94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Parrot Zik 2.0

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.25h shorter charge time
    2.25hvs2.5h
  • Has voice prompts

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 39g lighter
    270gvs309g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • 4 more microphone(s)
    6vs2
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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

309g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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.

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

6.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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.

3.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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.

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

2.25h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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 35 II
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.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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.

4.number of microphones

2

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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

6.has voice prompts
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Parrot Zik 2.0

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

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