42points

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

80points

Sony MDR-1RBT

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
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28 facts in comparison

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-1RBT

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Why is BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Weather sealed
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-1RBT better than BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

2.has stereo speakers
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.can be folded
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

4.has an over-the-ear form
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.

4.driver unit size

12.5mm

40mm

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

3

4.1

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.can be used as a headset
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

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