58points

AKG K702

54points

Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

94points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
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AKG K702 vs Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Why is AKG K702 better than Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs12,20,20Hz
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE better than AKG K702 & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than AKG K702 & Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 better than AKG K702 & Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Can be folded
  • Has a mute function

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.has a detachable cable
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has an in-ear form
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

5.can be folded
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

12Hz

20Hz

20Hz

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

39800Hz

23000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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 a noise canceling microphone
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

4.has a mute function
AKG K702
Beyerdynamic DX 120 iE
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2

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

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