Parrot Zik 3.0Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 WirelessBose QuietComfort 3
Top 12%1,180 points
Top 12%
Top 53%631 points
Top 53%
Top 40%802 points
Top 40%
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
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Bose QuietComfort 3
vs
Top specs and features

Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless vs Bose QuietComfort 3: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

270g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
24g
136g

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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
34% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
25% have it

5. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
39% have it

6. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
32% have it

7. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
45% have it

8. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
38% have it

9. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
42% have it

10. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
76% have it

11. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
31% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
41% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
17% have it

14. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
63% have it

15. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
15% have it

16. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
12% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
9% have it

18. 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

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
10% have it

20. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
86% have it

21. 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 Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
3% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
10% have it

23. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
6% have it

24. 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
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
33% have it

25. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 3
3% have it

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