53points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

75points

Sony MDR-10RNC

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
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Parrot Zik 3.0
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Sony MDR-10RNC

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-10RNC?

  • Weight
    130gvs270,205g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 & Sony MDR-10RNC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-10RNC better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Lowest frequency
    6Hzvs9,20Hz
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.weight

130g

270g

205g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

3.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

26000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

9Hz

20Hz

6Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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)
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

6.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

3.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

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