Parrot Zik 3.0Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2Beats by Dre WirelessGrado GS1000e
Top 11%1,246 points
Top 11%
Top 2%1,373 points
Top 2%
Top 64%507 points
Top 64%
Top 59%571 points
Top 59%
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
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Beats by Dre Wireless
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Grado GS1000e
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Top specs and features

Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 vs Beats by Dre Wireless vs Grado GS1000e: 24 facts in comparison

1. weight

270g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
289g
210g
312g

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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
45% 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
35% 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
69% 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
31% have it

7. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
41% have it

8. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
76% have it

9. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
21% have it

10. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
40% have it

11. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
13% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
63% have it

13. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
17% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
42% have it

16. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
50% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
12% have it

18. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
83% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
14% have it

20. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
3% have it

21. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
6% have it

22. 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
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
4% have it

23. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
10% have it

24. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Parrot Zik 3.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2
Beats by Dre Wireless
Grado GS1000e
0% have it

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