73points

Parrot Zik 2.0

75points

Sony MDR-1000X

Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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23 facts in comparison

Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Sony MDR-1000X

Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • 5g lighter
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    270gvs275g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a removable battery
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Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4vs3
  • Can be folded
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-1000X

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetoo...Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (International Version with Full Warranty)
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$172.00
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (MDR1000X/B)
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$129.95
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Grey Beige (MDR1000X/C) (2016 model)
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$199.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
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
Sony MDR-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

270g

275g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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.driver unit size

40mm

39.8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

3

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Parrot Zik 2.0
Sony MDR-1000X
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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