52points

Klipsch Image S3

87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

Klipsch Image S3
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Klipsch Image S3 vs Parrot Zik 2.0

Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0
Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0

Why is Klipsch Image S3 better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 259g lighter
    11gvs270g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Klipsch Image S3?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    20000Hzvs18000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 34.2mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs5.8mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
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.has a detachable cable
Klipsch Image S3
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.

4.weight

11g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

18000Hz

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

12Hz

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
Klipsch Image S3
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.

4.driver unit size

5.8mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Klipsch Image S3
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.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Klipsch Image S3
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 rechargeable battery
Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
Parrot Zik 2.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
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
Klipsch Image S3
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.has a noise canceling microphone
Klipsch Image S3
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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