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Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) review

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Key features
  • Home speaker
  • Alexa
Reviewed

The Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) is the small, highly popular smart speaker with Alexa voice control. It has a futuristic design: the hockey-puck look of its predecessors has been replaced by a spherical shape. But is it truly an upgrade, or is it more style over substance? And does the bigger size mean improved sound quality? Click through to our full review to find out if this smart speaker is worth the price.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s the sound like?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • What’s it like as a smart hub?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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AO.com
£46.00
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Appliances Direct
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£46.97
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Laptops Direct
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£46.97
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Amazon.co.uk
£49.99
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BT Shop
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£49.99
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Currys
£49.99
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John Lewis & Partners
£49.99
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Argos
£49.99
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Littlewoods
£64.99
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Conrad UK
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£68.48
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We have tested 163 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
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  2. 60%
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  3. 88%
    Highest score
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