63points

Bowers & Wilkins P7

68points

Parrot Zik

Bowers & Wilkins P7
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Bowers & Wilkins P7 vs Parrot Zik

Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P7 better than Parrot Zik?

  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 36g lighter
    290gvs326g
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Parrot Zik better than Bowers & Wilkins P7?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    4vs1
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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.

2.has a detachable cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

3.weight

290g

326g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

5.impedance

22 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

3.Has WiFi
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

4

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bowers & Wilkins P7
Parrot Zik

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

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