Smart speakers are becoming increasingly popular in all households that allow you to have an Internet connection and numerous additional options with the help of the built-in assistant. Generally, when you think of these devices, big brands like Google, Amazon, Apple, or Microsoft come to mind, although they’re not the only ones.
Smart speakers are used to control smart home, mobile or music entertainment functions via voice commands
In fact, even Facebook has its own smart speakers, the Facebook portal, although we didn’t include them in our list of the best smart speakers of 2020 because they’re not yet available in Europe, only in certain markets like the US.
If you don’t already have smart speakers at home, our picks may change your mind today. Next, we will show you the best smart speakers of 2020 based on their main features and most importantly their price:
-Echo Dot: It is an intelligent speaker developed by Amazon with a fabric design in different colors. It measures 99 millimeters in diameter and 43 millimeters high. Its shape is cylindrical with an audio output of 3.5 millimeters.
It has connections for a feeder and a decorative light ring on the top. In addition, it has volume controls, deactivation of the microphone and power supply. It is compatible with Alexa to connect and control smart homes, receive messages, configure alarms and notifications, initiate calls, play music, activate applications and online platforms … all with voice commands. The price is 49.99 euros.
-InnovaGoods– It’s a multifunctional smart speaker for the whole family. It consists of ABS, 360 degree amplitude sound, bluetooth 4.5 connection and 5 W x 2 power. It is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones as well as voice assistants from Siri and Google Assistant.
The built-in microphone allows you to take and make calls, play music and send orders. It has a 1800 mAh battery, an autonomy of 3 to 4 hours, a USB charging cable, a diameter of 9 centimeters and a height of 14 centimeters. The price is 29.84 euros.
-Sonos one: It is one of the best smart speakers on the market that allows you to play songs, podcasts, radio stations, audiobooks, etc. through voice commands compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, among others.
It is moisture-proof, can be taken in the bathroom or on the terrace, and does not deteriorate. It is constantly updated and can be easily connected to Alexa, Google and Airplay. It measures 12 x 12 x 16.15 and weighs 1.85 kilograms. The current price is 229 euros.
-Echo fourth generation– This intelligent speaker from Amazon is compatible with Alexa and has a diameter of 144 millimeters and a height of 133 millimeters. It has a ring of light that glows in the dark, controls on its surface to increase and decrease the volume, turn the device off and on, turn off the microphone …
It has a charging port and a 3.5mm audio output. It is used, among other things, to control smart homes, set alarms, receive messages and updates, and make calls. It is compatible with Android, iOS, and Fire OS devices. The price is 99.99 euros.
-Google Home Mini: The price for these smart speakers is 59 euros. All you have to do is check availability and choose your favorite color. It is compatible with the Google Assistant and has 360-degree audio output. It can sync with Google Home and share the audio throughout the house.
It supports various types of reproduction formats and measures 40 millimeters in diameter. It has two built-in medium-range microphones to recognize the user’s voice when issuing commands. It connects via WiFi and Bluetooth, has a button to mute the microphone, buttons to decrease and increase the volume, and behind the network there is a ring of four LED lights.
In addition, it will be updated with news that the search engine has promised for its speakers and smart screens in the coming days.
-JBL fee 4: JBL, one of the most popular sound brands in the world, also has smart speakers. This is the fourth generation with up to 20 hours of autonomy to listen to music. The battery consists of a rechargeable lithium-ion device with an integrated USB port.
It can be taken anywhere thanks to the IPX7 security protocol against water, dust, sand and sun. It can be connected to up to two mobile devices at the same time. The price is 126.65 euros.