85points

Parrot Zik 2.0

63points

Philips Fidelio M2BT

Comparison winner
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Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Philips Fidelio M2BT

Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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63
points

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Philips Fidelio M2BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Philips Fidelio M2BT better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

4.has included ear pads
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

6.has an on-ear form
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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.

4.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

5.diaphragm size

40mm

40mm

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Best

Oppo PM-1

85mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

4

Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

2.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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.

6.Has WiFi
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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

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