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AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Top 89%491 points
Top 89%
Top 12%4,001 points
Top 12%
Top 17%3,770 points
Top 17%
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Top specs and features

AudioQuest NightHawk vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
10000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
20000Hz

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
44% 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
36% have it

4. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
39% have it

5. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
76% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
31% have it

7. has active noise cancelling (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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
15% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
27% have it

9. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
47% have it

10. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
39% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
40mm

12. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
20% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
64% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
44% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
48% have it

16. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
30% have it

17. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
80% have it

18. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
21% have it

19. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
5% have it

20. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
6% have it

21. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4% have it

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