37points

Able Planet IR210T

85points

Parrot Zik 2.0

64points

Phiaton PS 210 BTNC

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
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Able Planet IR210T vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Phiaton PS 210 BTNC vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
37
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85
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64
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99
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Why is Able Planet IR210T better than Parrot Zik 2.0 & Phiaton PS 210 BTNC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Able Planet IR210T & Phiaton PS 210 BTNC & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Phiaton PS 210 BTNC better than Able Planet IR210T & Parrot Zik 2.0 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Able Planet IR210T & Parrot Zik 2.0 & Phiaton PS 210 BTNC?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a mute function

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.can be folded
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an in-ear form
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

6.sweat resistant
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

14.3mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has a mute function
Able Planet IR210T
Parrot Zik 2.0
Phiaton PS 210 BTNC
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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