59points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Parrot Zik 3.0

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • 115g lighter
    155gvs270g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    6vs1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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 an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

3.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

4.weight

155g

270g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

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

20Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

5.driver unit size

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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.number of microphones

1

6

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

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