60points

AKG K271 MKII

87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

65points

Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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AKG K271 MKII vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-ZX300iP

AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

Why is AKG K271 MKII better than Parrot Zik 2.0 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-ZX300iP?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than AKG K271 MKII & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-ZX300iP?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than AKG K271 MKII & Parrot Zik 2.0 & Sony MDR-ZX300iP?

  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Sony MDR-ZX300iP better than AKG K271 MKII & Parrot Zik 2.0 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs16,20,18Hz
  • Weight
    120gvs240,270,221.1g

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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 an over-the-ear form
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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.

3.weight

240g

270g

221.1g

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

5.can be folded
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

20Hz

18Hz

10Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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 K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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.

4.Has WiFi
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K271 MKII
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-ZX300iP

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

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