Audio-Technica ATH-M30xParrot Zik 2.0Parrot Zik 3.0Soul Electronics Loop
Top 50%704 points
Top 50%
Top 13%1,221 points
Top 13%
Top 11%1,246 points
Top 11%
Top 62%537 points
Top 62%
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
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Parrot Zik 3.0
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Soul Electronics Loop
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Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Soul Electronics Loop: 27 facts in comparison

1. weight

220g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
270g
270g
130g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
45% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
35% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
69% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
39% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
46% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
31% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
24% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
41% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
76% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
21% have it

12. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
40% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
13% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
17% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
42% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
50% have it

18. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
31% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
12% have it

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
83% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m
1.3m
1.2m

22. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
11% have it

23. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
23% have it

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
14% have it

25. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Parrot Zik 2.0
Parrot Zik 3.0
Soul Electronics Loop
3% have it

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