The Parrot Zik is a pair of over-ear, closed back headphones with Bluetooth functionality. These headphones produce great mids and airy highs, though though the bass may not have the power or thump that many may look for.
These headphones feature quite the stylish design and come in a variety of color options. Also, these headphones feature active noise cancelling, touch controls on the ear cups and great build quality, so these definitely work great for use while traveling.
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Pro Touch sensitive controls
You control the headphones by swipes taps. Swipe up and down to adjust the volume, swipe left and right to change the track and tapping will pause.
Pro Stops playing when you take them off
A jawbone and motion sensors that are built in the headphones can detect when you take off your headphones and stop playback as it happens.
Pro Companion app
There are iOS and Android companion apps for advanced settings. These allow for equalization, virtualization, turning noise-cancellation on and off, and other minor things.
Pro Wireless & wired modes
You can use these headphones both in as a wireless and a wired device.
Pro Decent sound quality
Compared to other Bluetooth solution the sound quality is good, compared to wired solutions the sound quality leaves room for improvement.
Pro Active noise-cancellation
Consisting of 4 microphones (2 inward facing, 2 - outward) these headphones have an excellent noise-cancellation. You can also choose to disable the feature via the app.
Con Short battery life
Con Slightly uncomfortable
Con Tied to its app
Anything past basic functions, like noise-cancellation, is manageable only with the app.