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Smart Speakers: A Buyer’s Guide

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Zoyendetsedwa ndi Guardian.co.ukNkhaniyi lotchedwa “okamba anzeru: kalozera wogula ndi” linalembedwa ndi Samueli Gibbs, chifukwa The Observer Lamlungu 25 February 2018 09.30 UTC

Amazon Echo

Price: £ 89,99Amazon yachiwiri m'badwo Echo ndi Baibulo akonza chipangizo kuti anatulukira gulu lonse la oyankhula anzeru mu 2014. The Echo latsopano n'chochepa, bwino lili wooneka bwino, mu kusankha nsalu kapena matabwa akumaliza.

Zomwe zimawapangitsa Echo chachikulu Amazon ndi pafupifupi wothandizira, Alexa. A mphete za maikolofoni zisanu ndi ziwiri pamwamba akumvetsera kwa mumacheza Rute mawu - wofikira ali kokha "Alexa" - asanawatumizire zomwe mumanena kwa maseva Amazon ndi kutanthauzira. Alexa can almost always hear you including over music noise as loud as an extractor fan and from pretty far away.

Alexa has multi-user support, can answer quite a lot of questions, is excellent at interpreting what you say and has a plethora of built-in talents and third-party skills that can be plugged into it, making it the most rounded voice assistant available. It particularly excels at smart home control and music playback, with full voice control over Spotify, Amazon Music and TuneIn.

The new Echo also sounds better than the old one, with more bass and clarity, particularly at higher volumes. While it’s not the best in the bunch, it certainly punches above its weight for the price, able to fill a room with its 360-degree audio from a single 2.5in woofer and a 0.6in tweeter. Ngakhale ali ndi Audio kunja doko ndi Bluetooth kwa kulumikiza kwa okamba ndi kusonkhana nyimbo kapena ku Echo.

Amazon a Alexa app amatha kwambiri, ngati pang'ono aulesi, kupanga kuziika izo ndi kusintha zinthu zosavuta. Mabatani pamwamba pa buku, amachitila batani ndi batani osalankhula ndi lowonjezera ndi mphete Kuwala pozungulira pamwamba izo zikusonyeza zimene Alexa akuchita ndi kumene Echo akuganiza inu mukuyankhula kwa. Sowetsani ndi mics ndi mphete glows wofiira, amene titha kuona kuchokera ku chipinda.

Chigamulochi: Pa £ 90, ndizovuta kumenya Echo, ndi Alexa Kudzaupanga mtengo zabwino zonse chonse anzeru wokamba.

apulo homepod linapendekeka pa ngodya pang'ono ndi maziko wofiira
Apulo HomePod: chidwi phokoso khalidwe. Chithunzi: Antonio Olmos

Apple HomePod

Price: £ 319 Kulowa zatsopano ndi HomePod Apple ndi, nazo, ndi iPhone osoka Pomaliza kujowina chipani zaka zoposa zitatu pambuyo Echo poyamba kugunda msika. The HomePod ndi lalikulu ndi mtengo kwambiri anzeru wolankhula gulu, ndi mauna lokutidwa yamphamvu ndi lathyathyathya pansi silikoni ndi glossy, kukhudza-tcheru chimbale pamwamba.

Ngakhale chachikulu, ndi wodzichepetsa kwambiri wa gulu ndi monga kunyumba pakati pa tebulo khitchini monga ali pa mantelpiece kapena bookshelf. kuchenjezedwa, Komabe: ndi silikoni phazi adzasiya woyera mphete kulembalemba nkhuni ankachitira. Pamwamba ali awiri chobisika mabatani voliyumu ndi malo multicolour kuwonetsera izo zikusonyeza pamene mtsikana wotchedwa Siri, Apulo ndi wothandizira mawu, akumvetsera kwa inu. Si zovuta kuona kudutsa chipinda ndi pamene mukhoza Letsani maikolofoni, there’s no visible indication that the HomePod isn’t listening any more.

The HomePod is arguably the best-sounding speaker in the bunch. It has an array of seven tweeters and one woofer that creates the most expansive soundscape you’re likely to find from a single speaker. It automatically adjusts to its surroundings, creating an immersive experience no matter where it’s placed in the room, with deep but tightly controlled bass and excellent separation, meaning nothing gets lost, even in the crescendo.

While it sounds good, Apple’s Siri just isn’t up to the same standard as Google’s Assistant or Amazon’s Alexa. It can hear you as well as the best of them, but understanding you is a different matter. Siri gets what you’re trying to say around 70% nthawi, amene angathe kukhumudwa kwambiri, pamene mphamvu yake mafunso kugwira ntchito si monga zabwino. Palibe Mipikisano wosuta nkhani thandizo, mwina, kutanthauza ndi zochepa zosavuta kuti ndi mu banja.

The HomePod komanso amangogwira pa Apple Music kapena iTunes machesi, kutanthauza palibe Spotify nzika kapena ngakhale wailesi kupitirira ukugunda 1. Music ungathe kutumizidwa kwa iwo kudzera AirPlay kwa chipangizo ndi iOS, Mac kapena iTunes pa PC ndi, koma zipangizo Android ali kunja ndipo palibe Bluetooth kapena mzere-pothandizira. A chipangizo chamakono iOS n'chofunikanso kuyika HomePod, kutanthauza ndi kwa onse ogwiritsa-Apple okha.

Chigamulochi: Zimamveka kwambiri koma mtsikana wotchedwa Siri, zamalumikizidwe ndi nyimbo thandizo utumiki mmbuyo mpikisano.

Google kunyumba anzeru wokamba Katemera maziko wofiira
Google Home: 'Wothandizira adzatha ntchito zimene inu mukuyesera kuti ndikufunseni, pamene ena ndithu. ' Chithunzi: Antonio Olmos

Google Home

Price: £ 129 Google Home anzeru wokamba ndi ang'onoang'ono, chubbier chipangizo kuposa ena. M'malo mokhala yamphamvu ngati Echo kapena HomePod, ndi Home zikuwoneka ngati mbiya ndi woyera, zofewa-kukhudza, woyera pulasitiki pamwamba ndi nsalu m'munsi (kubisala wokamba limodzi ndi radiators awiri chabe).

Wonse wa gululi pamwamba ndi kukhudza-tcheru. Dinani pakati kuti yambitsa Google Wothandizira ndi Yendetsani chala chala chanu mu mwaulesi zozungulira kusintha mphamvu ya. batani A kumbuyo mutes maikolofoni. Anamubisa pansi pa Pamwamba ndi mphete za LEDs, amene kuyatsa kukusonyezani inu chimene chikuchitika, kupanga dongosolo kukuzungulira pamene Wothandizira ndi kuyankha kapena younikira mpaka chikasu pamene mics ndi Aletsedwa.

Google Home ali mics ziwiri pamwamba kuti athe Wothandizira kumva inu wokongola bwino, pa kwambiri phokoso ndi nyimbo, koma osati kwambiri komanso Echo. Wothandizira waika chimodzimodzi luso Amazon a Alexa ndi bwino chinenero zachilengedwe kuzindikira kupezeka - ngati inu mudzasokoneza funso lanu, Wothandizira adzakhala bwinobwino kugwira ntchito zimene inu mukuyesera kuti ndikufunseni, pamene ena amalephera. Lilinso Mipikisano wosuta thandizo, kuzindikira mawu osiyana ndi kupanga zosavuta kuti nyimbo ku laibulale wanu kapena mfundo pakalendala yanu.

Wothandizira ali lalikulu mudziwe Nawonso achichepere, kupanga izo kuposa ena onse pa chidziwitso ambiri, kugwa kumbuyo kwa ukonde kuti mumve zambiri, koma lachitatu chipani chake mapulogalamu ndi ulamuliro anzeru kunyumba kwanthawi pang'ono m'mbuyo Alexa.

Kulira kwa Home m'malo lachindunji kuposa Echo, zipolopolo kuchokera kutsogolo. Iwo ali ndi wambirimbiri yoimba ndi mukhoza kupeza wokongola akulu chifukwa cha nkhani yaing'ono, koma sichidziwika bwino kuposa Echo. Palibe Bluetooth kapena zitsulo analogue, koma akhoza natively kusewera nyimbo Spotify kapena Music Google Play kapena kulandira nyimbo kudzera Bluetooth kapena Google Ndikutaya.

Chigamulochi: kumvetsa Google Wothandizira ndi mwayi nkhani chosasimbika koma Home ndi odula koposa Echo.

ndi sonos wina wokamba linapendekeka pa cham'mbali ndi maziko wofiira
The Sonos wina: Alexa pa bolodi ndi pafupifupi utumiki nyimbo zilipo. Chithunzi: Antonio Olmos

Sonos wina

Price: £ 199 The Sonos wina akulonjeza kuti kukhala wodziŵa ntchito zonse. Sonos anatenga chachikulu Play:1 bookshelf wokamba, anawonjezera kukhudza-tcheru pamwamba ndi mabatani kwa voliyumu ndi kubwezeretsa ndi perforated ndi mabowo kwa khamu zisanu cholankhulira pamwamba. Motero, Mmodzi ndi pakhomo pa bookshelf kapena ofanana kuposa pakati pa tebulo, monga woofer ake limodzi ndi tweeter nkhope patsogolo osati projecting phokoso mbali zonse.

Wosiyana oyankhula ena mu gulu ili, Mmodzi ikhoza kuthandiza mawu kuposa wina wothandizira. Pompano, nkhani ndi Amazon a Alexa, koma kampaniyo akugwira ntchito pa Google Wothandizira kusakanikirana kwambiri.

Iwo akhoza kumva inu bwino ndipo ali LEDs ziwiri pamwamba. Mmodzi limasonyeza kaya mics ali ndi kung'anima zina pamene Alexa akugwira ntchito. Mosiyana ndi enawo, Mmodzi komanso akupanga beep pamene Alexa akamva anadzuka mawu, zimveke kuuza kuchokera ku chipinda kuti akumvetsera. Mmodzi amathandiza kwambiri magwiridwe Alexa a, kuphatikizapo luso onse, wanzeru ulamuliro kunyumba ndi wothandizira mbali, kuphatikiza zonse ulamuliro mawu a Spotify, Amazon Music and TuneIn, koma sadziwa mawu maitanidwe ndi buku losasindikiza kubwezeretsa.

Komanso mosiyana ndi enawo, Mmodzi angathe kugwirizana ngati WiFi wokamba popanda Alexa. The app Sonos integrates pafupifupi utumiki nyimbo pansi pano, kuphatikizapo Apple Music, mu malo amodzi kusakidwa, kapena mungagwiritse ntchito Spotify Connect nyimbo. Palibe Bluetooth kapena analogue zomvetsera thandizo, Komabe. Mukhozanso tweak phokoso kukonda kwanu mu pulogalamuyi ndi kuchita zimene Sonos adzaitana Trueplay ikukonzekera ntchito chipangizo iOS kuti konza kulira kwa chipinda.

Mmodzi zikumveka kwambiri pamene wokamba munthu, koma zikumveka bwino mu nsapato sitiriyo, ndipo akhoza kumagwirizana wina wa Sonos akulu okamba chifukwa Mipikisano chipinda zomvetsera.

Chigamulochi: Izi kwambiri ovuta wokamba ndi Alexa ndi kasakanizidwe lolimba kumenya.

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