Ports
 6
power, adapter, port, micro, cable
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Adapter not provide with that cheat give me some interest to waste my time and money  ...  "
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" ...  - power cable is not usb micro so u cant connect to other power sources.  ...  "
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" ...  Why usb charging pin or port not provided  ...  "
Battery Life
 6
would, sound, much, every, prime
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Very help full every day life  ...  "
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" ...  Very useful in every day life .  ...  "
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" ...  quite a few pros, which u will see in other reviews, but one thing is that it doesnt have any battery backup, so have to hook it up to UPS and also its music services get lesser if amazon prime is not subscribed (no access to prime music then)  ...  "
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" ...  Must have provided with a small battery , to support backup while shifting from one power source to other.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
good
+100%
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" ...  Built is also better and doesn't feel cheap.  ...  "
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" ...  Design and build quality is very good. ... I liked the fabric design over the plastic on the 2nd gen DOT  ...  "
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" ...  The built quality is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Build is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Look forward for further drop in prices and make it affordable .  ...  "
Charging
 5
round type, need, charging pin, charging, usb
+40%
-60%
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" ...  So u have to carry ua charger even u if wana go to your bedroom from the hall . ... It won't play without the plugged-in charger to the main power socket!  ...  "
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" ...  Why usb charging pin or port not provided ... It is not portable every time need charging  ...  "
Overall performance
 4
excellent
+100%
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" ...  But once done it is smooth wait.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product and excellent performance  ...  "
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" ...  it's sensing is quick and fast.  ...  "
ISP
 4
connected
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Works fine for me  ...  "
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" ...  Get it by all means.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it for 2999/-  ...  "
Network
 4
product, network, home, first, connection
+50%
-50%
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" ...  - First time Connection to WiFi network is headache.  ...  "
Size
 4
good, speaker, output, n
+75%
-25%
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" ...  compact but good quality of sound . ... convenient especially for the elders .  ...  "

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