43points

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

80points

Sony MDR-1RBT

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
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BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds vs Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Sony MDR-1RBT vs Sony WH-1000XM3

BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-1RBT & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • 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-1RBT & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR-1RBT better than BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds & Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs3,3,3
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • Has USB Type-C

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.can be folded
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.has a tangle free cable
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.sweat resistant
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

4.Has USB Type-C
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

3

3

4.2

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

5.Has WiFi
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.has a noise canceling microphone
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

5.has voice prompts
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

6.has voice commands
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

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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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
BlueAnt Pump HD Sportsbuds
Parrot Zik 3.0
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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