Beats by Dre HeartbeatsParrot Zik 2.0Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Top 61%266 points
Top 61%
Top 30%480 points
Top 30%
Top 12%607 points
Top 12%
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Top specs and features

Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs Parrot Zik 2.0 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE: 28 facts in comparison

1. weight

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
48% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
33% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
25% have it

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
73% have it

6. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
31% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
44% have it

9. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
36% have it

10. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
32% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
75% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
42% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
54% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
16% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
14% have it

16. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
64% have it

18. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
13% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
8% have it

20. number of microphones

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

21. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
3% have it

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
6% have it

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
8% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
87% have it

25. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Parrot Zik 2.0
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
4% have it

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