70points

Parrot Zik

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Parrot Zik
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Parrot Zik vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN
70
points
88
points

Why is Parrot Zik better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Parrot Zik?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 36g lighter
    290gvs326g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

326g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.travel bag is included
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

5.has a neodymium magnet
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.impedance

32 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

2.1

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

5.Has WiFi
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.number of microphones

4

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Parrot Zik
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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