Amazon Echo Dot is a voice-activated smart speaker that responds to voice commands through an Alexa personal assistant to answer questions, play the news, play music, and hundreds of other tasks. The device comes with buttons that can manually change the volume, mute the sound or turn off the response mic mechanism. The Echo Dot is compatible with all smart technology paired with Amazon systems and is able to provide an interconnected system of controlling other devices through commands given to the Echo Dot.
Google Home Mini is a voice-activated speaker that uses the built-in Google Assistant to respond to commands the Google Assistant built in. The device operates with touch controls to increase/decrease volume and play/stop sounds. The Google Home Mini is paired with Google Home accessories that include a variety of smart technology connected through the Google Assistant.