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If we lived in LaLaLand, where ele­phants never for­get and have re­ally great hear­ing on ac­count of those big ears, we’d em­ploy those lum­ber­ing wrin­kle­skins to do

our head­phone re­views. And we could talk to them about these new Par­rot Zik head­phones, and they’d re­mem­ber the old ones and how good they were. But here in the re­ally real, ele­phants are ac­tu­ally ill-suited

to per­sonal au­dio jour­nal­ism, so you’re stuck with our im­pres­sions in­stead. The new ver­sions still have de­signer Philippe Starck con­sult­ing, and they come

in lighter, more leath­ery and zanier-coloured form. There’s a bet­ter DAC on board and the app

that lets you cus­tomise what you’re hear­ing has been up­graded. The noise can­cel­la­tion and

touch-sen­si­tive mu­sic con­trols re­main. One trum­pet for good, two trum­pets for awe­some…

US$400 ($510) / par­

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