78points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
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Parrot Zik 2.0
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Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Parrot Zik 2.0

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium?

  • 190g lighter
    270gvs460g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    6vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

460g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

50000Hz

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.driver unit size

100mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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 rechargeable battery
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.number of microphones

1

6

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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