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Nixon The Jam

92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

Nixon The Jam
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Nixon The Jam vs Parrot Zik 3.0

Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

Why is Nixon The Jam better than Parrot Zik 3.0?

  • 254g lighter
    16gvs270g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Nixon The Jam?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 32mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs8mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
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

16g

270g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

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.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
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

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
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
Nixon The Jam
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.has an in-line control panel
Nixon The Jam
Parrot Zik 3.0

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
Nixon The Jam
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.

4.number of microphones

1

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
Nixon The Jam
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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