39points

AKG K171 MKII

71points

Parrot Zik Sport

AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
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21 facts in comparison

AKG K171 MKII vs Parrot Zik Sport

AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport

Why is AKG K171 MKII better than Parrot Zik Sport?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
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    26000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Parrot Zik Sport better than AKG K171 MKII?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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Price comparison

Design

1.has a detachable cable
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
2.sweat resistance
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

240g

75g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.can be folded
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has an in-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
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.has an on-ear form
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

26000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

30mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
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.can be used as a headset
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a heart rate monitor
AKG K171 MKII
Parrot Zik Sport
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

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