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Amazon Echo (4th gen, 2020)

Amazon Echo (4th gen, 2020)
alaScore 98

18 reviews

Sep, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Amazon Echo (4th gen, 2020). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and bass quality. The price and design are also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative comments about the mids quality and treble quality.

sound, design, price, bass quality, size

treble quality, mids quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Amazon Echo (4th gen, 2020) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Amazon Echo (4th Generation) review


The Echo gets a revamp, but is it better all round?

Expansive bass in a small design ; Lots of smart features ; Classy build and finish

Slightly underwhelming treble ; Not fully omnidirectional

Don’t be fooled by its playful design; the new Echo means business, delivering a weighty sound and full command of your smart home

Nov, 2020

Expert review by : David Nield (

Amazon Echo (4th gen) review: another hit for Alexa, but this time it's a ball


The new Amazon Echo is the best yet for features, but it's not necessarily the best smart speaker for everyone

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Dan Grabham (

Amazon Echo (4th generation) review: And after all, you're my wonderball


The 2020 Amazon Echo is a design rework that takes on a surprising spherical form, but is it a worthy improvement over the established existing model?

Improved sound ; New hardware ; Ease of setup ; Generally available on deals ; Alexa can do so much

New design can make it hard to see light ring ; Larger footprint ; Echo Studio the real room-filler

The previous Echo was great value and this newly designed version improves on the offering with new technology, a faster Alexa, and better sound.

Oct, 2020

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Amazon Echo (2020) review


Amazon's excellent new smart speaker ensures its rivals must keep their eye on the ball

Fuller sound ; Built-in Zigbee hub ; Alexa is more responsive

Light ring not as useful ; Skills still a bit rubbish ; Amazon is always listening

An all-round upgrade that makes the Echo sound smarter than ever

Nov, 2020

Expert review by : Adam Speight (

Amazon Echo 4th Gen Review


Amazon has given its default Echo speaker a delightful bump for 2020 – with design, sound and functionality all making significant steps forward. The Amazon Echo Dot (4th Gen) may offer the most accessible Alexa entry point but this fully-fledged Echo...

– Brilliant sound, good value for money and ditches the need for an Echo Plus

– Zigbee integration isn’t perfect

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) is comfortably the most fully-featured Alexa smart speaker yet. With greater sound to rival the Google Nest Audio , the tried-and-tested functionality of Alexa, a stylish new design and Zigbee integration, Amazon has nailed its...

Nov, 2020

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Expert review by : Jim Martin (

Amazon Echo 4


Amazon completely redesigned the Echo speaker range for 2020 and made some internal upgrades too. Here's our verdict on the fourth-generation Echo.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : John Velasco (

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) review: New look, same outstanding results


Amazon takes a gamble on the new Echo (4th Gen) by changing it up with a totally new design. It's daring, but will it be enough to make consumers take notice?

Charming new spherical design ; Dazzling LED light ring ; Acts as an Amazon Sidewalk Bridge ; Great sounding audio

Bass strains at highest volume

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) Review


As powerful as the Echo Plus ; Strong bass for the size ; Built-in smart home hub

High frequencies don't get quite as much finesse as they could ; Alexa can still be awkward to talk to

The fourth-generation Amazon Echo speaker takes the sound quality and smart home hub capabilities of the Echo Plus and puts it in a new round package.

Jun, 2021

Expert review by : Chris Davies (

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) Review – Alexa gets vocal


It's six years since the first Amazon Echo arrived, igniting a whole new category of smart speakers and making the idea of talking to a disembodied voice a little less weird, and now Alexa is…

Impressive musical performance ; Plenty of bass ; Smart home hub built-in ; Alexa wake-word almost never fails

Midrange is still the weak spot ; Are you a Google household or an Amazon one?

Nov, 2020

Expert review by : Michael Brown (

Amazon Echo (4th Gen) review: The more things change, the more they stay the same


Amazon still has the best speaker for smart home control, but it still trails Sonos and Google in musicality.

Zigbee, Bluetooth LE, and Amazon Sidewalk radios onboard ; Alexa can control a huge number of smart home systems and devices ; Plenty of bang for the buck

Google’s Nest Audio sounds better ; Sonos supports more music-streaming services ; Polarizing industrial design

The Amazon Echo (4th Gen) is a pretty good audio performer, but it’s a smart speaker that’s also equipped with a Zigbee radio. I’m taking a wait-and-see approach to Amazon’s Sidewalk network for now. It sounds promising, but there’s nothing tangible in...


Price comparison for Amazon Echo (4th gen, 2020)

  Store     Price
Echo (4th generation) | With premium sound, smart...
Premium sound—Echo delivers clear highs, dynamic mids and deep bass for rich, detailed sound that...
£89.00 TO SHOP
Echo Dot (4th generation) | Smart speaker with clock...
Meet Echo Dot with clock—our most popular smart speaker with Alexa. The sleek, compact design delivers...
£59.00 TO SHOP
All-new Echo Show 8 | 2nd generation (2021 release)...
Alexa can show you even more: 8" HD touchscreen, adaptive colour and stereo speakers bring entertainment to...
£119.00 TO SHOP
Amazon Echo (2nd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa...
Amazon Echo connects to Alexa—a cloud-based voice service—to play music, make calls, set alarms and timers...
£70.00 TO SHOP
All-new Echo Show 5 | 2nd generation (2021 release)...
Seize your day with Alexa at the ready: set alarms and timers, check your calendar or the news, make video...
£74.00 TO SHOP
Echo Studio | High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D...
Immersive sound: 5 speakers produce powerful bass, dynamic midrange and crisp highs. Dolby Atmos technology...
£189.00 TO SHOP
Amazon Echo, Black (previous generation)
Plays all your music from Amazon Music, Spotify, TuneIn and more using just your voice
£10000.00 TO SHOP
Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) – Smart Speaker with Alexa...
Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home...
£10000.00 TO SHOP
Amazon Echo Spot, Smart Alarm Clock with Alexa - White
Echo Spot is designed to fit anywhere in your home. Use 2nd generation far-field voice recognition to watch...
£119.00 TO SHOP
Echo Show 10 (3rd generation) | HD smart display...
Designed to move with you—with a 10.1" HD screen that moves automatically, video calls, recipes and series...
£239.00 TO SHOP

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