72points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

52points

Sony XBA C10iP

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Sony XBA C10iP

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony XBA C10iP
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony XBA C10iP

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony XBA C10iP?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony XBA C10iP?

  • Can be folded
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Sony XBA C10iP?

    Why is Sony XBA C10iP better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Parrot Zik 3.0?

    • Lowest frequency
      5Hzvs20,10,20Hz
    • Weight
      4gvs255,309,270g
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has a tangle free cable
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has an in-ear form

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

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

    4.weight

    255g

    309g

    270g

    4g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.has an in-ear form
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

    6.can be folded
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

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

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    20Hz

    10Hz

    20Hz

    5Hz

    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
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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)
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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.has an in-line control panel
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

    3.can be used as a headset
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

    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.

    4.number of microphones

    1

    2

    6

    1

    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 H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

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

    6.has voice prompts
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Parrot Zik 3.0
    Sony XBA C10iP

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

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