92points

Parrot Zik 3.0

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

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Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Weight
    226gvs270,275g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs22000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs20,10Hz
  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3,4
  • Cable length
    1.5mvs1.3,1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

226g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

6.has included ear pads
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

4Hz

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 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.driver unit size

40mm

32mm

39.8mm

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.can be used as a headset
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Parrot Zik 3.0
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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