90points

Parrot Zik 3.0

99points

Treblab Z2

74points

Yamaha Pro 500

Parrot Zik 3.0
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40 facts in comparison

Parrot Zik 3.0 vs Treblab Z2 vs Yamaha Pro 500

Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500
90
points
99
points
74
points

Why is Parrot Zik 3.0 better than Treblab Z2 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Yamaha Pro 500?

  • Weight
    252.3gvs270,369g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Yamaha Pro 500 better than Parrot Zik 3.0 & Treblab Z2?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs40,40mm

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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 a detachable cable
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

4.weight

270g

252.3g

369g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

50mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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.

4.Has WiFi
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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 an in-line control panel
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

6

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

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

6.has voice prompts
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Parrot Zik 3.0
Treblab Z2
Yamaha Pro 500

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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