67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

54points

Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

92points

Fiil Iicon

90points

Parrot Zik 3.0

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Comparison winner
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Comparison winner
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0
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32 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Fiil Iicon vs Parrot Zik 3.0

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0
67
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54
points
92
points
92
points
90
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Fiil Iicon & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Fiil Iicon & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs15,10,15,20Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition & Fiil Iicon & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Fiil Iicon better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x & Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Fiil Iicon?

  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

2.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.weight

285g

398g

309g

270g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

10Hz

10Hz

15Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

4.Has WiFi
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

5.has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
Parrot Zik 3.0

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beyerdynamic DT 440 Edition
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fiil Iicon
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.

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