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First Look: The fancy Parrot Zik wireless Bluetooth headphones

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First Look: The fancy Parrot Zik wireless Bluetooth headphones

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Despite some issues, Parrot can make a case for its Ziks being the Porsche of Bluetooth headphones.

I'm David Carnoy executive editor for cnet.com. And here -- -- -- zinc. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And they're probably the most technologically advanced headphones out there. On -- loaded with features if everything from noise canceling. To touch sensitive controls on the earpiece. On -- had me Jawbone sensor as well as a motion sensors -- so that when you take off the headphones on your music pauses. -- is a French company. And it's better known for -- ER drones here in the United States. But -- teamed up with Philip -- again to create these headphones you can see -- -- -- Ares striking design. These seem well built on -- -- -- removable battery in the earpiece and that. Cover and here's magnetic -- -- pull that off you pull out the battery. The battery life is decent not great you get about six hours of battery -- with everything turned on on the you can increase the battery -- -- turning -- some of the features. On these -- fairly heavy headphones they weak point 72 pounds odds -- -- not too late and they're not great for mobile use they will make -- -- lifting. But they do sell and excellent for Bluetooth headphones. The -- allows you to tweak the sound a bit and you could also listen to these as wired headphones. -- but I really didn't notice -- difference in sound. When using the wireless mode vs wired mode is a lot of digital processing -- headphones. So you really probably want to just leave them in wireless -- when -- using them. It nice lest we -- -- cups and they are comfortable where I would say they're super comfortable prolonged period of time. But they are comfortable quick thing about those touch sensitive controls. You simply swipe your finger forward on the -- -- to advance tracks those who raise and lower volume by simply swiping up and down. The one issue I have with it was that when I went to adjust the headphones on my head a few times I accidentally touch that touch sensitive panel. And they track -- went forward. Wore headphones actually -- you just tap that phone it will -- Like other Bluetooth headphones this can't be used as the head that I'm having it performed great as -- head that up but there's a built in Mike here and actually several built -- -- for the north cancellation. Which is also -- it but all in all eighty. Very interest in -- phone. Very nicely designed and it performs very well for -- Bluetooth headphone. I'm Dave curry and those of the parent -- Bluetooth headphones we've always cancellations. -- --

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