42points
48points

Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT

70points
44points

Parrot Zik 3.0

Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Cost-effectiveness winner
Parrot Zik 3.0
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Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT vs Parrot Zik 3.0

Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT better than Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.1vs3
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • 255g lighter
    ?

    15gvs270g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs1
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 28mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs12mm
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz

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Design

1.sweat resistance
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.weight

15g

270g

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.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

12mm

40mm

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

1

6

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.
3.has voice commands
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
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.
4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
6.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-C200BT
Parrot Zik 3.0
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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