52points

Harman Kardon NC

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

Harman Kardon NC
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Harman Kardon NC vs Parrot Zik 3.0

Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

Why is Harman Kardon NC better than Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs20Hz
  • Can be folded
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Harman Kardon NC?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 52g lighter
    270gvs322g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.has a detachable cable
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

4.weight

322g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

6.travel bag is included
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

16Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

5.driver unit size

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.can be used as a headset
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Harman Kardon NC
Parrot Zik 3.0

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

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