56points

Audio-Technica ATH-EW9

50points

Koss PRO4AAT

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Koss PRO4AAT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8850NC
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Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 vs Koss PRO4AAT vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Philips SHB8850NC vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Koss PRO4AAT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Koss PRO4AAT
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 better than Koss PRO4AAT & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Philips SHB8850NC & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Weight
    33gvs839.15,270,232,221.1g

Why is Koss PRO4AAT better than Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Philips SHB8850NC & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs14,20,10,18Hz
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 & Koss PRO4AAT & Philips SHB8850NC & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 & Koss PRO4AAT & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Wireless charging
  • Has voice commands
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 & Koss PRO4AAT & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Philips SHB8850NC?

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

    4.weight

    33g

    839.15g

    270g

    232g

    221.1g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.can be folded
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

    6.has a tangle free cable
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

    For example

    SoundMagic E11C

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    24000Hz

    25000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    22000Hz

    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

    14Hz

    10Hz

    20Hz

    10Hz

    18Hz

    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-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

    5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

    For example

    RHA TrueConnect

    6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

    For example

    JBL Reflect Contour 2

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    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
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

    4.has voice commands
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

    5.has an accelerometer
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

    For example

    Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
    Koss PRO4AAT
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Philips SHB8850NC
    Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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