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Parrot Zikmu BY Philippe Starck

Parrot Zikmu BY Philippe Starck
alaScore 86

51 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Parrot Zikmu BY Philippe Starck is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 51 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Parrot Zikmu speakers review


If you want to stand out in the overcrowded iPhone/iPod speaker market you can promise high quality, tempt with distinctive design, throw in features or simply slash the price right down. Parrot's Zikmu iPod speakers certainly don't fall into that last...

Partly that seems down to patchy balance between the NXT speakers, which can overemphasize the top end of tracks, and the sometimes-boomy woofer. Some careful tweaking of the equalizer levels things out, but we do wonder if a wireless subwoofer –...


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Parrot Zikmu by Starck Review


Style and substance, in one great package.

Looks great, Incredible sound, Easy setup, Quick connectivity via Bluetooth, RF remote is simple to use

Can't change bass & treble without downloading software and connecting through WiFI, Connecting through WiFI is a a hassle

Of course, all of that is half of what makes the Zikmu so great. Now let’s talk a bit about the connectivity options we’ve got. Bluetooth and WiFi are the order of the day. You can connect the Zikmu to any A2DP capable smartphone as well as Macs. WiFi...

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Parrot Zikmu Speakers by Philippe Starck -


We take a closer look at Parrot's Zikmu speakers to see if it has the performance to match its Starck-designed looks.


Expert review by:

Parrot Zikmu


Parrot puts a premium on design with the head-turning Zikmu, but do these monolithic speakers live up to their reputation, or are they just overpriced iPod docks for the vain iPhone user?

Connectivity over Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and direct connections; One-of-a-kind design; Very simple to set up and use

High asking price; No optical input; lacking bass for such a pricey unit

Consumer review by:

Parrot Zikmu


Very striking design and great flexibility with input choices

Wrong electricity plugs were supplied

Product Specifications


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Parrot

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
Max (RMS) Output Power:100Watt
Response Bandwidth:50 - 20000Hz
Speaker System Type:Wireless speakers with digital player dock