87points

Parrot Zik 2.0

77points

Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Plantronics Backbeat Pro

Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Plantronics Backbeat Pro?

  • 70g lighter
    270gvs340g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Plantronics Backbeat Pro better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • Has a straight plug
  • 90m greater wireless connectivity range
    100mvs10m

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Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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.

2.weight

270g

340g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

4.has a tangle free cable
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

100m

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

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.number of microphones

6

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics Backbeat Pro

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

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