44points

Bose QuietComfort 25

85points

Parrot Zik 2.0

Bose QuietComfort 25
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Bose QuietComfort 25 vs Parrot Zik 2.0

Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0
44
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85
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 25 better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 74g lighter
    196gvs270g
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Bose QuietComfort 25?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    6vs1
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.weight

196g

270g

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4.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

3.number of microphones

1

6

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

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4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 25
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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