Parrot Zik 3.0Beats by Dre MixrNixon The Jam
Top 12%1,180 points
Top 12%
Top 55%607 points
Top 55%
Top 55%610 points
Top 55%
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
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Nixon The Jam
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Top specs and features

Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Beats by Dre Mixr vs Nixon The Jam: 29 facts in comparison

1. weight

270g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
210g
16g

2. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
46% have it

3. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
34% have it

4. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
72% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
25% have it

6. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
32% 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
45% 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
38% have it

10. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm
8mm

11. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
42% have it

12. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
76% 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
31% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
17% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
63% have it

17. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
15% 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
12% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
9% have it

20. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
6
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1
1

21. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
8% have it

22. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
86% have it

23. has an on-ear form

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
23% have it

24. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m
1m

25. 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
Beats by Dre Mixr
Nixon The Jam
3% have it

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