Between the Google Home and the Amazon Echo, which has the better speaker for listening to music?
Smart speaker choices are relatively limited, true, but the differences between the devices are what you’ll need to consider before you make a purchase. If music listening is most important to you — i.e. more important than intelligent assistant features, smart home integrations, and design — then you’ll need to consider each device’s audio hardware in order to make the right choice. Let’s take a look at what the Amazon Echo and Google Home are working with!
By the way, if you’re looking for a wider comparison between the Google Home, Amazon Echo, and upcoming HomePod smart speakers, check out the comparison guide we’ve put together:
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