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Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Top 59%536 points
Top 59%
Top 13%1,145 points
Top 13%
Top 3%1,276 points
Top 3%
Top 6%1,235 points
Top 6%
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Top specs and features

Grado iGi vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC: 34 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
20000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz
20Hz
18Hz

3. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
44% have it

4. weight

9g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
270g
289g
221.1g

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
36% have it

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
66% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
39% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
76% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
47% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
31% have it

11. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
23% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
47% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
15% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
27% have it

15. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
39% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

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.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
19% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
64% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
44% have it

19. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
48% have it

20. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
30% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
80% have it

22. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
18% have it

23. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
14% have it

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
20% have it

25. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Grado iGi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
4% have it

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