85points

Parrot Zik 2.0

49points

Ultrasone HFI-780

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Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Ultrasone HFI-780

Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780
85
points
49
points

Why is Parrot Zik 2.0 better than Ultrasone HFI-780?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 15g lighter
    270gvs285g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Ultrasone HFI-780 better than Parrot Zik 2.0?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    26000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Has a straight plug
  • 2.7m longer cable
    4mvs1.3m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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 a detachable cable
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.

4.weight

270g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has included ear pads
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

26000Hz

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

20Hz

10Hz

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.

6.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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 2.0
Ultrasone HFI-780

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
Ultrasone HFI-780

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
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

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