Parrot Zik 3.0Bang & Olufsen A8Nixon Wire mic
Top 12%1,171 points
Top 12%
Top 68%426 points
Top 68%
Top 53%618 points
Top 53%
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
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Nixon Wire mic
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Top specs and features

Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Nixon Wire mic: 26 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
50Hz
20Hz

3. weight

270g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
22g
14g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
47% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
33% have it

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
72% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
39% have it

8. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
44% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
36% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
53% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
76% have it

12. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
42% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
32% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
16% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
15% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
64% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
13% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
9% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m
1.3m

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
87% have it

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
3% have it

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
9% have it

24. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
6% have it

25. has an in-ear form

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Bang & Olufsen A8
Nixon Wire mic
33% have it

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