Parrot goes Red for new Zikmu Hi-Fi speakers

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Zimku Red Dragon (Image: Parrot)

This, on the right, is the Zikmu Hi-Fi speakers from Parrot. While this has already been out since October, the company has decided to use CES to announce that there will be a red version of the product.

Dubbed the “Red Dragon”, it is obviously red. It joins the colours green, black, white and grey.

The speakers are wireless Hi-Fi stereo speakers that also come with an iPhone/iPod docking station. As well, you can also plug in any audio source via its AUX jack, or hook it up to play content from your computer or phone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. It also comes with a detachable remote control panel that also acts as the cover for the iPod dock.

It is, however, pretty expensive with a pricetag of $1600. No word when it will be released internationally or domestically in the US. Full press release below.

Zikmu ‘Red Dragon’ Parrot by Starck…

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Parrot, one of the leaders in wireless peripherals for mobile phones, unveils the newest addition of its Hi-Fi wireless stereo speakers, Zikmu Parrot by Starck: Red Dragon.

Adored or disliked but never ignored, red is a strong and bold color with a highly symbolic meaning. It represents ‘joie de vivre’ and optimism. Red is one of the stronger colors in the spectrum; the color of passion!

About Zikmu Parrot by Starck

  • Wireless Hi-Fi stereo speakers
    • iPod®/iPhone™ docking station
  • Listen to Web Radio (via a dedicated iPhone/iPod touch application)
  • RCA line-in input
  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Wi-Fi b/g with SES/WPS (Browsing & control)
  • Total power output: 100W RMS
  • Software update via Wi-Fi & Bluetooth
  • Dimensions
    • Height: 29.2 in., 750 mm
    • Dimensions
      • Bottom: 12.5 x 11.3 in., 320 x 290 mm
      • Top: 5 x 1.4 in., 130 x 35 mm
    • Weight: 17 lbs, 3.5 kg
  • Price : $1,600

For more information about Parrot Zikmu by Starck wireless Hi-Fi speakers, visit www.parrot.com/zikmu / www.starck.com.

About PARROT

Parrot, a global leader in wireless devices for mobile phones, stands on the cutting edge of innovation. The company was founded in 1994 by Henri Seydoux as part of his determination to drive the inevitable breakthrough of mobile phones into everyday life by creating high-quality, user-friendly wireless devices for easy living. Parrot has developed the most extensive range of hands-free systems on the market for cars, motorbikes and scooters, including wireless multimedia products geared towards audiovisual applications. In 2008, Parrot launched a new prestige line of high-end products bearing the hallmark of renowned artists and in 2010, the AR.Drone, the first quadricopter piloted via wi-fi and using augmented reality.

Parrot, headquartered in Paris, currently employs 450 people worldwide and generates 85% of its sales overseas. Parrot is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris since 2006. (FR0004038263 – PARRO)