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Audio-Technica
Audio-Technica - ATH-WS990BTBK Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Black
Description

The ATH-WS990BT wireless over-ear headphones combine exclusive 53 mm Deep Motion Drivers with large, high-flux magnetic circuitry and Bluetooth technology to deliver vibrant full-range wireless audio with invigorating bass. The powerful magnetic force of the circuitry results in dynamic, well-tailored diaphragm response to reproduce deep, clear low frequencies and detailed mid-to-high frequencies. The sound is further enhanced by the exclusive dual-layer, memory-foam earpads, comprised of a firm internal layer and a soft outer layer, that provide excellent sound isolation and comfort. The headphones can even reproduce Hi-Res Audio when used with the included 1.2 m (3. 9') audio cable.

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  • Review by MerryChristmas, 10 out of 10
    Christmas gift

    A gift for my grandson. He was so excited and happy to have received these.

    Dec 27, 2020 11:29
  • 10score
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    Raycon - The Work True Wireless in-ear Headphones. - Black
    Description

    The Raycon E85 comes with active noise-cancelling tech and 6 microphones to make yourself loud and clear on calls and video chats.

    4 Features
  • 6-microphone system: Identifies and diminishes outside sound while giving your voice perfect clarity.
  • Filters out unwanted environmental noise to fully immerse you in what you need to do.: Compact Design
  • Comes with a magnetizing carrying case that is also a wireless charging case.:
  • Awareness Mode: Lets noise from your surroundings flow into your earbuds, so you can keep your ears open to what's going on in the world around you.
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  • Review by RFCRMR, 10 out of 10
    Great AirPods

    Great for the price. Nice quality. Fast delivery. Would recommend

    Oct 17, 2021 16:14
  • Review by Maddy, 10 out of 10
    Great & Not Expensive

    Love these, they work well and are comfortable. Also enjoy the accessories and case.

    Sep 03, 2021 15:56
  • Review by Momo, 10 out of 10
    Raycon

    EXCELLENT. My daughter loves them. She uses them all the time.

    Sep 17, 2021 17:20
  • Review by Workaholic, 10 out of 10
    Nice buds for work

    All I can say is Wow !

    I use these guys everywhere. Working remotely the Noise cancelling reduces background noise and my calls are so clear as these earbuds have six tiny mics.

    Compared to other brands with similar features, these are a bargain!

    Jul 28, 2021 16:05
  • Review by Raycon, 10 out of 10
    Raycon True Wireless Ear phones

    These ear phones are great! I love all of the features especially the noise cancelling. Comes in handy especially when I'm commuting. I like the clear sound, the fit and the compact size, making it easy to carry in my purse or backpack wherever I go.

    Aug 23, 2021 16:01
  • Review by Ashley, 10 out of 10
    Noise cancelling for the win

    Got this earbuds along with the everyday earbuds and I have to say I am a big fan of the upgrades. It has memory foam and noise cancelling which make a big difference esp when I am on calls all day

    Aug 23, 2021 15:20
  • Review by EsteroMike, 8 out of 10
    "5Stars".......?

    Deserves "5 Stars", but I'm picky!! Great quality sound, but they fall out if the ear easier than I had hoped!

    Oct 08, 2021 16:10
  • Review by Calmy, 10 out of 10
    Worth It

    The battery lasts really really long!

    Easy to adjust volumes and different noise cancellation models.

    Definitely more comfortable than Airpods and much more simple and stable Bluetooth connection than AirPods.

    Aug 27, 2021 10:17
  • 9.8score
    3
    Beats by Dr. Dre
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished Beats EP Headphones - Black
    Description

    Enjoy crystal clear sound with the finely tuned acoustics of these Beats EP headphones. Vertical sliders let you adjust the headband to find your most comfortable fit, and stainless steel reinforcements in the frame provide durability. The battery-free design of these refurbished Beats EP headphones lets you listen to music on them all day.Learn more about Geek Squad Certified Refurbished products ›

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  • Review by WhitneyH, 10 out of 10
    These Beats Headphones are awesome!

    I'd always wanted to try Beats, and caught these on sale...OMG the sound quality! I'm a huge fan of IPhone ear pods, but Beats wins the contest hands down. Great volume, great bass - absolutely impressive. Even over the riding mower while cutting the grass. Love, love, love these!

    Apr 19, 2020 09:52
  • Review by MaLinda, 10 out of 10
    Beats

    I purchased these for my 14 yr old to replace a pair he had that the part that goes into the jack of his phone he broke by accident. He loves these just like the black pair he has.

    Mar 16, 2018 17:37
  • Review by Brownsugar, 10 out of 10
    Great

    My headphones fit perfectly. I have small ears and the headphones are comfortable.

    May 17, 2019 10:37
  • Review by Thet, 10 out of 10
    Awesome headphone

    Bought this headphone for my smule karaoke and i love it.

    Jun 20, 2018 18:32
  • Review by Gail, 6 out of 10
    Disappointing

    Sound is just ok. Volume not great & doesn't always connect to both speakers on an ipod.

    Aug 25, 2017 17:45
  • Review by Techmom, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones, durable

    Bought these for my son and he uses them everyday. Very durable for a teenage boy. great sound for the price.

    Dec 19, 2018 17:02
  • Review by Beats, 10 out of 10
    Beats are good

    Very nice and the price was good. Sound is nice. Love them

    Jun 12, 2021 17:56
  • Review by Eddie, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones

    Crystal clear sound. Great buy for the price. My son loves his headphones

    Apr 22, 2017 07:23
  • 9.8score
    Apple - Airpods with Wireless Charging Case - White
    Description

    AirPods deliver high-quality sound and voice-activated Siri¹ for an unparalleled wireless headphone experience. With the Wireless Charging Case, you can simply place them on a charging mat and go. They’re ready to use with all of your devices.² Put them in your ears and they connect immediately. Just like magic.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

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  • Review by Kona, 10 out of 10
    I can hear without breaking the bank

    Oh I’m alittle hard of hearing and I heard Apple Airpods could help. Oh my goodness they do, I had been wanting a pair then when I heard this I bought them. They are fantastic, only drawback is when I talk I hear it through the AirPod therefore I’m talking lower Now everyone is saying what did you say instead of having to repeat what they said. They are comfortable to wear unless you want to wear them all day like I do at work I take them out every few hours. The only thing I haven’t figured out is how to listen to music without having to turn on the listening part to hear when ppl talk. That’s not a deal breaker if I have to continue turning it on. They paired with my Apple iPhone 11 in less than a minute

    They arrived from Bestbuy as scheduled. One tip instead of them aiming down they need to aim more toward the sound and your iPhone has to be in your hand or somewhere to pick up the sounds

    Oct 31, 2020 22:23
  • Review by ChrisW, 8 out of 10
    Great but wrong serial number

    I bought the Airpods because I decided to spend more money than 50 dollars on BlueTooth earphones. Right away I was not disappointed. I love these things. I did encounter a problem 2 months into the purchase. My left AirPod stop working. I chatted with Apple and gave them the serial number and they said they had no record of these AirPods and I gave them the serial number in the charging case, no go. Not sure what this means but it took me 17 minutes in order to receive help because whatever number that Best Buy put out did not correspond with Apple's. Small problem because they fixed my Airpods with a factory reset.

    Feb 18, 2021 18:05
  • Review by Debi8x0, 10 out of 10
    Great AirPods!

    I purchased these AirPods2 and it was the best investment ever! I have a Samsung phone and although the features to use the AirPods are a little different then the iPhone it was not a deal breaker for me. The sound is great, people don't even know that I have them on which is awesome. I also love how compact and sleek they look. I would definitely recommend this to my family and friends.

    Aug 11, 2019 09:00
  • Review by dd61, 8 out of 10
    They're Apple.... enough said

    I had gone through a number of headsets from Jaybirds to Bose. Finally I just bit the bullet. I was tired of trying to economize. For just a little more than the Bose I got the clarity and volume I wanted. The wireless case is nice but in hind site not really worth the extra bling. The battery is a little on the weak side. I play a lot of music so its an understandable drain. But a certain oddity is that they two don't seem to drain equally. I always end up with one having about an extra half hour. Oh and one last thing, when I read the reviews before I bought I saw some that talked about them being dirty. I'm not sure if is pocket dirt or ear wax or both, but the headsets themselves are clean but the case not so much, look at the picture. Kinda gross and I have cleaned it a number of times

    Jun 18, 2020 12:32
  • Review by tluft912, 10 out of 10
    Convenience is Key

    At first, I was hesitant spending $199 on a pair of earbuds. I have used numerous other pairs of earbuds, including Jaybird Freedom and Bose Soundsport. The AirPods blow these other earbuds out of the water.

    If the wired EarPods that came with your iPhone fit in your ears, sound good and are comfortable, you will be pleased with the AirPods.

    The convenience factor is huge with the AirPods. The experience is what I would describe as magical. Connecting the AirPods to your iPhone/Apple devices couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is open the AirPod case and put an earbud in your ear. The earbud automatically detects when it is in your ear and will start playing your music. Your music automatically pauses when you take one out of your ear and automatically resumes when you put it back in.

    Since there are no rubber tips at the end of the AirPods, they do not do a great job isolating outside noise. This can be good or bad, depending on what you want out of earbuds. These are perfect for an office environment where you are still required to be able to hear coworkers around you.

    I am overall happy with the sound quality. The mids and highs are great, and the low-end bass is adequate for the size and stature of the earbuds. Phone calls sound crystal clear.

    If you are on the fence about getting the version with wireless charging, I’d strongly recommend them if you already have wireless charging pads for your iPhone. It is extremely convenient to just drop your AirPods on the charging mat. Wireless charging does take longer than using the included cord, however, it is not an issue if you are not in a rush or if you set them on the charger overnight.

    Overall, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. This is Apple’s best product in a long time. If my AirPods were to die on me, I’d purchase a replacement set in a heartbeat.

    Jun 10, 2019 13:27
  • Review by GirlsJustWannaHaveFun, 10 out of 10
    Best AirPods

    I originally purchased the AirPod Pros, but noticed them constantly falling out of my ear which I found very aggravating. However, I am so glad I didn’t settle and bought these AirPods instead as they are 10x better. After owning these AirPods for over 7 months, I can truly say I have no complaints as I am happy with my purchase!

    Nov 03, 2021 01:45
  • Review by ScorpioQueen78, 8 out of 10
    Loses Bluetooth connection

    Sometimes the pods lose Bluetooth connection to the phone, and usually it happens when I am near my phone. Not sure why. Otherwise I like the pods. Definitely don’t miss the old headphones getting tangled lol

    Aug 30, 2019 18:09
  • Review by Boss, 8 out of 10
    Pros and Cons

    They’re awesome I just find myself wanting to click a button to pause or go to the next track if I’m working out, it’s a drag to have to open my phone to change the song over and over again. The biggest thing I enjoy about them is that there are a lot of AirPod cases that keep them secure, easy to carry and keep track of. Otherwise I wouldn’t purchase them again if I lost them. They’re too easy to misplace if you’re not organized.

    Aug 15, 2021 01:21
  • 9.6score
    MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop - Apple M1 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Gold
    Description

    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

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  • Review by Dnice, 8 out of 10
    The 2014 Mac Air VS the New Mac Air

    I own two Mac Airs. One from 2014 and this one. I would like to compare the two because I feel there are some features on the older version that are more desirable.

    1. The Battery

    The new Mac battery lasts forever and charges quickly with a USB-C port. I favor the older magnetic charger but that's a small thing.

    2. Display

    The new display is very clear however, the screen extends to the very edge of the device similar to the iPhone. So if you drop this device you're screwed. I dropped my 2014 and it dented the edge of the screen but didn't break the glass because of the extra aluminum edge. I don't think the new Mac screen would survive this.

    3. The web cam

    The 2014 is very dark for some reason. The new Mac seems to have fixed this issue with a nice and clear video.

    4. USB ports

    The 2014 has 2 USB-A ports, a lighting connection port, phone jack and an SDXC card slot

    The new Mac only has two USB-C ports and a headphone jack! so you need a number of adapters to connect anything which is quite annoying especially since my wireless mouse uses an old USB-A. Apple only sells limited adapters so you need to buy PC adapters which I'm not crazy about. However I have a dual USB-A adapter from Dell that works great

    5. The Chip

    The M1 chip is lighting fast. Even though my 2014 has an 1.4 Ghz dual core I5, it doesn't compare.

    6. The famous logo

    It's another little thing but, I liked the illuminated apple logo on the back of the 2014. Maybe its no longer there to extend battery life? Idk but I thought it was a nice feature that separated apple from the rest.

    Feb 19, 2021 17:22
  • Review by Tori, 8 out of 10
    Read BEFORE purchasing “Open box” condition!

    I bought this online in “Open box” condition meaning the display model. It was described as being on excellent condition and all in all I ended up paying around $970 for it after taxes and fees. When I first received the laptop I was immediately in awe of its beauty (I bought the rose gold version) However upon trying to set up the laptop and gain access into it I ran into a bunch of issues which required me to contact Apple support. Best Buy had not done a software reset on the laptop before shipping it to me which resulted in me not being able to log in or set up my password. It was only after 2 days of receiving it that Apple finally pin pointed the issue and was able to walk me through doing a complete reset thereby allowing me to finally gain access into my laptop! Ever since then I’ve been in love with it! My only small complaint would be that I have to buy an adapter now to be able to connect my phone to it, other than that this was a great buy!

    Apr 17, 2021 11:08
  • Review by AquariusBeauty83, 10 out of 10
    Macbook Gal

    I've purchased this model of the MacBook; the day after Christmas. When I bought it, I fell in love with it. I bought the Gold Color; which I thought was cute. Although the MacBook came with the 256GB which I thought was enough. I bought this MacBook for online school, it is so flawless. I love the quietness, no viruses and the compatibility. It is very fast. This is my first MacBook and I will keep it forever.

    Feb 13, 2021 00:56
  • Review by Adrian, 10 out of 10
    My one and only daily driver for everything

    I have been using this laptop as my daily driver ever since the day I purchased it. It has never overheated. The most it ever gets is a bit warm after having 10+ windows and applications open in the background. The feeling of the laptop is therapeutic and feels amazing, but I recommend having some form of protection because it does feel like one drop from a decent height can be fatal. The display is great. The sound is from the speakers are actually more than decent. Overall, this MacBook Air has been amazing. Highly recommend!

    Sep 11, 2021 06:37
  • Review by Happy, 10 out of 10
    Speedy new me!

    Replaced my 10-year-old MacBook Air & I am so happy. The new one has many improvements, for example in the grammar & spelling corrections. Speed is greatly improved. Unfortunately the USB port is different so I had to buy an adapter to look at any old flash drives. Not sure why they did that, but since it’s Apple, I’m sure there was a good reason.

    Apr 09, 2021 16:39
  • Review by Samk, 10 out of 10
    Best machine at Best Buy

    M1 chip is faster than core i5. I see there is quite a big difference in machine handling concurrent applications at a time. Really nice improvement by Apple.

    Dec 18, 2020 16:03
  • Review by Alexx96, 10 out of 10
    MacBook Air 2020

    love the screen

    the movies look very nice

    my first time with a MacBook and it is amazing

    Nov 21, 2020 14:58
  • Review by kevin8187, 10 out of 10
    Look no further....THIS IS IT!!

    Absolutely FANTASTIC! I love the size and weight of this MacBook. The keyboard and trackpad are awesome!! It all works and performs as you would expect from a premium computer. I bought a Incase Icon sleeve to store in when not in use. That is a must have accessory to have to protect computer. This was my second MacBook Air purchase. I purchased first one from Apple directly. I liked mine so much I bought the girlfriend this one for her birthday from Best Buy. She's in love with it as well. Thank you Apple and Best Buy!

    Aug 18, 2021 19:59
  • 9.6score
    MacBook Air 13.3" Laptop - Apple M1 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Space Gray
    Description

    Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with the 7-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.¹ MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

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  • Review by Dnice, 8 out of 10
    The 2014 Mac Air VS the New Mac Air

    I own two Mac Airs. One from 2014 and this one. I would like to compare the two because I feel there are some features on the older version that are more desirable.

    1. The Battery

    The new Mac battery lasts forever and charges quickly with a USB-C port. I favor the older magnetic charger but that's a small thing.

    2. Display

    The new display is very clear however, the screen extends to the very edge of the device similar to the iPhone. So if you drop this device you're screwed. I dropped my 2014 and it dented the edge of the screen but didn't break the glass because of the extra aluminum edge. I don't think the new Mac screen would survive this.

    3. The web cam

    The 2014 is very dark for some reason. The new Mac seems to have fixed this issue with a nice and clear video.

    4. USB ports

    The 2014 has 2 USB-A ports, a lighting connection port, phone jack and an SDXC card slot

    The new Mac only has two USB-C ports and a headphone jack! so you need a number of adapters to connect anything which is quite annoying especially since my wireless mouse uses an old USB-A. Apple only sells limited adapters so you need to buy PC adapters which I'm not crazy about. However I have a dual USB-A adapter from Dell that works great

    5. The Chip

    The M1 chip is lighting fast. Even though my 2014 has an 1.4 Ghz dual core I5, it doesn't compare.

    6. The famous logo

    It's another little thing but, I liked the illuminated apple logo on the back of the 2014. Maybe its no longer there to extend battery life? Idk but I thought it was a nice feature that separated apple from the rest.

    Feb 19, 2021 17:22
  • Review by AquariusBeauty83, 10 out of 10
    Macbook Gal

    I've purchased this model of the MacBook; the day after Christmas. When I bought it, I fell in love with it. I bought the Gold Color; which I thought was cute. Although the MacBook came with the 256GB which I thought was enough. I bought this MacBook for online school, it is so flawless. I love the quietness, no viruses and the compatibility. It is very fast. This is my first MacBook and I will keep it forever.

    Feb 13, 2021 00:56
  • Review by Tori, 8 out of 10
    Read BEFORE purchasing “Open box” condition!

    I bought this online in “Open box” condition meaning the display model. It was described as being on excellent condition and all in all I ended up paying around $970 for it after taxes and fees. When I first received the laptop I was immediately in awe of its beauty (I bought the rose gold version) However upon trying to set up the laptop and gain access into it I ran into a bunch of issues which required me to contact Apple support. Best Buy had not done a software reset on the laptop before shipping it to me which resulted in me not being able to log in or set up my password. It was only after 2 days of receiving it that Apple finally pin pointed the issue and was able to walk me through doing a complete reset thereby allowing me to finally gain access into my laptop! Ever since then I’ve been in love with it! My only small complaint would be that I have to buy an adapter now to be able to connect my phone to it, other than that this was a great buy!

    Apr 17, 2021 11:08
  • Review by Adrian, 10 out of 10
    My one and only daily driver for everything

    I have been using this laptop as my daily driver ever since the day I purchased it. It has never overheated. The most it ever gets is a bit warm after having 10+ windows and applications open in the background. The feeling of the laptop is therapeutic and feels amazing, but I recommend having some form of protection because it does feel like one drop from a decent height can be fatal. The display is great. The sound is from the speakers are actually more than decent. Overall, this MacBook Air has been amazing. Highly recommend!

    Sep 11, 2021 06:37
  • Review by Happy, 10 out of 10
    Speedy new me!

    Replaced my 10-year-old MacBook Air & I am so happy. The new one has many improvements, for example in the grammar & spelling corrections. Speed is greatly improved. Unfortunately the USB port is different so I had to buy an adapter to look at any old flash drives. Not sure why they did that, but since it’s Apple, I’m sure there was a good reason.

    Apr 09, 2021 16:39
  • Review by Samk, 10 out of 10
    Best machine at Best Buy

    M1 chip is faster than core i5. I see there is quite a big difference in machine handling concurrent applications at a time. Really nice improvement by Apple.

    Dec 18, 2020 16:03
  • Review by Alexx96, 10 out of 10
    MacBook Air 2020

    love the screen

    the movies look very nice

    my first time with a MacBook and it is amazing

    Nov 21, 2020 14:58
  • Review by kevin8187, 10 out of 10
    Look no further....THIS IS IT!!

    Absolutely FANTASTIC! I love the size and weight of this MacBook. The keyboard and trackpad are awesome!! It all works and performs as you would expect from a premium computer. I bought a Incase Icon sleeve to store in when not in use. That is a must have accessory to have to protect computer. This was my second MacBook Air purchase. I purchased first one from Apple directly. I liked mine so much I bought the girlfriend this one for her birthday from Best Buy. She's in love with it as well. Thank you Apple and Best Buy!

    Aug 18, 2021 19:59
  • 9.6score
    JBL - Quantum One RGB Wired DTS Headphone:X v2.0 Gaming Headset for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Mobile Devices - Black
    Description

    Get an edge over the competition with this JBL Quantum ONE over-the-ear gaming headset. The JBL QuantumSPHERE 360 sound technology lets you quickly detect movements and identify enemies for accurate, immersive gaming. This wired JBL Quantum ONE over-the-ear gaming headset features QuantumSURROUND for high-quality acoustics, and RGB lighting illuminates your gaming space.

    8 Features
  • High-resolution certified JBL QuantumSOUND Signature: Immerse yourself in a realistic soundscape for a competitive advantage in any battle with high-resolution certified 50mm drivers that deliver a sound curve designed specifically for gaming.
  • JBL QuantumSPHERE 360 and DTS headphone:X v2.0: Custom calibration of JBL's algorithm with the integrated head-tracking sensor and by-pack microphone gives you professional-level 3D-audio positioning and a fixed, independent soundscape.
  • Active noise-cancelling technology: Designed for gaming environments, the active noise-cancelling system eliminates unwanted background sounds so you can stay fully engaged in combat without distractions.
  • Compatible with a wide range of gaming devices: Intended for use with PC, Xbox™, PlayStation™, Nintendo Switch™, Mobile, Mac, and VR.
  • Voice-focus detachable boom microphone: Adjustable and detachable for gaming on the go or when using a peripheral microphone. Press a mute button built into the ear cup to automatically go dark.
  • Next-generation ergonomic design: The lightweight headband and ventilating, premium leather-wrapped, memory foam ear cushions are designed for long gaming sessions.
  • Game-chat dial: Features a came-chat balance dial certified by Discord and is also compatible with TeamSpeak, Skype, and other platforms for seamless communication.
  • JBL QuantumENGINE software suite: Manage and personalize your headset from a user-friendly dashboard and provided calibration microphone. Adjust the equalizer or choose from six presets, create separate user profiles, modify microphone settings, and activate RGB effects or create your own.
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  • Review by Headphones, 10 out of 10
    Headphones

    Comfortable, awesome noise reduction, great volume control

    Jul 16, 2021 16:19
  • Review by pieceofsky, 8 out of 10
    Great sound, but cord pops out of headset

    Excellent sound overall, even for music. Been told by others that "my" sound is great, so I think the microphone works great. The QuantumSPHERE 360 sound technology does not work awesome in all games, but does for most. Only giving 4 stars because the cord connected to the headset comes out way too easily. While working at a standing desk and going from sitting to standing, the "chat balance dial" weighs down the cord and it pops out of the headset. You have to scramble and get the cord back in if you are mid-game. Happens every day and its so frustrating!

    Jun 23, 2021 14:22
  • Review by Cornflake, 10 out of 10
    Great for PC

    I just got these in today. The sound on them are great. If buying for console only would recommend buying lower end version of JBL gaming headsets. Its not that they are bad for console just noise cancellation, the lighting of headset and all other functions do not work on consoles. The sound on console is great though.

    Jun 05, 2020 18:16
  • Review by BrandoCalrissian, 10 out of 10
    Great!

    They sound amazing and build extremely well! Super comfortable for hours of gaming and i wear glasses

    May 28, 2020 18:28
  • Review by Corey, 10 out of 10
    Fantastic Sound for Gaming

    Great surround sound for gaming and movies on your computer.

    Jun 12, 2020 15:59
  • Review by Mirta, 10 out of 10
    Jbl are brand choice

    bought this and supper satisfied with the product works as such and great sound my family's favorite brand at best buy..

    Aug 28, 2020 16:27
  • 9.6score
    Apple - MacBook Pro - 13" Display with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Space Gray
    Description

    MacBook Pro has a tenth-generation quad-core Intel processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz. A brilliant and colorful Retina display with True Tone technology for a more true-to-life viewing experience. A backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID. Fast integrated graphics. And the versatile Touch Bar for more ways to be productive. It's Apple's most powerful 13-inch notebook. Pushed even further.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple productsSamsung virtual refrigerator showroom.Discover the future of refrigerators with Samsung.Learn more about Samsung refrigerators

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  • Review by tapas, 10 out of 10
    My First Macbook and a great one

    My entry to Apple’s ecosystem started with an iphone , which motivated me to buy a mac just to get a feel of it.

    However after I purchased this mac, I love how powerful this macbook is. The sound is crisp and the screen is crystal clear.This is a treat to my senses. I develop applications in Java and my apps compile at lightning speed making the overall dev process faster.

    Jul 17, 2020 16:16
  • Review by MajinTana, 10 out of 10
    Great upgrade for a laptop!

    I previously owned a 2017 MacBook Air which wasn’t a bad choice but for what I’m doing now the 2020 MacBook Pro has easy, cool new features I wasn’t used to. I now have the memory/storage for all of my Creative Cloud programs and photos from Photography. I just started Drafting and AutoCAD for Mac runs pretty good in my opinion. The processor is faster and definitely keeps up!

    Sep 18, 2020 16:45
  • Review by DrawingBasics, 10 out of 10
    Artist

    I was a first grader when it came to anything tech and was afraid to buy a laptop for that reason. As an Art Instructor, during COVID, unique teaching methods had to be considered and used and I had to get into the modern way of doing things. The salespeople and Geek Squad made it so easy for me, and are so welcoming and attentive to my need that, in just a few short weeks, I now feel like a fourth grader in the tech department!!! Thank you!

    Dec 19, 2020 12:28
  • Review by JideBash, 10 out of 10
    Best apple product for a creative like me

    This is what i’ve been waiting for, great speed, lovely display, awesome battery life. Nothing can compare. 16GB memory ❤️

    Aug 24, 2021 08:25
  • Review by Karen, 10 out of 10
    Just What I Wanted

    The package came really fast, right on time before going to college. Is in perfect condition and has not had any problems!

    Aug 29, 2020 12:08
  • Review by ajmeza, 10 out of 10
    Awesome apple product!

    For this price range you get exactly what the specs says. Nothing more nothing less. No problems running 4K videos, watching/processing large files. A must for those looking to upgrade.

    Jul 08, 2020 22:30
  • Review by Anonymous, 10 out of 10
    100% Great Investment

    What an investment! Just what I needed to get a great start on my Photography Business. 10/10 would recommend. You won't regret it!

    Sep 25, 2021 15:59
  • Review by Lubna, 10 out of 10
    Perfect

    I like everything about it, it's fast and easy to deal with not as hard as people say about it!

    Oct 08, 2020 08:51
  • 9.6score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Studio³ Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones - Matte Black
    Description

    Beats Studio³ Wireless headphones deliver a premium listening experience with Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC) to actively block external noise, and real-time audio calibration to preserve clarity, range, and emotion. It continuously pinpoints sounds to block while automatically responding to individual fit and music playback. The efficiency of the Apple W1 chip supports up to 22 hours of battery life with Pure ANC on, and Pure ANC off for low-power mode provides up to 40 hours of playback.

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  • Review by Thcamerangles, 10 out of 10
    Mind blown

    Great sound ! Great quality ! I love the noise canceling feature it’s amazing how far technology has came to be. Bass on this is great and vocals are crispy! Definitely recommend specially if you want to enjoy music as you cook or go for a walk. Been having mines for a while now since 7/2020 and barely replaced the ear pads as I accidentally tore one very easy to replace tho! Charge fast and last a long time on a single charge ! Travel case is very helpful too I absolutely love my headphones ! I was a bit bummed out when I found out the price dropped a couple weeks after I got mines … I paid $360 and later I saw them for $200 something would’ve been nice to get the refund for the difference but great headphones and definitely worth it if you want to have great bass and great quality

    Oct 16, 2021 02:05
  • Review by Tireshopgirl, 10 out of 10
    Love them. Sometimes I don't even turn them on.

    Love them! First and foremost I'm an Android phone user, and I have zero problems connecting them to my phone. Piece of cake one button beep beep beep connected. Love that.

    Second I'm not a disc jockey, a professional musician, I don't work in a sound lab, or a studio. I wear these when I play poker. And I'm not a professional card player. I just dislike sitting at tables with annoying people... That's why I love them I got them in Red, so when I put them on there totally obvious that's why I don't even have to try them on sometimes I can just put them on my head people see that I'm wearing them and they leave me alone while I can hear everything going on at the table nobody talks to me because they think I can't hear them. When I am wearing and then the sound is phenomenal and nobody can hear what I'm listening to... So well I can hear faintly what they're saying they have no idea if I'm listening to Classic Rock hardcore 90s cuss word least rap or Britney Spears pop rock from the 2000s... I love my Beats I watch them like a hawk and I would recommend them with five stars to anybody who is interested thank you dr. Dre

    Jan 07, 2019 05:49
  • Review by Fitmuva37, 10 out of 10
    Better than on-the-ear beats

    I've had this for only a few days but I love them. I had the on the ear headphones and they weren't a great. They hurt my ears when I first purchased them and I couldn't workout put in then without having to adjust them constantly. These headphones don't budge while working out. They don't hurt my ears. The noise cancellation is ok but I can deal.

    Oct 27, 2021 16:16
  • Review by RodN, 8 out of 10
    4th set, but worth it!

    Can’t be beat for great acoustic sound and noise reduction. My son is autistic and can’t be without them. They provide optimal reduction in sensory stimulation.

    One issue, they usually break in the same place (hinging joints) in around 6 - 9 months... strongly recommend extended warranty! Even with this defect, unable to find a better product.

    Feb 15, 2020 19:51
  • Review by Taptime, 10 out of 10
    The only thing I rock

    As a radio host I will not work with out them. Don’t care about wireless although that’s great I need the cord to plug into the studio system...And the sound of my voice in my headphones gives me a more accurate feel for what they hear in my voice...trust me it’s different

    May 15, 2020 23:13
  • Review by Star1073, 10 out of 10
    Good purchase

    Thdy are amazing but when i try and talk on my livestream chats the microphone quality sucks. But they are far better than the ones that are on the ear, as they dont make my ears soar after im wearing them for hours for my classwork

    Sep 25, 2021 13:10
  • Review by BrandonC, 10 out of 10
    I love these headphones, but...

    I bought these as part of an open box purchase online without even looking at them. I do love the product they're great pair of headphones. They came with all the extras that they're supposed to.

    The only issues I had one there little tight on the head become uncomfortable after a while. The other I drive a Jeep so my ride is kind of bumpy sometimes not that I'm driving listening to headphones as a passenger. But whenever you hit bumps and you have the device doing its proper job you do get some good pumps from the base.

    Have an Android instead of an iPhone so there were some issues in the initial setup and pairing of the device but after awhile it all worked out and works on multiple devices now.

    Jan 17, 2018 17:58
  • Review by Anonymous, 10 out of 10
    5 star!!

    Everything's brand new! My first time to have a beats headphones. One of the best! I can now alternate between my beats studios and beats studio buds! I also bought applecare for 2 years! I hope this will last.

    Sep 11, 2021 00:19
  • 9.4score
    Apple - AirPods Pro (with Magsafe Charging Case) - White
    Description

    AirPods Pro feature Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound. Transparency mode for hearing the world around you. They’re sweat and water resistant1 and have a customizable fit for all-day comfort.

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  • Review by HulkMann18, 10 out of 10
    Excellent!

    I already had the original AirPods Pro with Wireless Charging - but after watching Apple's latest event and how the AirPods 3 had MagSafe... I went online and saw that Apple had updated the case on the AirPods Pro to include MagSafe charging! Well sold my old pair and picked these up lol. We all know how they sound, and what they're capable of - so in all... Yes they are worth it, and yes the MagSafe charging capability is useful

    Oct 27, 2021 20:45
  • Review by Giovanni, 10 out of 10
    Worth it

    Better to get this model for the small magsafe upgrade. Overrall amazing noise Cancellation, transparency and crisp sound

    Nov 07, 2021 21:09
  • Review by Thebestappleiphone, 10 out of 10
    Amazing new AirPods Pro

    It's wonderful to compare this to the previous one. I mean, this new one is better than the previous one because it clings to the charger. I'm impressed, and the sound is also better. This is a significant advance for what Apple has done this year, and I love it. I'd give it five stars.

    Nov 01, 2021 10:26
  • Review by Kega, 10 out of 10
    The Best.

    These pros are awesome! I recently switched to iPhone from Samsung. I’ve had every galaxy phone since the S3 back in 2012 and I’ve always been pro Samsung. I had all the galaxy buds and watches and decided to purchase the AirPods 3rd gen and I wasn’t impressed. These pros went on sale for just 10$ more with the new magsafe feature and I can honestly say they are the best earbuds I’ve ever owned. The fitment in my ears along with the ANC is incredible. I can have my car on with the a.c on max and not hear a thing. (Don’t use ANC while driving). Spend the extra bucks and get the pros. I also like that they read exactly what someone texted me and let’s me reply without even touching my phone.

    Nov 04, 2021 21:49
  • Review by slashman, 10 out of 10
    Great sounds, great fit, after new tips

    I recently upgraded my airpods v2 to the pro's. I absolutely love these. The sound quality and noise cancelling is great and they fit surprisingly well. I was worried that they weren't going to fit as well as the originals. The only thing I had to do was order memory foam tips - the silicone ones that come with it sip out of your ears when you sweat too easily!

    Nov 02, 2021 09:24
  • Review by ERock, 10 out of 10
    Much Better Than AirPods 3's

    I purchased the AirPods 3rd generation after running my gen 1 into the ground. I quickly realized that the new design of the 3's were not a good fit for my ears (I have smaller ears), so I promptly returned them. I was going to then try gen 2, but figured I should try the Pro's while they were on sale. Best decision I could have made! The silicone tips provide a much more comfortable and secure fit, and come with the added bonuses of ANC, transparency mode, and spatial audio. After extensive listening with these Pro's, they are still super comfortable, and simply sound stellar. More bass than gen 1, and the sound is very crisp overall. Couldn't be happier with these!

    Nov 05, 2021 12:37
  • Review by AscensionMax, 10 out of 10
    Spend the money they’re worth it!

    The quick answer- Spend the money they’re worth it!

    The longer version-

    I have resisted paying this much for earbuds a long time, I never liked the old style because they would just fall out of my ear.

    The EarPod Pro however, caught my attention.

    With all the meetings and hands free driving I do for work, I wanted something that would cancel out noise for me but also for anyone who hears my audio.

    I was not sure these would work in a noisy environment but they work quite well.

    Other Bluetooth earbuds either don’t pick up my voice or have lag and made conversation terribly annoying.

    Here’s some things that I use them for and they work perfectly:

    (keep in mind they’re connected to an iphone)

    • Zoom meetings in loud Starbucks (listening and speaking)

    • Phone calls from a noisy delivery truck

    • Gaming on phone (surprisingly, no lag whatsoever)

    I’m short, it’s worth the price because they actually do what’s needed.

    Nov 05, 2021 12:57
  • Review by Brad, 10 out of 10
    AirPod Pro

    Purchased yesterday and have already used for multiple hours. Easy to use and happy with my purchase.

    Oct 26, 2021 05:47
  • 9.4score
    Apple - EarPods with Lightning Connector - White
    Description

    Unlike traditional, circular earbuds, the design of the EarPods is defined by the geometry of the ear. Which makes them more comfortable for more people than any other earbud-style headphones. The speakers inside the EarPods have been engineered to maximize sound output and minimize sound loss, which means you get high-quality audio. The EarPods with Lightning Connector also include a built-in remote that lets you adjust the volume, control the playback of music and video, and answer or end calls with a pinch of the cord.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

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  • Review by Euna, 10 out of 10
    Earphones

    Great earphones! I still prefer this than the airpods! Why? Its not that i cant afford it but it’s because if you loose the other airpods, it not the same anymore. On the other hand, this one there’s wires you can easily find it if you lost it! Lol

    Sep 13, 2020 10:39
  • Review by Chloe, 10 out of 10
    Apple Headphones

    I love these headphones so much !! They are very high quality and last through any damage.

    Jan 15, 2021 17:19
  • Review by Payaso92, 10 out of 10
    Excellent!

    Sooo after my cat chewed up my previous headphones "R.I.P." I went out to purchase a brand new set. Best Buy always has most of Apple's products in stock which made this transaction smooth as it could be! Very happy with purchase and now in a better safe place.

    Feb 15, 2019 15:54
  • Review by MacBookAir, 10 out of 10
    EarPods

    Used these a couple times now since I had them. I like them, but not my fave Apple product. I still think AirPods are better than EarPods.

    Sep 18, 2021 18:33
  • Review by Mine, 10 out of 10
    EarPods

    My husband and Me , we’re happy with this EarPods , definitely we can buy again this product from apple. Thank You!!

    Sep 18, 2021 07:15
  • Review by EARPODS, 6 out of 10
    IT STOPPED WORKING-EARPODS

    It's working and has a good sound the day that I bought it however, after a week the other

    "left"side suddenly stopped working while I was on a call

    . So as off now the only one working is the right side of the earpods. I could not make time to go back and return the product due to some errands. Is it possible to get a new one or any refund? Your reply will be very much appreciated.

    Feb 05, 2021 16:22
  • Review by Suks, 10 out of 10
    Great product

    I Love this headphones, it’s very clear,fit perfectly,no noise

    Nov 05, 2021 18:14
  • Review by Venice, 10 out of 10
    Love it!

    Delivered with care and quick. I misplaced my airpods at home so for now I hust decided to buy and use earpods for now until I find them. Great product and service!

    Jan 31, 2020 10:47
  • 9.4score
    Bose - SoundLink Wireless Around-Ear Headphones II - White
    Description

    Enjoy a better Bluetooth wireless experience with Bose SoundLink around- ear headphones II. Exclusive headphone technology delivers deep, immersive sound at any volume. SoundLink wireless Bluetooth headphones use the latest technology so you can easily connect to your mobile devices with seamless audio/video sync. And a dual microphone system rejects noise and wind, so you'll be heard loud and clear. Switch seamlessly between 2 Bluetooth devices, and stay connected to both. And intuitive touch controls give you simple command of your music and calls. The over ear headphone design features soft ear cushions and a contoured headband, they're lighter and more comfortable than other comparable wireless headphones so you can enjoy them all day long. Wear them almost anywhere, and experience uncompromised wireless performance. When you're done listening, you can fold them flat for storage in their compact matching case.

    7 Features
  • Long lasting rechargeable lithium-ion battery: Provides up to 15 hours of talk and playback time.
  • Over-ear headphone design: Provides comfort during long listening sessions.
  • Exclusive Bose headphone technology: Delivers your music with deep, immersive sound.
  • Bluetooth connectivity: Allows you to pair up to 2 Bluetooth-enabled devices simultaneously.
  • Microphone with HD Voice: Along with enhanced sidetone ensures clear, natural-sounding calls in windy or noisy settings.
  • Enhanced EQ: Offers quality sound, even at low volumes.
  • Carrying case: For easy portability and storage.
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  • Review by Gsv0, 8 out of 10
    Good overall

    The headphones are good, to a certain extent. Don't get me wrong, they were good in many ways but off putting in others. Received the headphones in good condition. Its easy to start up and to use within the app. The first time I tried on the headphones, they were nice. I felt the nice cushions on my ears. When I turned it on and started listening to music, I immediately felt a difference. Most of my other headphones were heavier on bass so listening to this one was weird. I kept hearing more treble than bass so It was disappointing, but overall, it didn't matter to me as I got more comfortable and used to the headphones. One thing I want to note, the headphones only seem to connect to mobile, it will not connect to pc, just in case anyone was wondering. In the end, it is a good pair of headphones from a notable company, an easy to use headphones. Price wise, I've heard music quality similar to this for less than 230$.

    Sep 09, 2020 00:43
  • Review by Thoa, 10 out of 10
    Great Headphone!

    I really enjoyed my Bose Headphone! And I would recommend this to anyone! I am very happy with all Best Buy products!

    Nov 30, 2018 19:47
  • Review by Heiwa21, 10 out of 10
    Technology Update for Aging Parent

    I purchased these headphones for my aging mother, as part of a technology update that combined applications with communications options and high-quality sound. The Bose Soundlink Wireless II are a key feature of this transition, and I can say without a doubt the change is amazing! Setup was a breeze and connected easily with the iPad being used. Mom loves listening to music connected by Bluetooth to her iPad, and you can clearly see how much she enjoys the experience. I have not encountered the microphone issues discussed by other reviewers, although the space where she typically makes calls is normally very quiet.

    I sampled these headphones against my current cans, and I enjoyed the spaciousness and sound stage presented by Bose. That said, several songs in my sample sounded a bit too airy and undefined. The Bose headphones were purchased on sale, and for that price I believe these headphones are a great listening value. There are certainly other headphones with better microphone quality, although I believe the experienced sound quality more accurately defines the Bose Soundlink Wireless II. Mom has zero complaints, and yesterday noted that this was the best set of headphones she has ever owned. Great value for the standard listener.

    Mar 28, 2021 15:35
  • Review by Legitimate12, 10 out of 10
    Awesome headphones

    Since technology is advancing, Bluetooth is in. Yo

    Oct 19, 2016 18:38
  • Review by IFLYALOT, 10 out of 10
    Love the over ear part

    Am truly enjoying these headphones. Volume could get just a tad louder and the adjustment headband part could be a little more firm in the clicks/notches. Sound is very good but could offer a little more base vibe. Also, Bose if listening, when the headphone are on your head correctlty L/R and you move them down to your neck, the speakers can't be rotated flat for better head/neck movement. User has to pull them off and flip them around and then the speaker cups will lay flat. Correcting this would be a nice fix. What I truly like compared to others is these can be worn all day, very soft cups, solid build, lighter than others and buttons function well. In closing, something I was not thinking about when wearing headphones, these headphones I'm sure as well as other hold heat like winter fur covered ear muffs. Anything other than cooler weather, get ready for sweaty ears and moist fitment but changing this would hurt sound deadening.

    Nov 19, 2018 15:14
  • Review by Jeremy, 8 out of 10
    Great Headphones with a small issue

    Overall, these headphones are amazing straight out of the box. The ear cups are very comfortable compared to many headphones I've used and owned in my life. They have great sound overall. They do decent in noise cancelling but they get the job done for being at a desk and getting work done alone.

    Through all the positives, I did come to realize there was a small issue. They were not showing up on my windows 10 desktop at all. They didn't show up and I had to plug them in directly and update the drivers for the headphones and it still didn't budge. I didn't give up and went to mess with some audio settings, reset the updated headphones once again and finally got them to work perfectly with no issues after that at all. A small problem but still enough of a trouble for the novice tech user.

    Dec 03, 2017 18:34
  • Review by Germanator, 10 out of 10
    Bose Quality

    Bose! Great sound quality and it just lasts. I’ve used these at the gym, on hikes, and at home; they’ve never let me down. They’re comfortable for wearing for hours and just downright worth the premium. Battery life is great, never worried about then dying on me. Would buy again if i had to but my original pair are still going strong!

    Nov 10, 2020 10:20
  • Review by omar, 10 out of 10
    Best of the best

    I am a pool shooting player and play 5 days out of the week. I did my analysis and comparison of top 4 name brands and Bose was the top class by far. I bought it for rough use and got the replacement warranty as well. The sound is clear and comfort to the ear. it doesn't matter using it and wired or wireless the output is great. It have noise reduction which is a great feature. It's works like a multipurpose for my everyday life because I can switch to phone mode, receive and make calls, listen to music or even can link with TV to enjoy. If you want a great top class piece of headphone " BOSE " is the way to go.

    Feb 13, 2016 00:56
  • 9.4score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Solo³ The Beats Icon Collection Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Matte Black
    Description

    With up to 40 hours of battery life, Beats Solo³ Wireless is your perfect everyday headphone. With Fast Fuel, a 5-minute charge gives you 3 hours of playback. Enjoy award-winning Beats sound with Class 1 Bluetooth® wireless listening freedom. The on-ear, cushioned ear cups are adjustable so you can customize your fit for all-day comfort.

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  • Review by Mohisha, 10 out of 10
    Perfect headphones for college students!!!

    I recently got these headphones and I am still just as in love with them as I was when I first got them! Not only is the design super sleek, they are super lightweight and easy to carry around. They also are very comfortable on the ears and do exactly as marketed. I would high suggest getting these for yourself or someone you love :)

    BTW the color is STUNNING!!!!

    Nov 03, 2021 22:14
  • Review by Iddy, 4 out of 10
    Does not come with all accessories shown on site

    On the website it shows this item comes with the auxiliary cord and i had purchased last year 4 of this same model and it came complete with all accessories shown on site. I went back to Best Buy and showed them the cord was missing so they were very nice and returned it and place another order, so they order comes in and the same problem so i called Beats and they are owned by Apple and they told me that that cord does not come with that cable. i tried to explain to them that when i login to that products it shows it. please see below what i am saying is correct. they told me to take it back to Best Buy again because they dont sell it with that cord. Best Buy just buys the product to sell it, they dont package it....... what a disappointment and waste of my time as i had to wait longer bc of COVID 19. the manager at Best Buy was very nice and provided a generic for the time being. I think if i bought a quality item it should come complete and as the others ones i bought. i like name brand not generic for that i could have gotten a generic headset and paid less.

    https://www.bestbuy.com/site/beats-by-dr-dre-solo-the-beats-icon-collection-wireless-on-ear-headphones-matte-black/6383124.p?skuId=6383124&ref=212&loc=1&extStoreId=1502&ref=212&loc=1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIxZPG6e7M6gIVF4_ICh1WUAKEEAYYASABEgLb2PD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    Jul 14, 2020 08:51
  • Review by PhatLa, 10 out of 10
    Feeling the great sound !!!

    I d ever used Beat before - i heard a lot about it.. Finally i had got it.. Just only one words” Wonderful”

    Jul 31, 2020 20:39
  • Review by Ukrainianchick91, 10 out of 10
    Love my rose gold

    I am in love with these headphones, I had a pair but it stopped working wirelessly so I got another pair. I can never go wrong with rose gold love it very feminine.

    May 07, 2021 18:03
  • Review by Sonic200, 10 out of 10
    Best Headphones

    Got for my birthday and I love them they work great for the gym!

    Sep 11, 2020 16:59
  • Review by Lorena, 6 out of 10
    Very uncomfortable

    I cannot wear these headphones for more than 3 hours. I bought these because my last pair of wireless headphones broke on me in the middle of Zoom Uni. So, I decided to splurge and they have a nice base, so music is fun to listen too. I can hear everyone when I have class, meetings, or workshops. They are just very uncomfortable the cushion is actually too plush it just squishes all the way down and you can feel the hard framework behind it. I wear glasses and since it is so snug if I don't adjust my glasses I will have deep indents of my glasses on my head. They are also not comfortable to wear with a mask. Overall this $200+ purchase is probably not my favorite. I wish I could find comfier headphones that won't break on me in a year, but for now I'll have to suffice with these. *Also sorry for the bad photo, my hair is messy since I have to put it up for work, but the red frame is my glasses, and I'm wearing my mask.

    Sep 28, 2020 16:22
  • Review by Abigail, 10 out of 10
    Abby’s Bday

    My granddaughter loves them it was her best birthday gift and was excited it was delivered as promised she was so happy

    Jul 02, 2021 16:07
  • Review by BestBuy, 6 out of 10
    Beats solo 3

    I loved the beats solo 3 but there frágil they start to detach and the noise starts having problems at a certain time but none the less I would recommend

    Jul 02, 2021 20:06
  • 9.4score
    Skullcandy - Hesh ANC - Over the Ear - Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones - True Black
    Description

    Meet the unrivaled, everyday noise canceling headphone for people who want to keep it simple. Hesh ANC is engineered with just the right amount of added features to make your life a little easier without a lot of additional technology that you might not need.

    6 Features
  • 4-Mic Digital Hybrid Active Noise Cancellation: Hesh ANC delivers a 4-mic, digital active noise canceling experience that rivals anything out there.
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology: For a seamless connection.
  • Wireless simplicity with Noise Canceling.: Refined Acoustics and Digital Active Noise Cancellation
  • Rapid Charge: Up to 22 Hours of Battery with Rapid Charge: 10 Minutes = 3 Hours
  • Call, Track and Volume Control: Hesh ANC is engineered with just the right amount of added features to make your life a little easier — without a lot of additional technology that you might not need.
  • Collapsible Design: Noise Isolating fit and Collapsible.
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  • Review by msumulong, 10 out of 10
    A great affordable pair of ANC headphones!

    The Skullcandy - Hesh ANC - Over the Ear - Noise Canceling Wireless Headphones is Skullcandy’s budget or as Skullcandy calls it “everyday” ANC headphones with the Crusher ANC as its top model and the Venue ANC in between.

    Being its most affordable ANC headphones, it is expected that build quality is plasticky. But unlike the Venue, the Hesh ANC has a rubbery texture to compensate for it. The headphones are foldable so it occupies less space when not in use. However as another cost cutting measure, it does not have a hard shell evo case, it only has a pouch which is not really a big deal for me. The good thing about the pouch is that there are compartments for its usb-C charging cable and 3.5mm cable for wired listening.

    It boasts of a battery life of 22 hours which definitely lasts more than a day. I haven’t really tried the 22 hours. But since I’ve received my unit yesterday, I have been using this headphones which came with 80% power and so far it’s been holding up. This headphones unfortunately has no battery indicator and I am just relying on my Android phone’s battery life measuring tool.

    And since I’ve been using this the whole day, the headphones has a snug fit and it quite comfortable thanks to the memory foam ear cuffs and also the cushion in the bar on top. Furthermore, sound isolation is already good. And with ANC turned on by default, it gives good noise cancellation. I always use my kitchen exhaust as a benchmark since I seldom ride on a plane. And the Hesh ANC is just slightly below the top rated headphones out there.

    It has four mics for phone calls. And I’ve tested it for phone calls. Call quality is good but not that good. Still a strong performer. Ambient mode here is also good but not great. And if ANC is off, battery life can be extended up to 30 hours AFAIK.

    Lastly it has forty mm drivers to deliver a decent sound signature Skullcandy is known for. Mids and highs are IMO on the right levels. Bass is slightly elevated which I like but not to the level of the Crusher series and definitely louder compared to the Venue which has minimal bass. Unfortunately, this headphones do not have an app wherein you can control eq settings. But being a budget model, this is kinda expected. But it does have Tile integration like most wireless Skullcandy devices.

    For those wanting a decent but affordable pair of ANC headphones, the Skullcandy Hesh ANC is a high recommend.

    Jan 20, 2021 23:06
  • Review by Trobadour, 10 out of 10
    Silence and Joy

    --- SETUP ---

    The setup for the Skullcandy Hesh ANC headphones is quick and simple. Upon unboxing, turn it on and your bluetooth device will recognize it. Pair it, and you are ready to enjoy.

    --- FEATURES ---

    The key features of the Skullcandy Hesh ANC are: 4-mic digital active cancellation, up to 22 hours of battery, rapid charge (10 min = 3 hours), built-in Tile, over-the-ear fit, collapsible for storage, call/volume control, and smart assistant activation (ex. Siri).

    --- PERFORMANCE ---

    These headphones are great at what they are supposed to do: actively cancel noise. If you’ve never used noise-canceling headphones (ANC), this is a great pair to get started with. My wife is a singer/vocal coach. As she was practicing and warming up, I put on the headphones without even listening to music and I couldn’t hear her even though she was in the next room. I walked over to her while wearing the headphones. Being right next to her, it sounded like she was very far away. Once I turned on my music, I couldn’t hear her at all. I wanted to test these in another loud environment, so I went to my gym where I was sure to find people grunting, weights hitting the floors, and machines whirring. As promised, the headphones actively canceled all noise and I was able to enjoy my movies while working out on an elliptical. With a quick charge of 10 minutes giving me up to 3 hours of use, these are now my headphones of choice for the gym in case I forget to charge them overnight.

    --- EXPECTATIONS ---

    The product exceeds my expectations. When searching for headphones, there are extreme audiophiles who want total and complete control over minute details of their sound. These are not that. The box itself says “wireless simplicity with noise canceling.” It is in that simplicity that these headphones surpass my expectations. These must be my 15th pair of headphones and I’ve noticed that while other headphones try to give one button multi-uses, these keep things simple and easy to understand. There is a button to turn off or on the ANC, the volume/track button, and the power button. That’s it. That is all you really need. I tried pairing them with the Skullcandy app, but as of this review, this was not an option. The thing is, sometimes, you just want something that isn’t convoluted, so the app isn’t needed to enjoy. These are the headphones for the person who wants to turn on their audio, listen to it, and forget about everything else.

    Aside from that, they charge with the included USB-C cable and have a backup auxiliary cable in case you ever run out of battery or want to use them in an airplane. Using the auxiliary cable, I connected them to my Xbox Series X. Though the mic doesn’t work for that, I enjoyed my single story gaming content with these. They feel comfortable when worn over 3 hours and didn’t bother me even when wearing my glasses. Phone calls do sound phenomenal, as I was told by the family members I called and the ANC helped me focus on the conversation as opposed to the dishes I was washing. Finally, they have an embedded Tile, which is technology that allows you to ping them using other Tile customers in case they ever get lost/misplaced/stolen. Pairing with Tile was also a simple process and I feel confident that if I ever forget them or lose them, I can track where they are.

    --- VALUE ---

    The price for the Hesh ANC is worth the investment considering the amount of time you will get use of them.

    --- APPROVAL ---

    I highly recommend this product for people who want to enjoy their audio in loud environments or even want to drown out loud noises without listening to anything at all. Also, if you are the type to forget to charge things overnight, like I occasionally do, the quick charge feature is one you will quickly learn to love.

    Jan 21, 2021 21:31
  • Review by Blakester, 10 out of 10
    Skullcandy Review-Hesh ANC

    Style and comfort: These headphones are lightweight and have a good solid fit. They are very comfortable when wearing them and the ear coverings are soft and do a good job of keeping out any ambient noise especially with the ANC on. The adjustability makes them a good fit for all head sizes and shapes. The one thing I found a bit cumbersome was the control buttons, but I assume that more use will give a better feel for those along with locations for each function. Sound: The sound on these headphones is impressive. I found that any media I was using, be it music, phone function, TV etc. was clear and crisp. The bass was deep and the mid-range and treble volumes had a good mix to make the sound pop. When using a media device with equalizer functions, you are able to really get some fantastic sound quality. Bluetooth and connect ability: This unit is very easily set up to any Bluetooth device and connected right away without having to go through numerous steps. To date, I have them connected to my TV, laptop, smart watch and mobile phone and all connected with ease. The voice notification is also a plus for any device using Bluetooth. I found the connectivity range to be well above average. I have had several devices in the past that lost connection only after a few feet, however with this set, I am able to walk around the entire house and yard without having the broadcasting device tagging along, meanwhile maintaining a strong connection. Exercising: As headphones aren’t necessarily the listening device of choice during outdoor exercise, I thought I would give it a shot during a couple walks/runs. I was fully expecting the headphones to jar off my head, but was pleasantly surprised that they held up well and I did not have to make any consistent adjustments. During my exercise, I usually deal with traffic noise. In the past of had to really crank the volume up in order to drown that out. The ANC on these headphones did not disappoint. I was able to keep the volume at a reasonable level without the background noise distractions. Design and functionality: I found the collapsible design to be a nice feature and the fast charging is great for quick recovery and reuse. The battery life seems to hold true to its specifications. Overall I am very pleased with these headphones. I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.

    Dec 28, 2020 15:21
  • Review by Stpc, 10 out of 10
    Really good noise cancellation

    Great product. I bought it for my husband and when I tried it at the store even before the music was on you feel the noise cancellation. My husband loves it.

    Oct 30, 2021 15:33
  • Review by Quincy0980, 10 out of 10
    Great earphones at an attractive price

    I was looking for a good pair of over the ear headphones with noise canceling and strong sound at a reasonable price. Noise canceling headphones can be an expensive proposition, ranging as low as $50 all the way up into the high hundred dollars. That's where the Skull Candy's comes in. Reasonably priced with strong sound.

    As far as the sound the high end is crisp but not shrill or fatiguing. The bottom end is tight and full and not bloated. So many times I have found that after a long listen with other headphone I have a headache, this hasn't been the case with the Skull Candy's.

    The fit is snug and secure around my ears with out any pressure on the crown of my head from the padded strap.

    The set up and controls are logically laid out and easy to use without fiddling.

    The headphone come with a USB-C charging cable, a mini jack cable to plug into mini jack devices and a rugged soft carrying case for storage when not in use.

    All in all I have been very impressed and please with the sound and construction quality of these headphones.

    Jan 23, 2021 11:09
  • Review by Vturo, 8 out of 10
    Weird Switch From Ending Calls, Still Good Though

    A little weird when it switches from phone call to music. Other than that a good product all-around if you don’t mind the weird process for when it switches from calls to music.

    Oct 08, 2021 15:45
  • Review by ajlurie, 10 out of 10
    SkullCandy - excellent over the ear headphones

    I cannot be happier with my SkullCandy Hesh ANC Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones. First and foremost so thankful I cut the cord literally! These headphones are lightweight, allow me to do anything, they are so flexible and adapt with me. I use them inside and outside the house for many hours and the battery life is great for a long time. Also a great feature of these headphones which I have not see before is the ambient mode. Great feature that is super easy to toggle back and forth if needed. They really go and move with you -so portable and very lightweight. The nice carry case that comes with them really comes in handy, it protects them so you can put them in your purse or backpack and just take them out when you want to listen to some music. The sound on these are amazing. I listen to pod casts, playlists and audio books when I take my walks. It really is crystal clear and you will not be disappointed ! I received this product at a discounted price for an honest review.

    Jan 19, 2021 09:57
  • Review by DianeD290, 10 out of 10
    Once again lost in my music

    I am so pleased with these headphones! I've been a fan of Skullcandy since using their inkd earbuds. Those have set my standard for comfort and sound quality. Today you absolutely need to not be tangled in wires and most devices offer Bluetooth. It only made sense to upgrade to wireless headphones. I do own another brand of wireless earbuds but found them lacking in sound quality, ease of use and the earbuds themselves were too large for my ears. I was ecstatic at a chance to use the Skullcandy Hesh ANC headphones. They are well constructed with a smooth matte black color. In the box you will find they come with a carry bag nicely lined to protect them while traveling but I wanted to try these out!! I read the directions and saw a 10 minute quick charge was all I would I need. I quickly plugged them in and as promised that green light lit up! I have to say the quick charge has since become my favorite feature. My first impression was they were comfortable. The cushioning inside was comfortable and fit around my ears perfectly. The top adjusts smoothly, no clicking or a need to pull. The buttons on the earpiece are easily felt but it takes a few times to figure out exactly which one you're hitting and for what purpose. There is a cute English woman's voice that announces power on or off. As soon as you turn on the headphones the noise canceling is activated. The first time I had them on this threw me off for a minute and honestly I felt a bit dizzy since I hadn't experienced noise canceling before. I recovered quickly and soon went about the rest of my day cooking, cleaning & laundry. It wasn't until my dog jumped on me to get my attention that I realized I had them on for hours without being interrupted by anything. In fact I had had them on for so long my ears were damp with sweat. Since then I've learned to pay a bit more attention when wearing them but also when I find myself in a situation where I need some silence, say home schooling hours while I'm working, the Skullcandy Hesh save the day! I don't go a day without using these headphones. The second day of having these headphones I was still trying to figure out the buttons and I received a phone call. I hesitated at first as to whether I should take off my headphones or just try answering the call. Ultimately I answered it. Calls are easily accepted and crystal clear. There is absolutely no distortion nor tingy sound from these whatsoever. When I can't hear the TV from activity going on in the house I put these on and enjoy. When I'm solely wearing them to listen to music I am completely immersed in it. The quality is astounding! Unlike many other products you are able to get the volume up very loud. I honestly don't know what took me so long to make the switch to Bluetooth headphones. The Hesh ANC are so comfortable, lightweight, and easily adjust for when I’m wearing a hat or my hair in a different style that they always stay in place. Skullcandy has impressed me once again!

    I received this product at a discounted price in exchange for my honest opinion.

    Jan 12, 2021 12:32
  • 9.4score
    eKids - Minions 2 Wireless Over-the-Ear Headphones - Yellow/Black
    Description

    Let little ones listen in comfort with these KIDdesigns Minions 2 Bluetooth headphones. The padded ear cushions and adjustable headband provide a custom fit, while the built-in rechargeable battery delivers consistent power for a continuous playtime. These KIDdesigns Minions 2 Bluetooth headphones allow for wireless streaming of audio, while an additional detachable cable ensures convenience.

    8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by KimH, 10 out of 10
    Great!

    I purchased this set of headphones for my son’s Nintendo Switch. He loves them! He uses the cord for his Switch, and uses the Bluetooth for his tablet. They are holding up exceptionally well. I would recommend these to anyone with children.

    Aug 13, 2021 16:21
  • Review by ChasR, 10 out of 10
    Loved by 2 year old

    Bought for our little 2 y/o man and he loves them. Wanted wireless to not worry about the 3.5 jack breaking in his iPad.

    Sep 06, 2021 20:12
  • Review by AppleFan, 10 out of 10
    Great Purchase!

    I was looking for headphones for my 5 year old granddaughter. These were great, just the right size and I like the volume control to protect her ears.

    Aug 13, 2021 15:53
  • Review by Vaibhav, 10 out of 10
    Headphone for toddler

    Nice product. Little oversize for my 2 year toddler. My daughter liked it and it helped us in plane.

    Sep 01, 2021 15:35
  • Review by Sheri, 10 out of 10
    unexpectedly amazing

    clearly one of the best , the quality is amazing, i mean you don't expect it but then it's top notch

    definitely recommend it

    Jul 13, 2021 23:31
  • Review by Nairakobo, 10 out of 10
    Durable

    Solid and strong for an active toddler who wants to play baseball with the headphones.

    Aug 03, 2021 09:15
  • Review by Greg, 10 out of 10
    Great

    Worked great for my son and he said they are very comfortable.

    Jul 06, 2021 01:41
  • Review by Amp2, 6 out of 10
    Good

    Great sound for the price, very sturdy and will get great work.

    Oct 13, 2021 06:05
  • 9.4score
    Bose - QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Triple Black
    Description

    The minute you put on Bose QuietComfort 45 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, you feel it — the iconic quiet that allows you to concentrate on your music or work on your passion projects. Plus, with these wireless headphones, you can experience the comfort and crystal-clear sound that can only come from Bose. The soft, plush cushions of these Bose wireless headphones seal you in. Then you flip the switch and whoosh — the world fades. The music starts. It’s love at first listen. The original Bluetooth headphones are back, now with a best-in-class combination of noise cancelling performance and premium comfort, plus proprietary technology for deep, clear sound. Bose QuietComfort® 45 over-ear headphones. An icon reborn.

    9 Features
  • Now with better quiet.: Acoustic Noise Cancelling — it started right here with the original QuietComfort headphones. And now it’s better than ever. With an additional external microphone (six total) and enhanced signal processing, QC45 headphones cancel out noise so it doesn’t reach your ears.
  • More music. Greater awareness of your surroundings.: Aware Mode brings the outside world in with microphones that pick up the sounds around you and play them naturally through the wireless headphones. It’s your music and your environment at the same time.
  • Your music. In high-fidelity.: TriPort acoustic architecture vents the earcups to add depth and fullness without increasing their size. Volume-optimized Active EQ maintains balanced performance at any volume, so bass stays consistent and music is clear when you turn the high-fidelity headphones up.
  • More music from longer battery life.: QuietComfort 45 over-ear headphones give you more play time than their predecessor, with a 24-hour long battery life on a single charge.* And they charge via USB-C in up to 2.5 hours. A quick, 15-minute charge gives you up to 3 hours of play time.
  • Clearer conversations every time.: The improved voice pickup of QC45 headphones exceeds the competition. With the addition of a fourth external microphone, the headphones better focus on your voice. Plus, a noise-rejecting algorithm filters out environmental sounds for clearer conversations.
  • Customized control.: The Bose Music app walks you through guided setup, making it easy to get started. Plus, access all noise cancellation settings, manage your Bluetooth connections, enable a shortcut, and more.
  • New and improved comfortable headphones that last.: Updated design features smooth, pleatless cushions and earcup caps. Synthetic leather, impact-resistant nylon, and custom cast-metal hinges provide comfort and durability. Add minimal clamping force, and you might forget you’re wearing them.
  • Legal*.: Bose, Acoustic Noise Cancelling, Bose Music, QC, QuietComfort, and TriPort are trademarks of Bose Corporation.
  • Legal*.: Battery testing was conducted by Bose with active noise cancelling on and in continuous audio playback at 50% volume. Battery runtime is based on a typical use and may vary based on usage.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by JC1503, 10 out of 10
    My New Favorite Headphones!

    I love a good pair of headphones, so I was super excited to get the Bose QuietComfort 45. My spouse asked me when does a person have enough headphones… I mean, airpods II, Powerbeats pro, Addidas RPT -01, Beats Studio, Rocat gaming headphones ect… my answer… NEVER! They all have their own niche and job in my world and I use them all! But… the Bose 45’s are my new crown jewel!!! Just AMAZING!

    First off, when I got the box, I thought there might be a mistake in the order. The box seemed too small for a full size flag ship over the ear headphone to fit into such a small box. I opened the box and I saw the super sleek and stylish case. The case is quality all the way around. The case is rectangular which is the perfect shape that fits into a backpack, luggage, travel bag or desk drawer nicely (unlike the egg case of others…I’m looking at you Beats). Functionality is very important to me as the 45’s will be my new go to for work and travel, so it needs to be functional and look sleek and professional and Bose nailed it.

    I unzipped the case and I actually said, “wow”. I got the black set and they look so sleek and sexy in the case…a perfect fit with an extra foam piece that supports them as they lay inside and keeps them from moving around. The silver “Bose” logo on the cups are classy and understated but there is no mistaking that these are a pair of Bose.

    I was also impressed with how lightweight they are as I put them on. These are the most comfortable over the ear headphones I have ever worn hands down. They sit securely and snug but don’t feel tight. I really didn’t feel any pressure anywhere but also did not feel like they would fall off. The material on the cups and headband are premium, super soft and very very comfortable.

    I downloaded the app and began to sync the headphones to my iPhone but the headphones were dead! Not to worry. I googled how long it takes to charge the 45’s and read that a 15 minute charge gives me 3 hours! That’s really an awesome feature. Rapid USB C charging is awesome and I’m glad they went that way with these. After 10 minutes I had plenty of juice to get me going. The headphones synced quickly and I played around with the app. The app is really strait forward and basic…clean. There is no EQ settings which I’m not entirely sure how I fell about that. I have other headphones that allow for that but I never mess with it. When it comes down to it. I reach for the headphones and put them on and go! I’m there for what the head phones bring me…music, podcasts movies. I’m not there to piddle with the headphones internal sound profiles. Anyway, the things the app gives you is some “tips” that tell you about the buttons, it lets you toggle the “aware” mode and noise cancelling ect. All the things you can do with the app you can also do on the headphones them selves without the app. And the more time I spend with these amazing headphones the more I actually like that the functions are onboard with the headphones and not tied to the app only. The buttons are tactile, I can feel when I am on the center button that summons siri and the volume up and down. The buttons are super fast and responsive. I also like that I can pair it to my phone and laptop simultaneously!! Now I picked my first song to listen to…

    I am embarrassed to say… Taylor Swift – Cardigan (I just discovered this song) I have listened to this on all my headphones and Bose Quietcomfort 45’s blew me away. So balanced with the highs and midtones and the lowes. I heard backing tracks in the song that I didn’t notice before… Then something dawned on me…I am only hearing the music…nothing else ( I am in a busy office environment). It was like being in the studio with Swift. I mean it really was peaceful. Just me and the music and nothing else. I have listened to other noise cancelling (and I am not an audiophile to be sure) but I do know my way around headphones and I know what I was experiencing. Bose really has the noise cancelling locked in and it is world class. I took the phones off and on a few times and was truly amazed how silence descended on me and I was transported to the music. Just Wonderful.

    I wanted to push the bass a bit and went with Polo G’s Rapstar and Nipsey’s Racks in the Middle and while the mids and highs were phenomenal the bass wasn’t quite where I like it for rap and hip hop. That is personal preference to be sure and the noise canceling outweighs the lighter base in my opinion.

    After being mesmerized by the noise canceling, I toggled in the “aware” mode and it toggled quickly and effectively between the two modes. The aware mode is really nice because the silence can be disorienting a little in certain contexts like walking near a busy roadway. I want to hear the cars!

    I wanted to find the noisiest place at work to try the noise canceling limits and we have a full size gym with treadmills, tvs and weights clanking. I went at the most busy time and it sounds like a circus. I got on a treadmill and started walking. It was surreal to hear the noise disappear as I put the headphones on. No tv’s, no treadmill motor… I then listened to the quietest thing I listen to which is a science podcast and it was truly amazing and really enjoyable. I could hear the conversation so warm and clear it really added to the enjoyment tremendously. Podcasts are amazing on here!!!

    This brings me to a feature that is lacking (and maybe not practical ) but it is not sweat or water/splash proof! I have a pair of high-end headphones that are IPX4 which I will have to continue to use for heavy runs outside or stick with powerbeat pros. But like I said earlier…I have different headphones for different jobs. So that’s ok.

    I wish these did have some protection for sweat though. But the 45’s are more of a lifestyle type job for me. I plan to use them while I work on multimedia and isolation at work, or when I just want to escape and chill out. I also was very impressed with the phone call capability! You won’t miss a beat when someone calls you!

    Bravo Bose! I really love the 45’s! You can’t go wrong with these world class headphones! I highly recommend.

    Sep 24, 2021 13:53
  • Review by pdiddy19842000, 10 out of 10
    Quality and Comfort is Key for the QC45

    The Bose QuietComfort 45 is set of wireless bluetooth noise-cancelling headphones is amazing addition to the audio enjoyment/work combination space of headphones.

    The first thing that you will notice while looking at the box is the color of the headphones. The black is classic color and has a nice matte finish that is quietly stated, but not too loud or reflective.

    Upon opening the box, you find the included case. The case is protective, yet it is not bulky. After opening the case, you find the QC45 headphones folded up nicely in the case, a 2.5mm to 3.5mm audio cable which enable you to listen in wired mode while the QC45 are powered on or off, and the USB-C charge cable. It is great that case and audio cable accessories come with headset, so you do not need to get additional items to ensure your headphones are ready for travel and most listening situations. After pulling the QC45 headphones out of the case, you notice how light they are and that they fold up and take up very little space.

    When you are starting the setup per the Quick Start guide, you will be directed to download the Bose Music app to pair to the QC45 to your bluetooth device. This was very quick and easy to do. 15 seconds or less and you will be up and running. The added benefit of the Bose Music app is that you can pair more bluetooth devices via the app by pressing Add New under Sources. Under the Sources area, you will see the list of bluetooth devices paired. The staple Multipoint feature allow for simple switching between the audio of two pair devices. It is works extremely well and is one of the best implementations of the feature. The addition of the Bluetooth 5.0 to QC line of headphones is a welcome inclusion which results in fast, stable connections that allow a great distance of walking away from bluetooth device while still maintain clear audio from the audio sources. Changing floors or go throughout your home and still listening while not taking your audio source with you is still an option.

    The audio is a high point of the QC45 headphones. It is a progression for the headphones line. The QC45 has an increased bass response while still maintaining highs and mids. Classical, pop, jazz, rock and just a few of music genres that sparkle with QC45. Audiobooks, podcasts, movies, and Youtube videos sound great also. To control this sound, you have all physical buttons for volume up/down, play/pause/skip/rewind/voice assistant/answer calls/end calls, and the Action button for Quiet Mode/Aware Mode. Audio sounds great while in Quiet Mode or Aware Mode as well and does not have a drop off in Aware Mode. Lastly, the audio captured by the mic is clear and will be well received those listening to you talking. The QC45 increases the clarity of calls with additional mics while minimizing outside noise while you are talking.

    The noise cancellation features can be controlled via the Action button or the Bose Music app. You can toggle between Quiet Mode (which is one level) or Aware Mode which sounds natural and feeds in outside audio well while diminishing the audio from your connected source.

    Lastly, the battery for the QC45 has a 24 hour capacity. Listening sessions/use and reaching for a plug as no longer a concern. When I do need a quick charge, the transition to USB-C makes getting back to listening in 15 mins a breeze (3 hrs of play time).

    The QC45 is a powerhouse pair of headphones that sounds great, allows you to sound great with its plethora of mics, keeps out the sound unless you allow it in, literally lasts all-day, and is light and compact. This is one of the best and most versatile noise-cancelling headphones available.

    Oct 16, 2021 09:02
  • Review by NinjaTard, 10 out of 10
    Maximum Comfort, Ultimate Sound, Top Notch Quality

    Most of my reviews tend to be long and wordy with background about why I got them and how they fit into my lifestyle. Not going to beat around the bush this time or dress this review up: the Bose QuietComfort 45 Noise Cancelling headphones are amazing! That’s the bottom line, I love the style, I love the package, and I love the way they perform!

    Ok, square one is the package which is really classy yet minimalist two piece black cardboard surrounded by the thin cardboard with the picture, name, and info on it. Remove the thin cardboard, lift the top off the black box, and you find a pleather zip-around carry case. Inside the headphones are folded and rotated (the ear cups turn 90 degrees one way and a tiny bit the other to allow for wearing and for fitting into the case). With the headphones you get a USB-C charging cable and an auxiliary cable for wired use with non bluetooth devices and there is a pocket inside the carry case to store both. The insert referred me to download the Bose app which walked me through registering and setting them up. It was fast and easy and while the controls aren’t intuitive out of the box (especially when trying to remember playback vs. phone use which overlap the same buttons at different times) the app walks you through the button use during setup and can be referenced back to at any time via the Tips button. As for the headphones themselves they are soft, squishy, comfortable and have a sound cancellation button on the left and the bluetooth, volume up and down, and a function button on the right with microphones on both.

    These are called the QuietComfort headphones for good reason: the sound cancellation mode makes everything around you vanish! If you don’t have any audio playing it's almost like a sound deprivation chamber (slightly hyperbolic but not by much, they’re REALLY quiet!) and once your audio is playing its crisp, clear, and as perfect as anything I’ve listened to. The Comfort part of the name comes from the way the headphones hug your head and surround your ears both blocking the sounds from outside without ever pressing on you uncomfortably. Everything I use is bluetooth these days so I can’t speak to if anything changes when going old school aux cable but I can’t imagine it would change the sound quality much if at all.

    I mentioned the function of these taking some getting used to and honestly I haven’t had as long as I’d like to get super comfortable but I’m getting used to them. With music you can up/down volume with the top and bottom buttons (duh, standard don’t fix what ain’t broke design logic) and the function button in between allows you to skip forward, backward, pause/play depending on how many times you press it. It works once you remember which is two taps and which is three. The left headphone has the noise cancellation button which is cool as it allows you to go from noise cancelling to active mode where you can hear what’s going on around you a little more using the microphones to pipe in some of your surroundings noise without being overwhelming or distracting. I live with kids so both modes are essential depending on what time of day it was and who was home, as I said they block all sound out when activated which is great for watching a movie during the day while my wife is around but could be turned off for naptime or nighttime use when my house is actually quiet for a change.

    Battery charging is listed as being 2.5 hours in the instructions, I didn’t time it but instead charged them overnight the first night and used them for a few hours over the next couple days without running out of battery but charged them back up again to avoid running out. They’ll be plenty long enough for a commute to school or work and back without any trouble. As an example today I took them from 100% to 90% with only about 75min of use.

    So the bottom line is these are some really premium headphones that will give excellent audio quality, block out the noise on the bus or let you be aware of your surroundings at the push of a button, last all day, and remain super comfy like a marshmallow around your ears while doing all that! Highly recommended, these are FANTASTIC!!!

    Oct 02, 2021 19:07
  • Review by VoltageSky, 10 out of 10
    In the moment

    The last headphones I purchased from Bose was the Soundlink (1st Gen) On Ear wireless. I caught wind of these QC 45’s via email from Best Buy. Sound signature is what comes to mind when I consider looking at Brands take on the audio game. Not an audiophile but a average user who love music to pass through the day. The ANC is incredible on these. Sound is very balanced & rich regardless of volume. These sit on my top tier list next to the Sony XM4’s. Worth the purchase.

    Nov 05, 2021 23:18
  • Review by Poocher917, 10 out of 10
    Amazing comfort and battery life

    I have several over the ear headphones. Many have great audio, but the comfort is where they tend to fall short. With the Bose QuietComfort 45 you will get AMAZING comfort with great audio as well! I have been using these for work and wearing them around 8 hours a day. I have the triple black version.

    You will see the box for these headphones and wonder if they are really in there. The box is so small! In the box you find the small rectangular case. This will easily fit into a briefcase, backpack, or luggage. In the case you find the headphones, aux cable and USB C charging cable. Mine was 70% charged when I opened the package.

    You download the Bose app to complete the set up. It was super easy to set up and connect to my Lenovo laptop and Pixel 4a 5G phone. The app is underwhelming. You can control your source connections; Noise cancelling mode (Aware is default) and volume. There is also a Tips option. There is no EQ setting which is a little disappointing. Many like to customize the sound using the EQ.

    The sound is great regardless of source. I have tried many sources and the sound is very balanced. Not too tinny and not too much bass. The bass is crisp and defined. But honestly, I have many headphones that sound great.

    The comfort is where there is no equal. My other over the ear headphone can be used for about 4 hours before they start being uncomfortable. I wanted a wireless headset for work connected to my laptop using Bluetooth. I have used these for at least 8 hours a day. 8 hours uses about 30 percent of the battery. I cannot believe how comfortable they are. I think this is because your ear tends to fit inside of the ear cups instead of the ear cups sitting on your ear. WELL DONE BOSE!

    The microphone works well for Teams calls or cellphone calls. I have had rare situations where people cannot hear me. I am still trying to determine the reason for this. But it is perfect 99% of the time. I disconnect and connect the headphones and this resolved the issue quickly.

    The controls are straight forward. The power on/off is on the outside of the right headphone (large R and L on the inside of the ear cup BTW). These actions are well described in the TIPS section of the Bose Music app. The left ear has the Action button. The right ear has the volume buttons and control button.

    In summary, I recommend these Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones. They deserve a 5 out of 5 rating. Everything is exactly as you would want with a minor exception of no EQ. If you like listening for long periods of time; or, using them for your work calls, I am not aware of a more functional and comfortable option. Also, a whole day of use only used about 30 percent to the battery. They are my new number 1 headphones. Nice job Bose!

    Sep 30, 2021 13:32
  • Review by Benb, 10 out of 10
    The name says it all

    Quiet Comfort is an accurate name.

    The first thing I want to focus on is the noise cancelling is the best I’ve used for giving a really quiet environment. I can hear normal voices through it but really it is more designed to cut out everything. The biggest thing is that I don’t feel that vibration through my head like I do with other headsets that have such great noise attenuation characteristics. The button to turn off noise cancellation is on the left side and is a single larger button. There are two modes, quiet and aware. I’m used to an off one and I was a little worried about being forced to aware… until I used it and my youngest hurt himself while I was using them in aware and I realized it was cutting down his screaming instead of just amplifying everything like I’m used to aware being on headphones.

    I think comfort should be addressed next and these excel here too. I am absolutely impressed how comfortably the sit on my head. The ear cushions are soft but don’t just collapse, they don’t clamp on my head too tight but also are tight enough that I’m not worried about them falling off.

    Part of the comfort is the build quality. I must say it just feels solid and well built. They aren’t the lightest, but they are far from heavy, and I feel like it is a good balance between the two. There are a few features I really like about the build that are more about usability than comfort. The on button is on the side and is a slide on and off button. Both these design choices should be lauded in my opinion. I am always hitting the power button instead of the play pause. With just three buttons on the side, it is extremely easy to figure out which one is the play/pause or volume buttons. Then the slide feature makes it extremely easy to know if they are on or off and to instantly.

    Sound quality is always extremely important in headphones, and they sound great better than most even using Bluetooth with a maximum of standard definition music with that type of connection. Though you can’t really take advantage of how great they sound without using the Aux cord and having a quality DAC. This is where there were some disadvantages. The USB C is for charging only so no using that port for music. The Aux output is 2.5mm instead of the standard 3.5mm so my Aux to USB C cord wasn’t going to work. I pulled out my old LG that has a build in quad DAC and listened to some Ultra HD songs and they sound absolutely amazing. Now if you are into just getting blasted by base these might not be your favorite headsets. However, the clarity across ranges is just hard to beat. For me, I absolutely love sitting down and listening to some TSO with these on, I feel like I am there and can pick out the individual instruments. I wish they would have included a 2.5mm Aux to USB C as well as a 2.5mm Aux to 3.5mm Aux cable as 2.5mm isn’t a common size too much anymore. Though to be fair I will probably only use the aux cable on these in situations where the battery is dead (yes, this guy works when the switch is off and you’re using it with the aux cable.

    There is a Bose app that lets you control the headset with a little finer detail as well as add multiple devices (at least 3) and jump between them when you want too. Other than that, it will allow you to change mode, volume, and give you tips.

    Lastly, I want to just say I love the carrying case. It is high quality; it has a pouch for the cords.

    Overall, I feel like these are the perfect on headphones to tune out the world, but also if you want to let it in these will still alleviate the harsh sounds by only letting some of the noise in… like people talking.

    Sep 26, 2021 17:07
  • Review by AllAboutTech, 8 out of 10
    Comfortable, with exceptional noise cancellation

    Verdict: Overall, the Bose QC 45 is solid pair of noise-cancelling headphones that will make most buyers very happy for years. It does ANC supremely well, but I think it falls short in other categories compared to similarly priced headphones.

    Initial impression. Wow the case is small. I am pretty impressed that Bose managed to fit full size Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) headphones in such a small case, enabled by nicely designed folding hinges. The headphones feel very comfortable. I definitely notice that they look smaller on my head then other high end headphones.

    Features. The ANC is certainly the best feature of these headphones. There is also an app that works well to establish and manage connections, but it really doesn’t do much more. The headphone has a dedicated button to activate the “aware” feature so that you can hear your surroundings. You can also connect to two devices simultaneously, and choose which one to listen to. These headphones manage all your Bluetooth devices nicely, with the slide button able to cycle through your Bluetooth devices until you hear the correct one. The guide provides a good explanation on how this feature works. Unfortunately, I have to say that I was very disappointed about the lack of features. I expected to find an equalizer in the app, but there was none. These headphones do not pause music automatically when you remove them. It seems like this has become a standard feature on listening devices. There is no option for automatically activating awareness when speaking, or to program behavior for sound and awareness based on location. I think that headphones at this price point should leverage technology to improve use experience. Don’t get me wrong, these headphones are fantastic, but they will not be my “go-to” headphones because I have been spoiled by the features from another brand of headphones.

    Buttons. The prominent button on the right side turns the headphones on and off. I like this button. It’s simple and unambiguous. There are three more buttons on the right side, which control volume, play/stop, and skip. They also answer calls and activate the voice assistant. I dislike these buttons very much. It takes me a second to find them, and then I need to feel for which one I want to press, and then I am still trying to figure out if I actually pressed it because there is almost no tactile feedback. Muscle memory and leading with the thumb to find the buttons will make reaching for the buttons easier over time, but the buttons should really be better differentiated to quickly feel which one to use. The left side of the headphones has one button that activates the awareness feature so that you can hear your surroundings. I have the same comment on this button; not so easy to find, and not enough tactile feedback. Once you press it, the aware feature does come on really fast and works well.

    Comfort. I wore these for a good 12 hours in one day while on a long business trip. They are by far the most comfortable headphones I have ever worn. I even slept with them on the plane for several hours. The pressure on the ears is adequate to maximize noise isolation, while still providing optimal comfort.

    Sound. These headphones provide crisp and clear sounds, with exceptional highs and mids. However, I felt that the lows were lacking. I listened to several music genres with both the Bose headphones and with my other headphones in the same price range, and I easily noticed the difference in the bass, and I preferred the music from the other headphones because of the better lows. To compensate for the lack of lows, I now change the iPhone equalizer to “bass booster” when using the Bose headphones. While the noise cancellation feature on these is outstanding, I think the ANC performance is comparable to my other headphones, with the other pair performing better in some cases, perhaps because they fit tighter on my ears.

    Battery life. These headphones advertise 24 hours of continuous play. I haven’t tested that, but I can say that I used them for 12 nearly-consecutive hours and battery life didn’t cross below 50%. I am really impressed with how long these headphones can go.

    Things I like:

    - Noise cancellation is outstanding

    - These are the most comfortable headphones I own

    - Battery life is exceptional

    - The awareness feature activates very quickly when the button is pushed

    - Easy to use with streamlined buttons and operation, no extra features to complicate usage

    - They fold into the smallest storage case I have seen for full-size ANC headphones

    - Easy to toggle between Bluetooth devices

    - Easy activation of voice assistants (like Siri)

    Things I don’t like:

    - When folded, some plastic parts of the headphones touch other plastic parts. Overtime, this will cause scratching. The headphones came with some padding to separate the plastic parts. Am I supposed to keep using this loose padding? Why not integrate the padding in the case like a mold?

    - Besides the “on” button, the buttons are not great for me… they are hard to find, they are hard to differentiate quickly, and they provide no tactile feedback so I don’t know if am pressing them or not

    - I think the sound of these headphones lack lows

    - The lack of technology features was very disappointing for me because it’s a missed opportunity to leverage available technology to improve the user experience, maximize convenience, and turn a headset into a smart accessory. Maybe the beauty of these headphones is their simplicity, and shedding all the fluff… This will no-doubt be ideal for some, but for me, a pair of headphones isn’t just a pair of headphones anymore; it’s a smart interface for the world around us.

    - I am not impressed with the voice chosen for prompts (turning on/off, and aware/ANC). It sounds like a robot, not at all natural, and of low-quality audio. Although, I did notice that it is able to read fairly accurately, i.e. my name and Bluetooth devices.

    Overall, this is a solid pair of ANC headphones. I think they make for ideal travel headphones because they fold into a small case, they are light, battery life is exceptional, ANC performs very well to drown out travel noise, and they are comfortable enough to wear continuously for 12+ hours. Nevertheless, these lack some things that are important to me, so my go-to pair of headphones for 90% of my usage will remain another pair. I would give these 4.25 stars.

    Sep 26, 2021 23:37
  • Review by TechReviews, 8 out of 10
    QC45 checks ALL the Boxes (*with 1 Caveat*)

    I listen to a wide variety of music, and gleefully enjoyed everything from albums to singles, from Classic Rock - Pink Floyd, Zeppelin, Boston, Journey, Santana (“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”), Jeff Beck (“Cause We Ended as Lovers”), Larry Mitchell (“Unforgotten”), Traffic (“Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys”), Sting (“Fragile, Fields of Gold”) etc to Blues and Jazz - Coletrane, Miles Davis (1959 Kind of Blue in Dolby Atmos* is a fantastical experience, …like pressure washing, it’s hard to stop ;-), Dave Brubeck (“Take Five”), Jazz at the Pawnshop, including Pop Ellie Goulding (“Lights”), plus many others including favorite Amber Rubarth (“Strive (Binaural))”. Full playlist available upon request.

    Some of the most fun I’ve had listening in a while though I must admit is Apple Music’s Spacial Audio playlist (even without dynamic head tracking AirPod Pro earbuds offer) as well as Dolby Atmos tracks.

    Whilst reviewing my Listening notes certain adjectives seem to reoccur, *Punchy, *dynamic, *whisper quiet, *lively, *engaging, did I say quiet, *textured, *layered, *balanced, etc.

    This is undoubtedly the absolute BEST audio noise reduction I’ve experienced. Almost uncomfortably quiet, you can hear yourself think. Working outdoors with a belt sander I had to be careful without the vibration of the device I’d surely have injured myself ;-) I could however hear the impact driver and nail gun, though quite muted. Pressing the only left button switches to Aware mode letting you hear the external environment more safely.

    The Bose QC in Quiet mode silences external noise and seemed to allow me to better focus more intently on certain instruments placements, with far better separation that I remember from previous Bose products. Color me impressed.

    Pros

    +USB-C

    +Durability

    +Balanced

    +Battery Life

    +Lightweight

    +Comfortable

    +Ease-of-use

    +Sound Quality

    +Bose Music iOS App

    +Binary On/Off Switch

    +Noise rejecting mic for calls

    +Whisper quiet noise reduction

    Cons

    -does not support dynamic head tracking (Apple problem)

    -mids could be a slight tad bit more forward and pronounced

    -not as “rich” or “spacial” as reference Shure Aonic A50 cans

    Conclusion

    If you seek the absolute best noise cancellation, ease-of-use, long battery life, and exhibit brand loyalty you can’t go wrong. These new QC45 hit the magic formula : fit, sound quality, comfort, noise cancelling. They check all the boxes and you won’t be disappointed.

    However with respect to my valued readers, I’d be remiss if I failed to caveat listeners who prioritize sound quality. In good conscious I must admit that when comparing to my reference Shure Aonic 50 headphones, the Shure A50 exhibit more detailed midrange with sound quality that brought both me (and my wife for another set of ears) a deeper emotional connection and more fulfilling engagement with the music, though a tad heavier, and lacking Bose’s world class noise cancellation.

    Recommended Conditional Buy

    Sep 28, 2021 09:15
  • 9.2score
    Sony - WH-XB900N Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black
    Description

    Experience an immersive acoustic performance with these Sony XB Extra Bass wireless headphones. The noise-isolating fit mutes ambient noises, while the lithium-ion battery offers up to 30 hours of playtime, keeping you entertained during long-distance travels. These Sony XB Extra Bass wireless headphones have a touch sensor for convenient control.

    13 Features
  • Active noise cancellation: Effectively blocks out distracting background noises, so you can enjoy a focused, immersive sound environment.
  • Rechargeable battery: Offers up to 30 hours of use and lasts up to 300 hours on standby mode.
  • Headset touch controls: Include volume, play/pause, next song, going back, tap and hold to activate VA, Quick Attention.
  • Built-in microphone: Enables simple hands-free chatting via a phone.
  • Bluetooth 4.2 interface with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology: Enables simple wireless pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled device. Supports HFP, HSP, A2DP and AVRCP Bluetooth profiles.
  • Over-the-ear design: For a secure fit.
  • 3.5mm gold-plated connector: Enables use with a variety of audio devices.
  • 40mm drivers: Deliver powerful sound.
  • 3Hz - 20kHz headset frequency response: Along with a 50Hz - 8kHz microphone frequency response ensures faithful sound reproduction.
  • 50 ohms impedance: To efficiently conduct power.
  • Dynamic transducer design: For reference-grade audio.
  • Stereo design: Delivers crisp tones.
  • 4' cable: Permits a flexible range of motion.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by 3Tcubed, 10 out of 10
    A Real Step UP

    About 15 months ago I reviewed the Sony CH700N headphones and said it sounded better than 6 other BT headphones I had, but they were not comfortable for more than an album or so. Needless to say I've kept looking, and with 2 more set earbuds and 2 more over the ear headphones to consider I now have the Sony XB900Ns. They weigh about the same as the CH700's but have a completely different foam configuration. They have deeper, softer foam around the ears, they are deep enough that my ears don't touch the inner drivers, which is what I think caused the discomfort with the CH700s. The are much more comfortable and do a better job of noise canceling. I've found them much more comfortable than the CH700's, the foam at the top is a little thicker and they don't squeeze quite as tightly. In addition; changing volume or music is accomplished with a simple swipe to the right headphone, and if you cover your right ear (headphone) with you hand it mutes the music and enables the ambient mode so you can clearly here the environment around your. I really missed this in the CH700's, several other headphones I've acquired recently have this feature in one fashion or another. It's truly worth having if your going to wear headphones around others.

    Using these headphone on the telephone is somewhat better than the tunnel sound I found on the CH700s, the echo cancelation seems to works better, I believe the CH700s prevented me from hearing myself talk and these XB900s allow my voice to be heard as I talk. This is another big improvement.

    Now how do they sound. I tried to compare the two headphones (which BT I can't pair simultaneously (nor can I wear). There is no question that the VB900Ns are louder (more efficient: specs say by 4dB). The the bass is undeniably more pronounced, maybe deeper. They remind me more of the sound profile you expect from 'Beats' headphones, but at the same time these Sony XB900N's mids and highs are a bit brighter and louder than that of the CH700's. I'd expected to compare the same volume level on my phone, but to make them equivalent the XB900N's needed to be one notch lower. I think that the XB900's do a much better job of noise cancelation; I tried listening to both with my television on, and the external noise bleed with the CH700's was noticeable, where it was (nearly) non-existent on the XB900s. But I was doing this to also test the XB900's ambient listening environment, where you turn off noise cancelation and "bring in" the external noises. This allows you to hear what's going on around you. I could clearly hear the television and my music, by placing my hand over the right headphone it muted the music and I could only hear the television (clearly; the headphone mic was picking up the external sounds and playing them through the headphones). As I said this is a great feature.

    Now to some music from Boston and Pink Floyd; The transition from "Foreplay to Long Time", has some great surround stereo separation, softly swirling from ear to ear. The XB900s were clearly deeper but also more airy, both had a great complex midrange, but the overall balance of the lower lows and higher highs on the XB900s was captivating. As "Smokin's" bass built the XB900 certainly get your attention, maybe a little overwhelming, but it was not uncomfortable. Here the CH700's were not as captivating, lacking the thump of the XB900s. Listening to the Immersion Edition of TDSOTM, the voice in my head in "Speak to Me (Live)" were surreal with the subtle background noises. But here again the XB900s soundstage was more fulfilling. The girls in "The Great gig in the Sky" sounded ethereal. I enjoyed the comfort and sound of the XB900's more. That being said, the deep bass of Money seemed over the top. But after spending some time with Sony's HeadPhones App I found that via the 'Equailzer' I could either use their Bright mode or create my own custom mode, taking down the bass a notch and kicking up the highs, to give me a better balance. The app also has a surround mode (VPT) that can put you in an Arena (to much reverb), a Club (kind of bassy), Outdoor Stage or in a Concert Hall (my preference for live music). You can't get to these features from the headphone directly (that I could find). You need to access them from the phones 'Headphones App' which is fine, as it's probably not going to be changed that often. So, I'd say the Extra Bass from the XB900s can be a bit over the top, but you can modify their sound curve from the Headphones app to you liking.

    One other touted feature is Google and Alexa integration. If this is enabled it disables the Noise Cancelation/Ambient button's operation and that button then functions to interface with Alexa or Google (they should have added a dedicated button). Having both Google and Alexa I tried Google first, but the first instruction I tried (skip to next song) was not supported. It could handle volume up and volume down thought. Also when issuing voice commands, my other Google devices could hear my commands and they "won" over the headphones. Maybe my understanding of how this integration is supposed to work is misunderstood.... but it's not explained anywhere in the "manual" or via the online Headphone app. At best I'd say this is a work in progress.

    I also listened with the wired connection and as expected the overall sound stage is much wider and brightness of the headphones really shined. Until I connected these headphones directly to my DAC I really didn't know how good how good the XB900s were (with bass tuned down via equalizer). I'd really like to see a headphone that can connect direct via Google play (Wi-Fi) some day.

    The headphones take 7+hrs to fully charge, but are rated to play for 30hrs (plenty). The headphones are still a little heavy (8.96oz), but the improved foam helps a lot. They are a nice step up, in both sound and functionality from the Sony CH700's, and still a reasonable price. I'm impressed, looking forward to trying them on a long air flight. Sony XB900Ns: my new favorite.

    Jul 18, 2019 10:23
  • Review by stoptheclocks, 10 out of 10
    Sony Headphones Do It All

    Metal to Mozart, what do they have in common? They both sound amazing on this Sony WH-XB900N wireless noise canceling over the ear headphones. Features also include active noise canceling, ambient noise and XB Bass sound. Crystal clear highs, smooth mids and deep punchy bass make these Sony XB-XB900N headphones suitable for any kind of music from Classical to Rock.

    • Comfortable for all day wear, I enjoyed the over the ear experience to listen to some eclectic music. I listened to some music from Heavy Metal, Alternative, Hip Hop back from the 90s, and Classic Rock.

    • I charged the Sony wireless headphones for about 13 hours to a get a full charge of 30 hours to play music. You can also charge a quick 10 mins for 60 mins of play which is very convenient. The charging cord is a USB-C connection to the headphones and a regular USB that plugs into your computer or USB/wall plug. I think Sony made the charging cord a little short. If you want charge the headphones, the short cord will keep the headphones very close to wherever you choose to charge.

    • There are 3 main ways to connect the Sony wireless headphones. The connections are Bluetooth, NFC (Near Field Connection), and a 3.5mm jack with gold tips. I connected to Bluetooth on my Smart Phone. I also connected to my computer using the 3.5mm jack which has a longer than usual length (which is great because you can move around). Using the custom button on the left ear cup, you can active the ambient noise on/off and active noise canceling. This is while you listen to tunes or just to help you relax. Combining with music these active noise systems, a sound stage is set for you to hear the music better without little noises bothering you. The over the ear cups just by themselves help with that as well.

    • Next I installed the Sony Headphones App. It was easy to install and easy to use. I used the app to get the Google Assistant. It is a real nice feature pushing the custom button on the left ear cup and asking the Google Assistant for weather, or time, etc. The App also allows you to monitor your position for sound (stationary is what I used), VPT (virtualphones technology), Equalizer, Sound Quality mode, DSEE (digital sound enhancement engine). Of course, ambient sound modes are also used in the App. The app mode allows you to get all the sound fields to adapt the music to your ears. The fields are a concert hall, outdoor stage, club, arena and off. To get the get the fields to work you must turn the Sound Quality to be set at “Priority on Stable”. After that you will be able to access the sound fields. The EQ is pretty cool as well.

    • The reason that these Sony headphones sound really amazing is the frequency range and drivers. The headphones have powerful 40mm drivers and a frequency range of 3Hz-20kHz which produces reference grade audio. So you will enjoy your love of music that is articulate and punchy, just like the original sound. The noise canceling and ambient works great. I couldn't even hear my texts as they came through my phone right next to me.

    • When the phone rings, no worries. The Sony wireless headphones have hands free calling with HD Voice. You don’t need to adjust anything. Just answer the call by tapping the answer spot on the right ear cup. It is located in the middle just to the right of pause. If you do need adjusting with the mic you can activate it by tapping the right ear cup, just off the middle to the left.

    • The hardest yet most convenient part of these Sony headphones is how you control the volume and tracks. The right side of the outer ear cup has the controls on a pressure sensitive plate. At first it may seem hard, but you can get used to it very quickly. I think it is probably the best feature. You can turn up the volume by simply tapping the top of the side (not the the top) of the right ear cup. To lower the volume, you just need to tap the lower part down on the right of the ear cup. If you want to change tracks tap forward or toward the back of the right ear cup to change songs or replay the current song. If you cup your hand over the right ear cup, it mutes the sound so you can communicate with someone while the headphones are still on. Simply lift your hand and the music turns back on.

    • Now I couldn’t get the right ear cup to respond when I plugged into computer. It seems only the wireless connection uses the right ear cup for controls.

    • These Sony headphones fold flat and fit into a soft carrying pouch. This makes for easy travel or storing in your suitcase. A pouch is fine but a carrying case would have been better for these high tech headphones.

    Overall these Sony wireless headphones offer a unique set of sound controls and excellent/amazing sound. Using the right ear cup couldn’t be any easier for controls after trying it a few times. Features like the ambient/noise sound canceling, the awesome sound of music (from all different genres) and the XB Bass make these high tech headphones from Sony an excellent option when looking for headphones.

    Jul 18, 2019 08:26
  • Review by TECHBEENGOOD, 10 out of 10
    Superlatives across the board.

    SONY WH-XB900N: I’ve owned various brand headphones, including several Sony models going back years. I generally prefer over-the-ear headphones because they always “fit” without fussing, but these may be the best yet. SONY may even want to consider suspending any further work on headphone usability and ergonomics. They seem to have arrived at perfection. All those features that have looked so cool in the advertising in the past, but maybe not quite lived up to their promise? Well, now they all work perfectly. You even have the ability to fully customize the sound of these SONYs in the useful CONNECT APP. Your headphones . . . your preferred sound. I’ll be hiding these from family.

    SETUP and FUNCTION: where everything makes sense!

    The features I’ll describe below operate as described using the Bluetooth connection between my iPhone XR and the Sony Headphones. This is the most likely connection for most people.

    + LEFT and RIGHT ear cups are labelled, with color, and are easy to identify.

    + The buttons have sufficient height and separation, and they work as described each time. The lowest button initiates the Bluetooth connection. It was quick and remains reliable. The same button turns off the headphones and a voice announces that fact. A blinking blue light between buttons confirms ON.

    + The upper button cycles through NOISE CANCELLING . . . AMBIENT SOUND CONTROL . . . AMBIENT SOUND CONTROL OFF. A voice confirms each change.

    ++ The upper button can be changed into a Google Assistant button or an Alexa Assistant in the SONY CONNECT APP.

    + SONY’s Headphone CONNECT APP (Versions App 5.2.0; 1.0.2 for XB900N) presents features appropriate for the connected headphones. If you have a few different Sony model headphones, the APP presents only those features you can use.

    +The CONNECT APP allows you to customize the following:

    ___ Adaptive Sound control give a range of NOISE CANCELLATION levels.

    ___ Sound Position control moves you around in the sound field.

    ___ Sound Quality Mode selects the highest quality BT or the most stable connection.

    ___ Change (enable) either Google Assistant or Alexa.

    + You can enable/disable AUTOMATIC POWER OFF, to occur at various times.

    + You can enable/disable the VOICE Announcements.

    CUSTOMIZE EQUALIZER - I’m singling out the EQUALIZER for special attention. It’s here that YOU decide if you really want EXTRA BASS, or not, or even more bass. Open the equalizer section of the features. Tap the “gear” icon and the fun begins. You are presented with a 5-band equalizer to modify the sound profile of your music. In addition, you can set the level of SONY’s “CLEAR BASS”, which presumably is their BASS augmentation control. Independent of the equalizer, it’s here that you can take away the BASS augmentation or add even more. These are your headphones, and you are in complete control. Your changes are saved as Custom 1 or Custom 2 settings, alongside of SONY’s several named sound profiles.

    AND IT WORKS.

    The coolest feature of all is on the RIGHT ear cup. Not switches. Not slide controls you need to fumble with. A slide of your fingers UP, increases the volume; DOWN decreases the volume. A slide forward or backwards SKIPS your music selection ahead or replays a previous selection. Taps on the same RIGHT ear cup pauses the music.

    Phone calls still use the RIGHT ear cup. This time a double tap either answers or hangs up on the call. Phone calls are nice and clear; increase the volume by sliding UP!

    [ Sony has included a double-ended headphone jack, which requires NO power, and can be used with a discharged battery. The SONYs will operate perfectly fine. However, without the POWER ON the headphones, the noise cancellation and ambient control works are disabled. The SONY CONNECT App, which is how various custom features work, is available only while using the Bluetooth connection, and it needs power. I, personally, would rarely discharge the battery completely, and losing some features for those few hours isn’t a crisis.]

    SOUND QUALITY: Whatever you want is within reach using the EQUALIZER and the CLEAR BASS control in the CONNECTION APP. With CLEAR BASS reduced significantly, these are very natural, accurate, easy-to-listen-to headphones for long stretches. SONY has provided very accurate drivers in these headphones, that ANY buyer will completely enjoy. Everything I played sounded great. Older recordings of 60s-70s rock often lack sufficient bass. Switching off my Custom settings and relying on SONY’s augmented bass resulted in music that was obviously still older, but completely re-equalized with the improved bass that just never made it to the recording. Really nice. SONY’s Noise reduction is highly effective, with background sounds totally disappearing . . . unless you customize for more ambient sound.

    SUMMARY: You’re always in control with the SONYs. They are easy to modify to address different music styles or my mood. It seems to my ears that noise cancellation is near perfect, and sound quality is not compromised. Comfort is also exceptional. These are light, easy to tolerate for lengthy periods, and remarkably easy to operate. The controls work reliably and are precisely where you expect to find them. Highly recommended.

    Jul 17, 2019 17:54
  • Review by JimC, 10 out of 10
    Great Sound, Ultra Comfort, Noise-Cancelling Star!

    The new Sony WH-XB900N wireless headphones are an outstanding option for a comfortable listening experience at home, traveling or in a noisy office. They incorporate very effective noise suppression and echo canceling systems, have easy-to-operate controls and a very long battery life. Their quality is evident in every feature and they a part of the well-regarded Sony Extra Bass family.

    Here are the key features:

    • Sony WH-XB900N noise-canceling over-the-ear Bluetooth headphones

    • Ergonomic, fully adjustable over-ear, closed dynamic headphone

    • 40 mm dome driver for maximum bass and very accurate wide frequency response

    • Noise-canceling/suppression technology helps block external noises, may be switched on or off

    • Monitor function allows ambient sound to be easily heard while wearing headphones, may be switched on or off

    • Bluetooth 4.2 reception range up to 50 feet, NFC pairing connection option, support aptX codec

    • Built-in microphone for making and receiving phone calls

    • Touch control on side of right earphone to raise/lower volume, next/previous track selection

    • Power, Bluetooth pairing, Monitor and Noise Cancel buttons on left earphone

    • Rechargeable internal lithium ion power source: 6 hours to fully charge with included USB-C connection cable

    • Headphones will operate 30+ hours continuously from a full charge, 16 day standby time, customizable auto-off timer

    • Can also operate without using any power by connecting an included 4.1 foot 3.5 mm stereo cable to left earphone

    • 3.5 mm (headphone) male-to-male 50” connection cable included

    • 20 – 20,000 Hz audio frequency range, less than 1% THD distortion

    • Sony Headphone Connect app provides graphic equalizer and presets

    • Easy to follow illustrated quick set-up guide

    • Foldable design for compact storage

    • Size: 5.5 inches by 6.6 inches by 3.5 inches

    • Weight: 9 ounces

    • Soft pouch with drawstring closure included

    • One year warranty on parts and labor

    Included in the box are the headphones, instructions, a short USB-C charging cable, a 50 inch long 3.5 mm direct-connect wire cable and a nice soft pouch. The quick set-up guide is comprehensive with step-by-step instructions for using the headphones, a trouble-shooting checklist, technical specifications and detailed explanations for using each feature.

    The headphones have a non-reflective black finish, substantial bass-producing drivers and super-soft memory-foam cushions on each headphone for superb comfort and noise isolation. They fold flat to enable compact storage and to easily fit into a purse, drawers, etc. The Sony WH-XB900N has a look of quiet quality and business elegance without flashy excess.

    First step is to charge the headphones. Just attach the USB-C charging cable, plug it into your computer or a USB outlet and LED lights will go out when they are fully charged (which may take 4- 6 hours when fully discharged.) A red LED light next to the charging port goes out when the unit is fully charged. The stated music playing time of thirty hours seems conservative since I found the headphones would operate for nearly forty hours before fading out. The customizable auto-off feature aids this very long battery life.

    Next, press the power button to turn them on – an audio prompt indicates when the power is on or off. Pair the earphones with your phone or other source via Bluetooth or NFC. An audio prompt guides you, but my phone paired them very quickly and without drama. A blue LED indicates the connection has been made. The connection remained very solid throughout my home, up to nearly 50 feet.

    The headphones are fully adjustable and the very soft pads completely and comfortably enclose even the largest ears. The Sony WH-XB900N are the most comfortable headphones I have ever worn. They are light (9 ounces) and have plenty of adjustment range to enable a perfect fit. The earphone pads are fairly large (about 4 inches tall and 3 inches wide) so they qualify as “over ear” and they provide excellent sound isolation. You can wear them for many hours in perfect comfort and your ears will never complain.

    Even without the noise-canceling function most external sounds are blocked. Pressing the Custom (automatic noise canceling) button turns on that feature and there is an audio announcement that it is active (or that it has been turned off.) The ANC technology is very effective for mid-frequency noise. I turned on both my shower and bathroom sink faucet and the noise (which would normally be very loud) was just a faint hiss which I could easily ignore while listening to the music. Even without music playing the noise canceling feature was pretty effective. Further, you can adjust the degree of noise cancellation using the Headphone Connect app. These would be great on a noisy airplane ride!

    The Sony WH-XB900N headphones have a very accurate reproduction of music from bass through mid-range notes and on to the highest frequencies. You can modify the sound contour/response by utilizing the Sony Headphone Connect app which features a full equalizer, a number of surround sound presets and sound positioning controls. For those who like heavy bass these are an ideal choice. If you want to cut back the bass the equalizer on the app will do that very effectively. I played every range of music, from classical, blues, hard rock, jazz and a full range of vocals (opera through folk ballads) and these fine headphones never disappointed me. The sound quality is just beautiful.

    Sony has positioned these headphones to deliver premium sound and features at a mid-range price. Yes, you might find slightly better headphones but only if you are willing to spend at least 50% more, and even then most users would not really appreciate any difference in sound or features.

    Like all good earphones these will respond to various voice commands, allow you to interact with Siri, take calls, etc. Each earphone has some controls. The right side has a nice touch pad which will raise/lower volume, skip tracks (forward and backward), pause and repeat tracks and has a microphone for use during calls. The left side turns the earphones on/off, handles Bluetooth pairing, activates the noise cancelation feature and also takes calls. One very clever feature is Quick Attention which shuts off noise cancellation and lowers music volume when you touch the right headphone, enabling you to easily hear outside sounds (such as someone speaking to you), and then resumes noise cancellation and music volume when you remove your hand.

    Bottom line - the Sony WH-XB900N noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones are an excellent value for discerning music fans who want a very comfortable headset, superb noise isolation and beautiful sound reproduction. They are a perfect choice for traveling and would pass boring hours in airports and on planes with gold stars for quality, sound level and range. I am happy to award this fine product a full five stars and my full, unqualified endorsement. Buy these if you love music and want sweet isolation from the nasty noises of the world!

    Jul 21, 2019 19:54
  • Review by bridaw, 10 out of 10
    My favorite Bluetooth headphones

    These are my new favorite Bluetooth headphones. It is worth taking a moment to create one or two custom Equalizer settings in the Sony Headphones Connect app. You can leave the equalizer off, choose between eight presets or create two of your own custom settings.

    I’m really impressed with the Noise Cancelling feature on these headphones. This is my first pair with this feature, and I love how well they reduce background noise.

    The Noise Cancelling feature would randomly turn off until I disabled Adaptive Sound Control in the Headphones app. The first couple days I would hear a tone and Noise Cancelling would turn off, often enough to get annoying. I think the problem is the Adaptive Sound Control feature. While using the Headphones app I noticed the Adaptive Sound Control automatically switching the Ambient Sound Control from Staying to Transport as I moved past our living room fan. I also noticed the Location Notification Icon appearing far too often considering I’m in my house. I’m leaving Ambient Sound Control on Noise Cancelling and leaving the Adaptive Sound Control off. I’ve also disabled the Android location permission used by Adaptive Sound Control in the Sony Headphones app. It has been several days since turning off Adaptive Sound Control and noise cancelling has not randomly turned off once.

    It is nice Sony lets you change the function of the Custom button to support Siri/Google/Alexa assistants, but I prefer the default function that cycles through three Ambient Sound Control settings.

    The headband is comfortable at first but hurts after several hours. The band needs to be a little wider to spread out the weight and/or have more padding. The ear cups are large, padded and comfortable. The cup material feels similar to leather but shouldn’t get cracked or ruined by sweat.

    The touch controls on the right earcup are easy to use. I like Quick Attention Mode, but I wish it was a toggle on/off feature instead of hold to maintain. Holding my palm against my ear only works for one or two words. I really don’t like holding my palm against my ear to keep the feature enabled. One palm touch to enable Quick Attention Mode and then one more palm touch to disable would have been great.

    NFC on the left earcup is a nice feature. Tap your phone to the headphone to connect, tap again to disconnect. I use the headphones with just one phone, so they automatically reconnect to my phone when I turn them on.

    The included USB-C charging cable is nice, although a bit short. Our laptops use USB-C but otherwise our house is still mostly micro-USB so I’m glad they included the short cable.

    I don’t care for the Sound Position Control feature. Neat trick but I don’t understand the purpose. It doesn’t sound any better, just gimmicky. Same with the Surround (VPT) feature.

    Jul 20, 2019 21:46
  • Review by TechFan, 10 out of 10
    My new favorite wireless headphone

    Over the last several years, I’ve had numerous pairs of wireless headphones and earphones from various brands and they all have appealed to me in different ways. These new Sony WH-XB900N’s are almost perfect based on what I look for in headphones.

    These came about 70% charged, so I was able to pair them to my iPhone and begin using them right away. Pairing was simple and straightforward and was completed in seconds. I downloaded the Sony Headphones Connect app and this is where the headphones really begin to shine. The app lets you completely customize your sound. I typically listen to a lot of Jazz, R&B and Hip-Hop, so I was able to customize the sound I was able to customize the sound to my liking.

    You can fully customize the amount of ambient sound you hear, sound position, surround sound, bass and treble. The app also has presets based on whether you are running, walking, sitting or on public transportation. The bass is incredible in these headphones. If you like bass, these are better than any other brand that I have used and its clear and distortion free. It can be overpowering at times, but can be adjusted within the app. The thing that impresses me the most is that although the bass is deep and throaty, the mids and highs aren’t compromised. I could still hear the vocals clearly.

    After trying these with my iPhone XS Max, I connected my Moto Z4 with AptX. Once I enabled it on the phone, I went to Amazon and Apple Music to listen to some tracks. I was expecting to be overwhelmed with the sound quality of AptX, but I was only slightly impressed. Im not an expert on AptX, so maybe it has more to do with what streaming service I use.

    The headphones are rated to last for 30 hours, but I haven’t had a chance to test that. If you do happen to run out of battery, Sony included a 3.5mm cable that you can plug directly into your device so you can continue using them. If you have an iPhone or some of the other newer devices, you will need a dongle to connect them. I do like that these are charged using a USB-C cable and not micro USB, but they take roughly 7 hours to charge when completely drained.

    Another great feature is the Quick Attention mode. By placing your right hand over the right ear cup, the volume is turned down so that you can listen to who or what is around you. Ordinarily, I take my headphones off or pause the track, but with these you don’t need to do either. This is a feature, I’ve come to really appreciate along with the great noise cancellation.

    The controls for adjusting volume and switching tracks are as simple as swiping up and down or left and right on the right ear cup. I didn’t have any issues using either and it was very responsive. The only minor issue I have is the weight of these. I like to wear headphones when I’m working from home or when I’m lounging and listening to music. After a while, they get to be uncomfortable. I guess this is to be expected with drivers this large.

    Other than the weight, these are a great set of headphones. The 30 hrs of usage, customization within the app, sound quality and solid build of the headphones make these my current favorite and go to headphones.

    Jul 19, 2019 12:03
  • Review by Lexi, 10 out of 10
    100% for BASSHEADS!!

    If you loveeee bass like me, these are 100% for you!! If you love that concert feel, these are the ones! I had the Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II & their nice but missing the bass I wanted. These Sony headphones have Surround (VPT) and Equalizer controls, so you can adjust the bass even more! These are hands down for bassheads!!

    Nov 05, 2020 17:37
  • Review by hitsuyoo, 8 out of 10
    Great But Still Inferior

    These are really good headphones. I mean really good. I liked the comfort. And The controls are what you'd expect from Sony.The only thing is, if you've ever tried the big brother to these, it's hard to settle. But honestly, these are some top notch headphones. Just remember to download that app. That makes the whole experience worth the bucks. The design is the same as the predecessors before it, so you know that's a positive thing. Ii just wish they were water resistant. That would make them great for workouts and rainy days. If you're remotely interested or intrigued by these, I have to say, you won't be disappointed. There's simply obvious room for improvement. As is the norm, here's a link to my full online review, if you care to get my full opinion.

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E8bsDZ1VLomnF5DeLgAzZDg4DWC3UCGnvUuGcFNhBCk/edit?usp=sharing

    Jul 19, 2019 17:21
  • 9.2score
    Apple - EarPods™ with 3.5mm Plug - White
    Description

    Control media playback, adjust the volume and answer and end calls on your Apple® iPod®, iPhone® or iPad® with these Apple EarPods™ MD827LL/A, which feature an in-line remote and mic for ease of use.Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

    4 Features
  • Apple® EarPods™ design: Defined by the geometry of the ear for comfort.
  • Speakers: Deliver high-quality audio and deep, rich bass.
  • Remote and mic: Allow you to adjust the volume, control media playback and answer or end calls on your compatible Apple iPhone, iPod or iPad. Supports iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S and 5.
  • Sweat- and water-resistant design: Protects the EarPods® from moisture.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by Ghost, 10 out of 10
    A Very Pleased Customer

    These headphones very reliable, very durable and they last a very long time. Other headphones I had I had sat on it while it was plugged into my phone. They end of the plug for the headphones would bend not these headphones. I promise you that these headphones are 100 % worth. they have never failed and that a promise.

    Nov 24, 2019 23:07
  • Review by Surftek, 10 out of 10
    Excellent

    Exactly what I wanted. So I bought them.Thank you.

    Jul 21, 2017 22:19
  • Review by CoBrain, 6 out of 10
    :)

    Bought a few of these over the years. Sometimes the increase/pause/decrease button dont work when opening it the first time. Also they only last a couple months if you use them heavily. But decent overall if you need a cheap earpods.

    Dec 25, 2020 19:58
  • Review by weezy, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones

    I love the apple headphones, they are louder then the other headphones.

    Dec 29, 2015 03:28
  • Review by noot23, 10 out of 10
    Good value

    Needed this for my macbook and it seems legit but one part of the packaging was torn

    Nov 27, 2019 11:52
  • Review by Mikey, 10 out of 10
    Okay overall

    Product was just what I needed. Okay what else can I say

    Jan 17, 2020 16:13
  • Review by Guanajuato, 10 out of 10
    Good Earpods

    With apple products you can not go wrong my son love it .

    Jul 17, 2019 20:16
  • Review by noman007, 10 out of 10
    great light weight head phones.

    keep it simple .. buy these head phones. they are light weight and durable.

    Mar 13, 2018 10:15
  • 9.2score
    Bose - Headphones 700 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Triple Black
    Description

    Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 deliver everything you expect from Bluetooth headphones – and some things you never imagined possible. It’s no surprise PC Magazine called them “The best active noise cancellation you can buy.” Eleven levels of noise cancellation feature a range of options to choose from. You can totally eliminate distractions or minimize noise cancelling to hear everything around you. Or choose from nine other levels in between. Active noise cancelling technology in Bose Headphones 700 monitors the sounds around you and instantly cancels out unwanted noise to let your music shine through. At the same time, the acoustic space inside the earcups is maximized to give your music depth and detail. With these noise cancelling headphones, it’s not just your music that’s clear, so are your calls. The unrivaled microphone system uses a series of microphones to adapt in real time to noisy and windy environments so voices sound crystal clear on calls. Voice commands are also captured with unprecedented accuracy. The stunning new design of Bose Headphones 700 features a streamlined stainless-steel headband and a lightweight, comfortable fit that’s perfect for all-day listening. With these wireless headphones you get up to 20 hours of battery life and time-based power information per charge. Bose Headphones 700. The wireless headphones everyone is talking about.

    13 Features
  • Instant home office: These wireless Bluetooth headphones turn any space into a workplace — with powerful noise cancelling, astonishing sound, unrivaled voice pickup.
  • Your own private concert: Microphones inside and outside the earcups monitor sounds and cancel them out. While the patented TriPort acoustic headphone structure maximizes acoustic space, giving your music depth and detail.
  • Control what you hear, and what you don’t: Choose from 11 levels of noise cancellation on these Bluetooth headphones. Full noise cancelling eliminates distractions, full transparency lets you be aware of your surroundings. Plus, one click triggers Conversation Mode and pauses your music.
  • Say hello to clearer calls: Bose Headphones 700 feature a microphone system unlike any other. Six mics work to cancel out noise so you can hear the caller better, while four mics combine to improve the clarity of your voice so the caller can hear you better.
  • Plush comfort with a sophisticated design: The earcups are angled at 15 degrees to mirror your head and ears. Ear cushions are made from soft protein leather. And a lightweight, stainless-steel headband wrapped with soft silicone-covered foam provide a perfect comfortable fit for all-day listening.
  • Listen for hours: Get up to 20 hours of wireless battery life and time-based power information. Need power now? A quick, 15-minute charge will give your wireless headphones up to 3.5 hours of battery life
  • Built-in voice control: Want a weather forecast, a little info, or need to add to a shopping list? Just say the Amazon Alexa wake word or press a button to access Google Assistant and ask. Or access your phone’s default voice assistant, like Siri.
  • Speak, swipe, touch. You’re in command: Capacitive touch sensors let you simply swipe up and down to control volume, or front to back to skip tracks you’re listening to. Low-profile buttons control the power and noise cancelling presets. Built-in voice control accesses your music and messages.
  • Browse music without touching your phone.: Spotify Tap playback makes it quick and easy to access Spotify. Simply tap and hold the right earcup to get back to your last listening session. Then tap and hold it again for a new playlist based on your listening history.
  • Quiet for them. Loud and clear for you: With Bose SimpleSync technology, you can pair your wireless headphones with a Bose Soundbar 500 or 700, allowing you to control the volume of the soundbar for a personal TV listening experience.
  • More control from the Bose Music app: The Bose Music app ensures your Bose smart products work together for a more personal experience. You can access selectable EQ, manage your Bluetooth connections, check your battery life, and more.
  • Years of enjoyment: Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are carefully engineered to be compatible with future innovations through software updates.
  • LEGAL*: Bose and Bose Music are trademarks of Bose Corporation. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Bose Corporation is under license.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by Danny, 10 out of 10
    My favorite headphones!

    I am thoroughly impressed so far.

    Packaging is simplistic and straight to the point with two peel back tabs that let you inside. From there, you will see the NCH 700's case which was smaller than I thought because they don't fold up like the QC35II's. The case fits in my work bag just fine. However, I do have say it's not as small overall as the QC35II's case. The NCH 700 case has a little magnetic flap inside that stores the audio and USB-C cable. No airplane adapter. Thank you Bose for going USB-C with the NCH 700's. What's left is manuals and warranty cards.

    The feel of the NCH 700's is nice. It's a streamlined design that grew on me and looks very modern. Weight is slightly more than the QC35II's. Build quality is significantly superior with more metals being used and most importantly, the comfort is similar. I would maybe give the slight edge to the QC35II in comfort due to the lower weight, but the NCH 700's is still a very comfortable headphone. The headband adjustment is smooth and should accommodate a wide variety of head sizes just fine. Ear-cup openings is similar to the QC35II with the left and right labels inside the ear cups for easy notation on how to put the headphones on.

    Controls are great and I can say the touch controls are very responsive and intuitive. Swipe up for volume increase. Swipe down for volume decrease. Swipe forward for the next track. Swipe backward for the previous track. Double tap to play and pause. Tap once to accept and incoming call. Tap and hold to reject the call. Tap and hold to go to a shortcut predefined in the app. The current shortcut available was to have the voice prompt alert you of the current battery life in which she tells you the estimated time until the battery is dead. There's 3 dedicated buttons on the NCH 700's. The two on the right is responsible for Power on/Bluetooth pairing and voice assistance/mute mic. The one on the left is to cycle between the 3 preset noice cancelling modes defined with the app. The right earpiece houses the USB-C port and the left earpiece houses the audio input port.

    The app provides a lot of functionality control. You can on the fly scroll though the noise cancelling/ambient modes from 0-10. 0 being like having no headphones on at all and 10 being in your own little acoustical chamber. You can launch Bose AR apps and experience augmented reality with he NCH 700's. Pretty cool. You can select the sources that are connected and add a new source or remove an existing source. The NCH 700 can connect to up to 2 devices at once. You can set your voice assistant between Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. You can set how much of your voice is heard during phone calls or voice assistant interaction. If you're familiar with the QC35II's Bose Connect app, it's pretty much similar settings you can control.

    Sound on the NCH 700's is clean, open and balanced. No frequency really stands out so you get an accurate representation of your music. I would say they sound similar to the QC35II but with a tighter bass. The Sony WH1000Xm3 has this false stigma that they sound superior to the QC35II but that's because the Sony's accentuate the bass frequencies which to the untrained ear is more exciting and pleasing. This is not a better sound, it's a different sound that is not accurate to the source material. The Bose sounds more accurate, more like being in the studio. A flat sound will not sound exciting to everyone especially those with untrained ears. Sound is subjective overall so you can't go wrong with what you enjoy listening to. I really enjoy the NCH 700's sound. It's a smooth and clear sound that plays well with all genres. If you want a lot of bass, look elsewhere towards the Sony's.

    Noise cancelling is insanely good on the NCH 700's. Probably the best I've experience, but honestly, the Sony WH1000Xm3 set the bar so high in terms of noise cancellation that the NCH 700 doesn't really wow me. I think they are about as equally good, but the NCH 700 takes the cake because I don't get those distortion artifacts when the ANC pressure within the ear cups is disrupted from sudden vibrations to the headphones that plagues the Sony WH1000XM3. For example this is caused by being on a bus while on a bumpy road or running with your headphones on. The ambient mode is very natural feeling on the NCH 700 and it's great being able to have awareness while listening to audio in situations where you don't want to blocked completely from the world. Wish it had the Sony's right hand palm over the ear cup feature where it seamlessly kicks in ambient sound and lowers the music volume so you can quickly hear someone or something and then once your hand leaves the right ear cup, everything reverts back to normal.

    The mains reason the new NCH 700's are the new ANC headphone kings is the voice mic quality on calls and interacting with your voice assistant. It's amazing how clear your voice is projected onto the other line while using the NCH 700. These are killer for conference calls even if you dare take them in the middle of Times Square, NYC.

    Overall, the NCH 700 is a welcome evolution to the Bose headphone line up and I'm sure these will win the hearts of many. Highly recommended!

    Sep 15, 2019 01:21
  • Review by vrs99, 10 out of 10
    Music for your world

    Bose 700 headphones arrived today; the headset system clearly spoke First Class. Upon opening the product box found a carrying case for the Bose 700’s that is both nicely designed and quite suitable for storing or travelling with the headphones.

    The 700’s are both very comfortable wearing and the tactile sensation to the touch in your hand and upon your head is far removed from any headsets that I have previously reviewed/used. The texture of the ear and head cushions are the definition of comfort. The 700’s rest lightly on your head and are basically not noticeable when you put them on, after a few minutes you barely notice you are wearing the headset.

    To setup the 700’s you download the Bose Music app and follow the instructions. Bose Music app will setup popular streaming music services automatically, cool. One item that caught my eye is your current music selection is displayed on app. The extra attention to detail app programming shines through.

    First experience with noise cancellation tech, in a word, Wow. Turned on some James Taylor mid-range volume, put the headset on and at first did not realize that I could not hear an A/C unit just twenty feet from me. Only when I took the headphones off did hit me that all the sounds in the room had “magically” disappeared. You can program three settings from complete noise cancellation to mid and no cancellation, very nice.

    Music is perfectly clear including the most subtle audio with extraordinary spatial environment, each instrument/vocal comes through stunningly. Fact is the 700’s are the best headphones at music reproduction that I have experienced. From a wide range of genres going back to the 60’s through modern and Rock to Phantom of the Opera it was musical bliss.

    Fun Stuff:

    - Controls are well placed and the Touch Surface Controls for volume and track selection are spot on.

    - Battery life should easily deliver twenty hours of fun

    - Conversation mode

    - Built in Alexa - Simple easy setup – Great Feature

    - Mobile call management

    “Bose Headphones 700 feature an unrivaled four-microphone system that picks up and isolates your voice while cancelling the noise around you. You’ll hear and be heard like never before — even in noisy environments.” Good stuff.

    Typically, not a big headphone enthusiast, I have now been converted with the Bose 700 headphones. Bose has covered all the bases in their new headset.

    The 700’s speak class, performance and functionality clearly.

    Aug 05, 2019 20:20
  • Review by EricV, 6 out of 10
    Great features and convenience but lacks detail

    Design/build: The design is polarizing with a minimalist and modern look. The earcups are plastic with synthetic leather earpads. Headband is steel with silicone padding and silicone covering the top. Some minor marring/scratches do occur at the adjustment point of the headband and earcups.

    Comfort: The padding on the earcups and headband provide ample cushioning without getting too hot. The clamping force on the headband is stronger. You will also notice the added weight compared to the QC35II.

    ANC: I find that the ANC is really good but I don't find it any better the WH-1000XM3 or the QC35II. I do like that you adjust the ANC level from 0-10 (hear through-max). I also did not observe white noise or cabin pressure. ANC performance did well in windy environments.

    Sound: It sounds the same as the QC35II. The sound is clear but lacks detail, dynamic range is reduced as you increase volume, soundstage lacks depth. There is a delay between the video and sound, but not too noticeable. Headphone use SBC and AAC audio codecs, no Hi-res codecs such as LDAC or APTX HD

    Controls: I do like that they separated the ANC and assistant buttons. Touch controls on right earcup work well however I feel that the touch area is too small and that the headband interferes with its function.

    Mic/calls: Great improvement in the sound quality. One of the best headphones for making calls.

    Connection: No Bluetooth issues when connected with PC and Android phone. Did not observe stutters while playing music or video. You can connect two devices at the same time.

    App: New Bose app for controlling ANC levels, updating firmware or as a controller for your media. Currently you cannot control your EQ with app. You do need a Bose account to utilize.

    Recommendation: Overall the headphones provide great features and convenience. It works well as an ANC headphones and is excellent for making calls. If you are looking for something with better sound, it's not there. At $400, I cannot recommend these when there are other competing headphones that provide the same or better performance at a lower price.

    Jul 06, 2019 16:04
  • Review by Thanh, 10 out of 10
    Buttery soft headband....

    I was torn between these headphones and Sony’s latest but ended up sticking with Bose. These are definitely an improvement on the Quiet Comfort 35 II. The headband is really soft and I like the way the ear cups attach. I miss that they don’t bend inward for smaller storing but that hinge proved a problem for me. The controls will take some getting used to for me but I like how easy it is to change the volume and track. The fact that they have a magnetic closure for the cord compartment of the case is a big plus and improvement.

    I bought these when they were on sale for $300 which was a great deal.

    Nov 20, 2020 13:45
  • Review by mamallg, 10 out of 10
    Excellent

    Bose - Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

    Included- 20" USB-C to USB-A charging cable, 42' audio only cable, noise cancelling headphones, owner manual, and protective case.

    I have owned a few pairs of Bose headphones, but these are my first noice cancelling headphones. I was so excited for these, knowing what Bose offers.

    Packaging- the box that the headphones came in had a seal on both sides that are supposed to easily tear so the box will open. However, one of the sides didn't work so well and it took a chunk of box out of it. It's not a huge deal, but obviously I would have liked the box to not look janky. Inside, is a nice slim case that zips open and closed with a cloth interior. It holds the headphones and the cables neatly. It's great for storage and travel. That way they won't get damaged or dusty.

    Design- the design is sleek and attractive. I like that they are not gigantic and bulky, which noice cancelling headphones can be. The headband is not wide, only 1" at it's widest point. The size adjusts by sliding the ear cups up and down the headband instead of have another joint to extend or contract. The ear cups don't fold, they turn or pivot flat. It keeps the integrity of the headband better this way. The ear cups and the headband are very comfortable for shorter periods of time. I don't think I'd want to wear any pair all day long.

    I understand nowadays every product has an app to go with it. I also am slightly annoyed that it's required instead of an optional feature. You will have to download the free Bose Music app to proceed. You can customize a name or use a preset option for your headphones. It was easy to pair them to my phones. The app will display your battery life and what song you are playing. The app will not let you customize the sounds on the app. That is something that needs to be added. I expect that from this product and brand. I also wish Bose would consolidate their music apps. I have to have a separate app for their soundbars that I own.

    Controls- Everything is by touch with taps or swipes or a simple touch of a button. It take a little bit of time getting used to but probably will require more If you are left handed since the controls are on the right cup only. I don't use Alexa or Siri too often but I find that Alexa understands me better.

    Sound- I think the sound quality is excellent. I am not disappointed in the 700's at all. I am not a music snob though. I mainly listen to top 40 and it's great for me. The noise cancelling works great too. I love that there are different levels - 0-10. You can also make 3 different favorite settings if you have certain specific needs or situations. Anything to tailor it to your experience is great.

    I'm so glad I have these. I do recommend these if you like Bose, need a wireless noise canceling pair and can afford them.

    Jul 30, 2019 17:00
  • Review by davidmelis, 10 out of 10
    Absolutely!

    My very first pair of noise canceling headphones were a Bose that I purchased 7 years ago. I still own and use that pair of Bose QC 15 headphones. Through the years, I have always considered upgrading but have never had a good enough reason to. Mainly because Bose is so consistently good with their headphones that all the newer models have been very similar in sound, comfort and function as my old faithful pair of QC’s. Well, I now find myself with a set of the new Bose Noise Canceling Headphones 700 and I once again am impressed of how good previous versions of Bose headphones hold up even today. That said, the 700 do feel, look and sound incrementally better to me. Allow me to geek out over the details a bit...

    - The Bose 700 have better passive noise isolation. The headphones block more ambient noise passively by just the cup and pad materials. The trade-off is that the headphones seem to be just ever so slightly more warm to wear than the previous QC15, 25 and 35 models.

    - The active noise cancelation is slightly better also. Perhaps not better but different. The 700 tend to cancel out a few decibels less of the lowest sounds (airplane cabin noise) but then block more than before of the mid to high frequencies (busy office or coffee shop). Personally, I do not fly much so I prefer the noise canceling prowess of the Bose NC 700.

    - The sound signature remains true to Bose’ custom but is ultimately better. The 700 seem to have higher impedance drivers. This means that it takes more electricity to move the electromagnet that moves the drivers which move air creating sound frequencies. Higher impedance drivers means a stronger bass that is more controlled and tight. The trade off to he high impedance speakers which take more energy to drive is twofold: 1) Listening to the headphones passively through the wire sounds significantly worse. These drivers need more amplification than the average 3.5 mm headphone jack provides. 2) Wireless battery life still remains near 20 hours. Personally, I prefer the slightly better sound over more battery life or better sounding passive mode.

    - The 700 have slightly better imaging. Closed back headphones do not do imaging as well as their open back cousins. The soundstage is still within my head but the instrument separation is better than previous Bose. So great to imagine an actual stage in a performance theatre and to be able to hear exactly where each orchestra member is sitting. It just makes music that much more immersive.

    - The highs are better! I read some reviews that say the sound of the higher frequencies such as symbols is inconsistent depending on how the headphones are seated on your ear and how good of a seal there is. I understand this, but to me the highs sound absolutely fantastic. They are not rolled off. A symbol finishes its ring until the very last vibration. There is also no harshness nor brittleness ever at higher volumes. The highs are very very nicely done for a noise canceling headphone. Now, if you wear glasses and do not have as good of a seal then your experience may vary.

    - The mids such as voices are more present and transparent than previous generation Bose noice canceling headphones. I have listened to many very expensive headphones where the mids get lost in the mix. Not here. Bose managed to have sub-level lows and ear tickling highs while still maintaining the mids. Very great.

    - The Bose QC35 first introduced us to volume specific bass equalization. In other words, Bose increases the volume of the bass at lower levels so that the it could be properly heard when it normally would not be present enough. The Bose 700 does the same! So great to hear the full frequency spectrum even when playing music at very low volumes.

    - Unfortunately, to my ear Bose decreases the bass at higher volumes - like over 80%. I would rather have this than to have distorted bass yet the balance is thus off at these higher volumes. Thankfully I never listen this loud.

    - The sound of my own voice during phone calls sounds more natural than ever. Really, this is hard to do because when wearing headphones our own voice sounds odd to us. Try plugging your ears and while you talking. It voice sounds like it is under water. It takes a lot of equalization in order to take what we hear naturally and pump in some of what the microphones are hearing on the outside and equalize it in a way so that it sounds natural. It is not perfect, but I am still in awe. I have never heard it done this well.

    - The ear cups are taller than previous Bose headphones. This gives more margin of error and a larger sweet-spot when adjusting the headband. Good thing because it is hard to get the headband back to the exact location where it was previously. I miss the “clicks” of the previous models. It made it so easy to count the “clicks” to place the headband exactly where it was proven comfortable.

    - At first I was annoyed by the physical buttons. They seemed too large and too openly placed in that I accidentally pressed them when just taking the headphones on and off. Now, they do not bother me at all. Muscle memory has me avoiding accidental presses. In fact, the buttons (both physical and touch) have grown on me. I appreciate how they disappear into the sleek design.

    - The design to me looks very fantastic. So sleek with the steal headband with very soft silicones and leatherettes. To my eye, my QC 15 look dated and the QC 35 series now look like a tank.

    - One final little detail. I love that the weight balance of the headphones allows the ear cups to automatically lay flat when I hold the headband. Makes it so easy to place the 700’s back into their case (see photo).

    As you can tell, I have been obsessing over these headphones. Most of these details I have shared may go unnoticed by the average consumer. Yet, I can’t help to think that most anyone will appreciate the sum total of the parts. Most will probably acknowledge that the Bose NC 700 just sound good, feel good and work well. Now, to my fellow arm-chair audiophiles - consider that these Bose Noise Canceling 700 headphones are an all-in-one product. Bose has nicely paired their own custom drivers with their own DAC (assuming it is a proprietary DAC in there) and also an amplifier. All the while simultaneously pumping in sound that cancels out the ambient noise. Quite a feat! Of course, you can get better sounding headphones elsewhere but you will also need a great dedicated DAC and then an amplifier. All the while, you probably still will be settling for a headphone that is much less comfortable. And, you might constantly be experiencing hoping to pair the right DAC with the right cans and amplifier. When I look at it this way, the Bose 700 are worth the money and do have a place in my collection.

    Aug 08, 2019 16:46
  • Review by Qazaqstan, 10 out of 10
    Super

    decent sound and decent noise cancellation! I recommend for traveling and listening to music is just super!

    Sep 08, 2021 16:04
  • Review by Anonymous, 8 out of 10
    Works great in the start

    Works great in the start but I’ve started getting some problems with this head phones.. where do I contact for help? The Bluetooth kind of does not connect sometimes and the audio suddenly rings on the phone instead of headphones.. I want to replace this product!!

    Dec 10, 2020 16:15
  • 9.2score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats EP Headphones - Black
    Description

    Beats EP on-ear headphones delivers masterfully tuned sound. Its battery-free design offers unlimited playback and its sleek, durable frame is reinforced with lightweight stainless steel. Beats EP is an ideal introduction to Beats for any music lover seeking a dynamic listening experience.

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  • Review by gjasatx322, 10 out of 10
    Open box headphones

    Got these as an open box at half the price. I was skeptical at first but took a chance. They were rated open box excellent. Took some time to get delivered due to the holidays. I was impressed when I received them and they had everything in the box.

    Jan 08, 2021 16:31
  • Review by Tain, 2 out of 10
    Headphones

    Not good quality the adjustment piece in headphones broke 2 days after purchase Best Buy would not refund or exchange

    Mar 29, 2019 17:40
  • Review by SocaGod, 10 out of 10
    Great Headphones

    Got my beats at a good price , one of the reasons why I shop at Best Buy

    Aug 11, 2017 20:08
  • Review by bran, 4 out of 10
    Disappointed

    haven’t even had these for a month and they have already broken. only used for zoom meetings smh

    Apr 29, 2021 10:33
  • Review by Blaque5, 2 out of 10
    Totally disappointed

    I purchased 2 pair of these headphones 1 blue 1 black, within the first week I had to toggle the cord on the blue pair to get the sound to play in both headphones. By week 2 I was experiencing the same problem with the Black pair. Along with the aggravation of having to toggle on the cord to get the sound to play the bass is not what you would expect from Dre beats. I'm not sure if I just so happen to be the person that bought 2 pair that had the same problem or if this is a technical issue on this model headphones. Now the kicker is the headphones are never really comfortable in after about 1 hour they go from uncomfortable to painful. I had purchased the solo's a few years back from hh greg in I had a overall wonderful experience with those. I ordered 2 pair of Studio's earlier today so I'm hoping to have a better experience.

    May 14, 2017 22:09
  • Review by NoBeats, 2 out of 10
    Beats

    Headphone for two months and the plug broke. So Sad

    Aug 29, 2018 17:35
  • Review by NoBeats, 2 out of 10
    No Music

    Plug broke off two months after buying. Now I know why Best Buy’s tries to sell warranty’s

    Aug 29, 2018 17:37
  • Review by Cindy, 2 out of 10
    Faulty Headphone Jack

    Do Not Buy !! I purchased a black pair and a white pair of these headphones from Best Buy. The headphone jack broke off after a few uses. This happened to both pairs. I’m highly disappointed and will not be purchasing from this brand.

    Dec 29, 2018 23:02
  • 9.2score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Solo Pro More Matte Collection Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones - Light Blue
    Description

    Get inspired with Solo Pro noise cancelling wireless headphones. To deliver sound how you want it, Solo Pro features two listening modes: Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and Transparency. Beats' Pure ANC gives you the space to create with fully immersive sound, while Transparency helps you stay aware of your surroundings. Every detail of Solo Pro has been carefully considered, right down to the intuitive way the headphones turn on and off via folding. The ergonomic design delivers exceptional comfort for extended wear and sleek style. And with up to 22 hours of battery life, you can keep the music going no matter where your day takes you. Solo Pro offers Class 1 Bluetooth for extended range and fewer dropouts.

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  • Review by RBrylawski, 8 out of 10
    Beats - You've Made A Believer Of Me!

    I can’t believe I own a set of Beats headphones. More importantly, I can’t believe I’m loving them. Let me explain why. Until now, I was never impressed with Beats. To me, Beats headphones were more about making a statement with the “b” on each ear cup for people who don’t really care about great sound. That was until I listened to the new Beats Solo Pro. I’ve had mine now for a few days and have spent many hours listening to all genres of music. I can honestly say the Solo Pro is really really good!

    These are most definitely not the Beats which were. These Beats go in a totally new direction and I’m honestly stunned at how much I’m enjoying them. Gone is the boomy, mushy rattle your head bass with little regard to mid and upper frequencies. Gone is glossy, cheap plastics. When Apple bought Beats a few years ago, Apple has been infusing Beats with higher and higher levels of quality, especially in terms of sound. And these Solo Pro are without question the best Beats headphones I’ve heard.

    In typical Apple fashion, these come packaged superbly. Once you remove the outside plastic wrap on the box, you flip one side of the box down to fold all sides of the box flat in Apple-esque style to reveal the carrying case, with the headphones inside. There’s a hidden slide out tray with the Lightning to USB cable and a caribiner you can attach for extra’s if you need to carry additional accessories or attach them to your backpack.

    My daily drivers have been a much more expensive pair of high-end Bluetooth, Active Noise Cancelling (ANC), over-the ear headphones. Are the Solo Pro the equal of them? No, but they also cost less. and they sound really good. Beats has done a terrific job with the look and feel of the Solo Pro. They come in multiple colors from light to vivid blue, black, ivory, gray and like the pair I have, red. The design is modern and sleek looking. Beats is using high-quality plastics, which are matte finished and seemingly impervious to fingerprints. Behind the plastics are aluminum, which is anodized to compliment the color of the headphones and everything moves and slides with a feeling of long-lasting goodness. There is no power button on these puppies. To turn them on you unfold them on and you fold them back to turn them off. The ear cups are not leather but are certainly soft and didn’t make my ears sweat like some cheap pleather I’ve worn before. Underneath is memory foam which is soft and adjusts to the contours of your ears well.

    For iPhone/iPad user like me, you’ll love how simple it is pair these headphones. Apple uses the H1 Chip in their new headphones. Once you unfold them to power them on, they instantly pop up on your iPhone screen (without having to go into Settings/Bluetooth) and you simply tap to connect. Going even further, if you have multiple iDevices, the headphones will now be paired with every device you have which uses the same Apple ID. With six devices under the same Apple ID, it’s a blessing to be honest. You can pair them to any device which accepts Bluetooth headphones. So, Android you’re not left out. Apple says they are Class 1 Bluetooth. Their range is beyond amazing. Many BT devices have a range of around 30 – 40 feet at most. Not these puppies. You can go way further from your paired device than I’ve gone with any BT headphone I’ve ever owned. I didn’t lose connection until I got at least 100 feet from my iPhone. There are no latency issues with videos either.

    On the Apple side, there is no App for the Solo Pro. There is a Beats App available for Android for pairing and firmware updates. There are no EQ settings. You either like how they sound, or you don’t. Or you can download an EQ app, if you feel you need one. In my opinion good headphones shouldn’t need equalization to sound good. I don’t adjust EQ on my other headphones, even though I can. These are truly tap and play headphones!

    Controls on the Solo Pro are physical, not touch. From personal experience with touch controls, the concept is better than reality. An unintended swipe can pause or change your music when you didn't want to. The Solo Pro controls are simple and intuitive. Press the center of the right ear cup once to pause your music. Tap it again to play. A double press skips to the next track or a triple press goes back to the previous track. Hold the top of the button to increase volume and hold the bottom to lower volume. Press and hold the center button to bring up the virtual assistant or if you're an Apple user simply say "Hey Siri." The only other control is on the left ear cup, where you can turn ANC and Transparency Mode on or off.

    Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) in the Solo Pro is adaptive, meaning the headphones monitor outside sounds to apply the right amount of noise cancellation without negatively impacting your music. While noise cancelling is great in noisy environments, there are times you need to hear some of what’s going on around you. So the Solo Pro also includes Transparency Mode. With Transparency Mode, you’ve got noise cancellation, but you can also hear outside sounds. This is one area the Solo Pro outshines all my other headphones. Outside sounds don’t sound digital or altered. Some people place a huge amount of importance on ANC. I don’t buy headphones for ANC. I buy headphones for their sound quality and ANC is just a nice addition. To that end the ANC and Transparency Mode on the Solo Pro is all I could ever need and then some.

    Let's talk comfort. No matter how good headphones sound, if they're not comfortable you won't enjoy them. I’ve read reviews where people said they are uncomfortable. One person complained they couldn't run with them. To think these would make good running headphones makes no sense to me. For running, choose a good pair of earbuds which lock in place, not an over the ear headphone which can bounce when you run. I found if you don't extend the ear cup arms far enough from their shortest length, they can be a little tight. But if you adjust them to extend lower on your ear, the comfort level increases significantly. It did for me and I wear glasses, which hasn't been an issue at all. Maybe Apple will offer these in an over the ear version at some point. Anyone considering these will just need to try them on at their Best Buy store to see how they feel on their head.

    A final note about comfort: There is no "L" "R" markings on the ear cups. That doesn't mean it doesn't matter which way you wear them. It matters a lot. The right ear cup has the lightning charging port and physical controls for pause/play/volume/answer/track selection. Trust me, if you put them on backwards, they're most definitely not comfortable. It made me wonder if some people who thought they were uncomfortable, wore them backwards?

    Sound trumps all when it comes to headphones. These aren’t the Beats of just a few years ago and was for me, the single biggest surprise. I commented earlier that bass doesn’t overwhelm and it doesn’t. But bass isn’t lacking either. If you play music with heavy bass, it’s powerful, with great oomph. It just doesn’t cover up what the rest of the music is doing and that’s why I think they’ve improved significantly. Symphonic music is full, with a great sound stage. Piano music resonates perfectly. Vocals sound smooth and natural. And the highest frequencies, such as cymbals, triangle or harpsichord are brilliant, without sounding shrill or harsh. Remarkably, turning on ANC didn’t diminish the sound stage, which often happens with headphones using noise cancelling circuitry. Call quality with the Solo Pro was terrific. I’ve made/answered several calls with them. I could hear them clearly and they could hear me clearly.

    Battery life on the Solo Pro is great! You can get up to 22 hours of play on a single charge with ANC or Transparency on. If you don’t use ANC or Transparency, you can get up to 40 hours on a single charge. That’s FORTY HOURS!! And if you need to recharge on the go, you can plug in for 10 minutes (Fast Fuel) to get 3 hours of play time. It wasn’t long ago getting up to 6 hours was considered great for wireless headphones.

    With all the praise, is there anything to criticize? Here are the few cons I can think of, which really don’t amount to anything significant:

    1. The carrying case provided, while nice and soft is well, soft. I don’t like soft cases. I purchased a hard case to provide more protection during transport.

    2. The Solo Pro doesn’t offer a wired connection. I you want or need one, you can buy an Apple lightning to 3.5 mm headphone plug for $35.

    3. It’s disappointing to see Apple chose lighting to USB to charge these. It’s time (IMHO) for Apple to retire the Lighting connector. With Pro in their name, I would have expected USB C.

    4. These don’t pause if you take them off your ears (you need to remember to tap the right ear cup once to pause them), which I find odd, given much less expensive headphones pause if removed.

    5. For those who want to adjust EQ, you can’t since there’s no app provided. If you think you need one, there are options in both App Stores.

    If this all I can come up with, it’s honestly trivial and in no way should stop you from giving serious consideration to the Solo Pro.

    All in all, the new Beats Solo Pro, bring Beats forward many steps from the Beats from just a few years ago. They’re well-made, with premium feeling materials. They sound terrific, in fact far better than I expected. They’re for the most part comfortable and for $300 are a really great value. Beats, you made a believer of me and that’s not easy to do. Or maybe with quality and sound like this, it was.

    Note: I took one star off for comfort and for not pausing when taken off your head. Otherwise, these are 5 star headphones.

    Dec 06, 2019 21:32
  • Review by SirGalahad, 10 out of 10
    Wait? These are Beat's by Dre? But they're good?!

    So, these are exciting for a few different reasons. Starting with these are the first headphones that were designed in collaboration with Apple from the very start. Second, the headphones were built from the ground up by both Beats and the engineers at Apple. These have the same quality assurance (QA) of the rest of Apples products and you can even take them to an Apple Store if you are having problems. These come with a fold to power On and Off and a carrying case which make them very portable and easy. All these things lead to a product that quite honestly, I did not expect. As I have not liked Beats in the past because they come with poor build quality, comfort, features, and bass heavy sound at the expense of everything else for a premium price. But that has now changed, for the better, and it is dramatically noticeable which leads to a solid product that depending on your niche may be an excellent choice for you.

    Some specs that they do not highlight that I think are solid selling features are it comes with Apples H1 chip. Which is the same one that just released with the Airpod Pros. This makes use with Apple products seamless and with IOS 13 allows the use of “Hey Siri” and Audio Sharing. They also have Class 1 Bluetooth which means that it can transmit up to 100 meters (328 feet) where Class 2 is about 10 meters (33 feet) which is what most devices come with. It does this at the cost of power, but you can get 22 hours with ANC on and up to 40 hours with ANC/transparency off so you won’t notice. Which is great. They also have sweat resistance which rarely comes on these types of devices. They also have quick charge which we have come to expect with most products where you get three hours of use after just 10 minutes of charge. They are the first On Ear headphones that have ANC from Beats and do the same as the Airpod Pros and make sure the noise cancellation isn’t messing with your music by comparing the waveform with the ANC on the original source file in real time and making subtle adjustments when necessary to give you the best sound.

    So now that all that marketing is out of the way how does it translate to the product?

    PACKAGING:

    Beats have always had awesome packaging. For this particular product it’s probably one of the coolest and most satisfying openings I’ve ever had. Inside you get the headphones (matte red in my case), carrying case, and a black USB-A to Lightning cable.

    AETHETICS/BUILD QUALITY:

    I’ve found the previous models of Beats to feel cheap. But I am very pleased with these guys. They have better than expected durability and overall feel sturdy (especially to years past).

    Starting from the top down they have a plastic head band (but on the inside I think they have a small aluminum band ¼ of an inch or less). And the padding there is rubber with just air between it. You can feel that band I was talking about with your thumb if you press hard. People who are sensitive to the top of their hands will probably find this hurts them after a short period of wearing.

    On the sides there is more plastic but in-between is aluminum. The adjustable headband slides smoothly. They will work for anyone with a small to medium/large head. But not for large heads. You’ve also got two hinges (which have been weak points previously) that are surrounded with metal in a metal hinge. They bend and straighten easily and feel solid and don’t feel like they would break from normal use. I’m still concerned about really cranking on these guys as there is still a lot of plastic. So, I’d still be careful with them, but you don’t have to baby them.

    Moving onto the earcups themselves. They have 40 mm drivers and the earcup cushions have increased surface area to make more contact with your ears for a better seal and comfort from previous models. The drivers are also raised to shoot sound into your ear better and provide a better seal. The clamping force is significant. This is a good thing as it helps create a good seal which leads to improved sound and more effective noise cancelling. It also allows it to not fall off your head if you are running or working out with them. Some may find this to be a negative and may be a bit too much for some where it is uncomfortable. For me I thought they were quite comfortable. But I wouldn’t be able to wear them all day. But I don’t think I could wear any On-Ears all day.

    The earpads are also on ball joints that flex a few degrees in all positions to help get that perfect position. This is greatly appreciated as it helps with comfort as each person’s head/ears are unique.

    On the right earcup on the circle peace the B is your multi-function button that allows you to play/pause/forward/back/hold for siri. On the top and button of that circle it allows you to volume up/down. It Is the worst part of the whole headphone. As it is relatively loose, is hard to press down, makes a huge racket in your right ear, and is hard to find the center. I don’t like it one bit. On the bottom of that earcup you have the lighting port for charging and a white LED when on. I think it’s red when charging.

    On the left earcup you have a tiny little button in the bottom in the center that feels solid that turns on ANC/transparency mode. Or with a double click turns both off. I have no complaints with this button. There is no 3.5 mm input. You’ll have to buy a 3.5 mm to lightning adapter if you want to hardwire it in.

    The soft case is made from recycled materials. It feels premium, is soft, padded, smells great (like new shoes), and is not super protective.

    SOUND QUALITY:

    They are mostly accurate, with an aggressive (forward and bright) character that focuses on vocals. They are articulate, crisp, full, with good imaging and body, with a small soundstage which makes voices and vocals easy to hear and point out. You won’t hear all the nuances of the music but most of them. They have a mostly balanced sound. Bass is solid and accurate, but way less than previous models. Highs are crisp without sounding shrill. Mids also sound good. They are tuned for an exciting listen over a critical listen. I don’t find them to be blanketed, bloated, blurred, congested, colored, or muddy.

    For those who don’t understand the terms above. They sound great. Most will greatly enjoy them. Bass heads may be a bit disappointed as they went for a cleaner more accurate sound this time around (which for a Beats product is strange). I have no complaints.

    PROS:

    • Solid ANC. Not going to beat the best but is solid.

    • Great transparency mode. Very similar to the Airpod Pros (which I think do it best). Voices sound like they are coming from microphone and are bit quiet but overall mixes very well and is almost like you don’t have a headphone on.

    • Good call quality on both ends.

    • Better than expected durability (especially compared to years past),

    • Great battery life with quick charge.

    • Balanced, clear sound profile (compared to bass heavy at the expense of everything else). Not audiophile but good for a fun listen. Especially for Bluetooth on the go headphones.

    • Bass is not super heavy.

    • Has lots of cool tech that make it a premium product worth the price tag (balanced sound with microphones to make sure you are getting the best sound experience with ANC, excellent transparency mode, fold on/off, H1 chip, Class 1 Bluetooth, sweat resistance, long battery life, quick charge, Hey Siri, Audio Sharing, on ear controls for everything, highly portable, quick connect to Bluetooth especially for Apple devices which also means low latency time.

    • Fantastic portability. Which for Bluetooth headphones is HUGE for me. Are very much like Airpod’s. They are relatively compact and just work. With the added benefit of sounding great (still not audiophile).

    • The best product from Beats to date. If you like previous products, I think you’ll really like this one.

    • Android app for quick pairing or installing firmware updates.

    CONS:

    • Plenty of competition. With some depending on your preferences doing things better such as ANC or sound quality.

    • Don’t have an app that can change EQ, ANC quality, or other features that some others provide.

    • Do not have a feature where they auto pause music if you take them off or lift an earcup.

    • Doesn’t auto turn on or off. (I left them on for an hour without anything playing while I did something else and they never turned off).

    • No AptX as they are made to work with Apple and the H1 chip. Makes other Android headphones better for those people to reduce latency.

    • Not USB C.

    • No 3.5 mm input. Have to buy an adapter from Apple if you want to listen hardwired.

    • Clamping force is substantial to help with sound, noise cancellation, and keeping them on your head when active.

    • Poor on ear controls.

    • ANC turns off during calls and “Hey Siri”.

    • “Hey Siri” cannot turn on/off ANC or transparency mode.

    CONCLUSION:

    I’m usually not a fan of Beats. But I really like these. They feel more deserving of the $300. Which some will be willing to pay for. But I’d for sure pick them up on sale. They are still not audiophile quality but have a relatively balanced exciting style to them which makes them enjoyable. They have solid tech. If you’ve liked Beats in the past, I think you’ll really enjoy the newest generation. If you haven’t liked them in the past but use Apple products, they are worth looking into. Same if you are looking for something that is highly portable and straight forward. If you are going for that audiophile sound, sensitive to clamping force, and/or use android you may want to look elsewhere. In comparison to the niche and product demographic these are made for I think they are 5/5. In comparison to other products in this range 4/5. As they do almost everything right.

    Dec 06, 2019 21:02
  • Review by Tripp, 8 out of 10
    Awesome headphones, a little uncomfortable.

    The music quality is better then expected! The transparency and ANC is amazing! The only reason I give a 4 star is because of it being on ear headphones, around 30 minutes of wearing, you will need to take a break, due to the constant clamping force, you can’t just move them up to the side of your ear like the studio 3s because you would feel the clamp force pressuring your jaw also. I got mines for $150 for open box, if the status is “excellent“ them I recommend saving a couple of bucks and getting the open box.

    Oct 16, 2020 17:56
  • Review by Cee81, 10 out of 10
    Best on-ear headphones!

    My 10 year old loves this beats pro. All the other on-ear headphones I’ve gotten for him ended up unused because he said it hurt his earlobes after a while. This one is really comfortable even after hours of use- for school, gaming or just watching videos. Battery life is great!

    Jan 07, 2021 15:16
  • Review by tlaren4, 10 out of 10
    Very impressed with these never been a beats lover

    So I bought a pair of these and the Bose quiet comfort 35 11 , and I got to say I didn’t expect these to complete with the Bose but wow they do I actually thing the stereo separation left to right is a little better on the beats , but the Bose seem a little more detailed when listening to easy rock music and are a lot more comfortable but they will destort at high volumes if you have a good source when listening to hip hop. When testing the same song Gerry Rafferty- get it right next time the beats hit 93 db at the highest note , while the Bose highest was 91 . The noise canceling obviously is better on the Bose but the beats is not bad . There is really no winner out these 2 with the beats on sale your almost 100 dollars cheaper. So bottom line if you want a pair for the gym and on the go these beats are perfect if your going to be wearing them for more than a few hours go for the over ear Bose , Sony . Etc the skull candy over the ear I was actually thinking of as well as Best Buy has them on display. The build quality on these is excellent as well I must say these are not your cheaply plastic made beats from the past they are solid

    Jun 22, 2021 14:31
  • Review by eLarsen, 10 out of 10
    Better Overall Quality Than Solo3

    I purchased my Ivory Solo Pro headphones in December. Overall, I have been very satisfied with the satin gold Solo3 headphones that I already have, and I decided to get another pair for work. I was originally going to get a second pair of Solo3, but I chose these because they were on sale and the Solo3 had risen higher in price anyway than when I had got them about a year and a half ago.

    Sound - The sound quality on the Solo Pro headphones is excellent and the noise cancelling works effectively. I prefer to use the noise cancelling rather than not. With noise cancelling on, it lasts approximately 20+ hours or so. Like the Solo3, they do last about the same when noise cancelling is not on, at approximately 40 hours. Both headphones have good battery life - obviously, the Solo3 I charge less often due to no noise cancelling.

    If you are still considering Solo3, honestly, they have just as good of sound, sans the noise cancelling. Soundwise, I can recommend them both.

    Fit - overall, the fit on my Solo Pros are better. The Solo3 hurt pretty bad on my ears the first couple weeks when I initially bought them, but the Pro has larger ear cups which overall feel much more comfortable.

    Frame - The frame is sturdier. It's honestly a really great design from Apple/Beats. I noticed that the Solo3 are a tad more flimsy when folding/adjusting, etc. The Pro headphones are overall more hardy than the Solo3.

    Color - Currently, there aren't as many color options with the Solo Pro as there are with the Solo3. I chose Ivory for Solo Pro, and really like this color. See photos. Very sleek ivory color.

    Case - the case the headphones come with is more durable, so if you drop your headphones the case for Solo Pro provides better protection.

    As a whole, as an owner of both Solo Pro and Solo3, I would recommend the Solo Pro for sure if you're willing to spend the extra money. Solo Pro are less clunky as well. Instead of pushing and holding a button to turn on/off, you just unfold/fold them. The Bluetooth "jingle" when connecting is also less annoying.

    Better design, better design, and a little better sound quality overall.

    Feb 23, 2021 21:11
  • Review by PopcornMovieGirl08, 10 out of 10
    First Beats Headphones Ever!

    Beats By Dr Dre is Awesome! Got it on Sale During the Holiday sale!

    I have an iPhone so the Beats as soon as I open the headphones automatically connects to my iPhone whenever I’m ready to listen to music! I can see why they are so popular - The sound is loud and you can tap to the beat of any music choice whether from Amazon Music, Pandora or online!

    They fit snug on your ear! And tight to a certain point you have to take them off if you don’t give them a break and not fitted properly on your ears and head.

    The Beats come with a case! The case is very nice for something that is high quality!

    Pro: Music is loud and Good Fit! Connects to phone automatically

    Con: From far away if someone is calling you to get your attention you can’t hear them.

    Nov 26, 2020 03:01
  • Review by BryBryJ, 10 out of 10
    A Great Pair Of Beats

    These new Beats Solo Pro are great. They sound amazing, with that immersive rich and clear sound that Beats is famous for, but one change they made to their signature sound is that the bass has been toned down a bit since they've been criticized that they focus too much on that sound feature, but they still sound awesome. Along with that great sound they have two sound modes controlled at the press of a button, Noise Cancelling mode which blocks out all noise and creates a deep immersive listening experience, and when cut off it switches to Transparency mode which feeds in limited external sound so that you can still hear your surroundings while listening to music.

    I also really like the new matte color scheme which is a change from their initial glossy and shiny designs, it makes them vibrant and pop and they are still as cool and trendy as ever.

    Lastly, the feature I love most is the battery and power. To Power On/Off all you have to do is fold them open and closed, no more Power buttons, folding them open and you're good to go and once you're done just fold them up. It's really simple and smart and as someone who is constantly forgetting to turn off my devices and then draining them, this is really a cool feature to have. They have a 22hr battery life and up to 40hrs if you cut off Noise Cancelling and Transparency mode, but when you need to charge them they have this Fast Charging Feature that after 10min of charging will give you 3hrs of battery life. So you're gonna get a ton of use in between charges.

    The only bad thing I can say is that it uses the Lightning Cable type cord a.k.a iPhone cord, instead of the growing standard Type-C, but that's to expected since they're owned by Apple.

    Overall these are great headphones and a must have for those that want great sound without compromising on style and power.

    Dec 14, 2019 15:47
  • 9.2score
    Sony - 1AM2 Wired Over-the-Ear Hi-Res Headphones - Black
    Description

    Enjoy an authentic sound with these Sony 1AM2 headphones. Their 40mm HD drivers provide clear, precise sound across all frequencies, and their separate left and right channels reduce crosstalk for balanced audio. These Sony 1AM2 headphones are lightweight, with pressure-relieving cushioned earpads for comfortable all-day wear.

    8 Features
  • High-Resolution Audio: By digitally capturing music at a higher rate than CD, High-Resolution Audio allows you to get closer to the original studio recording and enjoy your music just as the artist intended.
  • Drivers with aluminum-coated Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragm: Give a more consistent and precise sound across the entire frequency range than conventional LCP drivers.
  • Wide frequency response for a full range of sound: The wide-band frequency range, spanning 3Hz to 100kHz, is designed for a broad variety of music styles.
  • Take calls: These Sony 1AM2 headphones' easy in-line remote and microphone let you handle calls and control music. (Available with standard headphone cable only.)
  • Pressure-relieving earpads for total comfort: These soft, synthetic leather earpads with pressure-relieving cushions have been designed to rise and shape around your ears, ensuring a comfortable fit.
  • Super lightweight design: Relieves pressure on your ears so you can listen for hours in comfort.
  • Swivel design: Makes these Sony 1AM2 headphones easy to store on the go: the ear cups swivel flat for easy packing in a bag or slipping into the supplied pouch. Take these headphones with you anywhere.
  • Built-in Beat Response Control: Improves transient characteristics in bass sound and delivers accurate rhythm.
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  • Review by Dragonhunter281, 10 out of 10
    Sony Hi-Res!!!

    The Sony 1AM2 headphones are an exciting entry in Sony's long dedication to high resolution audio, catering to those of us who prefer music quality over lacking convenience. Thus, the 1AM2 is uniquely positioned to satisfy the needs of audiophiles, yet without the typical excruciating price tag. Despite some initial reserves that I had, I can affirm that the 1AM2 performs exceptionally well and should be considered for your next headphone purchase.

    Perhaps the most immediate reaction upon opening the box was that the 1AM2 is extremely compact and considerably smaller than I was expecting, despite its rather large box and misleading stock images. Physically, they are roughly the same size as Sony's WH-CH700N as opposed to some of the larger noise cancelling headphones. They are also extremely lightweight, which helped facilitate comfort considerably during extensive listening sessions. Nonetheless, if you are expecting large or bulky headphones, you will not find that here, quite the contrary actually. For me personally, however, I was extremely impressed with how comfortable they were. Construction wise, the 1AM2 felt strong and sturdy. The headphone adjustment is extremely responsive and the frame that it retracts over is perhaps the strongest that I have felt on any pair of headphones. It did not bend at all. Towards the top of the headphones, the frame gets thinner as it is replaced by a large amount of cushioning on the inner portion. Simply put, it feels amazing and of high quality. The external side of the ear cups are smooth and have a nice texture to it. On the inside, the synthetic leather cups almost feel foam like to the touch and are extremely soft. In addition, on either side of the headphones, the cups are able to swivel so they can be positioned flat. Lastly, the 1AM2 comes with a standard headphone cable with remote and microphone. The cables also felt slightly thicker than standard cables, yet seem of high quality. In addition to the standard 3.5mm, It also comes with the larger balanced cable that will work with any compatible device or with digital Walkman players. It also comes with a nice carrying case. Overall, I have no complaints with the 1AM2.

    With any choice of headphones, sound quality often takes precedent when choosing which particular model to buy. I am confident that most will be extremely pleased with the sound quality of the 1AM2. As a music enthusiast of various genres, I was quite excited to hear how the 1AM2 sounded. For my sound test, all the music that I used came from my personal physical collection. All files that I listened to were encoded to FLAC, and were additionally scanned with a spectrogram and frequency analysis to verify that they are indeed of proper lossless quality. While not the best of playback equipment, I used my Sony Xperia Z3+ as well as directly plugging the headphones into my computer's Soundblaster ZXr. For software, I used MusicBee 2.4 with player output set to WASAPI. Overall, I think most will be extremely satisfied with the sound quality. Immediately, I was pleasantly surprised that on my phone I did not have to turn it up near full volume, especially on highly dynamic rock music. The clarity was strong as I was able to clearly hear the middles and highs. The sound presence was fleshed out towards me as opposed to sounding thin or further back in the headphones. In addition, the 1AM2 even did an exceptional job on severely dynamically compressed rock songs. The music was not as muddy or drowned out as you would typically expect. The clarity was definitely staggering! Furthermore, I swapped to my WH-CH700N that I mentioned earlier and you can definitely tell a difference between the two. On the same volume level, the 1AM2 are definitely louder. Vocals were especially crisp and were noticeably stronger in sound clarity. Comparatively, on the WH-CH700N, rock music was muddy and seemed to have a more hollow sound as opposed to the 1AM2. I definitely was not expecting such a drastic difference, but I clearly prefer the 1AM2. Switching genres, I also tried more bass oriented tracks such as rap and electronic music. Overall, I was pleased with the results. The bass was there and punchy, but not so much to where it rattles your ear to death. For me personally, I do not like earth shattering bass to where it starts to eat through the middle and higher frequencies. Thankfully, the 1AM2 does a fabulous job with the bass and yet still manages to maintain a sense of clarity. The separation was amazing. Thus, for those who do prefer headphones that emphasizes more bass, I caution you to keep your expectations reasonable. The 1AM2 are not DJ headphones or a subwoofer replacement! However, I believe most will be pleased with the results. In addition to rap and electronic music, I also tried classical and jazz. The 1AM2 really shines here and does an incredible job with the soundstage. Each instrument section of the orchestra was clearly heard, even during solo performances. Conclusively, I think the 1AM2 does an exceptional job across a multitude of genres, especially softer songs with their dynamics intact. The 1AM2 was clear and crisp in all the music I listened to. Moreover, on my Xperia Z3+, I did not have to vigorously max out the volume; at roughly half volume, the 1AM2 was loud and punchy. Lastly, during my listening session of five hours, I did not once experience any discomfort or pain while wearing the 1AM2, nor did I feel like I was even wearing them. They also rarely worked themselves loose even if I would try to shake them off. Personally, these are easily one of the most comfortable headphones that I have ever used. Overall, I think the 1AM2 does an exceptional job all around.

    In conclusion, the 1AM2 are an excellent choice for anyone who prefers to have high quality wired headphones without the traditional high cost that inevitably accompanies such models. With its compact and lightweight design, the 1AM2 are extremely comfortable, easily allowing you hours without any discomfort. In addition, the 1AM2 provided excellent clarity and depth to all of the various genres that I listened to. Connectively, while sound quality does differ from person to person, I would strongly suggest to keep your expectations within reason. However, I feel extremely confident that as an all around high quality headphone solution, most will be pleased with the performance of the 1AM2. For the price, the 1AM2 comes highly recommended.

    Jun 02, 2018 04:16
  • Review by JohnR, 10 out of 10
    One of Sony's Best, True Improvement of the MDR-1A

    Over the years, I have purchased a number of headphones, from Audio-Technica, Sony, V-Moda, Philips, KRK, Beats, and Sennheiser. Before buying the Sony MDR-1AM2, I had owned the MDR-1A since about 2016, so I was expecting something similar. These headphones take everything that was great about the MDR-1A and completely improves upon it. Overall, this set of headphones offers exceptional sound with great comfort, allowing me to wear them for hours at a time. Bass is incredible, and will noticeably shake your ears at high volumes. These are able to reproduce bass notes so low they will mostly be felt and not heard. Mid range is also great, though a little recessed (this is pretty common for similar sounding headphones). Highs are phenomenal, without being piercing or harsh. These have become my go-to pair of headphones over the past year, when I want to listen to something that is exciting and engaging. They are not as "studio-monitor-esque" as most of my other headphones, and that is one of the main reasons they make listening to music so enjoyable. I also use them for watching movies and playing video games: it makes both activities absolutely amazing. Lastly, comfort with these is great. The ear pads are super soft memory foam, with a decent sized cut out for your ears. I can wear them for 3-4 hours before I feel like I might want to readjust them. I recently flew with them, and they also did a decent job of blocking out a bit of noise in the cabin. I would recommend this pair to anyone looking for an exceptional set of wired headphones with an amazing sound signature.

    Oct 18, 2021 09:57
  • Review by BADog, 8 out of 10
    Incredible headphones ... 1 minor flaw

    The Sony 1AM2 wired headphones are a great addition to the already-great selection of headphones Sony has to offer. These headphones, however, rival some of the big other big names out there but for a fraction of the price. The packaged box comes with the 1AM2 headphones, soft carrying case/bag, 2 detachable audio cables & warranty papers.

    PROS:

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    * Incredible sound. The highs and lows of the sound spectrum are distinct.

    * Pressure-relieving earpads provide a ton of comfort - feels like memory foam around your ears and they are not too tight.

    * Very lightweight - after a while, you barely know they are there.

    * Nice low-profile look on the side of your head...they don't stick out like bigger ear pieces.

    * Ability to take phone calls if hooked up to your cell phone.

    * Swivel design allows you to pack them in flatter areas without damaging.

    * Headphone size adjustments on each side are of good construction/quality and feel solid.

    * The bag that the headphones can be stored in are not of a felt-type material, but a material more like polyester cloth so the headphones slide into the bag easier and are actually better protected. More of a rigid feel than floppy... and more durable.

    CONS:

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    * Phone call audio quality was well below subpar. I was wired to a Samsung Galaxy S9+ and it was nowhere near HD quality as it was without using the headphones. I also tried the headphones on another phone/device and the phone audio quality was the same. Seems to be a defect or flaw with the headphones. When using another pair of Sony BT headphones I own with the same phones, they worked great, including audio... so the issue appears to be with this 1AM2 pair of headphones. Perhaps I got a bad pair? Not sure.

    OTHER OBSERVATIONS:

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    * Cord length is ~4 feet and is acceptable for most purposes. There are times when a bit longer cord would be nice to have.

    * Included in the box is a balanced-connection headphone cable (also ~4 feet long). I am unable to use this connection for added audio clarity. Based on what I have read, this type of cable will allow for an even more enhance listening experience.

    CONCLUSION:

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    Overall, Sony did an outstanding job with these headphones, both in style, performance, weight, storage, and price point. The only gripe is the call quality if connected to a cell phone. Being a wired device, I feel that that feature should have been as great as the rest of the product. Still, a great product, Sony.

    May 31, 2018 10:56
  • Review by Scheff, 10 out of 10
    Amazing all day Headphones!

    I bought these right along side an Audio Techinca ATH -M50xBT pair of headphones. Tell you what I'm keeping both of them!!

    These feel like high quality for sure.

    They are super lightweight.

    Love the bass in the headphones. Sounds great.

    The multiple audio input/output options are sweet.

    I use them for gaming on my switch /laptop and the Hi Res is freaking awesome and adds to the depth of my game play!! Especially gameplay sound effects!

    I use them for mixing vocals & music, watching producer tutorials and the highs and lows all sound excellent in my opinion.

    Listening to music I feel the audio is representing near perfect clarity and tune to what the original track had been.

    They stay comfortable and don't bother my glasses. They make movies sound immaculate and studio quality like the directors want you to feel.

    Built in microphone works very well from the few phone calls I've used it on.

    My favorite part is that if you are laying in bed they feel like they aren't big, or in the way, I can find comfortability while using these against a pillow.

    I had a previous pair of Sony MDR wired pair that were amazing. These definitely top them and I give the 5 Star all day!

    Orignal purchase was around March 13th, return exchange pricing puts me on the 17th on here though. Very happy with these headphones.

    Apr 22, 2020 08:08
  • Review by blah, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones, don’t let the plastic fool you.

    Great headphones, don’t let the plastic fool you.

    These headphones are great. Out of the box, I thought maybe they were a downgrade from the past headphone model at this price point Sony no longer makes, as these headphones went to an almost entirely plastic design, and do not weigh as much. After using them now for a few days, I can say I have put all those worries aside, I can have these on my head for much longer that I could some other heavier headphones.

    These are not headphones that are totally for bass fiends. But if you want bass driven music on them, and have an audio source, like a LG V20 or LG V30 phone, that have built in DAC, the best in any smartphone out there, you are in for a treat after turning up some equalization settings. You really fantastic amount of sound from highs to lows with these. I also tried them on an iPad for watching some movies and shows, and was still impressed considering it is not a high end audio source.

    The headphones come with two cables, one has a microphone and play/pause button. I love that this cable it just about the right length, because I always seem to yank ones that are longer. The cables look to be of very conductive metal too, especially on the side of the left ear piece, where the cable goes.

    I do wish the ear cups were a little bigger, and slightly deeper. I could see them potentially rubbing some people’s ears, though I didn’t have this problem myself.

    The packaging on these headphones is pretty cool too, but I was disappointed that headphones at this price did not come with a hard travel case. They only come with cloth bag you can put them in. I would not feel very comfortable putting that bag with the headphones in them in my backpack.

    Other than that, these headphones are great. An absolute pleasure to listen to music in!! My Bloody Valentine - Loveless never sounded better! Also fantastic for hip-hop, after some equalization settings.

    May 28, 2018 18:08
  • Review by stereoFuture, 10 out of 10
    Awesome headphones!

    I bought these headphones as an alternative to the Bose QC25. They sound fantastic. I listen to lossless files on an iPod Classic, and have tested the headphones on the desktop, laptop, and my stereo receiver, playing original CDs and vinyl. I can really hear the difference compared to the QC25s. These cans bring out the best in high-quality audio. They have good bass (not overbearing), and a well-balanced sound. It’s fun hearing subtle details from instruments and background sounds in tracks that may not appear so clearly in lesser headphones. The Sonys are light and well-constructed. They don’t get hot on the ears and can stay on the head for extended listening sessions. They’re great for office use and at home. I’m used to the headband folding from the Bose, but it’s not a big deal that the band on the 1AM2 doesn’t fold. The headphones come with a soft pouch which may not be enough to really protect the product in a backpack for travel, so I recommend just getting a hard case off Amazon. If you’re looking for a great set of closed-backed headphones and this is in your price range, go for it. You won’t be disappointed. They rock!

    Some songs that these headphones made delightful:

    Bodysnatchers - Radiohead

    We’re In This Together - Nine Inch Nails

    Human Highlight Reel - NAAVI

    While We’re Young - Jhene Aiko

    Jul 17, 2019 13:01
  • Review by JorgeST, 10 out of 10
    Studio Quality, Superior Sound

    I've used several types of over the ear head phones before. Ive never experience a product to this caliber before. Before i get into the product it self i need to note one quick thing - the unboxing of these headphones has been the best unboxing that i have ever experienced. Felt everything, hinged box, padded display inner box. It was a joy to open these.

    I do some music creation as a hobby, my other headphones were getting run down. I replaced them with these. It was like going from VHX to Blue-Ray on a 4kTV....but for my ears. I neever knew what i was missing. Low, Mid, High all high extremely accurate. Base pounds, and treble is spot on. If i were a musician professionally, id consider these.

    The fit of these is also extremely comfortable. I have a bigger head and i was able to easily fit into these with room to spare.

    All in all, top notch, high performing headset here. Highly Recommended!

    May 27, 2018 19:35
  • Review by Robert, 10 out of 10
    Most comfortable long listening headphones

    These headphones are comfy. Like nothing on your head type comfy they weigh as much as a feather and the memory foam is extremely plush.

    Oh yeah and the sound is super resolving, energetic with tight controlled bass that's punchy and powerful

    Jul 05, 2021 20:25
  • 9.2score
    Bose - Frames Tempo – Sports Audio Sunglasses with Polarized Lenses - Black
    Description

    Designed for sports. Engineered for sound. Bose Frames Tempo will take your audio game to the next level. With Bose Open Ear Audio™, you get loud, deep, lifelike sound thanks to wafer-thin speakers hidden in the temples. It’s a jaw-dropping experience that leaves you free to engage with the world around you, all while discreetly listening to music. Performance doesn’t end with audio. Bose Frames Tempo is also designed for maximum comfort and durability with a lightweight nylon frame, sweat-and weather-resistance and durable, soft, silicone nose pads. Tempo gives you sound you expect from Bose with everything you need from sport sunglasses.

    10 Features
  • Bose Open Ear Audio™ design.: Bose Frames Tempo are high-performance sport audio sunglasses engineered with a wafer-thin acoustic package hidden in the temples that produces lifelike audio, while others around you hear practically nothing.
  • High audio quality.: With two specially designed speakers embedded in the temples, Bose Bluetooth sunglasses play louder and deeper than other audio sunglasses, so you can hear the music over wind even while bike riding, playing golf or hiking in open country.
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life.: The rechargeable lithium-ion battery in Bose Frames Tempo provides up to 8 hours of audio and fully charges in 1 hour via USB-C or get up to 4 hours of play from a short, 30-minute charge.
  • IPX4 water resistant sports sunglasses.: Bose sports sunglasses are sweat-and weather-resistant sunglasses thanks to advanced materials and design, like acoustic mesh in the ports, specially designed to help keep out water and debris.
  • Advanced beamforming microphone array.: Now hands-free calls are even clearer with an integrated advanced microphone system that is designed to focus on your voice while reducing the sound of wind and noise around you.
  • Aerodynamic lightweight TR-90 nylon frame.: A curved TR-90 nylon frame ensures these sport sunglasses stay comfortable and secure during high-intensity exercises. While three options of soft, silicone nose pads (included) help you find the best fit.
  • Interchangeable sport lenses.: The ability to switch out lenses make Bose Tempo sunglasses multi-sport ready. Swap lenses in seconds to match your current terrain and lighting conditions. (Optional lenses sold separately.)
  • Bose Frames. Your prescription.: Bose sunglasses are tested and approved for prescription lenses, so you can enjoy all the benefits of sport sunglasses with lenses made just for you. (See Rx lens providers for replacement.)
  • Tap, touch, swipe controls.: Seamless capacitive touch and an integrated motion sensor give you complete control. Slide your finger along the right temple to adjust the volume. Double-tap to access your phone’s voice assistant. And when you take them off and place them upside down, they turn off.
  • Legal*: *Bose, Bose Frames, Bose Lenses, Bose Music, and Bose Open Ear Audio are trademarks of Bose Corporation. OD852489, 838211-0010.
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  • Review by hahanson, 10 out of 10
    Sunglasses can be fun.

    New to Bose's Frames lineup this ear is the Tempo, sport performance sunglasses that allow you listen to music or talk on the phone while being aware of world around you. Speakers in the sunglass frame directs sound to your ears while not drowing out the world.

    Surprisingly, the sound is excellent. While they are certainly not going to overwhelm anyone with thier bass, the sound is warm and rich with excellent clarity. The volume is somewhat limited, distorting as you start to reach 75% or so but I never had them up that high except to see how loud they would get. In most circumstances you can hear them very well, however as they are open ear they can be overwhelmed by loud sounds -- it's not going to drown out that jackhammer as you walk by a construction area. Keep them half volume or less, and the sound is barely audible to people around you. Around 30% I can have conversations with others and they don't even realize I have music in the background.

    The mic works well, picking up my voice clearly. On a windy day, some wind noise came through, but did not adversely affect that ability for the other person to hear me. Google/Siri picks up my audio commands clearly.

    Controls are simple with just one button to turn them on/off, pause music, or answer the phone. While listening to music push once to pause, twice to skip a song, or three times to go back. Taking the sunglasses off and turning them upside down for a second or two will turn them off. Unfortunately I do have to reach for my Android phone to adjust the volume, however IoS users can do this by pressing the button and turning their head (the Android app will have these features in the future).

    Battery life is rated at 6+ hours, which is double what last year's model offered. They also changed the proprietary charging connecion to a standard USB-C interface so you don't have to have yet another special charge cable to keep track of. Unfortunately they come in a standard hard case so you can't charge them while storing.

    Overall I found these Bose Frames awesome, allowing me to be aware of what's around me while walking or cycling. They don't drown out the world like ear buds, so you're subjected to the world around you, but that's the point. As such, they'll probably not going to be the only headphones you need, but I imagine if you're like me, you'll use the a lot.

    Features:

    Open ear acoustic package

    6+ hours of battery life

    Athletic form factor design and fit

    Adjustable nose pads

    Improved acoustic performance

    IPX4 water resistence

    Stretto-based design

    On-device volume control (only in IoS as far as I can tell)

    Replacement lenses (prescription lenses available)

    Sep 08, 2020 12:01
  • Review by gadgeTT, 10 out of 10
    Significant Improvements in Sound and Battery

    Pros:

    * Much better sound quality than first generation product.

    * Better battery life than first generation product.

    * New - Separate swipe volume control.

    * New - Separate touch control for voice assistant.

    * USB-C charging versus proprietary magnetic cable from first generation product.

    * Comfortable fit.

    * New companion app versus the first generation product.

    Cons:

    * Cost-reduced materials from first generation product.

    * Bigger & thicker side arms (to hold the better speakers and bigger batteries).

    * Looses the questionable built-in AR functionality?

    My Review:

    I own and have been using the first generation Bose Frames Rondo Style for a while. They are a great product because I can enjoy music while being outside without blocking ambient sounds like regular headphones would. The fist generation’s sound quality and battery life were merely adequate but that didn’t detract from the product’s usefulness. Since charging was done with a proprietary USB cable that magnetically snapped onto the frame, you had to remember to carry that cable with you to charge up the frames when on-the-go.

    Fast-forward to this next generation of Bose Frames. These are the Tempo style and they look a lot more sporty than the first gen styles. It’s obvious that the materials are a tad cost-reduced but this doesn’t take anything away from all of the vast improvements Bose has made - most notably; the sound, controls and battery life.

    The main reasons to wear Bose Frames instead of your regular sunglasses and a pair of normal Bluetooth headphones are the convenience of wearing one thing versus two, and the ability to hear sounds around you because the headphone part doesn’t cover or block your ears. All of those benefits are still here, but everything is just amped up. The sound quality is noticeably better with more treble and deeper bass. They are also louder yet still clean at top volume - all while still being barely audible by others nearby. I can’t stress enough how much better these sound than the first gen model! You shouldn’t expect the same sound as from traditional headphones, but these sounds really good anyway.

    For onboard controls - the first gen had a single button that attempted to do everything. Sure, it was a nice gold-colored metal button versus the new model’s black plastic button, but still it tried to do everything from power to track control and even voice assistant access. A software update added the ability to raise or lower the volume by holding that button and slowly turning your head left or right. While this worked, it was a tad cumbersome. This new second gen Bose Frame still has that one physical button (plastic now), but they have also added a touch sensitive area on the right frame arm. Swipe back to front to increase volume or reverse to lower it, and double-tap it to invoke your phone’s voice assistant. Much more convenient and useful. However, this new touch strip area could use a small improvement. You can’t see the swipe area while wearing the Frames, and there’s a noticeable groove on the side where you might think it is, but it isn’t. The touch area is above that groove, so you kinda have to feel for it and reach a tad higher up to get to the touch sensitive area. Not a huge deal, but it would have been better if they either put the touch sensitive area in that groove, or made the actual area easier to find by touch alone.

    There’s also a nice, new orchestral sound when you turn them on and another when you turn them off with the button. As before, you can also flip them upside down for a few seconds to turn them off, but then you don’t get to hear that nice shut down sound ;-)

    When it comes time to charge them up, the first gen had a proprietary USB cable that magnetically attached to the inside of one of the arms. This was nice in that there was no port to get wet or dirty, but it did mean that you had to carry that special cable with you to charge them up. The new model replaces that proprietary magnetic connection with a standard USB-C port. I presume it is water resistant but don’t know for sure. At least you can use any standard USB-C cable to charge now, which is probably worth replacing the magnetic contact with a standard port.

    These also come with a nice zipper case that keeps your Frames safe when not being worn. There’s a convenient pocket inside to tuck a cleaning cloth and the provided (yet standard) USB-C charging cable, too. The first gen’s case was a bit nicer in that it had a magnetic clasp and looked more befitting a pricey pair of glasses, but the new case is plenty good enough.

    Overall, this second gen Bose Frame is significantly better on all fronts; much better sound, better battery life, standard USB-C charging, and convenient on-board volume control. If you have any desire to listen to music while also wearing sunglasses; these are a great choice!

    Sep 07, 2020 10:14
  • Review by k1zit, 8 out of 10
    Great Polarized Sunglasses for Running or Hiking

    I've been using these sunglasses on my runs and they've added a new dimension in terms of my environmental awareness and comfort. Because these sunglasses are designed with open ear audio, you get to experience your music without an earbud entrenched into your ear canal. It is a very liberating and refreshing experience that provides a level of comfort that none of my headphones can provide while I run or hike. I've been pretty surprised how much more aware I am of my surroundings during my runs due to the open ear audio design. Anything that adds a layer of safety when I'm engaged in a physical activity is a huge plus in my book; especially while shielding my eyes from the sun! I can also vouch that they have stood up to my sweat during my runs with no issues so far.

    While the open ear audio design provides for a much better level of comfort than traditional earbuds/headphones and also provides much better environmental awareness, there is a trade off. You're not going to get the "boomy" low frequency bass notes that you may be used to hearing when listening to your favorite electronic set. You're also not going to get that punchy double pedal sound when listening to metal or hard rock. However, hip/hop, pop, jazz, and acoustic tracks sound FANTASTIC! Incredibly crisp and vibrant.I think this may be a deal breaker for some people depending on what their preferred genre of music is. I happen to be a huge fan of electronic and metal when working out and I just wish they offered a little more bass. I also wish they were just slightly louder. For poolside listening, these are such a pleasure! It's refreshing not having to have anything in your ears while you sip on your favorite beverage. I would like to note that because of their open ear design, at it's highest volume, people close to you will definitely be able to hear your music. Just something to keep in mind.

    In terms of build quality and design, this thing feels like it's built like a tank (albeit all plastic) but somehow maintains a very light heft to it. I absolutely love the polarized lens with the mirror finish. They include three different nose pads to increase/decrease the pressure for a tighter or looser fit. I have the "medium" nose pads installed and they don't budge when I run. They're also super comfy! One thing I'm not a big fan of is the oversized frames. However, I know that Bose did this in order to pack lithium batteries that provide up to 8 hours of audio playback. Happy to report that battery performance has far outlasted any of my runs or hikes.

    Setup was a bit of struggle for me at first. However, I am fully to blame for not being able to initially pair my sunglasses to my Android device. I could simply not get the "Bose Music" app to connect to my sunglasses. After some troubleshooting, I discovered that under my "connections" settings, I had "Phone Visibility" set to off which means that my phone was not discoverable during bluetooth pairing. As soon as I turned this on, my phone was able to quickly pair with the sunglasses and I've had no issues since. I have included a screenshot of the setting in case anyone has any issues pairing their sunglasses. This would be the first thing I would check.

    My favorite feature so far has been the convenience of simply swiping on the top right side of the frame to turn the volume up or down. You can also skip or replay tracks by tapping on the frame. I love not having to mess about with pushing a button on a wireless earbud or trying to find the play/skip/volume buttons on a cord. Overall, if you're an active person who loves to take your music with you on runs or hikes but also likes to shield your eyes from the sun, I would highly suggest you give them a try. Or if youre someone who constantly finds themselves poolside, these are a must!!

    Sep 09, 2020 03:39
  • Review by James, 10 out of 10
    Comfortable Sunglasses With Great Sound Quality

    Bose has truly carried their audio quality over to the Tempos. The sound is nothing short of amazing. I was astonished that the Tempo sound is better than my over the ear headphones and yet the speakers of the Tempos don't go over or cover your ears,

    Controls - 5

    Fit - 5

    Feel - 5

    Audio Quality - 5

    Call Quality - 5

    The Tempo comes with 3 sets of nose pieces which allow you to adjust the glasses to fit you. The ear pieces fit snug around the sides of my head but aren't so snug as to make them uncomfortable. They feel like normal sunglasses. Bose has also designed them to allow for the lenses to be changed. I hope to see quite a few different lens styles to be made available such as different reflective colors on the front of lenses in the future. The lenses that come with the Tempos are polarized and tinted enough to shield your eyes from the sun as you would expect from normal sunglasses. The lenses are medium tent. Transitioning from outside to inside while wearing the glasses didn't cause a problem as the tint is such that I was still able to walk inside from my patio into my living room and see well enough that I didn't worry about having to stop to take them off before further moving through the living room. I went jogging while wearing them and didn't have a problem with the fit. They felt comfortable and stayed in place throughout the jog. Also, a little sweat got on both ear pieces, but this didn't cause a problem. I just cleaned the ear pieces after the jog and everything was fine. The USB-C charge port is on the bottom of the right ear piece. My Tempos didn't come with a cover for the port which is something I wish Bose had included. I would think that at some point dust or sweat my enter the port, so it would have been nice to have a cover for it. They also come with a USB-C charge cable, but they don't have a charge block included. I was able to use one of the many I have around the house to plug the cable into and charge the glasses. The case that comes with the glasses is a good quality case and will hold the glasses with the charge cable and included cleaning cloth. The battery life is good. I've listened to an audio book and music while connected to my phone over Bluetooth. So far, I have about 8 hours of listening time. My current charge remaining from the initial full charge is 40%. That's after the 8 hours of listening time plus the time of setup and registration with the app.

    Sound quality is excellent. The speakers don't fully cancel out surrounding noise, but I can hear music or an audio book over the noise of a TV, outside AC unit, and general traffic noise with the volume set to 30%. I was truly surprised by how well they work. I was thinking that I would probably have to raise the volume a lot just to hear anything over ambient noise, but that was not the case. 30% volume allowed me to hear music and an audio book just fine with background noise sources around and near me. The audio is very clear. No hissing sounds or crackling noise in the audio. I was also able to walk 50 ft. away from my phone from my back bedroom out to my patio without any disruption to the audio or the glasses disconnecting. The signal had to carry through 3 walls. I also was able to walk 60 ft. away, line of sight, from my phone and had no problem with the connection.

    The controls are simple. A button on the bottom of the right ear piece powers it on and off. For music, it plays, stops, forwards and reverses tracks. For phone calls, it answers and hangs up the call. Volume up and down is done by sliding a finger forwards or backwards along a specific part of the outer right ear piece. A double tap of the same area activates your devices voice assist. These are simplified, easy to use controls. One additional way to power off the glasses is to turn them upside down for two seconds. Overall, I'm very pleased with the Tempos and would definitely recommend them to others.

    Sep 07, 2020 20:28
  • Review by KaneM7, 8 out of 10
    Never knew I needed these!!

    Let me start off by defending my Summary. I never knew i needed these!! I have had the glasses that looked similar and tons of earbuds, but to combine them was genius.

    So lets jump into reviewing them and my 4 star rating.

    They look good! I was pleasantly surprised by the appearance of them. They have a flat black color and are slim and not heavy at all. I was a little concerned with weight because of the bulky speaker arms but they were surprisingly light.

    Fit: The design is one you are familiar with. They limit the adjustability a bit IMO. The only adjustable piece is the nose bridge. They include 3 sizes-small, med, large. I went with the large to keep them off my brow since I wear them outdoors and get sweaty. one thing I found when I initially got them was that they felt a bit small - pressing on the sides of my head quite snuggly. Over the course of a week, they did "stretch" out a bit and got more comfortable but didn't lose the "secure" feeling while moving about.

    Oh yeah, these glasses are an investment and not just in the glasses. But should you happen to scratch a lens, they are replaceable!!! Bose offers many different colors(blue/yellow) and prescription offerings if needed. They seemed to be an affordable price as well. I having kids and being a clutz sometimes - this is a great offering!

    Sound: They sound good and have a good volume for them. Unfortunately, they have NO bass at all. So if your style of music and preference is bass - these may not be for you. As such, they do sound fantastic and crisp. The music was loud and clear. Phone calls were good and my callers never asked if I were on speakerphone! I've even used them in the car with the windows down and they did great.

    Control: I LOVE the controls - I have never been one that wanted full functionality from my electronics. Just let me control the few things I need and make it WORK. BOSE did exactly that. 1 button for PWR On/Off - Same button for track forward back(2 press/3 press). Then the right arm has a 'touch" pad to control Volume Up/Down or simply hold for your phone's assistant (Siri/Alexa/Bixby). I set up Alexa and was able to verbally launch all my audio apps and open my favorite station or playlist! Easy peasy. One cool feature built-in that I quickly found great was the turn off the function. Just hold the glass upside down for 2 seconds and they power off. Great for those situations you need to talk to someone and you don't have to bumble around trying to stop/pause/mute your music!

    Now I've said quite a lot of great things, WHY did I rate them a 4 star? Well, let me explain.

    1. I wanted them to be LOUDER sometimes!! LOL

    2. Case and charger - Not the best design here - They did use a USB-C cable but I found that you have to flip the case upside down, flay the case wide open, and plug in the glasses. I charging case like my earbuds would have been nice!! This works fine at home, but a BIG issue when I want to charge them in the truck!! See pic! Notice the case is upside down and cable is pointing straight up - easily able to move the glasses.

    Overall these were an item I didn't really know I needed. But I really do like them! They are comfortable, good sounds, and I'm aware of my surroundings. Price was a good price for what you get(especially if you compare all the items if purchased separately). included are the glasses, semi-hard case, charging cable(no brick), and nose pieces.

    Sep 14, 2020 07:15
  • Review by ShawnInKB, 10 out of 10
    Awesome workout sunglasses with great “Bose” audio

    These are perfect sound sunglasses for working out or other outdoor activities with that awesome Bose sound. These are my new "Go To" running outside sunglasses/audio combo in one.

    Pros:

    Great sound – especially for not actually being in your ear at all.

    Since they are not in your ear, you can better hear your surroundings which is great for running, biking, etc and being aware of cars approaching, etc.

    Comfortable – at first I thought they were a tad snug with the side arms touching the side of my face, but that actually keeps them in place and were very comfortable on my regular 5K runs.

    Perfect for running, biking or other outdoor activity.

    Great optics – super clear sunglasses.

    3 options for nose pieces for a good fit (the default “2” option was perfect for me).

    Long battery life

    Easy to use controls – love the tactile button under the right arm to pause, next song, previous song and because they aren’t in your ears – no pressure on your ear drums when you tap it.

    Volume controls also very intuitive – just gentle swipe the right sunglasses arm forward (up) or back (down)

    They can also be used for calls, but I don't answer a lot of calls while "getting the run in", so haven't tried that feature.

    Double tap the side arm and access Siri or Google

    Very easy to pair and Bose app is easy to use

    Come with a nice protective travel case

    Love the simple turn over and set down to turn off feature!

    Cons:

    You lose a little bit of peripheral visibility just to the left and right of the glasses due to the larger side arms (but with nothing in your ears the ability to hear your surroundings definitely offsets this, plus these larger arms give you the great battery life)

    Because they aren’t in your ears, if you “bump up the volume” others that are close to you will definitely hear your music playing. These are made/designed for outside activities though – not for indoors on a treadmill, at your desk, or on a plane etc.

    Sep 03, 2020 19:00
  • Review by PapawJeff, 10 out of 10
    Good Sunglasses Good Sound

    Nice wrap around style sunglasses with mirrored polarized (but changeable) lenses that are dark enough to keep your eyes more comfortable in bright sun but not so dark that some evening use is out of the question.

    And the sound is fantastic. Of course these are not noise blocking but in an average environment with normal background noises you can turn them up far enough to all but eliminate the noises to enjoy your music or turn them down to participate in a conversation without stopping the music or taking out one or both earbuds when you were using those.

    You can also take and place calls from your glasses of course when connected to your phone through Bluetooth.

    Music can be paused, tracks can be skipped from the multifunction button on the right temple. Also on the right temple, you just slice your finger forward on the temple to increase volume and slide your finger towards the rear of the glasses to decrease volume, no switch just slide along the temple.

    I found the slide action to be a bit temperamental but over all like the feature.

    Phone calls were very clear on both ends of the conversation.

    The quality of the sound rivals that of many top end ear buds I have and do own and without the hassle of having something sitting in your ears sometimes painfully after several hours of use.

    Until I got use to the placement of the multifunction button I found it very easy to accidentally push but found the key to that is stay away from the right temple unless you are looking for the button of wanting to slide your finger for volume control.

    All control can also be accomplished from your phone as well.

    Setup is three quick steps outlined on the card wrapping the box and full instructions can be found in the app once it is downloaded and the glasses are paired with the app.

    The Glasses, a nice carrying case, charging cord and microfiber cleaning cloth are included.

    Sep 04, 2020 18:39
  • Review by Beradon, 10 out of 10
    Shockingly Good!

    I have to say, I was skeptical to be getting sunglasses that have bluetooth connected music, and I'm thrilled to say that my skepticism was misplaced.

    To start, the packaging definitely gives a feel of luxury when opening it. Once in the box, the sunglasses themselves are inside a semi-hard protective carrying case embossed with the Bose logo. The whole experience gives you the feeling of quality.

    Removing the sunglasses you can feel the weight and quality to them. They are sturdy, if a little bit heavy because of the battery and speakers, but look sleek. It may take a moment to get past the wide-body of the band on either side, but honestly with the strange things that many sport-grade sunglasses have going on, this doesn't really stand out too much.

    Connecting to the bluetooth is as easy as you'd expect. It connected right the first time and without issue. I tried it both directly to the phone without the Bose Music app and with. It works both ways, however the Bose Music app allows control of the device in more specific ways and is worth the install. It is unobtrusive so there's no issues with using it. It also ensures the firmware is up to date. Something it does not do, which I really appreciate, is try to take over all sound/music functionality of the phone. It seems apps for other bluetooth connected headphones and speakers recently need to give me their little notification icon and want to take control of play/pause/etc functions of my music. The Bose music app stays pleasantly in the background.

    So now the important part. How do they sound? Amazing. Shockingly good. I would hope so when you consider the company is Bose, but hey, they are sunglasses, not speakers, not earbuds, not headphones. The open speaker configuration perfectly directs the sound into your ears for a full sounding experience. I will say they lean a little on the tinny side, but I would expect that with almost anything in this size range (I've never met a pair of earbuds that can deliver what I would consider 'good' base response) and I would say this is a dramatic cut above all earbuds I've ever listened to music on.

    I know there is also the question of how well others can hear your music. It is definitely not completely silent to another person, but it sounds about on-par with someone sitting next to you listening to their headphones turned up a bit too loud. Which is to say, you can hear it, but it's not going to be heard over even a whisper.

    Can you hear while wearing them? Yes and no. If someone is talking to you sufficiently loud enough to overcome your music volume, then yes, so in that way it's like any other headphones..

    As far as looks and aesthetics, they are right up there with any high end sport sunglasses you may have ever seen. The only gripe I have is the lenses pick up fingerprints VERY easily. Having barely brushed one with the edge of my thumb I can see exactly where I smudged them. I dont know if sunglasses usually have an oleophobic coating, but I think these companies should start considering it.

    Bottom Line. These are incredible. If you're considering them, then yes, get them.

    Sep 03, 2020 01:00
  • 9.2score
    Sony - WH-CH510 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
    Description

    Keep your favorite songs playing throughout the day with this Sony wireless headset. When connected via Bluetooth technology, the set offers up to 35 hours of music playback time and 30 hours of talk time. This Sony wireless headset provides a tight seal around the ears, letting you enjoy your favorite tunes and conversations without interruption.

    7 Features
  • Keep music going all day: Keep your tunes playing all day long, and then some. The built-in rechargeable battery delivers up to 35² hours of listening on a single charge.
  • Bluetooth wireless technology: Listen to your favorite tracks wirelessly with a Bluetooth wireless technology by pairing your smartphone or tablet.
  • Hear it all with 30mm drivers: Enjoy more of the detail in all your favorite songs owing to 30mm dome drivers, which deliver dynamic sound from a compact, lightweight unit.
  • Swivel design makes travel easy: Take these headphones anywhere you go. A swivel design makes it simple and safe to store them when you're on the move. The earcups swivel flat for easy packing in a suitcase or slipping into a bag.
  • Built-in microphone for hands-free calls and voice-assistant commands: Take and make calls without ever touching your phone. With a high-quality built-in microphone, you'll be able to have hands-free conversations on your smartphone with ease.³
  • Voice assistant at your service: Check the weather, get the latest news and more using just your voice. Press the multifunction button twice, and you'll get instant access to Siri or Google Assistant.³
  • USB Type-C charging: The next generation of recharging technology comes to the CH510 wireless headphones with USB Type-C charging.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by WirelessWorld, 8 out of 10
    Okay to good for price...sound is clear

    Good, balanced sound for music and phone calls. Bluetooth syncs to my iPhone flawlessly. Holds power for a good amount of time..does not drain fast! Maybe, I should’ve upgraded to noise canceling feature. I don’t like hearing my voice and background noise during a call. It’s annoying! After approx 20-30 minutes, the ear cushions get uncomfortable and lil sweaty on ears.

    Jan 10, 2021 11:58
  • Review by Patterson, 8 out of 10
    My experience is…

    I only bought these headphones to listen to audio on my iPhone. I don’t know how they perform with anything else. I’ve had no problems with pairing with the phone. The audio quality is pretty good. The dynamic range is very good for this price range. The battery life is excellent. I’ve had these for a month with about 2 hours of use daily and they still don’t need charging. They are very lightweight and did feel cheaply made when I first opened the package but I’ve had no issues with breaking. Now… you may have read some negative reviews about the call quality, this is true. The microphone is highly sensitive. It amplifies any and every sound once the mic activates. You and the person on the other end can hear yourselves talking. If you want to use these for calls… DON’T. Consider something else. They work great for my needs which is just listening to audio.

    Jul 02, 2021 16:57
  • Review by Good, 8 out of 10
    Good Headphone

    Good sound quality, very good battery backup but the material/plastic feels cheap although it’s lightweight, so that's a good thing too. Recommended.

    Dec 04, 2020 16:33
  • Review by Justin, 10 out of 10
    Outstanding Quality And Sound For Price!

    I bought these earlier this year and have owned them for a few months NO ISSUES AT ALL Sound quality/clearity AMAZING Very Comfortable NO RUB NO ITCHES NO RASHES The battery life Great Lasts a LONG TIME they look and feel great they feel like they are made out of cheap crap but they are very durable I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THESE HEADPHONES AND THEY ARE 110% WORTH THE MONEY THEY WONT LET YOU DOWN!!!

    Mar 27, 2020 17:29
  • Review by YoursTru, 4 out of 10
    Sonny Headset

    Volume is great but when I finally attempted to adjust the headset, the earphone part broke!

    Mar 21, 2021 07:23
  • Review by McGrathew, 4 out of 10
    Inexpensive and it shows.

    The materials feel cheap, light, and are truly uncomfortable after a short time. Sound quality is great though. Additionally, the buttons are too sensitive and hard to find specifically the "pause/play" button.

    Jul 16, 2021 15:49
  • Review by Jaaf, 4 out of 10
    Painfully tight like a clamp

    These headphones are very painfully tight. They put so much pressure on my ears. Engineers didn’t even consider this?

    Dec 21, 2020 15:52
  • Review by Mgacorp, 10 out of 10
    Headphones

    I bought these to hook up to my fire stick so I can watch movies through my projector. All I can say is you can hear everything like you are there. The battery life is very good. I must of watched 10 movies before I got the warning to charge headset. These are way worth it. Very easy to hook up to fire stick if your tv don’t have Bluetooth.

    Aug 28, 2020 19:25
  • 9.0score
    Logitech - H390 Wired USB Noise-Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headset - Black
    Description

    The H390 USB Headset lets you experience clear internet calls with a simple plug-and-play USB connection and a noise-cancelling mic that minimizesunwanted background noise for clear conversations. Laser-tuned drivers deliver enhanced digital audio from your favoritemusic and games. The rigid, left-sided mic can be positioned for better voice capture and the moveable boom can be tucked out of the way when you’re not using it. Simple controls on the headset cord let you adjust the volume or mute calls without disruption. The adjustable headband features swivel-mounted, leatherette ear cushions for hours of comfort. It is easy to clean, too.Explore the gear you need for content creation.Learn about content creator gear for vlogging and more

    7 Features
  • Compatibility: SB computer headset, common calling applications across almost all platforms and operating systems.Compatible with PC, Mac, Laptop, Chromebook.
  • Active noise-canceling microphone: Minimizes background sound for clear audio transmission. Rotating design lets you move the microphone away while listening to music or watching a movie.
  • USB plug-and-play connectivity: Enables easy connection without the need to install software and delivers clear, digital audio.
  • 7.64' cable: Permits a wide range of motion.
  • In-line audio controls: Let you adjust the volume or mute the microphone with ease. LED mute indicator provides at-a-glance information.
  • Over-the-ear design: With plush ear pads for comfort during extended wear. Adjustable, padded headband allows easy customization.
  • 20Hz - 20kHz headset frequency response: Along with a 100Hz - 10kHz microphone frequency response ensures faithful sound reproduction.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by Lashundra, 10 out of 10
    Great USB headset

    No complaints I'm having to get another one only because my dog loved it so much too that he tried to eat it.

    Apr 16, 2021 09:36
  • Review by Pooh, 10 out of 10
    Great

    I can hear clearly and speak clearly have not heard my Manager's complain about back ground noses it’s comfortable because I work 8 hours with them so no pain at the end of my shift. Plug in and it works no extra I am a no fuse person I like easy !!!!

    Jun 19, 2020 19:09
  • Review by LazyBone, 10 out of 10
    A must buy for WFH

    Excellent product! I’m not a fan of cord. I prefer wireless but my employer’s software from the virtual desktop is only compatible with a USB connected headset so I was forced to buy it. Surprisingly, it performs better than and more comfortable to wear for long hours than the one I had with a headphone jack. Works great with my iMac.

    Nov 06, 2021 02:34
  • Review by LWalk, 8 out of 10
    Great But for the Price

    There is no software setup for these headphones so that’s a plus. My clients can hear me clearly. The only reason I did not give it a 5/5 is because after a long while they become super uncomfortable and hurt your cartilage but that’s to be expected if you are wearing them 8 hours a day.

    Oct 16, 2020 15:54
  • Review by thafilapino, 10 out of 10
    Cheap, easy, exactly what i needed :)

    All of the above. I needed a super basic headset to use while I play online with 2 buddies. It was in stock, had the necessary length for my table setup. Yup. Mission accomplished!

    Jan 08, 2017 01:51
  • Review by TeacherM, 10 out of 10
    Like a pro

    I love how it registers your voice, very clean and audible. Deserves 5 stars

    Jun 19, 2020 12:51
  • Review by wavyda, 10 out of 10
    Exceptional

    Works a little too good tbh. Just wish I could switch the mic piece back so that it’s on my right side, but it’s nowhere near a deal breaker. Would recommend.

    Dec 21, 2020 13:53
  • Review by Slim58, 4 out of 10
    Customers complain they can't hear me

    I purchased this headset to use for my Call Center - it was fine for the first few calls and now customers are saying they cannot hear me. I would not recommend

    Nov 17, 2019 10:12
  • 9.0score
    Altec Lansing - Kid Safe 3-in-1 Wireless with Mic and Wire On-Ear Headphones - Blue
    Description

    The Altec Lansing Kid 3-in-1 Kid-Safe Headphones are lightweight and foldable headphones that sound great. The super soft padded ear cushions and adjustable headband will make sure that they remain comfortable for kids of any age and stay put during most activities. The perfect learning accessory - with a removable learning mic, auxiliary wired connection, and Bluetooth connection, your little one will be fully prepared for virtual learning! The convenient folding design is easy to pack away for quick storage without breaking. Designed with noise limiting technology, which keeps them at 85dB, makes sure they stay at a safe volume without effecting the crystal-clear audio quality. Built with antimicrobial protection that kills 99.9% of bacteria for an extra layer of protection!

    7 Features
  • Antimicrobial Protection: Built with an antimicrobial protection that kills 99.9% of germs!
  • 2-in-1 Functionality Design: The versatility of these headphones allow for both Bluetooth or Auxiliary Connection
  • Learn from Home: With the included learning mic accessory that is perfect for virtual schooling or the casual chat!
  • Volume Limiting Technology: Protects the littlest of ears with 85dB volume limiting sound
  • Battery Life: Enjoy the ability to listen via Bluetooth for up to 4 hours
  • Wireless Range: Connect your headphones up to 30FT away
  • Compact & Foldable Design: The soft ear cushions & adjustable headband provide feathery light fit for hours of comfortability.The compact and folable desing make it easy to take wherever you need music!
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by LisaGrochowski, 10 out of 10
    Incredibly comfortable

    I have a smaller head than the average adult and regular headphones tend to be to large for me so I decided to try this set. I love them so very much. They fit me perfectly and are so incredibly comfortable. Typically wearing headphones my ears get sore quickly, I was able to wear these comfortably for my entire flight.

    Jun 04, 2021 14:34
  • Review by Adela, 10 out of 10
    Headphones

    Good quality, mu son use them all the time. Recommend

    Oct 29, 2021 18:10
  • Review by JetSanDiego, 10 out of 10
    Versatile and good quality

    Got these to replace some wired headphones that started dying after months of remote learning use. It’s been a game changer to have headphones that work both wired or wireless! Now she’s using these for school as well as watching movie on road trips.

    Jun 19, 2021 06:27
  • Review by Christine, 10 out of 10
    Works great

    These Bluetooth headphones hooked up to my son’s computer painlessly. My son has been able to hear his teacher and respond in class and be heard. The battery has lasted for quite some time before needing a recharge, The color is great.

    Jun 12, 2021 07:18
  • Review by Amanda, 10 out of 10
    Good quality

    These seem to be nice high quality headphones. They work well for my son and fit nicely on his head. I also like that they are so bright because they are easy to find. And for the price it can’t be beat.

    Jun 11, 2021 16:27
  • Review by Karthik, 10 out of 10
    Quality Product!Worthy for Kids headphone category

    Good quality product with higher connectivity range. Doesn;t give

    Sep 10, 2021 15:49
  • Review by Purchase, 8 out of 10
    Wireless headphone

    Product works great and my daughter loves to use this headphone.

    Jun 19, 2021 14:53
  • Review by Mick, 2 out of 10
    Stopped working

    Bought 2. Both lasted about a week before they were cutting out or not working entirely.

    Sep 03, 2021 15:39
  • 9.0score
    Apple - AirPods Max - Silver
    Description

    AirPods Max reimagine over-ear headphones. An Apple-designed dynamic driver provides immersive high-fidelity audio. Every detail, from canopy to cushions, has been designed for an exceptional fit. Active Noise Cancellation blocks outside noise, while Transparency mode lets it in. And spatial audio with dynamic head tracking provides theater-like sound that surrounds you.¹Apple Brand Store at Best Buy.Shop more Apple products

    8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by James, 8 out of 10
    Craftsmanship 2nd to none… but the price!

    The sound and build quality is top notch! It blows beats by Dre out of the water. I think apple is trying to go after the audiophiles with their first attempt at luxury headphones. The only reason I’m giving it a 4 out of 5 stars is because it’s about $150.00 overpriced. The headphones are advertised as $550.00 dollars, but with tax I paid $601.00. Their are better headphones at this price point. Everyone compares Sonys XM0004, but it’s not a fair comparison. You can find the Sonys for $350.00 or less. Apple’s true competitors are the $500 dollars or more price point. No headphone maker can compete with AirPod Max’s craftsmanship. However, I’ve heard better sound from headphones at the $1000 price point. Also, the carrying purse for the cans is a horrible idea. Also, these headphones cannot be used for working out at the gym or going for a run. The sweat will damage the ear cups and flop around on your head. It’s strictly for comfort listening!

    Nov 07, 2021 22:03
  • Review by Connor, 10 out of 10
    Fantastic headphones! Acoustics are excellent!

    What to say about these headphones? If you’re an iPhone user, and you’ve had difficulty with other brands Bluetooth connectivity, then these are for you! They’re essentially Bose-level headphones, with the AirPods realizability. The bass levels are excellent, and comfort is fantastic. The magnetic ear pads are a really nice touch. They’re expensive, but if you’re an audiophile that doesn’t mind paying for tip quality, then that shouldn’t be an issue.

    Jun 07, 2021 12:45
  • Review by Ludatyk, 10 out of 10
    Misunderstood

    I initially wasn't interested in buying these for original price, but when it was dropped to $130. I decided to go ahead and give it a try. But I bought these open box, it was only until I went to the store... the BB representative gave me a brand new pair. I was pleasantly surprised by it, but that's all irrelevant.

    When I came home to try these out... I paired them with my iPad and the sound was superb. But without going all detailed about my experience, I think the most important aspect about these headphones are convenience. There's no off/on, paired easily to my iPad... I'm fully aware of headphones that turn off audio when it detects it's off my ears. But these add another level of easiness when I don't have to worry about having to turn them on or off, grab them put them over my ears… it just works.

    Noise cancellation is awesome… best I’ve had in headphones. But I would think that all headphones in the 200-400 price tag will have some great noise cancellation. But convenience is the selling point, IMO.

    Dec 02, 2021 16:16
  • Review by Ayaan, 10 out of 10
    Definitely worth it! A must have product

    Did a lot of research before buying it although I’m an Apple fanboy and have all Apple products( iPhone, iPad, MacBook, AirPods Pro and Apple Watch) I still wanted to make sure I was getting the right product. I know it’s very expensive and probably not the product for anyone but I started saving from the day they were announced. I watched every single review on YouTube and I don’t regret buying them at all! Definitely worth it!

    Jul 30, 2021 18:32
  • Review by siraleksy, 10 out of 10
    BEST ANC Headphones

    THE BEST. Simply stated. I ordered these thinking they wouldn’t match up to Bose, B&O, M&D, and all the other Magnolia products and I was blown away. The hard thing to stomach is the price, but, they performed better than the rest. I’ve tested the Bose 700 series, Sony WH-1000XM4, Sennheiser Momentum, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9, Bower $ Wilkins PX7, and the Master & Dynamic MW65. None of them compare in sound quality, overall look, weight, and design. The Sennheiser Momentum headphones had a great bass kick, but that was it. The interchangeability of the AirPods Max really sells me on them as well. Ear paddings are magnetic and easy to replace, clean sleek design where you can add silicone earphone covers for protection. All around great design from Apple that I was not expecting.

    Feb 24, 2021 19:09
  • Review by cc33cc, 10 out of 10
    Best Headphones I have ever owned.

    Best headphones I have ever purchased in my life. I have used Bose 700, QC35II, Beats Pro, AirPods Pro, and to be honest nothing compares. Noise cancelation is superior! Experiencing Spacial audio is a game changer. I honestly was taken back to my childhood with certain songs that I remembered listening to via cd’s. Finally lossless audio for our ears! I’m going to buy a second pair.

    Nov 12, 2021 20:41
  • Review by Avtar01, 10 out of 10
    Great Sound

    The airpod max sound fantastic just make sure you get them sale not $549 overpriced my other headphones are master and dynamic 60 sennheiser moment 2.0 and new sennheiser 3 witch are my favorite headphone for sound quality period

    Nov 07, 2021 16:17
  • Review by Guava, 10 out of 10
    Max to the music

    I really appreciate these headphones. Of course price pint is a factor for anyone buying this. However, the build and sound quality is amazing. I wish apple made a better secure case. However, I used these headphones mostly everyday. The features are top tier! I’m hoping they will update to update the firmware and Apple Music haha.

    Nov 15, 2021 16:32
  • 9.0score
    Logitech - G733 LIGHTSPEED Wireless DTS Headphone:X v2.0 Gaming Headset for PC, Mac and PlayStation 4 - K/DA, White
    Description

    Experience crystal clear sound quality with this Logitech LIGHTSPEED wireless gaming headset. The PRO-G drivers deliver precise, full-range sound for immersion in the soundscape of your favorite games, while the lightweight design and suspension strap ensure optimal comfort during long gaming sessions. This Logitech LIGHTSPEED wireless gaming headset lets you change the color scheme with about 16.8 million colors and custom animations to personalize the overall look.

    15 Features
  • DTS Headphone:X 2.0 sound: When playing with these headphones, gamers are rewarded with an entirely new level of audio immersion.
  • LIGHTSYNC RGB technology: Personalize your headset with front-facing, dual-zone LIGHTSYNC RGB in 16.8M colors lighting in full-spectrum. Choose from preset animations, or create your own with G HUB software.
  • Official League of Legends gaming gear: Provides special art elements to show off your personality.
  • Rechargeable battery: Offers up to 29 hours of use on a charge.
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch devices: Designed specifically for advanced gaming.
  • Detachable Blue VO!CE microphone: Features a cardioid (unidirectional) microphone with Blue VO!CE real-time voice filters.
  • Lag-free wireless audio: Its 2.4GHz LIGHTSPEED wireless technology provides quality sound and up to 65' wireless range.
  • Designed for comfort: Soft dual-layer memory foam earcups reduce stress points for long play sessions.
  • High-fidelity PRO-G drivers: This headset's custom-designed 40mm speakers with internal acoustic chamber designs significantly reduce distortion and reproduce the precise, consistent, rich sound quality.
  • Intuitive controls: Let you play, pause, and control volume with ease.
  • Sturdy stainless steel housing: Ensures durability and creates a premium look.
  • Over-the-ear design: Play all out with the help of a comfortable, reversible headband.
  • 20Hz - 20kHz headphone frequency response: Provides faithful sound reproduction.
  • 39-ohm impedance: Helps conduct power efficiently.
  • 87.5dB sensitivity: Delivers powerful sound.
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  • Review by Njuice, 10 out of 10
    Sleek Gaming Headphones with Impressive Audio

    Sound and communication in video games is huge these days! You want to be immersed in what you are playing by hearing every detail, or be able to easily chat with those you are playing with. The Logitech G733 are a fantastic wireless option that covers those needs!

    PROS:

    - Out of the box, this Gaming Headset looks great! For their price point, the headphones still look like nice high end devices. And really you don't even need to read the manual to figure out how easy they are to use.

    - The lights are a great touch! It makes them so unique and I like how you can buy different straps if you want to to further personalize them.

    - I can't stress enough how comfy these are! The padding around the ear, the strap to keep it on your head, everything just works really well together to make for a light feeling on your head while still making sure the sound is for just you to hear.

    - All you do it plug in the USB receiver into your device, turn on the headphones, and its ready to go! Very impressed with how quickly it is to connect right out of the box.

    - I really like how the microphone on this. It sounds great when using it, is nice and flexible for moving it around, and you can detach/attach the mic very easily. It's just nice as gamers are not always talking when they are playing so its easy to just take off.

    - The audio quality really impressed me! Once again, it's price point would make you think the sound will just be average but I found the sound to be crisp, the bass shaking, and just a real feel of being immersed in what you are listening to, watching, or of course playing.

    - Lastly, I did use these on a PC, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch and had a great experience on all devices! It's really nice how the USB receiver makes it easy to switch from device to device without having to unpair like you would with Bluetooth, but then you get a stronger connection speed with this vs Bluetooth.

    CONS:

    - My biggest issue is the Logitech G Hub Software. You are supposed to download this software from the Logitech website to set up options but I had a difficult time doing so. After a quick Google search I found that other users have the same issue as me. The G Hub is supposed to be how you really fine tune these headphones and I never had the chance before writing this. I hope Logitech can fix this!

    - I wish the USB receiver came with a USB-C adapter with it. A lot of devices are moving towards USB-C so this would be an easy thing to include with the headphones.

    - They are a bit bulky at times. I know that is typically the style with these headphones but I wish they were a bit more slim fitting.

    BOTTOM LINE:

    - If you are looking for a pair of high end wireless gaming headphones but don't want to break the bank, the Logitech G733 are an excellent choice! The have great personalization options, the surround sound is impressive, microphone quality is very clear, and the battery lasts all day. I think as soon as you try them out. you'll enjoy them as much as I have!

    Sep 01, 2020 13:05
  • Review by Vandersnoot, 10 out of 10
    Comfortable sleek and stylish!

    Comfortable sleek and stylish!

    This headset offers stunning sound while also maintaining amazing noise cancelation properties. The color options and lights are a plus. No issues with connectivity ever. Good quality. I love the adjustable strap it makes this headset far more comfortable than traditional heasets that rest directly on your head. I have used this for watching movies and gaming with no issues. Easy to use and set up! Easy to keep clean!

    Oct 23, 2021 03:53
  • Review by bamfsig45, 10 out of 10
    Great Sound - Light weight

    I love this headset for PC gaming. After unboxing the headset I realized just how light they are. They are completely made from plastic but they seem premium at the same time. I have all Logitech lightspeed products, speakers, keyboard, mouse and mouse pad. So these fit in perfect.

    The sound on COD is so good, I can hear foot steps perfectly coming up behind me. My buddies say they can hear me clearly during game chat and in the lobby.

    There is not a whole lot of adjustments that can be made as far as fit. You can adjust the elastic headband down one notch which should help those with smaller heads. You can also reverse the headband for a different look, and order more from Logitech for a completely different style.

    Inside the G Hub you can adjust the acoustics, volume, mic, side tone and enable advanced EQ for precise tuning with an EQ. You also can configure the surround sound and select, entertainment, gaming, and sports profiles. You can adjust the volume at each position, left, right, front, back, left, right ect... I increased the volume of the two rear channels to help with footsteps in COD.

    There is also a DTS setting, front, wide, and traditional. I changed mine to wide, I think its the best setting for me. YMMV.

    These are rated for 29 hours of continuous play but come with a USB C charging cable that is around 6 feet so you can easily play and charge at the same time.

    I can recommend this headset as they are budget minded but still great quality.

    Aug 29, 2020 11:05
  • Review by ohdumb, 8 out of 10
    Nice

    Nice set of headphones. My box did come damaged with a hole in it so that’s why i knocked off a star. The glare people talk about with glasses isn’t too bad honestly. Super comfy, light, soft ear pads, real pretty. definitely a solid set of headphones

    May 12, 2021 17:20
  • Review by Anonymous, 10 out of 10
    Christmas 2020

    This was for my daughter of 10 years old and she loves it!

    Dec 25, 2020 16:13
  • Review by Applenews9, 10 out of 10
    Very comfortable!

    Super lightweight! It serves its purpose on all levels the only thing Logitech needs to improve is their G hub software. But other than that I have no complaints

    Jul 21, 2021 03:03
  • Review by lydiaC, 10 out of 10
    10/10

    Very nice and very comfy. I’ve used them on my Mac and on my PS4 and haven’t had any issue!

    Jun 18, 2021 17:24
  • Review by sgriesch, 8 out of 10
    Decent Gamer Headset

    About the G733 Headset

    The Logitech G733 is a mid-priced gamer headset that can be used with PC, Mac, or Playstation 4. It’s really lightweight and designed for comfort. This headset utilizes lightspeed wireless technology for a low latency connection, and it has a feature called Blue Voice which fine tunes your vocal qualities so that others can hear you clearly. Sound quality gets a boost with its DTS Headphone X 2.0 surround sound. All settings are managed through the G-Hub gaming software.

    What it Comes With

    There’s not much to it. You get the headphones with memory phone ear pads already attached. There’s a larger USB receiver to plug into your computer for connection. A roughly 6 foot USB A to USB C cord is provided for charging. Lastly, there is a detachable microphone.

    The Set-up

    Setting up is quick and easy. Plug the USB receiver into your computer to install the connection. Turn on the headphones and start using. To take full advantage of the headset, install the G-Hub software and personalize your settings. You can do things like change the forward facing light colors and modes, set you Blue Voice vocal settings, create custom EQ settings, and tune your DTS X 2.0 settings.

    My Impressions of the Headset

    Sound – The sound is good. Having the DTS X 2.0 surround sound mode makes the gaming experience immersible. It has deep bass and clear mid-range. Using the headphones for music, they are not quite as high-end as other headphones that I own.

    Blue Voice – This feature lets you fine tune the vocal qualities of your voice when you speak into the microphone. I found that it worked pretty well. There are some custom presets that are easy to try. You can also adjust individually if you’d like. This helps to control clarity instead of just the volume.

    Microphone – The detachable microphone is interesting. What’s really cool is that it bends and stays in place. I liked that quite a bit. What I don’t like is that it is detachable, so you could lose it. Also, there microphone plug is only on the left-hand side. It doesn’t reverse like another headset I have.

    Comfort – This headset is really comfortable. The ear pads are big enough that my ear fits inside of them. The memory foam is great, and the headband makes it really comfortable on the top without a lot of pressure on my head. They are also really lightweight which takes some of the stress off of your neck.

    Lighting Effects – There wasn’t much to the front facing lights. You can change the color, and there were a few preset modes. Mostly, it was broken up into top and bottom lights. They are not controlled separately from left and right. This is managed in the G-Hub software.

    G-Hub Software – This is Logitech’s software to control its gaming hardware line-up. You can use it to control multiple items at the same time. As for the headset, this was my least favorite thing about the headphones. I found the software to be clunky and buggy. It had 3 errors the first time that I used it. For example, I created an EQ setting and renamed it for personalization. The software would not update the name. Second, the G-Hub on-screen battery reading did not match the verbal power level that the headphones stated. They varied by as much as 9%. Last, the volume scroll on the headphones wouldn’t work. I restarted my computer, and the volume scroll started working. It just wasn’t an impressive experience. I have used other manufactures’ software, and like theirs better.

    I’m giving the G733 headset by Logitech 4 stars. The sound quality is good and the comfort is great. I am not impressed with the G-Hub software and did have a few bugs with it off the bat. If Logitech could improve this, shrink the size of its USB receiver, and do more with the front facing lights these could be a 5 star product. Overall though, it does the big things right: good sound and great comfort.

    Aug 31, 2020 21:49
  • 9.0score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones - Black
    Description

    Totally wireless Powerbeats Pro earphones are built to revolutionize your workouts. With zero wires to hold you back, the adjustable, secure-fit earhooks are customizable for extended comfort and stability. A reinforced design for sweat and water resistance lets you take it to the next level. Each earbud has full volume and track controls and up to 9 hours of listening time to fuel your training with powerful, balanced sound.

    5 Features
  • High-Performance Workout Earphones: Powerbeats Pro, powered by the Apple H1 headphone chip, will revolutionize the way you work out. Built for elite athletes, these totally wireless earphones have no wires to hold you back.
  • Sound Like a Pro: We listened to real athletes with the intent to design wireless earphones that matched their toughest workouts - and over and over, we heard that nothing was more important than sound.
  • Play Both Sides or Just One at a Time: Left, right, or both, enjoy ultimate control over your audio. Each earbud has full volume and track controls so you don't need your device to adjust your music.
  • Power. Play.: Long hours of training? Marathons? Bring it. Each earbud has up to 9 hours of listening time so you can keep your music going. With the charging case, you'll get more than 24 hours of combined playback.
  • Wireless That Works: Powerbeats Pro are ready to go when you are. With Class 1 Bluetooth® technology, these wireless earphones offer extended range and fewer dropouts, so they stay connected as you keep moving.
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  • Review by ArmyGuy, 10 out of 10
    Similar to AirPods but better for fitness.

    I originally purchased the AirPods Pro but they kept falling out regardless of what combination of size adapters I put. So I changed to these since I primarily use headphones for the gym. These are so far the best wireless headphones, they don’t fall out when I do any workout, even cardio. They charge in the case and the case charges with an iPhone charger and the case holds a long charge. They pair the same as any AirPods and show up the same way. Worth the purchase.

    Apr 25, 2021 22:21
  • Review by Wild5ive, 10 out of 10
    Awesome

    I got these paired with a Samsung Galaxy s9plus. Sound quality is fantastic. I love the independent functionality of these, I am a bus mechanic and my normal days are 10 hours (hopefully). I only wear one at work for safety reasons. I start at 3:30 am and I have been able to get through my entire day listening to music and talking on the phone by the time I get in my car I still have 30% or better depending on how loud I had them I normally keep the volume i would say a little over 25% in volume for me to hear the music or calls. When talking on them the call sound quality is awesome.

    Jul 04, 2019 09:50
  • Review by Pigg, 8 out of 10
    Great headphones if you don’t compare them .

    The quality is much better than the AirPods but not as good as most quality over the head - headphones .

    I have both AirPods and beats solo three over the head headphones . Initially I was comparing them to the solo 3 sound quality and was disappointed . However , after realizing the purpose of the headphones , and understanding how difficult it would be to achieve the same sound quality in such a small set of earbuds would be extremely hard and much more expensive. They look better than the AirPods but are not as casual/convenient .

    The beats are perfect for their purpose . Great sound for the size and portability , and great functionality for working out .

    Side note:This isn’t for females with little ears tho. I let a friend who is about 5 feet with small ears try them and they were much too big.

    Jul 19, 2019 15:59
  • Review by Ryan, 10 out of 10
    Good Sound and No Lag!

    I received these about a week ago after pre-ordering them on May 3rd. Before this I owned a pair of the Bose Soundsport Free. I like listening to music and watching videos with these headphones. My Bose headphones had a noticeable lag when watching youtube videos. These headphones did not suffer the same fate. I also like how sturdy they feel on the ear and I believe the sound quality is the same or maybe slightly better than the Bose. I have an iphone so the Hey Siri function is nice too. The only thing that I may have liked better on my last Bose headphones was the way that the crescent shaped buds felt a bit less intrusive in my ears. Other than that these are a win!

    May 31, 2019 16:21
  • Review by Cruzie06, 10 out of 10
    Better than I expected.

    The bass, the immersion, and at the price point of Apple AirPods, I don’t see another better deal and bang for your buck. I sometimes don’t even notice they are in my ear while I’m walking, with music off that is. And I don’t think I need to tell you that these are not going to fall out of your ear no matter what. The case is a tad bit on the bigger side but you’re walking around with an extra 24 hours of juice for your beats on top of the 9 hours each earpiece.

    TLDR: I enjoy these and will never look back to AirPods or Samsung buds.

    Oct 21, 2019 13:51
  • Review by Imrazor2002, 10 out of 10
    By FAR a major leap over Airpods

    I own the first gen AirPods and after using them for a while they were great but because it’s one size my ear would normally ache after a while i would have to constantly adjust. Now the Powerbeats fit sooo much better an since they have different sizes they are actually comfortable. Now the sound holy cow is night an day. The lows, mids, and highs are far better then that of the AirPods as well! I highly recommend these if your struggling over comfort and performance

    Now i will say a con is the size of the case which if you look from the pictures its massive compared to the AirPods

    Jul 24, 2019 13:42
  • Review by Walt, 10 out of 10
    Beats pro

    I am very happy with this upgrade. I have owned other Beats products so I have high expectations. These headphones are so far what I expected the comfort and quality of the material are perfect. The controls on each being Symmetrical makes things very nice only having one side as a main wasn’t fun with other units I’ve used. The quality of the sound is what I’ve come to expect from Beats. I hope the battery life doesn’t fall off with age like other products I’ve used we will see.

    Feb 06, 2021 06:57
  • Review by rantarasia, 6 out of 10
    Not performing as expected

    The volume was great when I first purchased but less than 2 weeks later I have issues with the volume/sound quality. The ear buds go in & out. Sometimes the volume is loud & clear & other times its low & people have a hard time hearing me. I'm not sure if this is a defective set but I had a much higher expectation for the cost & manufactorer. Truly disappointed.

    Aug 08, 2019 10:02
  • 9.0score
    Beats by Dr. Dre - Beats Fit Pro True Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones - Black
    Description

    True wireless noise cancelling Beats Fit Pro with comfortable, secure-fit wingtips are engineered for all-day activity. The flexible wingtip design conforms to your ear to comfortably lock in place so you can experience powerful, balanced sound during your work day or your workouts. With two distinct listening modes, you are in control of what you hear. Fully adaptive Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) uses real-time audio calibration to continuously pinpoint external sounds and optimize sound output, and when you need to be aware of your surroundings, easily switch to Transparency mode. Beats Fit Pro supports Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking for immersive music, movies, and games.¹ These earbuds are powered by the Apple H1 chip. The result — instant one-touch pairing², Automatic Switching³, Audio Sharing&#8309, and hands-free “Hey Siri”&#8308 for Apple devices. For Android users, easily connect via Class 1 Bluetooth® right out of the box. With the Beats app for Android¹¹, you’ll get enhanced features like one-touch pairing, customized controls, battery levels, firmware updates, and a Fit Test to help you get the best sound and fit out of your earbuds. Each earbud has up to 6 hours of listening time⁶ with 18 additional hours⁷ provided by its matching, pocket-sized charging case to give you up to 24 hours of combined playback.

    8 Features
  • Surrounds You in Sound: Beats Fit Pro is engineered to deliver powerful, balanced sound via a custom acoustic platform that stays with you through your daily activities.
  • Equipped with Apple H1: Powered by the same Apple H1 headphone chip in AirPods Pro, Beats Fit Pro are noise cancelling Bluetooth® earbuds that help you tackle your day.
  • Power Your Day: The earbuds have up to 6 hours of listening time⁶ with 18 additional hours⁷ provided by its pocket-sized charging case. That means that Beats Fit Pro gives you up to 24 hours of combined playback.
  • Hear What Matters: With two distinct listening modes, you are in control of what you hear. These fully adaptive Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) earbuds use real-time audio calibration to continuously pinpoint external sounds and optimize sound output.
  • Beats app for Android: Enables features like one-touch pairing, customized controls, and a Fit Test ¹⁰
  • Sweat and water resistant: Beats Fit Pro offers an IPX4 rating for sweat and water resistance.⁹
  • Class 1 Bluetooth®: For extended range and fewer dropouts.
  • Loud and Clear: With a built-in accelerometer and Class 1 Bluetooth® technology, Beats Fit Pro can detect when you’re speaking to help you sound your best.
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  • Review by Smudge, 10 out of 10
    FedEx Ground Driver's Dream Headphones

    I'm the guy that's known by friends and family as never being satisfied with my headphones, always on the hunt for the next best thing, trying and returning/exchanging all of the latest and greatest until I find my "it".

    My favorite headphones for the longest time were the Jabra Elite 85t's. I've tried every other pair of true wireless headphones in this price range (Sony xm4, Bose QC, Jaybird, beats pro wireless, AirPods Pro, the list goes on).

    The only downfall to my favorite 85t's was their lacking ability to read me my notifications and text messages seamlessly.

    Decided to exchange my 85t's for these beats fit pros and I am delighted. Siri hands free messaging, fantastic ANC, fantastic and natural feeling/sounding ambient (hear-through) mode that is toggled by one long press on either headphone, sound quality is mind blowing especially when paired with Apple Music's lossless high fidelity streaming and spatial audio feature.

    The spatial audio was something I thought would be a cool "check this out, that sounds pretty cool" feature before inevitably turning it back off and back in to whatever my default EQ setup was; I was wrong. It honestly has created an even more immersive, intricate, and beautiful way to listen to your favorite music. Somehow without taking anything away from the joyful listening experience, when spatial audio is enabled, the best way I can think to describe what it feels like is being front and center listening to your favorite band or artist live. Moving your head in different directions can help you to dial in and listen closer to, say, Flea (bass player for chili peppers) to hear all the tiny intricacies. It's an extremely enjoyable experience and I've kept the spatial audio enabled for all of my listening now.

    Let's wrap it up by me saying this (iPhone users);

    If you have any of apple's in-ear headphones and are wondering if these are the new king, do they check every box? Should you upgrade?

    Yes, yes, and yes.

    Better fit (all day comfort, no soreness), lock in your ears like a bank vault, they aren't falling out unless you take a sucker punch from Mike Tyson on Red Bull and adderal, so to speak. Better ANC and hear-through, better audio quality across the board (these things are LOUD), better call quality, SMALL charging case (less than half the size of beats pro wireless case, fits in pocket without any bulge) and better battery life.

    Oh and for those who don't know, to adjust your EQ settings with Apple headphones (like these);

    Settings -> Music -> EQ

    Also, type "Headphone accommodations" in the search field of settings and experiment with turning it on and off, test the different "balanced, bright" etc etc options in there to fine tune your audio even more to your liking.

    Give them a shot, you'll be glad you did.

    Nov 07, 2021 09:28
  • Review by Susan, 10 out of 10
    Rivals Airpods Pro

    These definitely rival my Airpods Pro. I loved my Airpods Pro, but these sound better and stay in the ears. I also have the Bose Sport Earbuds and these aren't as bulky in the ears and the active noise canceling edges out my Sport Earbuds. The case feels on the cheaper side, but it is smaller compared to the Powerbeats Pro case, so it won't be as bulky. I have an android (Note 20 Ultra 5G), but after the app was downloaded, the pairing was seamless and the ability to toggle between noise canceling or transparency mode is awesome! I have worn them for about 2 hours now and there is no discomfort. The Beats Fit Pro feel solid and the eartips do the job of keeping the earphones in your ear. If you are choosing between the Airpods Pro and these, I would go with these. They fit better, don't fall out of the ears each time you bend over and the sound is amazing. They are definitely worth the price. I am very picky about my headphones and want amazing sound and fit. The Beats Fit Pro gives me both.

    Nov 05, 2021 14:24
  • Review by RDNY, 8 out of 10
    Good, but left wanting more

    I read reviews before purchasing and using. Tried them out today and over four different scenarios, I feel like I'm still on the fence. I do like the size, versus my PowerBeats Pros and the pocket sized case was forward thinking. The... cheap feeling case, especially compared to the PBP. The feel of the headphones is solid, connection (Android), especially with the app is stellar. The sound is crisp, but also a bit tinny for Beats. I have a half dozen pairs and my PBP are still my favorites. The wing tips work great and the app settings make it better. Long distance wearing seems like it won't be an issue.. they just don't get as loud as I'd like and at the top of the spectrum, the bass thins out. I just want more, especially for two bills - after $150, expectations change. I feel like for most people, this is a winner. But for me, I'll try on my Samsung Galaxy Buds Live again, which do not have a better long term fit, but are definitely punchier. The sound isolation was great. I was able to block out gas powered leaf blower noise, but still, I feel like you'd need to crank whatever you're listening to in an airplane scenario. I want to love them because there are so many positives and they look great. It's like having your favorite cup of coffee made right... but it's luke warm. They do not deserve a negative review, so I am clicking, YES to the recommendation on the review page, but adding - "Wait for a sale or an open box deal."

    Nov 06, 2021 20:01
  • Review by LouRevue, 10 out of 10
    Crystal clear audio

    These Beats Pro earbuds provide really top notch sound and really prove themselves as top tier earbuds.

    My current earbuds are the Sony WF1000XM3 and I really love these so it's hard for me to find a worth replacement for these. While not perfect, the Beats Pros really give these Sony earbuds a run for their money.

    The thing I really dig about the Sony earbuds is the music audio. Sony has their Xbass feature in all their audio equipment and I'm a really big fan of these. Depending on the type of music you listen to, the Sony's sound better than the Beats. I listen to, primarily, EDM along with some Hip Hop. For those deep, heavy bass notes, the Sonys really come through. The Beats, surprisingly, don't sound as well in this respect. Beats are usually bass heavy but these Pros are not quite as boomy as I would like. However, if you listen to other music types like jazz, classical, pop, they sound much better on the Beats than the Sonys. The range on the Beats is superior than the Sonys for sure. Highs/mids sound so much clearer and crisper on the Beats which is great. Again, depending on the type of music you listen to, the Beats may/may not be what you're looking for. However, the Beats Pro are a sure bet either way.

    Another big pro the Beats Pro have is with the transparency mode. With my Sonys, whenever you activate transparency mode, the music gets muddled and things just don't sound as crisp. The Beats Pro do a far greater job in this area compared to my Sonys. With transparency mode on, the music and surrounding sounds are really clear and no muddled sound. Taking a walk through my neighborhood, I could easily hear all the notes in the music as well as carry on a conversation with people without missing a beat. Whenever we get back to the office, this will be a huge bonus for me when traveling the subway. Might not be a huge thing for some people but this has been one of those things that has bugged me with other premium earbuds.

    The Beats Pro also is, quite possibly, the easiest to pair with my iPhone. Obviously since they're owned by Apple now, you'd expect this but, pairing the earbuds to my iPhone was almost immediate. With the lid open and near my iPhone, the phone picked up the earbuds and walked me through a 2 step process to pair them. No holding buttons for 5 seconds or anything like that with these. really simple and easy way to get these paired up with your phone.

    Overall, really impressed with these earbuds and quite impressive functionality.

    Nov 08, 2021 09:38
  • Review by Sierra, 10 out of 10
    Better than airpod pros

    First of all the noise cancellation is crazy good!!!!! The bass is crazy and the transparency is good. I see why some say transparency is better on airpods but i personally think the beats fits pros beat them in every category EXCEPT the mic! Which i personally dont care about as long as it sound good on my end but some people care. The mic is good/okay with background noise but not better than the airpod pros. As a women i have small ears but the medium and small tips fit me pretty good right out the box and comfortable plus they dont move! It doesnt feel like tm ears are clogged. No ear tip test needed but im glad they provided it. I noticed an immediate difference as soon as i started playing the first song. Overral 9.5/10. I got the airpod pros yesterday and they are good (except not comfortable and dont stay in like sometimes) but not even close to these!!! Definitley returning the airpod pros. As for the case - people say it feels cheap, i dont think it feels cheao but i will say its not heavy like the apple case. At the end of the day it doesnt bother me as long as the earpods are protected. And yeah the charger is definetly annoying but it dont matter. In conclusion, if youre looking to replace the airpod pros with these do it! If you just got the airpod pros recently but have no probelms with them then might as well keep them they are still great just not as good as beats. And if you really do care about mic quality and like the airpod pros transparenecy mode then dont get them and stick with what you have. Noise cancellation 10/10 coming from a new yorker who couldnt even hear the train coming.

    Nov 09, 2021 17:37
  • Review by MVilla, 10 out of 10
    Great! Works just like AirPods Pro but different

    I’m impressed! They fit great and seem very similar on size ratio and sound compared to the AirPods Pro which I also have.

    Most of everything feels the same; noise cancellation and transparency, which in the AirPods is by touching the stems but on the Beats Fit, a slight clicking on either side pressing the b logo.

    When you unbox the product, there’s simple instructions on pairing and using the iPhone , shows quick tips on how to use; similar when pairing AirPods for the first time.

    They feel fine. A minor drawback is just getting used to fitting them in your ear that if you adjust or push them one of your ears, and click the button it will pause. Just click again to play.

    Regarding differences; It has no wireless charging and uses usb -c only, and it comes with a short usb-c cable. If you have a usb c power block (for example the chargers for the 11 pro max is usb c with a usb -c to lighting cable). Then you’re fine; otherwise you’ll have to invest in that or use an available port on your laptop / desktop if they have usb -c ports, or get a modern power strip that has one.

    Since this product is new, there isn’t yet any accessories I can find like a protective case for the charging case at this time yet. So we’ll have to be on the lookout.

    I have owned previous beats products in the past, the Beats X and the Powerbeats 3 (which were corded between the left and right earbud, and they were defective due to sweating proof issues and got defective then (and I used to go to the gym a lot then but now covid has shut down my gym and so I just take walks and don’t do much sweat intense activity as much as I used to).

    I do believe beats/Apple has taken serious precaution taking their time with the design and durability of these, learning from any flaws with previous beats headphones. I hope these will work for a long time.

    Nov 08, 2021 21:50
  • Review by VoltageSky, 10 out of 10
    Addition to the Headphone/Earbuds collection

    These earbuds are very similar, if not the same as the recently released Beats Studio Buds. I asked myself what made this $50 more than the latter? The winged ear tips, sweat & water resistance, sensor placement between charging contact points, and additional mics place around the body of the earbuds. This is more geared towards an active lifestyle while the Studio Buds are for casual listening. Both provide ANC, Transparency, and Spatial Audio. Audio sounds powerful & balanced. The charging case is surprisingly small from what the stock photos suggested on Best Buy’s website. It’s like the Powerbeats Pros case scaled down. Actually with the mention of Powerbeats Pro, this product is a nice complement to that line.

    Nov 05, 2021 23:05
  • Review by ButterrMann, 8 out of 10
    Great but missing one detail

    These are almost perfect for the price. The gray really stands out and is nice. Solid sound, great bass, and overall good. Compared to the airpod pros with MagSafe case I returned, these are way more comfortable in my ear and sound is a tiny bit better but it is slight.

    Only reason for 4 stars is due to no wireless charging. USB C is nice to have, but the lack of wireless charging at $200 is ridiculous. All the other features is enough for me to keep these but Apple listen up, release a wireless charging case we can buy for these.

    Nov 07, 2021 15:15
  • 9.0score
    Sony - WH-XB700 Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
    Description

    Pump up the volume with these Sony wireless on-ear headphones. Advanced drivers produce clear high-fidelity audio, while the EXTRA BASS feature helps you feel the beat by enhancing low-end frequencies. A 30-hour battery life keeps the music coming. With a lightweight construction and soft swiveling earcups, these Sony wireless on-ear headphones keep you comfortable while you listen.

    17 Features
  • EXTRA BASS technology: Helps to enhance all your low-end frequencies, lift every track with wave after wave of thundering rhythm.
  • Rechargeable battery: Offers up to 30 hours of use and lasts up to 300 hours on standby mode.
  • Built-in microphone: Easily take calls wirelessly with the built-in mic.
  • Built-in Voice Assistant: With convenient one touch access to Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa you can control music, send and receive texts, and get answers using just your voice.
  • Bluetooth 4.2 interface with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology: Enables simple wireless pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled device. Supports HFP, HSP, A2DP and AVRCP Bluetooth profiles.
  • On-ear design: For a secure fit.
  • Headset controls: Include volume.
  • 3.5mm gold-plated connector: Enables use with a variety of audio devices.
  • 30mm drivers: Deliver powerful sound.
  • 5Hz - 22kHz frequency response: For faithful sound reproduction.
  • 37 ohms impedance: To efficiently conduct power.
  • Dynamic transducer design: For reference-grade audio.
  • 103dB/mW sensitivity: Provides powerful audio.
  • Stereo design: Delivers crisp tones.
  • 4' cable: Permits a flexible range of motion.
  • Optimize your sound settings: Connect app lets you adjust your bass levels and gives you presets for club, hall, arena, or outdoor-style sound.
  • USB-C connection: Ensures fast and efficient recharging.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by nickcal, 10 out of 10
    Exceptional headphones with a mid-range cost

    The quality of your headphones can make or break your listening experience. I have found several sets of wireless on-ear headphones in the past few years that I use on a regular basis and this pair from Sony has made the cut. I look at several factors when I test out headphones including battery life, comfort level, and listening experience with different types of media. From the moment I took these headphones out of their box, I knew they were something special and as I was to find, they will stand up against more premium brands with no problems.

    Battery Life:

    While I didn’t test out the full 30-hour claim for the headphone’s battery life, I did find them to have an above average lifespan. I had several long-length listening sessions with these headphones and didn’t have them die on me once. I love that they charge using USB-C instead of the ‘old standard’ of Micro USB. After several days of use (probably at least 2 hours of listening time each day), the battery is still at 50%.

    Comfort:

    Because of their light weight, these headphones are some of the most comfortable headphones I’ve ever worn. I was surprised at how easy they are to wear. The band is easily adjustable and it has ample padding in the headband. Even though the ear cups are ‘on-ear’ style, my ears never seemed to get overheated and sweat wasn’t a problem. The controls are easy to reach and the tactile buttons make operation simple. I do like that there is a separate button for the voice assistant.

    Music:

    I’ve listened to several different styles of music using these headphones and found that tracks sound rich and full. The ‘extra bass’ feature of these headphones is unmatched without a separate EQ. One of my favorite tests for straight music listening is to listen to Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. The revolutionary album has a lot of different sounds mixed into the tracks and a very pronounced heartbeat drives several parts of the album. This is where the extra bass feature really shines. I’ve listening to this album many times before and found it to be much more intense using the Sony headphones. I loved the stereo effects of the headphones in conjunction with this album. I also listened to my Pandora station that features 90s hip-hop music and thought it was remarkable how deep the bass was. As far as music goes, I think these are the headphones to have.

    Spoken Word:

    After listening to several different types of music, I switched to my podcast app to see how the headphones would fare against spoken word. Voices were clear and precise. It didn’t matter what timber the person’s voice had, the headphones made them sing. I really enjoyed listening to podcasts with these headphones just as much as — if not more than — music. For one thing, podcasts typically require a longer listening session than music. For example, one of the podcasts I listen to is one hour in length. So, the fact that these headphones are so comfortable makes spoken word pieces wonderful to listen to.

    Soundtrack/Mix:

    I’m a big nerd when it comes to movie soundtracks and audio editing/mixing. So, I always use a few movie clips to test out headphones. One of those clips is the intro sequence to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. It’s a vibrant soundtrack/mix that includes spoken word, music, score, and of course, sound effects. While there were definitely some bright spots in the soundtrack, I have actually had a better listening experience from a different set of headphones. I would say these are a solid 7 out of 10 for watching a film with an advanced soundtrack. You’ll get a lot out of them, but not everything.

    Final Thoughts

    The WH-XB700 are amazing headphones. I do wish they features Active Noise Canceling, but I’ve been happy with the amount of noise isolation I get from my ears being covered by the ear cups. The exceptional battery life and comfort level paired with an above average sound quality make these a wonderful choice for their price point. I would recommend these to all types of users. They are easy to operate and their listening experience rivals more premium wireless headsets.

    May 21, 2019 02:14
  • Review by nhtechie, 10 out of 10
    Fantastic sound and pricing

    I consider myself a medium-budget audiophile. From traditional bluetooth corded ear phones, to truly wireless to earbuds and let’s not forget the wired ones - I love them all. I can honestly say, I love these on-ear headphones.

    Usage:

    Pairing was a snap with my S8+ and found myself tinkering a bit with the settings in the App. A simple change to the Bass forced me into a “Priority on Stable Connection” setting - which I found odd, as I wanted to tune the sound for the “Priority on Sound Quality.”

    Only once did the switch between the two modes fail; I found myself on the 2nd mode making sound changes, however it showed me on the default mode. Toggling it a few times got it back to the setting displayed so no big deal to me.

    Very fast bluetooth acquisition on power-up (another bonus) - however found inconsistent sounds on my Linux Mint laptop. It was an echo chamber sound, where I had to disconnect the headphones, disable bluetooth, enable bluetooth & reconnect the headphones to restore the sound quality. It happens on every boot up (every morning) but that simple process gets me into great sound in around a minute.

    I was able to sit at my desk, put the sound up to an immersion volume and type away. Even though they aren’t ‘noise cancelling’ - I was unable to hear my wife right around the corner. I also found this the case in the office, where the only thing I notice was a body in my peripheral vision and not that they were talking to me. I found it very easy to concentrate, head-down, with these on.

    I listened to some Hard Rock, Classic Rock and Reggae. Each one of them sounded fantastic.

    I’m also a Google Assistant user.

    Tapping the Assistant button and pretending I’m talking to the Home Hub or even the JBL Link 20 was exactly the experience I was looking for - seamless.

    The battery life is fantastic and I didn’t ever come to a point that I was running out, just that I didn’t want to run out, so I charge them overnight.

    Observations:

    After an hour or so, the on-ear part gets a bit tiring. Getting up and taking them off, I found myself rubbing the tops of my ears - but hey, you’re putting pressure on your ears so that’s to be expected. I bet an ‘over’ the ear version would be even more immersive and less on the pressure.

    The headphones come with a very short USB-C cable, so a longer one would be nice to have (and I ended up using a longer one from other devices).

    I tried the wireless calling part using the good ’ol Skype (not for Business) audio tester. I found it to be quite distant / muffled so I elected to *not* use it for any real Skype for Business calls, I went back to my Jabra for those calls.

    Overall:

    I love these things. I also love the sub-$150 price point and Google Assistant integration.

    Well done Sony!

    May 28, 2019 10:32
  • Review by DMac, 8 out of 10
    Lots of bass in this set of headphones

    I'm giving this 4-stars because it does what it supposed to and nothing special. However, if you are looking for heavy-bass headphones (like me) this is a 5-star for you. Both for quality, simplistic style, and price.

    Jan 23, 2021 21:36
  • Review by BenisJ, 8 out of 10
    Comfy + Great Battery Life

    First impressions:

    -Well padded (leads to some hot ears tho) both on the ears and the head band

    -Good quality sound especially for pop & hip hop--a little dull for rock but tweakable via the app

    -Very good battery life (listened for two days in the office for 15 hours total--still says I have about 70% battery life)

    -Normal bluetooth distance and solid (no drops) within 10 feet

    -Lightweight

    -Very plastic, makes me worry about durability, squeaks a bit when taking on/off but no squeaks while wearing

    Speaking of the plastic... I owned two pair of Sony XB950B1 headphones. Why two? Because the muffs cracked off the first pair, and eventually the second pair. Although nearly all plastic, they actually feel a bit more durable than the XB950B1 but I would still treat them with caution. These are comparable in sound quality to the XB950B1 at a lower price. They have a slightly smaller muff and although my ears get hot, they don't get sweaty like they did with the XB950B1 headphones. It is also worth pointing out that they do not fold down for compact storage, nor do they come with a case or bag like some similarly priced over-the-ear headphones. The muffs do rotate so you can set them down "flat," however.

    The Google Assistant setup requires the app and setting of the "CUSTOM" button on the muffs. It is not overly intuitive so you should read the instructions. Once I had it configured correctly it worked just fine. "Hey Google, shuffle my Pearl Jam mix" "Hey Google, what's today's weather like" "Hey Google, send a text to Jeff." After all, the headphones are just an activation, mic and speaker device for Assistant. The real work is happening on the phone. One of the cooler Google Assistant features is that when you hear an alert tone from your phone interrupt your music, you can press the CUSTOM button and Assistant will tell you what you missed. For example, my phone dinged while listening to music. I pressed the custom button and Google Assistant said "Your front doorbell detected movement at 3:24p." Randomly pressing the Google Assistant button will let you know the time and whether or not you have missed any notifications. And don't worry, Alexa people, this is one of the FEW devices that comes with both Google and Alexa (bravo Sony for offering both!!!).

    As mentioned previously, good average sound. I listen to pop, hip hop, rap, alt, rock, and classic rock genres. I have higher end headphones that handle the alt, rock, and classic rock better (crisper, tighter). These are OK for the alt and rock genre. The are above average for the more modern dance, pop, rap, hip hop music. If that is your style, then these are a nice option. If you are not a bass-driven music fan you probably want to keep searching for something better balanced. Regardless, if you do stick with one type of music, you can configure these muffs using the app to tweak the amount of bass and spacial preference (arena, club, outdoor concert, etc. as well as up close, in the distance, behind you, etc.) that suites your ear.

    They get plenty loud. They don't block out much surrounding sound. At an average volume in the office I could still hear my fingers on the keyboard and my office phone when it rang. Noise canceling (these are not) headphones would have isolated office sounds out completely.

    Bluetooth and NFC connections are nice. Comes with a USB-A male to USB-C male charging cord as well as a 3.5mm wired cable option for those who like to plug into the headphone jack (or if you forget to charge the headphones).

    Overall these are good headphones. A true audiophile would want to jump up to the $350+ price range but for casual listening these are a safe bet with fun features and great battery life.

    May 14, 2019 14:52
  • Review by Zaid, 8 out of 10
    Good pair of headsets

    I always own Sony products when it comes to music and sound systems. These headphones sound awesome and comfy, battery life is outstanding, NFC feature is useful for fast and seamless connection. The plastic materials used in these headphones are less grade than any Sony I have owned and currently using. For the price point is affordable versus all the high quality of sound and NFC and bulit-in mic. For my ears size its comfy and didn’t warm them up.

    May 14, 2019 20:49
  • Review by JKinSYR, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones with a sleek and clean look

    First off these headphones look amazing. They have such a nice clean and sleek look to them without being flashy and ugly. These are so comfortable with the proper cushioning and padding all around on the ear pads. Best Bluetooth 4.2 headphones I have ever owned.

    These headphones have that signature sound that Sony delivers with the oomph I love with the Extra Bass. The bluetooth connects easily and quickly on my iPhone XR so I’m pleased with that connectivity. The battery life is great and it’s stated at up to 30 hours. I used these over the weekend while doing yard work outdoors and got a solid 5 hours of listening with them so I’m sure they will live up to the Sony’s stated 30 hours.

    The microphone that’s built in works great and is just right for my phone calls to be heard clearly. These headphones also offer built in voice assistants paired with google assistant and Alexa. These headphones can make your life easier and simpler with this feature factored in. Be sure to download the Headphones Connect app from the iTunes Store to ensure you are customizing the sound on your headphones to what you like.

    PRO:

    Deep punchy bass

    Clear and crisp sound

    Excellent comfort and padding

    Stylish looks

    CON:

    None

    May 15, 2019 20:59
  • Review by DavidJr, 10 out of 10
    Long lasting, lightweight and comfortable

    Most of the time, when something wireless says it has XX hours of battery life, that is only at moderate volume levels. When using higher levels it usually turns out drastically less. However, with these I purposely played them at max volume, streaming music with a couple of calls in between and still managed an impressive 28 hours straight. Full charge took 4 hours, but if you must continue on, you can always connect the 3.5mm cable included. Playetime also depends on codec and DSEE feature enabled or not. These can only be checked by using the “Sony | Headphones Connect” app.

    The app is kind of essential if you want to make any sound settings to the headphones. Such as change the priority of sound quality over stable connection so you can use aptx or AAC codecs. Enabling DSEE, Sony’s feature to give high quality sound over the lower quality codec, and changing the bass levels. It also has some interesting features for changing surround effects and setting a position for the sound. The app also allows you to change the function of the “Custom” button from Google Assistant to Amazon Alexa or your own devices voice assistant. For instance, I can use Bixby through my Samsung phone instead of the Google Assistant.

    As for the assistant, it still requires setup through your phone, but it will easily read notification to you or allow you to ask it something while holding the “custom” button. If there are no notifications it will just read you the current time.

    Sound quality is pretty decent, however I felt like I was missing and crips highs. This headset is clearly focused on the “Xtra Bass” and do well at that. Using the app and increasing the Clear Bass to +10 actually provided ear tickling bass to everything.

    I usually don’t like on-ear design as my ears start to hurt from the pressure. However, the soft ear cushions and the light design didn’t give me any issues. I was able to wear these for several hours without discomfort.

    I made several calls with these and was always coming in clear. When you accept a call, the microphone provides a little bit of external audio to you through the headphones so you can hear yourself a little better. There is a little bit of sound isolation to them, so having that feedback helps.

    The construction of these feel pretty sturdy. I do kind of wish they could fold in a little for smaller storage, but the earpieces do lay flat. The real test of time will be as my teenage son puts them through his daily school routine.

    May 17, 2019 17:31
  • Review by Trobadour, 8 out of 10
    Great Sound, Uncomfortable w Glasses.

    ---SETUP---

    The setup of the Sony WH XB700 wireless headphones is quick. Download the SONY headphones app and pair the headphones from within the app instead of from your traditional mobile device menu.

    ---FEATURES---

    The key features of this headset is that it charges using a USB C cable, can be charged in 10 minutes for up to 90 minutes of use, 30 hours of use on a full charge, works with voice assistants like Google or Siri, and can be used with included auxiliary cable.

    ---PERFORMANCE---

    The performance of these headphones is great. Out of the box, the sound is impressive enough. Of course, the strength of most modern SONY headphones can be found within the SONY app itself. The app allows you to fully customize the sound to your liking. You can adjust the bass level and simulate surround sound by moving virtual speakers to your liking.

    ---EXPECTATIONS---

    The product meets my expectations in terms of sound quality and ease of use from both, the button locations on the headphones themselves and the app used to make customizable adjustments. The only downside is that these headphones don’t fully cover your ears. Instead, they will rest against your ear and that can quickly become uncomfortable for people who use glasses. Other than that, for me, these are enjoyable in short bursts but not my go to if I plan to listen to something for more than 30 minutes.

    ---VALUE---

    The price for the headphones in terms of value is on par with others in the market.

    ---APPROVAL---

    I highly recommend this product for people who are seeking for a pair of quality introductory Bluetooth headphones or for those who have small ears. Also, it’s great if you don’t wear glasses.

    May 17, 2019 22:01
  • 9.0score
    Logitech - G PRO Wired Stereo Gaming Headset for Oculus Quest 2 - Black
    Description

    Keep your head in the game with this Logitech G PRO gaming headset for Oculus Quest 2. The soft memory foam leatherette padding offers a comfortable fit, while cross-platform compatibility provides broad usability. This Logitech G PRO gaming headset features a detachable cardioid microphone for clear conversations with teammates and durable construction for long-lasting use.

    13 Features
  • Compatible with Oculus Quest 2: Designed specifically for VR gaming. Also works with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One.
  • PRO-G 50mm audio drivers: Created specifically for gaming, delivering accuracy across a wide frequency range with high-fidelity bass response.
  • Detachable 6mm microphone: Delivers wide frequency response, low signal-to-noise ratio, and high sensitivity. The integrated pop filter and windscreen block unwanted noise.
  • Low-latency 3.5mm connection: Achieve high-quality audio by simply plugging in the AUX connection.
  • Over-the-ear design: Offers comfort during extended gaming sessions.
  • Adjustable steel-reinforced headband with aluminum forks: Ensures durability and fits your head for additional comfort.
  • Soft memory foam ear pads: Wrapped in premium leatherette, provide hours of listening comfort and passive noise isolation.
  • Sound isolation: Allows for minimal noise for optimal realism.
  • In-line control: Lets you adjust the volume and mute the microphone.
  • 20Hz - 20kHz headphone frequency response: Ensures faithful sound reproduction.
  • 35-ohm impedance: Helps conduct power efficiently.
  • 6.56' PC cable: Offers wide-ranging accessibility so you're not tied down to your desktop.
  • PC splitter included: Allows separating microphone and headphone connections.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by VinceB, 10 out of 10
    A More Immersive Experience on the Oculus Quest 2

    Great headset for the Oculus Quest 2. Fits really well with the Elite Strap and feels very comfortable. The sound quality is great but not amazing. The microphone seems to have issues for me when I try to talk to connect my Oculus to my PC but it works fine when just using the Quest 2 normally.

    Oct 29, 2021 19:01
  • Review by Maggie, 8 out of 10
    Good but no surround.

    They feel great sadly there is no surround sound on these for 99 dollars, my older cheaper headset did have surround sound.

    Nov 08, 2021 13:25
  • Review by GuzDem, 10 out of 10
    Amazing find!

    My wife wanted wired headphones and over the ear for work and also for entertainment. She was very specific about what she wanted/needed. These headphones definitely worked for what she wanted. Great sound quality, no pressure on the earlobes and the microphone works amazingly and it's also detachable.

    Jul 24, 2021 16:08
  • Review by Spearhead, 8 out of 10
    happy with purchase

    it works well and complements oculus as well as other devices. mike extension not required when using oculus and that is cool. so far i have had no issues with the device and recommend it without hesitation. shorter cord is definately appreciated. there is nothing out there that compares.

    May 07, 2021 17:04
  • Review by Jaymo, 10 out of 10
    Great headphones

    Great sound quality and perfect for being able to focus in a very noisy environment.

    Oct 29, 2021 18:26
  • Review by SScott, 10 out of 10
    Amazing comfort!

    Fits the Oculus Quest 2 perfectly! Great sounding headphones that enhance the overall experience of VR.

    Sep 15, 2021 22:36
  • Review by ZealotEtSicarius, 10 out of 10
    Awesome Quest 2 Headphones

    Perfect for the quest 2.

    Raised my immersion into the games dramatically.

    Plus it isnt blasting sounds for everyone else to hear.

    Wish it had some independent volume controll for bass and treble but still overall awesome

    Could be a little cheaper too.

    May 27, 2021 12:54
  • Review by CreyPaper, 8 out of 10
    Makes it even more immersive

    I love these and hate them at the same time. Since they plug in it is awkward to put the headset on, then blindly gab these and put them on, plug them in. Not too bad. Taking everything off, especially in a hurry? The struggle is real man!

    In all seriousness, I like it loud and it doesn't bother my family as much when I wear these and I don't hear my husband whining for food either, bonus! I'm busy, playing Beat Saber!

    Jan 10, 2021 07:30
  • 9.0score
    MEE audio - Connect T1CMA Wireless TV Headphone System with Over-the-Ear Headphones and Bluetooth Audio Transmitter - Black
    Description

    Make your TV-watching experience private with the MEE audio Connect Bluetooth wireless TV headphone system. Consisting of the Connect Bluetooth audio transmitter and the Matrix Cinema wireless headphones, the T1CMA Bluetooth TV headphones let you listen to your TV with crystal-clear digital sound and without bothering those around you. The Matrix Cinema headphones are designed with all-day comfort in mind and have a built-in rechargeable battery that lasts up to 30 hours, so you can go days without having to plug them in.

    13 Features
  • Connect Bluetooth wireless headphone system for TV: Includes Connect Bluetooth audio transmitter and Matrix Cinema wireless headphones
  • Listen to TV audio without disrupting others: Enjoy your TV without bothering roommates, children, or other family members, or watch TV in bed without disturbing your significant other
  • CinemaEar audio enhancement: Matrix Cinema headphones let you switch between four different sound enhancement profiles at the touch of a button,
  • Hear your TV better: Hear dialogue more clearly with two "Clear Voice" audio modes tuned to improve clarity and make dialogue easier to understand in movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and sportscasts
  • Digital and analog connectivity: Compatible with new and old TVs and other audio devices – audio transmitter supports connection via optical S/PDIF (Toslink), RCA, or 3.5 mm headphone/AUX jack
  • aptX® Low Latency technology: Qualcomm® aptX™ Low Latency technology delivers the best wireless audio quality and eliminates wireless audio delay for improved lip-syncing in movies and TV shows
  • Designed for all-day comfort: Matrix Cinema headphones feature a lightweight, over-the-ear fit with ultra-soft memory foam padding
  • Compatible with phones and other devices: Included headphones can also be connected via Bluetooth to phones, tablets, and other devices and feature a built-in headset for phone calls
  • Up to 30 hours of battery life: The Connect transmitter can be left plugged in to avoid recharging, while the Matrix Cinema headphones feature a built-in rechargeable battery offering up to 30 hours of use on a single charge
  • Travel-friendly design: A compact form factor and built-in rechargeable batteries make the Connect and Matrix Cinema perfect for use on the go and let you add Bluetooth audio streaming to any device you encounter, such as in-flight entertainment systems
  • Dual-headphone streaming: Add another Bluetooth headphone or speaker and stream audio to both simultaneously*. Each listener can adjust the volume of their headphones independently and listen without bothering each other or those around them
  • Cables included: USB Power cable and three different audio cables are included
  • Setup Note: Plug the Connect into your TV’s audio output with one of the three included audio cables. For the best results, use the optical cable and change the Digital Audio Output Format setting to “Stereo” or “PCM” in your TV’s menu if you don't hear sound right away
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by clashton, 2 out of 10
    Plastic around headband cracked

    I had this pair for over a year and it worked great, but then the plastic around the metal band that connects the two ear pieces started to crack, close to wear this band connects to the two ear pieces (so two cracks, one on each side). One of the ear pieces has finally snapped off, and is now just hanging by the wire.

    Jun 19, 2020 22:39
  • Review by Cannoli46, 10 out of 10
    Awesome headphones!!!

    Bought these so i can watch TV while my wife watches Youtube on her phone and we can both enjoy time in the same room without the TV drowning out her little earphones. Also she falls asleep before me and i can now watch tv without disturbing her sleep. The sound is amazing! The charge on these are great! I can walk all around the house and hear the TV in the livingroom. These were the best purchase! Easy to install. The guy at Best Buy was very helpful and knowledgeable!

    Oct 25, 2021 20:04
  • Review by Suzon, 10 out of 10
    no bluetooth headfone jack on tv solved

    This was the perfect solution to connect a non-bluetooth tv to bluetooth headphones. I live in an apartment and wanted to not disturb neighbors while watching tv music programs like THE VOICE and British TV which I needed to have a strong volume to understand the accents. The instructions were excellent.... Very clear and accurate. Took a few minutes to assemble and I was very happy with this product.

    Oct 30, 2021 00:29
  • Review by STAN1IM, 10 out of 10
    MEE audio - Connect T1CMA Wireless TV Headphone Sy

    We always want to be conscientious of our Condo neighbors. The sound on our older TV jumps up for commercials, so we're constantly fighting with the remote to get it down. This product solves that problem. We can watch whatever without blowing the neighbors out of the picture. Thank you Best Buy team for pointing us in the right direction.

    Oct 25, 2021 07:48
  • Review by Quality, 10 out of 10
    Good sound

    Easy to set up and use with good sound quality. I ordered this for my mother in law that's in a nursing home. She can now watch TV late at night without disturbing her roomate. She loves how soft and comfortable the headphones are. I feel like the price is a little high, but it met all of her needs so it was worth it.

    Oct 29, 2021 16:35
  • Review by ALS58, 10 out of 10
    Very satisfied!

    I cosleep with my toddler and for the past year have just been watching Netflix on a small tablet. Now that I have these I’m able to watch Netflix on the big screen again! I love how long these can keep a charge. I was weary buying these after reading reviews that others couldn’t connect to Netflix, but after reading a few articles it was actually quite easy to change a few settings. I definitely recommend!

    Sep 18, 2020 06:42
  • Review by Sonyisthebest, 10 out of 10
    Pleasedcustomer

    Your employee was very helpful, but my TV doesn't connect to Bluetooth very well. My son and I returned to store and purchased one like I had before. It works great.

    Nov 13, 2021 21:30
  • Review by johntp, 10 out of 10
    wireless tv headset

    awesome, took minutes to install paired in seconds with my phone and Bose head set and was up and running in the time it took to plug everything in... NO lip sync problems

    Mar 26, 2021 23:15
  • 9.0score
    SteelSeries - Arctis 1 Wireless Lossless Surround Sound Headset for Nintendo Switch with Detachable ClearCast Microphone - Black
    Description

    Enjoy audio and the freedom to move around when gaming with this SteelSeries Arctis 1 wireless headset for Nintendo Switch. High-quality speaker drivers let you hear all of a game's details, and the ClearCast noise-canceling microphone offers natural-sounding clarity. This SteelSeries Arctis 1 wireless headset is sleek and lightweight, letting you play comfortably.

    10 Features
  • ClearCast detachable microphone: The Discord-certified microphone uses a bi-directional design, the same used by aircraft carrier deck crews, for ideal noise cancellation.
  • DTS Headphone:X surround sound: The high-performance speaker drivers provide crisp, detailed sound and clear communication during gaming sessions.
  • SteelSeries Engine software: Tweak your audio to perfection using SteelSeries Engine, allowing you to fully adjust and customize EQ settings, mic level and more.
  • Rechargeable battery: Offers up to 20 hours of use on a charge, so you never have to worry about running out of power at home or on the go.
  • Versatile compatibility: Arctis 1 is a gaming-grade wireless headset designed for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PC, and Android thanks to an innovative USB-C dongle design, making it perfect for gaming at home or on the go.
  • Steel-reinforced headband: Built to last with a steel-reinforced headband that easily adjusts to fit most head sizes while remaining lightweight and durable.
  • 2.4GHz wireless connection: Ensures lossless, ultra-low-latency audio with your Switch dock, PC, and PS4.
  • On-ear controls: Easily adjust the volume level, or mute and unmute the microphone on the fly with intuitive controls right on the headset.
  • Listen longer: Keep listening to your music without battery power by connecting the 1/8" (3.5mm) audio cable.
  • Over-the-ear design: Provides a secure fit.
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  • Review by Lauren, 10 out of 10
    Smooth!

    These are pretty great if you dont want to spend the money on the arctis 7 or other versions, works pretty much with anything, I'm using them for pc and ps4. Battery life is more than 20 hours as well I got close to 24 hours on a single charge and I have the volume up pretty loud too, audio in general is fantastic they use the same drivers as the arctis 7. I did swap the earpads with some from wicked cushions nothing wrong with the ones they come with though!

    Feb 04, 2021 15:05
  • Review by Paradime11, 8 out of 10
    Great Headset for Nintendo Switch!

    Pros:

    This headset is very comfortable and light even during extended gaming. They block out or muffle most external sound. You can customize a lot of settings such as the equalizer, dynamic range compression, and mic sidetone using the free Steelseries Engine software on a computer. It will connect directly into the USB-c port where you put the Nintendo Switch charging cable. And it has the wire to plug into the USB port on the Switch dock as well.

    Cons:

    The mic needs to be close to the mouth to pick up your voice loud enough for the sidetone, which allows you to hear yourself through the headset since it is noise cancelling. The mic will then pick up the sound of breathing out of your nose as well. The ear cups also make it feel as if your ears aren't "breathing," and ears tend to get very warm.

    Overall I really like them, especially cause they have great sound quality and settings, and they pair perfectly with the Nintendo Switch!

    Jan 09, 2020 14:58
  • Review by Adamelitemember, 10 out of 10
    Amazing Wireless headphones

    If you have a Nintendo switch, this is pretty much the only officially supported option but they are fantastic. Comfortable and I appreciate they didn't choose the ski head band for adjustment and went with the traditional adjustment. Extremely flexible and no way that I see to break these.

    They also work with the STeelSeries Software for adjustments but they are USB Type c connection. Just plug into the USB Type C connection on your tablet, android phone, windows PC etc and it just works and sounds great.

    The ONLY COMPLIANT I have is WHY SteelSeries did you make these charge on MICRO USB and not on USB TYPE C? The Switch is USB type C, the dongle is USB type C?

    Please do an updated version that makes sense

    Besides that these are great options and for $100 with the sound and build quality you cant beat them.

    Go get one you will be happy you did

    Apr 06, 2020 17:58
  • Review by TheMicrosoftMan, 10 out of 10
    Best-in-class headset

    Best headphones out there for switch at this price point and they are supremely comfortable. Love the physical mute switch that lets you wear them and cough without worry. Beware that if you are thinking of leaving the dongle plugged into the switch and intend on playing without the headphones, you will have no sound on the TV. So, you'll have to unplug the dongle for the TV to play the sound from the game.

    Apr 19, 2021 04:20
  • Review by Maksim, 10 out of 10
    Nice no bull#### wireless headphones.

    Pretty good and universal headphones. Nice design allows them to be worn publicly and not looking like a total gamer.

    Sound quality? Nice bass, mid and high frequencies are.. fine for a gaming headset, anyway if you are an audiophile, you'd get smth for your preamp, not some wireless gaming set.

    Very comfortable fit. Hold nicely on the head and not really tight.

    Mic quality is OK. Not the best, but people will hear you roar.

    Also work if I plug the wireless adapter to my phone (Galaxy Note 20 Ultra).

    I'd recommend there over Corsair or Razor for similar price.

    Cons? No rgb, but hey who needs that crap anyway.

    Nov 22, 2020 18:55
  • Review by RPoyner23, 10 out of 10
    Wireless headphones

    Great purchase for a great price. Perfect bday gift for my son and I purchased the same item earlier this year for my othe son. No complaints about either one.

    Nov 17, 2021 22:52
  • Review by fouhater, 10 out of 10
    Playstation 5 Ready

    This is my first time trying Steel Series and I must say I am very pleased with these headsets. I've been using the Sony Platinum Wireless Gold for years but I wanted to try something new for The Playstation 5. I did my research on Steel Series and many people said Steel Series make some the best gaming headsets. I tried these out and they blew me away. I would recommend these to anyone who want a good set gaming headsets.

    Nov 07, 2020 12:27
  • Review by Sonoak, 6 out of 10
    Ok if you get them for 50 ish. Go with pulse

    It's an okay headset. People i played with actually liked the muc better on the 3d pulse. Thats where i get mixed up. The 3d pulse are actually better overall with the newest ps5 update. It lets you equalize the headset. I just didnt like the "leather" hear muffs. Made my ear sweat. Back to the arctis. Is better on the hear muffs. Almost equal on sound. Mic is pretty bad. People said i sounded tiny. As in like no bass to my voice. Over all i wouldnt buy them or recommend them. I would rather go with the 3d pulse or astro a50.

    Oct 15, 2021 23:09
  • 9.0score
    Logitech - G432 Wired DTS Headphone:X 2.0 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for PC with Flip-to-Mute Mic - Black/Blue
    Description

    Logitech G432 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset is enhanced with advanced soundscape technology. Hear more of the game with huge 50 mm drivers that deliver a big sound. For maximum immersion, DTS Headphone:X 2.0 surround sound creates precise in-game positional awareness. Hear enemies sneaking up behind you, sense air attacks or special-ability cues, and enjoy the full cinematic experience of your favorite games. Its slim and lightweight, with rotating sports-performance ear cups, a large 6 mm, flip-to-mute mic, and convenient multi-platform compatibility.

    5 Features
  • 50 mm audio drivers for detailed audio: Big 50 mm audio drivers deliver an incredible sound experience.
  • DTS Headphone:X 2.0: Surround sound* that goes beyond 7.1 channels lets you detect enemies from all sides, giving you a positional clarity that can make the difference between victory and defeat. Feel like you’re right in the middle of the action!
  • Large 6 mm flip-to-mute mic and volume control: You’ll be heard loud and clear by gaming partners with the big 6 mm boom mic. Volume control is at your fingertips.
  • Multi-platform compatibility: Your headphones work with yourPC or Mac via USB DAC or 3.5 mm cable, mobile devices with 3.5 mm cable or with gaming consoles including PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 (USB wireless stereo sound only), Nintendo Switch (wireless stereo sound when docked)
  • Game for hours in comfort: Everything about these headphones is about comfort: The deluxe lightweight leatherette ear cups and headband are made to keep pressure off your ears. Ear cups rotate up to 90 degrees for convenience.
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  • Review by JohnathanFromJersey, 10 out of 10
    Can't be beat at any price for what you get!

    Writing this review after 2 days of purchasing two other, more expensive and highly reviewed headphones that I KNEW would not be like the ones I purchased here. That's the difference between listening to others advice and simply reading the technical specifications of the manufacturer and knowing EXACTLY how the product is going to perform based on those specs. For $49.99 (plus tax) this is probably one of THE BEST purchases I've made in terms of value-to-quality I've made in a quite some time (this entire computer in 2012 as well as the longevity and outpacing of 95% of what's out there with 5-6 years ahead of it was probably THE best).

    Prior to today, I was using the Corsair Vengeance 1500 V2 for some 10 years and they finally broke for good. If you try to find them now, they've gone up in price, from between 2-3 time and even 10 times what I paid for them, no lie.

    They had the best processor for Dolby II, DTS & 2.0/5.1/7.1 Surround and the sound was clean, not muddy, not brash or too bright, and the frequency response was good enough to drop some bass through. For video games, you were hearing people in any direction, 360 degrees around horizontally, 360 degrees around vertical (above and under) as well as panning at any direction. Guy walking in brush and you could pop your head up and know exactly where to aim. Sounds in the distance and oncoming planes, tanks, whatever... and again, you knew at what distance and it only enhanced the visual experience even greater.

    So I salvaged them for a very long time, even using duct tape to keep them together... but like all good things, they come to a final end. Now the problem was, where was I going to find something that rivaled them and not pay an arm and a leg to do so.

    First things first and I knew I had to start with at least a 50mm speaker so as to induce the proper bass tones I needed. A frequency response of 20-20,000, (with companies like Sennheiser always advertising 12-44,000Hz, ranges that most studios neither use at either end as they are both inaudible, unusable and could damage 95-99% of the rest of speakers out there). But SNR is important and so at a sensitivity of107 +/-3dB and you're talking a very clean sound coming out of them.

    Before I even installed their G-Hub software (which enables all of the DTS surround features, as well as graphic equalizers and more) I tested these plugged directly into Windows 7 to listen to the flat response with no EQ. SMILES FROM EAR TO EAR as I didn't hear some muddy, hollow or low level sound that needed to be boosted (with an impedance of 39 Ohms (passive), 5k Ohms (active) why would I?) and then tried it with some EQ shaping and it was brilliant on both passes. At no time did I hear any distortion, crackling, feedback, hum or clashing of frequencies and the EQ I tested on could be configured for 15 or 31 band, with customizable settings on the Hz of each band.

    Installing the G-Hub software was easy, intuitive and worked without any conflicts (which is usually a finger crossing experience on a Windows 7 for most people... but my machine is lean and clean and free of bloatware or Microsoft's mitts on it). The testing panel for surround sound and with it's own EQ system were again, straightforward and the demo for the surround was excellent in that it lets you shape the sound that sounds best for your ears, per speaker, delay, distance and +/-db levels per individual 7.1 channel.

    Now, if this sounds like overkill to you, you should know something about me first... I have SUPER sensitive hearing and perfect pitch. So much so that I can pick out and identify sounds that are often inaudible to others. In fact, I had a 7.1 home theater system back some 20 years ago and I noticed that with some DVD Blu-Ray titles, there was a terrible popping sound, sounding more like the sound of "Ffffffttt" and only when the scenes were loud, action packed and kicking in the DTS surround or similar. It wasn't on every title, but enough that I noticed it throughout many titles. I brought the main unit to a local dealer as it was under warranty yet and they said they couldn't find anything wrong. I hooked it up and sure enough, it was still there. They tried listening again, this time with high quality speakers in a special soundproof room and with equipment that picks up electrical hum and other sound phenomena. The guy calls me up from the shop and says, "Sir, you must have ears like a dog because we hooked this thing up and every, single scene you said you noticed the problem, our ears in the shop couldn't hear it, but our equipment probes picked it up exactly." (I had written down scenes with times at where I heard the problem and was correct on all of them). He then laughed and said, "Would you like a job? Not for nothing, but I'd hate to have your sense of hearing, it must be annoying". Like you have no idea.

    Anyway, all I can say is, if you are looking for gaming headphones that can also handle sound AND, ones that aren't made for tiny heads or for teenagers and kids the same, these things expand quite a bit and don't make you feel like a vice clamp is on the sides of your head. The sound quality is superb and the value again, is what we all need in a product like this. Good luck on your future purchases!

    Sep 08, 2020 14:57
  • Review by TwitchyNoob, 10 out of 10
    Great headset

    I’ve had the original from 2010 it just broke so I’m not upgrading to this new version . I would say if you are Pc gaming this is a phenomenal buy for the price and the sound quality you get .

    Sep 16, 2020 16:43
  • Review by Avidgamer223, 10 out of 10
    One of the best headset out of the bunch

    I’m a avid gamer and I’ve been using tons of earphone headsets but they’ve often disappointed me as they break at the hunches or end up losing sound after a few months. “Looking at you turtle beach”. I saw the G430 on sale for Black Friday last year and bought them and they have been perfect since purchase to now. I also bought these G432 since they are an upgraded version of the G430 and they are much better than the previous iteration.

    Dec 02, 2019 13:33
  • Review by Deaner65, 10 out of 10
    Headset

    Good Quality product.Have purchased this item before.

    Apr 09, 2021 15:37
  • Review by J0A0A7, 8 out of 10
    A solid 7.1 headset that excels on PC

    Let me start off with how comfortable the G432 headset is even for someone that wears glasses. I was playing Crysis 3 for a couple of hours with no ear pain or my ears getting warm. Normally with previous gaming headsets, I would have to stop after an hour to take a break due to either one of those issues. Normally Leatherette earpads are comfortable to use but they tend to get warm on extended game play periods. But whatever material Logitech use on this bravo cause they somehow managed to stay cool.

    As for the style, they pretty much look the same as previous models before except for the color scheme. I actually like the look of the G432 it’s not over the top and the blue earpads go well with the black scheme.

    For the build quality it’s good overall they don’t feel cheap. The only complaint I have is the cable it’s too thin for my taste and I would of prefer it to be detachable. So if the cable goes out the entire headset will need to be replaced. Now for the USB DAC dongle, it does feel cheap and every time I plugged in the cable it can hear a clicking noise from the inside almost like something is loose. It does feel hollow overall.

    Sound quality is very good when you take advantage of it using the included USB DAC dongle. They sound good without it but the effect is not immersive when using them with DTS surround option. Games like Crysis 3 campaign I can tell a big difference with and without the DAC dongle. The Logitech G Hub provides default sound profile for current popular games like Apex Legends and Destiny 2. You can also adjust the volume level individually for the 7.1 speakers. If you don’t like the default settings you should be able to find one to your liking with so many options to adjust. As for the mic, you can quickly mute it by flipping it back. Logitech did a good job with noise suppression even with a loud fan on the background my friend was able to hear me loud and clear. So far it’s been the best mic I’ve used for online gaming.

    Overall Logitech did a fantastic job on with the G432. They’re not too expensive and you also get tons of sound customizations. The complaints are minor mainly due to the thin non-detachable cable. Just keep in mind if you’re a console player you will not be able to take advantage of those sound profiles. For PC gamers it’s a solid pick up for a wired gaming headset.

    Mar 12, 2019 23:54
  • Review by Bappy, 8 out of 10
    Awesome for surround sound based gaming

    The Logitech G432 Surround Sound Gaming Headset is a good device for gamers looking to have an immersive gaming experience. I recently acquired this headset and have tested it out with a few different types of games, ultimately having my preference of using it for adventure, exploration style games where understanding surroundings and sensing directions of sounds is key. This is one of the great aspects of the 50mm Drivers and DTS Headphone X 2.0 Surround Sound. Good sound quality that is robust for the adventure experience. While nice for this type of game, other genres like sports or fighting games don't really need the feature as much. In those instances, the headphones become a way of simply playing a game without using TV audio.

    The microphone works well enough for what is advertised. The flip to mute function is handy and not a distraction while wearing the headset. In general, the headset is comfortable for long play sessions, having been tested by me for multiple sessions of 3+ hours without issues. I had no issues with pain or pressure on my head or ears and felt that the padding was good for the design. The main issue I had with this headset was using across multiple platforms. I primarily game using the Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch consoles. I also occasionally use mobile devices for gaming. While the functionality of the Playstation 4 and mobile device market makes this headset easy to use (with a 3.5 mm cable), the Nintendo Switch is another story. In handheld mode, the Nintendo Switch device works fine with this headset for gaming audio. However, syncing with the Nintendo Online service app via your phone renders native voice chat useless. This is a Nintendo, not Logitech issue. But still nonetheless, voice chat while listening to gameplay is not possible. Using the headset while the Nintendo Switch is in docked mode is also not practical, as there is no 3.5 mm audio port on any current Nintendo controllers. So unless your Nintendo Switch device is within 3-5 feet of you, it isn't worth using.

    Overall, my experience with this device was great on the Playstation 4 and mobile device platforms, while adequate to poor on the Nintendo Switch. If in the market for a gaming headset, I would purchase this device provided the platform I game on has functionality conducive to its use.

    Mar 12, 2019 16:47
  • Review by MVilla, 8 out of 10
    Great wired gaming headset with surround sound

    I have a PS4 and so this plugs into the 3.5mm port. To take advantage of the listening experience when you game, you must set the output volume on the PS4 controller to the max, and then adjust the volume on the headset.

    So, in comparison with another headset I have with relatively the same specs, it’s also great with just a few differences. Here, you have a volume adjustment knob that is behind your left ear pad, which means if you had to adjust while your gaming, you’d have to make one hand free (left) and perhaps pause or “stop moving”. Some other headsets have volume knobs near the 3.5mm male plug going into the input of the controller, whereas it’s a bit easier. That’s just different and for this Logitech design, you would just have to adjust to it.

    Microphone works the same way (like my other one, flip up to mute and down to talk).

    The weight feels a bit heavier but not much. I would think it’s because of the leatherette used and also metal within the headset adjustment (my old one is plastic).

    Though I don’t have a gaming PC, it does come with an extra accessory of a USB male to 3.5mm analog stereo female, which this headset plugs into.

    So this can be already advantageous right out of the box when you have a desktop gaming PC with an available USB for audio.

    I do like the colors and it does compliment my dark blue 500million series collectors edition DualShock 4 controller.

    I will look forward using this in many new games to come, especially horror when you need to hear carefully; these are a must.

    Mar 06, 2019 23:48
  • Review by bart, 2 out of 10
    broken after 1 year of use

    Broke in half 13 months after purchase. Right earpiece broke off. It was great until I put it on today and snapped like cheap tableware.

    Nov 01, 2021 15:25
  • 8.8score
    Logitech - G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphone:X 2.0 Gaming Headset for Windows with Blue VO!CE Mic Filter Tech and LIGHTSPEED Wireless - Black
    Description

    Experience object-based positional sound with this Logitech G PRO X LIGHTSPEED gaming headset. Advanced PRO-G 50mm drivers immerse you in a clear soundscape with enhanced bass, while noise-reduction technology and excellent compression ensure superb voice communication through a detachable 6mm microphone. This black Logitech G PRO X LIGHTSPEED gaming headset features memory foam earpads and an adjustable headband for lasting comfort.

    6 Features
  • Blue VO!CE Mic Filter Technology: Tune the detachable 6mm microphone for ultraclear voice communications with pro-level noise reduction, compression, de-esser and more.*
  • LIGHTSPEED Wireless technology: Pro-grade wireless provides up to 20 hours of battery life and over 43' range.**
  • Supreme comfort and durability: Premium aluminum forks, an adjustable steel headband, comfortable memory foam headband, and earpads provide hours of wearing comfort.
  • Designed for PCs with Windows operating systems: Requires a PC with Windows 8 or later and one free USB 2.0 port.
  • DTS Headphone:X 2.0 surround sound: Detect enemies from all sides with the next-generation 7.1 channel and object-based positional surround sound.*
  • Advanced Pro-G 50mm drivers: The woven hybrid mesh construction produces amazingly clear, precise sound imaging and enhanced bass.
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  • Review by MarkusKong, 10 out of 10
    I can hear those footsteps... +comfort +style

    Logitech - G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphone:X 2.0 Gaming Headset for Windows with Blue VO!CE Mic Filter Tech and LIGHTSPEED Wireless

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    *****Review*****

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    First impressions are always the most important aren’t they? Logitech has taken no step back in “first impressions” because the Logitech G PRO X Wireless is a thing of beauty. Upon opening the packaging; you’ll be greeted with some quality built wireless headphones. The mic that is included with your G PRO X Wireless is also detachable and Logitech was nice enough to give you a replacement knitted fabric velour type of ear cushions. The already pre attached earcushions are a faux leather type of material. If that’s not enough… Logitech even provides you a nice cushioned carrying pouch for those of you that want to bring them everywhere you go. So ultimately it depends on your necessity, comfortability and usage of how you want to put your Logitech G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones to good use.

    Logitech has honestly impressed me with the G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones. The build quality on it in my opinion appears “premium”. But that doesn’t stop just there… Logitech has made it so that these headphones are in fact “premium”. The headphones feel sturdy and also provide you an enjoyable yet comfortable experience. I wear glasses and I love the fact that the G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones provide enough tension so that it stays securely on my head but doesn’t provide so much tension that it hurts my ears; again I wear glasses… And I also sport some big ears. So headphones off to you Logitech for keeping us big ear glasses wearing folks in mind when designing the G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones.

    When it comes down to performance and “ease of use”; I have to say I am not let down in any way, shape or form. Logitech has integrated the G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones directly within their Logitech G Hub App. So all you have to do is install the Logitech G Hub App and you’re good to go. Now, if you want to customize these headphones; you’re taken care of by Logitech. There are typical settings that you can change such as the customizing of the equalizer and enabling things like surround sound. My question to you is… do you play any first person shooters that require you to hear footsteps? Well guess what… Logitech gives you the ability to customize the virtual sound of your headphones so you can increase things like footsteps. I mean comeon… That is AMAZING! But it doesn’t stop there… Have you heard of Blue Vo!ce? Blue Vo!ce gives you the ability to fully customize the way your mic sounds and the output of your voice. The G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones come with Blue Vo!ce. So even if you’re not a full-time gamer and require a mic that is clear for things like conference calls (especially in this day and age); Logitech has you covered here. This is like the “icing on the cake”. I had the opportunity to test the mic with fellow co-workers through Skype for Business and everyone had the pleasure of saying how much better my mic sounds compared to before. All in all, I am pleased to say that the Logitech G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphones give you what you need in terms of performance when it comes to sound quality and microphone output.

    In conclusion; I have to recommend the Logitech G Pro X Wireless DTS Headphones. If you’re currently on the market for a new pair of wireless headphones to use for full-time gaming, part-time gaming or even conference calls; give the Logitech G Pro X Wireless DTS Headphones a shot. With the full customizability of these headphones from everything to the sound down to the microphone; you have no reason to be disappointed here. On top of all that they are really comfortable for those long headphone sessions that you are either required or wanting to do.

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    *****Quick Features & Specs*****

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    Blue VO!CE Mic Filter Technology: Tune the detachable 6mm microphone for ultraclear voice communications with pro-level noise reduction, compression, de-esser and more.

    LIGHTSPEED Wireless technology: Pro-grade wireless provides up to 20 hours of battery life and over 43' range.

    Supreme comfort and durability: Premium aluminum forks, an adjustable steel headband, comfortable memory foam headband, and earpads provide hours of wearing comfort.

    Designed for PCs with Windows operating systems: Requires a PC with Windows 8 or later and one free USB 2.0 port.

    DTS Headphone:X 2.0 surround sound: Detect enemies from all sides with the next-generation 7.1 channel and object-based positional surround sound.

    Advanced Pro-G 50mm drivers: The woven hybrid mesh construction produces amazingly clear, precise sound imaging and enhanced bass.

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    *****What's in the box*****

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    Logitech G PRO X Wireless DTS Headphone:X 2.0 Gaming Headset for Windows with Blue VO!CE and LIGHTSPEED Wireless

    Memory foam leatherette ear pads

    Extra memory foam cloth ear pads

    USB LIGHTSPEED Wireless adapter

    Detachable mic with foam wind screen

    6.56' USB A to USB C charging cable

    Carrying bag

    Owner's manual

    Aug 11, 2020 18:41
  • Review by SUHD, 10 out of 10
    Great Surround Sound for Games, Movies and more

    I’ve only had this Logitech G PRO X Wireless DTS Gaming Headset for a few days, but it was enough to make an impression. I can’t really compare it with any other modern gaming headsets, but I can tap in to my experience using several high quality bluetooth and wired over the ear headphones from Sony, AKG, Bose and Microsoft.

    The build quality is solid, a mix of durable steel, aluminum and generous padding. The main ear pads are stuffed with memory foam and covered in very smooth, comfortable leatherette. Another set of cloth ear pads is also included for less external noise isolation, or just a different feel overall, perhaps less sweating. They do feel a bit heavy, but not uncomfortably so, after all they are not built for portability or travel, but you can still bring them along with the provided carrying pouch.

    The sound quality is where these shine, but in order to get the most out of it, you must install the Logitech G HUB software that unlocks a considerable list of advanced features, such as DTS 7.1 Surround Sound and tons of preset and custom Microphone, Acoustics and Equalizer options. Just to put it in perspective, the Blue VO!CE Mic Filter Technology allows you to tune your voice from the basic input gain level to an extensive voice equalizer with 5 Pro/Broadcaster presets and another 8 Blue VO!CE presets, and the option to create and save your own custom presets. The Acoustics options allow individual volume controls for the 7.1 surround sound channels, and save your custom “Room” sound settings for Entertainment, Gaming or Sports. The Equalizer section is “equally” customizable with 7 presets and add your own equalizer “Moods”. There are 10 different sliders to adjust frequencies between 32 Hz and 16 KHz.

    With all the fine tuning available, it would be hard not to please everyone. With the 50 mm drivers, the sound is full, yet crisp, and with enough bass to help you immerse yourself in any gaming, movie or music listening experience. The surround sound is extremely useful in shooter games where you need all the 360 degrees awareness you can get to avoid your opponents sneaking up from behind.

    Last but not least, the 2.4 GHz wireless USB dongle connection works seamlessly and with no noticeable delay, providing a better, faster, more stable connection than Bluetooth with a generous range. All in all, if you are an avid PC gamer and can afford it, you’ll be glad you got these.

    Aug 15, 2020 21:32
  • Review by killaDANKz, 10 out of 10
    Best wireless gaming headset AND mic for $200

    My purchasing experience was wonderful, I actually didn’t find what I was going to buy initially. But with the customer service rep helped me by telling me, these..the G Pro X wireless (my number 1 pick but wasn’t in stock) could be at my door step in 2 days, same week. I was instantly sold, but the headset themselves...are beyond what I was expecting. The G Hub app, provides so much tuning adjustments for not only the Blue microphone but for the virtual surround sound! The bass is nice and deep, the surround sound when watching movies is super immersive. I personally play with surround sound on, but I know others prefer stereo and it also sounds crisp and clear.

    The headset comes with a leatherette set of ear cups installed, and found them too tight with my glasses on. So I switched to the AMAZINGLY CONVENIENT included cloth ear cups, and can wear them forrrr hours! And they actually don’t get excessively hot neither, which I was worried about!

    The nice ~3ft usb-c cable included is really nice quality and length.

    I have YET to kill the battery life in a whole session of gaming, longest being almost 8 hours straight with volume relatively around level 36-50. Which kinda blows my mind really! I don’t know how long it’ll last in the long term but I suspect it’ll be just fine.

    The detachable, flexible mic is nice especially if you have an exterior microphone like a Yeti or Shure. I only wish there would be a visible indicator letting me know if the mic is muted or not. But there is an audio indicator that gives a mellow tone that changes whether you’re turning on or off the mic.

    I love how paired with my Logitech G213 keyboard I can control the volume via media buttons, including play, next, etc. I don’t know if it functions with other branded keyboard media buttons so just be aware.

    Overall, I’m absolutely satisfied with these headsets. I would recommend them to anyone wanting a quality pair of headsets for gaming, movies, and even music. For $200 I think they’re pretty up there in price but I say they’re worth the wallet hit!

    Feb 12, 2021 16:17
  • Review by gadgeTT, 6 out of 10
    Excellent Build and Fit but Missing Stuff

    Pros:

    * Excellent build quality.

    * Physical power button (slides for on/off).

    * Mute button with audio feedback.

    * Comfortable fit.

    * Includes swappable foam ear pads and carrying pouch.

    Cons:

    * Boom microphone has no button or LED for mute.

    * Provided software doesn’t install on vanilla Windows computer.

    My Review:

    For gaming headsets, there are a few must-haves; comfortable fit for wearing during long-duration sessions and great sound quality. This Logitech G PRO X headset does both. The built quality is superb, from the metallic accents on the sides to the simple and sleek metal arms.

    Unfortunately, that’s where the good stuff ends. The boom microphone is nice enough but unlike some competitors, this microphone is an analog plug so there is no mute button or mute status LED on the boom itself. Sure, there’s a physical push-push button on the left ear to mute the microphone, and you do get a nice audio beep either way, but I prefer the headsets that put these things on the boom itself so I don’t have to feel for one of the several buttons on the ear cup that I can’t see.

    To get the most out of this headset (similar to others), you need to download and install their G HUB software. After weeks of trying and numerous calls to tech support, the software still doesn’t install on my vanilla Microsoft Surface Book 3 notebook. One would think that the most recent Microsoft-branded notebook would be able to install the software, but nope.

    The provided USB dongle is a tad large, too. It’s got a USB-A plug and most newer notebooks have USB-C ports, so you might need to find an adapter or hub to plug it into. At least this headset charges with a USB-C cable (provided).

    Overall, I can’t recommend this headset simply because the software won’t install, tech support couldn’t help, and there are competing products out there with a nicer set of features. The build quality is great, but that doesn’t matter if you can’t use them to their fullest potential.

    Sep 07, 2020 10:52
  • Review by Chuck, 10 out of 10
    Great sound and comfortable

    The Logitech G Pro X Wireless Gaming Headset is a very comfortable headset with great sound and a nice sounding mic that allows an almost limitless ability to change the way you sound to others. Just out of the box, the headset feels well built, definitely not flimsy or cheap. The first thing I noticed was that the hefty metal head-strap. That, combined with the padding on the strap, makes the headset somewhat heavier than the headset I usually use. However, the added weight isn't apparent at all while you're wearing it. The ear-cups are quite comfortable, and although they don't swivel horizontally, the strap flexes enough, and allows for enough adjustment, to allow for a nice fit. The headset comes with an extra set of cloth covers, which I installed after a few days since the leather ones made my ears hot. The cloth covers don't isolate sound like the leather, so some of the surround experience might be lost, but it's not that noticeable. I'd also mention here that changing the covers was a pain, at least for me; it only took abut 10 mins, but it felt like much longer. The boom mic is detachable and flexible, but it doesn't swivel, so you can't swing it up and away from your face, which I'm used to doing. Connecting the headset to my machine was simple; just plug in the dongle and turn on the headset. I already had GHub installed, so as soon as I connected the headset, it was recognized, and I was able to get to all of the record/playback settings. One of the nice functions of the Blue Voice mic setup is the ability to record a clip of your voice and then play it back using different filters so you can hear what you sound like. I also had fun changing the filter in the middle of gaming and wondering how long it would take someone to say something about it. The sound experience is incredible while gaming, very immersive with great clarity. I was expecting a bit of delay since the headset is wireless, but there is none that I can hear. The range of the headset is also quite remarkable. I believe it's marketed at about 40 ft, and it easily covers that claim; I've actually gone downstairs to the kitchen which is about 30 ft plus walls, and I was talking to friends the whole time.

    In short, this headset is very good in my opinion. It's quiet comfortable, the sound while gaming is great, and can be customized to your own personal preference, and the mic with Blue Voice provides a very clear voice on the other end while allowing you to customize the way you sound. I'd easily recommend this headset to anyone looking for a good gaming headset.

    Aug 27, 2020 13:19
  • Review by Thomas, 4 out of 10
    Logitech headphones

    Not exactly what I thought it was going to be, when I opened it up it looked like someone had already been in the box and there were a few scratches on the headphones themselves, I really needed headphones at the time so I couldn’t return them but I definitely would have. I put the quality as low because they had some scratches in them and the box looked like it had already been torn apart. I did really enjoy the Bluetooth experience no problems there the software takes some time to get used to all in all of my headphones and box came in better condition I would of put 4 stars

    Sep 29, 2021 14:21
  • Review by Wirelessheadset, 8 out of 10
    G pros wireless headset

    The headset is great! The only issue i had was the wireless dongle went out in 5 months on my first headset.

    Jun 25, 2021 18:09
  • Review by Kris1973, 10 out of 10
    Stellar gaming headset

    I could not be more impressed with the G Pro X gaming headset. The headset is solid but not too heavy to wear for long gaming sessions (or even a very long day of conference calls).

    Sound:

    The sound from the large drivers is impeccable for picking out tiny sounds in games as well as listening to music. I'm not a die-hard audiophile, but I was impressed by the sounds in familiar games that I had never head before from my desktop speakers.

    Microphone:

    I especially loved the sound profiles in G Hub. I have a deep voice that sometimes does not come across clearly with other microphones. With the "Low Voice - Loud" profile, my friends and work colleagues could hear me loud and clear.

    Comfort:

    I tried to wear the headset for a full day of work conference calls, music and after-hours gaming sessions with the installed leatherette ear cup pads and found them to have a little issue with sweat after about hour 4 or so. I swapped those out for the included (!) fabric cups and can (for better or worse) do a full day with the headset in comfort - which is not something I've ever been able to manage with another headset.

    Connectivity:

    I've been able to roam my entire house and remain clearly connected to my PC with no dropped audio at all and no latency that I can sense. The dongle is a little large, which might be an issue for laptop users, but causes no issues sticking out the back of my desktop tower.

    Controls:

    The feel of the volume control wheel and microphone mute *switch* (not a button, which is nice for tactile feedback while wearing the headset) is premium all the way.

    I can only think of one, very minor, negative to share: turning off the headset does not disconnect the audio connection at the dongle. This means that you will need to manually set your audio back to another source when turning off the power switch on the headset itself.

    Aside from that, my entire experience with the G Pro X headset has been a pure joy. Installation was a breeze and it's a lot of fun experimenting with different equalizer presets. I'd recommend this headset without hesitation for its excellent audio quality, great mic and software and, most importantly, quality build and comfort, particularly with the fabric ear cups.

    Aug 15, 2020 13:22
  • 8.8score
    37
    JBL
    JBL - Quantum 100 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile Devices - Black
    Description

    Enjoy crisp sound with this black JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset. The memory foam ear cushions offer lasting comfort during long gaming sessions, while the detachable directional boom mic enables clear communication with teammates. This lightweight JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset has 40mm drivers that deliver powerful bass, and the 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response ensures accurate audio reproduction.

    6 Features
  • JBL Quantum Sound Signature: Delivers a realistic soundscape for a competitive advantage in any battle.
  • Works with Windows Sonic spatial sound: Immerse yourself in gameplay with the native surround sound system built into Windows 10 PCs and Xbox™ One consoles.
  • Compatible with wide range of gaming devices: Intended for use with PC, Xbox™, PlayStation™, Nintendo Switch™, Mac, VR, and mobile devices.
  • Detachable microphone: Lets you rally troops and opponents with clarity.
  • Lightweight headband and memory foam ear cushions: You can play longer with maximum comfort.
  • Built-in controls: Simply adjust the volume, or mute the microphone.
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  • Review by MarissaB, 10 out of 10
    Highly recommended

    This one surprisingly offered excellent sound quality for the price I paid. The mic sound output is also very good, plus it is detachable. The material is lightweight, yet of good quality. Price is a bit more, but still affordable. I’m very happy with this purchase.

    Oct 08, 2021 20:50
  • Review by Loubob20, 8 out of 10
    Headset

    JBL, headset works good not very tight around ears

    Very flexable , sound is very good not booming can set volume

    To the like , removeable mike good choice for me .

    Used on my tablet works great calls are great , also not worry

    About dropping set and breaking boom on mike thats a plus..

    All in all great product..

    Jun 26, 2020 16:02
  • Review by iPad8, 10 out of 10
    Headphones

    Nice gaming head set. The sound is amazing, I would buy again.

    Nov 05, 2021 19:49
  • Review by Avengersassemble, 10 out of 10
    True gaming headphones!

    The sound Quality is amazing and there super comfy!

    Oct 30, 2021 01:06
  • Review by dude, 10 out of 10
    good quality

    the kid loves them. good deal instead of the like 200 dollar plus options

    Oct 04, 2021 15:26
  • Review by Lauren, 10 out of 10
    great quality

    I got this headset as a birthday gift for my son. He loves it. JBL always seems to deliver and this headset did not dissapoint.

    Jun 19, 2021 10:25
  • Review by DUCG, 10 out of 10
    HIGHLY RECOMMEND

    BEST HEADPHONE SET!!!! WORKS GREAT AT OUR OFFICE! READ OTHER REVIEWS AND PURCHASED TWO SETS! HAPPY WITH THE QUALITY OF THESE!

    Apr 02, 2021 15:54
  • Review by cwstar, 6 out of 10
    Headset review

    It is a pretty decent product I bought at a reasonable price. The only problem I have so far is that the hinge is broken off on both sides. It is still usable.

    Nov 01, 2021 15:49
  • 8.8score
    Sony - WH-CH710N Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Gray
    Description

    Turn down the world's noise with the long-lasting noise cancellation performance of the WH-CH710N wireless headphones. Dual Noise Sensor technology automatically senses your environment to deliver an amazing sound experience. With up to 35 hours of battery life¹, quick charging, and access to your smartphone's voice assistant², the WH-CH710N are sure to be a must-have for your travels.

    13 Features
  • Headphones that cancel out world: Whether you're taking a long-haul flight or commuting to work, the CH710N noise-cancelling headphones automatically collect information about your environment and improve the noise-cancelling performance accordingly.
  • Take control of what you hear with Dual Noise Sensor technology: The dual microphones feeding forward and backward mean the WH-CH710N headphones catch more ambient sounds than ever before.
  • Customize your sound: Switch to Ambient Sound mode to let in important sounds from the world. You'll be able to listen to your music with amazing sound quality while still hearing sounds, such as traffic noise, café conversations, and transport announcements.
  • Clearer hands-free calling: Conversation flows freely with easy, hands-free calling. Leave your phone where it is, just speak.² WH-CH710N delivers clearer voice quality to the other person on the phone.
  • Listen longer with up to 35-hour battery life and quick charging: Keep your music playing all day with a battery that delivers up to 35 hours¹ of power. USB Type-C quick charging gives up to 60 minutes of play back from 10 minutes of charge.
  • NFC™ one-touch for instant music: Near Field Communication (NFC™) lets you start streaming your music with just one touch. Simply touch your selected NFC™-enabled device on the on-body N-mark for a quick and easy connection.
  • Quality streaming via Bluetooth®: No NFC™? No problem. Connect your device manually by turning on the Bluetooth® in your device setting menu.³
  • Hands-free help from your assistant: A simple button press connects you to your smartphone's voice assistant to get directions, play music, and communicate with contacts. ², ⁴
  • Never miss any beat with 30mm drivers: Sony's new 30mm drivers achieve a pure, clear sound, even with lightweight and comfortable headphones, ideal for reproducing a range of frequencies, from low beats to high vocals.
  • All-day comfort with perfect fit: With an adjustable metal slider, you can make your headphones the perfect size for you, making long listening even more comfortable. Soft, oval-shape ear pads mean you'll never need to take a break from your favorite music, movies, and TV shows.
  • Travel easily with swivel design: The WH-CH710N earcups swivel flat, so whether you're packing a suitcase for travel or a backpack after work, you can transport them safely wherever you go.
  • Designed with style in mind: The WH-CH710N headphones have a sleek, rounded design that looks as good as they sound.
  • USB Type-C charging: The next generation of recharging technology comes to the WH-CH710N wireless headphones with USB Type-C charging.
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  • Review by bTobin, 8 out of 10
    A decent pair of headphones for the price range

    I’ve been using my sony WH-CH710N’s now for about a week and overall I am happy with the performance but that said, there are a few things to point out that may or may not affect your decision to purchase your own pair.

    The one thought that constantly came to mind while I was testing these headphones was “I guess some corners had to be cut for the price range.” That’s not always a good thing, but these headphones are in an interesting position of not being the better, flagship sony XM3’s but also not being cheap 50 dollar or less headphones. It’s a tight line that I think, to be fair, Sony has walked well for the most part. So what are these corners cut and do they matter to you?

    FIRST THOUGHTS:

    Right out of the box, and probably the biggest complaint found on most reviews, is that there is no carrying bag/case/etc. This is one of those little things that can really upset some people or not bug you at all. Personally I didn’t think it would bother me that much but after handling the headphones and seeing how loose the swivel on the earcups are, I do wish there was some kind of protection bag, but luckily that’s a pretty easy and cheap fix if it does bother you. If you’re going to be taking these headphones with you when you travel, or in your bag to work or backpack to school you will want to get some kind of carrying and protection bag because they will pick up dirt and dust and can easily get pinched and maybe break if you leave them loosely floating around in a bag.

    So along those lines, the build is another one of those corners that feels cut. They are not cheap feeling by any means, but they are plastic and like I said, the swivel of the ear cups is pretty loose, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it does make them feel a little fragile.

    AUDIO QUALITY:

    Now that said, the main thing you want from your headphones is good, clean audio. I have not personally used the Sony XM3 headphones, but they are commonly referred to as the high end Sony noise cancelling headphones and set the bar in many ways. Without actually listening to XM3’s, I can see why some reviewers have complained about the 710N’s not being as good but remember, the price is also much less. What I can say is that the 710N’s are not bad by any means. They have a pretty clean and relatively full sound. The lows are definitely lacking if you’re into pushing bass and sacrificing overall sound, but otherwise the mix is pretty solid. The lows are present, the highs are still crisp but the mids suffer the most with a slight emptiness feeling in those mid ranges. Not enough to complain about, but it is slightly noticeable. Along with that, the overall volume is not great. I wish there was just a little more power in the volume even if I’m not going to push it “all the way to 11”. In some situations I found myself pushing the volume up to almost full and still not hitting that “too loud” point. Obviously listening at high volumes for long periods of time is not healthy for your ears but sometimes that one song comes on and you go to turn it up a bit and in those moments you may notice it doesn’t give you as much volume as you wish. One other thing to note is there is not currently support for the Sony app that their other headphones use and is unclear if that support is coming soon or will not be available at any time. Personally I use my phone's EQ control to adjust the sound but I would like to have the option to use sony’s app and I feel that is an oversight that doesn’t seem smart to not include at launch.

    FEATURES:

    Now what about those extra features; noise cancelling, ambient noise, and assistant control? Well, for that I have to unfortunately go with the aforementioned phrase, “some corners had to be cut.” These are not the XM3’s, we know that. These don’t cost as much as the XM3’s, we know that too. But they should still be good for the 200 dollar price tag. I’m not sure I can say they match that price in my opinion but that doesn’t mean they’re not good either. The noise canceling is decent, it’s not amazing, but it does some canceling. I was using the headphones while vacuuming and it removed most of the noise from the motor and when music is also playing you pretty much can’t hear the vacuum at all. I assume for things like airplane engines, trains, or even road noise it would be a similar situation where it isn’t canceled noise as much as reduced noise. Personally that’s fine, I didn’t buy them for the noise canceling but I know a lot of people do and those people will probably be disappointed and want to save a little more to get the better headphones. But for the average person, the 710N’s will be good enough.

    The same can be said about the ambient noise feature. I was actually a little more unhappy with this feature than the noise cancelling. I was hoping it would allow me to have a conversation with someone in front of me (for example if I was in public and needed to hear someone on the sidewalk next to me or traffic etc and be able to safely hear my surroundings) and unfortunately I didn’t feel they were able to do that well enough to trust it to keep me fully aware of my surroundings. If there is no music playing, sure I can hear pretty well and the system works decently, but as soon as I played any audio, even at a low volume, I struggled to hear my wife talking right in front of me and she said she was talking “pretty loud”. Essentially, in the end I realized the only way to really hear around me is to pull one cup slightly off my ear.

    But hey, the comfort level is very good for me. I have a pretty small head and am still able to wear the headphones comfortably for long periods of time without any pressure or pain in my ears. That’s saying something because my ears almost always get sore with most headphones and I had no issues with these.

    I have an android phone (samsung S9) and found the NFC to work perfect every time, as well as a really strong bluetooth connection even standing in a different room, and the voice assistant feature worked fine the few times I tested it. There’s an included headphone “aux” cable that allows you to connect directly to a headphone jack which is really a nice feature that most new headphones don’t bother with. The best part about this is if your battery dies, you can still use the headphones (without noise cancelling or ambient etc) with a connected device and in a pinch, may be a very useful feature.

    BATTERY LIFE:

    I wanted to touch quickly on battery life. After a few days of decently heavy use, the battery still says “full battery”. That’s awesome and says a lot about the overall battery life. Sony says about 35 hours of playback and I would have to say that’s probably pretty accurate. Obviously volume and use of noise cancelling or not will affect those times as well. The time to fully charge when I first opened them did seem pretty long and showed there definitely is not any fast charging going on but Sony claims you can get 1 hour of listening with a quick 10 min charge. Something I wasn’t able to test because I still have not been able to drain the battery completely, which I see as a positive note.

    FINAL THOUGHTS:

    So what's the overall review for me? I like them. I’m not unhappy with my purchase but that’s also knowing the shortcomings before purchasing. I wasn’t expecting amazing noise cancelling and I wasn’t expecting high quality audio playback. I wanted a decent pair of wireless headphones that were not in-ear style that I could take with me when I travel and could block out some noise and provide clean audio in a comfortable way for long periods of time. And with the 710N’s I got exactly that. I am happy with my choice and have always enjoyed Sony equipment. If you want to get the best of the best I would say go for the XM3’s but if you want some lower cost, get the job done headphones that you can trust to deliver your music with long battery life and some bonus features then get these 710Ns. You won’t be disappointed.

    TL;DR

    I like these headphones overall. They are not as good as high end, more expensive models like the XM3 but they are as good or better than other headphones in their price range. Noise cancelling is more like noise reducing and ambient mode is just ok but the NFC feature, the bluetooth connection strength, and the voice assistant all work great and add some features for those that want them. And for the old school users you can still hardwire your cans to your phone (if your phone has the headphone jack) and can then be used with a dead battery (without NC or Ambient mode obviously). The quality is decent and in line with other headphones in the price range. If you are looking for the best of the best, save some money and buy a better pair (I’d suggest Sony’s XM3) but if you are not an audiophile or just want a decent pair of cans then these will work perfect for you.

    PROS:

    - Good clean sound

    - Bluetooth connection is very strong and works great (with samsung s9+)

    - NFC creates quick easy connection

    - Voice assistant available

    - Battery level check with one tap of power button

    - Extremely long battery life

    - Decent noise reduction

    - Long term wear comfort

    - Option to use headphone aux cable to hardwire connect

    - Mostly plastic build but still strong sturdy feel

    CONS:

    - No high quality audio support

    - No app support currently (possibly added in update)

    - NC is just ok. Not full cancelling

    - Ambient mode doesn’t allow as much noise in as I would prefer

    - Max volume is lacking

    - No Carrying bag

    - Button layout is slightly difficult to use and navigate

    - Slight learning curve to remember what buttons do what with which push combination (ie push play button 3 times to skip back, 2 times to skip forward 1 time to pause etc etc)

    May 27, 2020 16:15
  • Review by ReviewedByPhil, 8 out of 10
    Great sound, decent NC, so-so comfort

    The WH-CH710N noise cancelling headphones are a bit of a mixed bag for me. The design of these headphones is understated to say the least, with its fairly plain looking, matte black lightweight plastic construction, and moderately padded earpads/headband. It comes with a short USB-C charging cable, 3.5mm AUX cable for wired connections but no protective case, which is a shame because these cans can’t be folded up compactly for travel or storage.

    Each side of the headband extends up to 1.5” and the core is made of a flexible stainless steel over plastic which feels solid and durable. The earcups swivel about 120° to the sides and can be laid flat around your neck; they tilt about 30° to rest on the sides of your head too, so they’ll conform to most head shapes and sizes. Power and charging features, as well as an NFC touch area for one-touch pairing, are located on the left earcup while playback controls and the noise cancelling toggle are on the right. Both earcups have a pin hole mic for picking up ambient sound around you in order to provide directional stereo noise cancelling which is pretty neat.

    Fit wise, I found the grip of the band to be a tad tight, making the ear cushions press somewhat hard against the skin and causing some heat build up from the leatherette material. That, coupled with the nearly non-existent padding on the underside of the headband left me fatigued from having them on after only a few hours and had me wishing that they were just a little more comfortable for longer listening sessions, because while they may not have a premium look at this price point, the sound quality is actually very good.

    The sound produced from these is crisp and clear, delivered faithfully from the 30mm drivers housed in each earpiece. There is surprising depth and satisfying bass in the low ranges with bright trebles and rich, full mid-tones. The sound stage is open and wide while being placed far enough away that it doesn’t feel boxed in nor like you’re listening from afar. You can adjust the volume up and down using the controls right on the headphones and initiate play/pause and track skipping via the multi-function button between the volume keys.

    To turn on Active Noise Cancellation (ANC), just press the toggle button on the right earcup to give yourself a more intimate listening experience. Noise Cancelling mode boosts sound levels and reduces external noises around you picked up by the dual microphones. It works best to mute sounds that are close to you but wasn’t always precise or perfect. It seems to focus mostly on mid to low range frequencies like road noise or a constant fan humming in the background, and it didn’t do that great with higher frequencies, like the sound of keyboard typing and chattering voices in the background. With NC active and no music playing, you will hear a bit of white noise, like a soft wooshing or light wind. You can also use the NC toggle button to activate Ambient Noise mode which allows the sound around you to play through the headphones while listening to your music. This mode uses the mics to pass through the sound to your ears rather than block them, providing you with greater awareness of your surroundings.

    The headphones are capable of answering calls hands-free and activating a digital voice assistant, like Alexa or Siri, by long pressing the playback control button. Your voice is then picked up by the mics built-into the headphones, so you don’t have to pull out your phone. The battery, which can last up to 35 hours on Bluetooth with ANC enabled or up to 40 hours without, takes around 7 hours to fully charge. However, 10 minutes of charging gives you about an hour’s worth of play time due to the unit’s quick charging capability. Pairing over Bluetooth and NFC to my mobile phone was straightforward and easy, and I was able to connect and stream music from my phone without a problem. You do have the option to connect the unit to your device via the included cable to a headphone jack (and still use ANC provided there’s still some battery life), though you’ll lose the use of the on-board volume and playback controls. Listening without NC activated with the cable does not consume battery, so you can still use these if they are not charged.

    Overall, I did enjoy the sound quality and listening experience from these headphones. They are lightweight, durable, and easy to use. The noise cancellation performance was adequate, with some exception, though the bland design leaves a bit to be desired. The chief area I would say that could be improved is the comfort if you plan on wearing it for longer periods of time. However, the earpads are replaceable, if they wear out, or if you get tired of the ones included out-of-the-box, you can swap them for more cushy ones, if you can find the right size.

    May 28, 2020 16:28
  • Review by BigTexas, 10 out of 10
    Great Value

    These over-the-ear headphones are very lightweight and comfortable to wear. They seemed to be designed to be operated while wearing them because they speak to you as you press the buttons, e.g. Power On/Off, Bluetooth Pairing/Connected/Disconnected, Noise Cancelling, Ambient Sound, etc. Press the power button briefly and it tells you the power level, hold the button a few seconds to turn on/off, and hold it for seven seconds to go into Bluetooth pairing mode. If you have Near Field Communications on your device, my cell phone has this capability, the Bluetooth connects and disconnects when held near the device. In the box are the headphones, and two cables: a headphone cable, and USB-A to USB-C cable. The USB cable is less that 8 inches, not sure why so short, it is difficult to plug into my charging transformer or computer. A 5-volt charging transformer is not included and it is not clear the desired wattage. It did take 7 hours to charge initially. It is listed as having a 35-hour playback time on a charge. The sound quality is very good, I play my music at very high fidelity and these headphones are handling the music exceedingly well. One thing that I wish Sony included is a case for the headphones. There are third-party cases available online. These headphones seem to provide many of the features of Sony’s higher end headphones at a more modest price point. I would certainly recommend them for everyday use. I tested the tree modes; Ambient, Noise Cancelling, and Off. We live on a busy street with much traffic, cars and heavy trucks, which was a perfect setting for the test. Noise Cancelling mode did a great job compensating for the exterior noise, the traffic is loud, and I could barely hear it. As expected in Ambient mode the microphones passed through the street sounds with the music, good if I were walking around and needed to also hear what is going on in the environment and listen to the music. Ambient off turns off the microphones so there is no pass-through sound, so it will depend on the outside volume and your music volume as to how much outside sound you hear. Ambient off also means that Noise Cancelling is off, so if you do not like the compensation that noise cancelling provides, this is your mode. I need to also disclose that I did receive these headphones at a discount in exchange for my honest review. I am pleased with the quality that these headphones provide at a very reasonable price.

    Nov 04, 2020 10:42
  • Review by Headphone, 6 out of 10
    Material quality is not good enough!!!

    It's been good overall other than the quality of the material. It's not even been a month for me and got cracks already around the corner of the headband(both the side). I really do support this headphone especially for the Noise cancellation option which is amazing.

    Pros:

    * Long battery life

    * Comfortable

    *Sound quality

    *USB-C

    cons: Poor plastic material.

    Sep 28, 2021 20:52
  • Review by Anonymous, 6 out of 10
    For $200+ headphones, I expected more from Sony

    I bought these for home use, since COVID-19 has forced so many people to work from home.

    These headphones are fine for indoor use or quite outdoors settings. If you're a daily commuter in a big city, it won't block out the outside noise completely.

    Pros:

    * Long battery life - I can use these for 3+ days before I have to charge it. I use them about 4+ hours a day and my wife uses them around the house while cooking or relaxing.

    * Comfortable - I use this working from home, since COVID-19 has closed many offices. I wear them 4+ hrs a day and they don't bother me. Ears get a little sweaty after wearing them for a long time.

    *Sound quality - clear, crisp sound. Just what you expect from Sony. Not overly loud but plenty loud for your average user.

    *Microphone - I have not had a single person say they had issues hearing me in a phone conversation using these.

    *USB-C - love the fact they switched to USB-C. For Samsung and newer iPhone users.

    Cons:

    *Cheap plastic material. I think the type of plastic they used was too brittle and not flexible enough for durability (see picture) for putting on and taking off. In less than 2 months of use, both sides of the headphones have cracked. While it doesn't affect the ability to adjust the size of the headphones, but you would expect more for headphones with a sticker price of $200 or $250. Maybe it is because of my big head, that I have to stretch the headphones a little more than the average person, but none the less, it shouldn't happen with headphones at this price point.

    For the average user, these headphones are more than plenty. Ideal for music, watching videos, or phone calls in a indoor setting. I am sure they would work fine mowing the lawn too. Just won't block out the lawn mower completely. However, if you're looking for high end noise canceling, these are definately not for you. You will probably need to look at a higher price point.

    The reason I gave these only 3 stars, is simply the quality of the materials used didn't fit the high sticker price. Otherwise for my use, I dont have any complaints about the headphones when actually using them. For $88, I kept them but if I would have returned them if I had paid the full sticker price.

    Dec 11, 2020 11:04
  • Review by Bear, 2 out of 10
    Cheap Build Quality, Sony will not own up to their

    Strongly recommend you avoid. This model has a flaw where the band cracks and the cushion comes apart. If you look on Sony's website you'll see multiple reviews mention it. Most have photos that look EXACTLY like my photos.

    Contacted Sony and they refuse to take care of it. They say its "physical damage"....even though it simply fell apart on its own...due to cheap quality!!

    Do. Not. Buy.

    Goodbye, Sony. I have bought Sony electronics for 30+ years. Never again.

    Sep 26, 2021 19:56
  • Review by Cristhiandesigns, 10 out of 10
    Grey looks better quality than black type

    Everything about this headset is made of better looking material than the black ones... depending on your color preference of course, but if unsure, go with grey....

    Dec 24, 2020 14:16
  • Review by Cool, 10 out of 10
    Quality wireless headphones

    Lightweight, comfortable, quality performance per stated specifications. I purchased them at a bargain basement price. They make my ears somewhat warm but overall very happy.

    Dec 04, 2020 21:25
  • 8.8score
    Bose - QuietComfort Earbuds True Wireless Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones - Triple Black
    Description

    Better sound begins with better silence. That’s why Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are engineered with the world’s most effective noise cancelling and high-fidelity audio. Microphones inside and outside the earphones sense noise and react instantaneously to cancel the signal. Get rid of disruptions so you can turn up the music on your wireless earbuds and amplify whatever you’re most passionate about — from hiking or circuit training to coding or baking. And when you need to be more aware of your surroundings, minimize noise cancelling with a quick double tap, so you can walk down a busy street or listen for your boarding announcement. StayHear™ Max tips provide extra comfort and stability for an even better experience. Rule the Quiet with Bose QuietComfort Earbuds and get an exhilarating experience that’s tough to find in any other Bluetooth earbuds. The Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds are available in Triple Black, Soapstone and limited-edition Sandstone or Stone Blue.

    12 Features
  • Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology.: Powerful microphones in the wireless earbuds monitor environmental sounds and produce the opposite signal, cancelling out unwanted noise. Feel free to pursue your passions uninterrupted with the world’s most effective noise cancelling technology.
  • High-fidelity experience.: Music. Videos. Podcasts. It’s not just what you listen to. It’s who you are. Volume-optimized Active EQ technology boosts highs and lows for consistent balance with bold sound and rich bass no matter how loud or soft you play whatever you’re into.
  • From Quiet to Aware with a double tap.: With a double tap of the left earbud, choose Quiet Mode for full noise cancelling or Aware Mode with ActiveSense™ technology to hear your music and surroundings at the same time, while the sounds around you are brought down to a more comfortable level.
  • Truly wireless earbuds, reliable connectivity.: Think about which song to play next, not your wireless connection. Bluetooth earbuds connect when removed from the case and keep track of the last seven devices you’ve paired. Bluetooth 5.1 gives you a strong connection to your device within 30 feet.
  • Up to 6 hours of battery life.: Listen for up to six hours on a full charge. Out of power? A quick, 15-minute charge will give you up to 2 hours of play time. When you’re done, place the earphones in the case for an additional two full charges. When it’s time, recharge the case via the included USB-C.
  • Simple touch controls.: All it takes is swipes and taps to change the volume, flip between noise cancelling and Aware Mode, and answer calls. When you’re done listening, just pop them out and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds will pause your music automatically.
  • Clear calls. Wherever you take them.: Tiny mics in these in-ear headphones work together to focus on your voice and filter out most of the noise around you. So, your calls always sound clear — whether you’re at home or on the go.
  • Secure & comfortable fit.: Feel great every time you listen to Bose QuietComfort Earbuds thanks to their soft silicone StayHear™ Max tips. They’re designed to provide comfort, stability and passive noise-blocking performance.
  • Get off to a great start with the Bose Music app.: Learn how to access noise cancellation settings, manage Bluetooth connections and more with the guided set-up. The app also keeps your wireless noise cancelling earbuds’ software up to date — unlocking future features.
  • Browse music without touching your phone.: Spotify Tap playback makes it quick and easy to access Spotify. Simply tap and hold the left earbud to get back to your last listening session or a new playlist. Set your shortcut to “Spotify” in the Bose Music app to enable this feature.
  • LEGAL*: Voice assistant services may vary and may not be available in all languages and countries. Bose, Acoustic Noise Cancelling, Bose Music, QC, QuietComfort, QuietComfort Earbuds, StayHear, and ActiveSense are trademarks of Bose Corporation.
  • LEGAL*: Spotify requires a Spotify account. Services may vary by region.
  • 8 Most Useful Reviews
  • Review by pillboy, 10 out of 10
    Simply Superb

    Obviously a direct competitor to the iconic, white-colored product, having a personal-listening device with Bose-quality noise cancelling to try out was rather exciting for me. My Bose QC25 wired headphones which were first released back in 2014 have been my personal gold-standard when it comes to noise cancelling performance, so I would love to have this same capability in an earbud form.

    The QuietComfort Earbuds come in a soft-feel charging case which is able to recharge the earbuds WITH the rubber wings attached to them. As someone who cannot wear the white-colored product without aftermarket wings to keep them in my ears, being able to place the QC buds in their case with the wings attached is a huge advantage in my book. While this makes the case larger, it is still pocketable unless you wear really tight pants. The case measures approximately 3.5” x 2” x 1.25”, has an external USB-C port on it, has a very secure latching system, and includes charging lights on the exterior. The case can also be wirelessly charged via a Qi charger (not included). A 12-inch long USB-A to USB-C charging cable is included, but there is no AC charging block (pretty much the norm nowadays).

    I found the QuietComfort Earbuds to fit my ears extremely well and the soft tips and wings are almost identical to those on the Bose SoundSport wireless headphones for those who may already have them. These earbuds come with three sets of different sized tips and wings for different ears, so most people should find a comfortable fit. Each tip and wing is molded together, so there are three pair of differing sizes.

    The sound quality is typical Bose, which sounds very good to me, with crisp highs and punchy bass without being muddy sounding. Speech was extremely clear when listening to podcasts or having phone conversations and the person on the other end could hear me well, but this will obviously vary depending on what hardware they are using on their end. For a lot of people the noise cancelling is the important thing. My usual test is how well they handle noise from a gas lawn mower because I use my QC25s when I mow the grass. I wasn’t expecting these earbuds to have as much noise suppressing capability as over-the-ear headphones, and I was right, they don’t, but it is close. Close enough that I could easily use the QuietComfort Earbuds when mowing and not feel that the listening experience is being compromised much in any way whatsoever. One thing about the noise cancelling function that is new (to me anyway) and different from other noise cancelling headphones I have experienced is that the accompanying app for your mobile device allows you to adjust the amount of noise cancelling in 10 steps, from “none” to “maximum” and you can save three different settings and switch amongst them by double tapping on the left earbud. When you remove one earbud, the programming is paused and the noise cancelling to the other bud is cut.

    Your voice assistant (Siri, for me) is accessible through the buds and another adjustable feature I found really helpful, especially when talking on the phone is the ability to set the loudness of your own voice you hear through the earbuds when you talk, with the option of turning it off completely. People who use hearings aids that can stream music through the aids via Bluetooth will be happy to know that I was able to use these earbuds in my ear at the same time as I had my behind-the-ear hearing aids in. The sound quality for music from hearing aids is atrocious and it is very inconvenient to switch back and forth between hearing aids and earbuds when changing from listening to music and conversing with someone. I found this out completely by accident as I forgot I had my hearing aids in and put in the QC Earbuds and it took me quite awhile to realize I had them both in.

    The accompanying app is called “Bose Music”, not to be confused with “Bose Connect” which I had on my phone for another Bose product. This free app is very easy to use and does a great job in explaining the features and controls. There is a full user guide available on the Bose web site and through the app - the product comes only with a quick start guide and a thick book of warnings and precautions in a multitude of languages. Having struggled with product set-up in apps of other manufacturers, I found the Bose app a real pleasure to use.

    The first time I used the QC Earbuds I was a little disappointed in the amount of volume, but after fiddling with them, I found that fit in the ear is very important to their performance, both blocking outside noises and volume. While you have to twist the buds to get them seated properly in your ear, it quickly becomes second nature to do so when you insert them and you really don’t think about it once you get used to it.

    The only downside I can find is that I cannot control the volume from the earbuds themselves, I have to use my phone for that function. Controlling other functions on the earbuds is simple and quickly learned in no time. There are two functions you have to choose between using the app and that is skipping to the next track OR hearing the remaining battery life - you can’t have both functions, but remaining battery life is not that important for me. There is no “Back” function, so you will have to use your phone for that command. When the earbuds get low on power, a quick 15 minutes in the case will get you another two hours of listening time. Full charging takes 2 hours. When the case is fully charged, it will replenish the earbud batteries two times before needing to be charged again. Along with 6 hours of listening time from fully charged buds, all-day use while out and about is easily attained.

    I used to love my white-colored, wireless earbuds, and I still do, but I love the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds even more and i think anyone that likes the Bose sound signature will feel the same way about this product. Start saving your coin as you will want a set of these as soon as you can get them.

    Sep 28, 2020 16:28
  • Review by gtdad, 10 out of 10
    Shockingly Good Noise Cancellation!

    I have several high quality headphones, both over the ear and earbuds. I have always preferred the over the ear when practical due to their superior noise cancellation. So when I first tried these Bose QC Earbuds, with an air conditioner, a dehumidifier and a fan all going simultaneously, I couldn't help but yell "Wow". It was absolutely shocking how well these earbuds cancelled the noise.

    The first thought I had was who am I going to give my other headphones to?

    And the noise cancellation is just one of the many good qualities of these earbuds. The sound is amazingly clear while providing good bass and a nice balance throughout the frequencies. Whether listening to music or voice, it was a pleasurable experience. Also, phone calls were as clear as any headphones I have ever used. And you can control how loud you hear your own voice during the conversation.

    As the name implies, these were not just designed to be quiet, but also comfortable. And to be honest the first time I tried them on I didn't think that they were as comfortable as I had hoped. They come with 3 different sizes of the rubber ear pieces which keep the earbuds securely in your ears. I tried on all 3 sizes, but eventually went back to the medium which is what came installed from the factory. Now I don't now if the rubber piece just softens up after use or if I just got used to it, but by day 3 they were so comfortable that I would have totally forgotten that I had them on if not for the amazing silence that they created.

    So Bose has succeeded in both Quiet and Comfort.

    The earbuds come in a case which will recharge the earbuds. There are led indicators on the case to let you know how much power is left and when it is fully charged. The case can be charged both wirelessly and with a provided USB-C cable. It has a very high quality feel. It locks closed and when you push the button it opens very softly. When placing the earbuds into the case magnets will grab the earbuds and place them perfectly inside. A light will then com on to let you know that they are charging.

    Bose has designed a new app for their latest products and it is very feature rich. These earbuds have so many touch features which allows the user complete control, but there is a learning curve. So I appreciate the detailed explanation of every feature in the app.

    There are simply too many features to mention in this review, but there are 10 levels of noise cancellation and you can create your 3 favorite levels and just tap on the left earbud to cycle through them.

    I also like that the earbuds will tell you the power remaining when you put them on and also by simply tapping the left earbud at any time.

    There is one major disappointment for me. These earbuds will only connect to one device at a time. I have other Bose headphones and have always appreciated that they can connect to 2 devices. To me this was an important feature that I expected to have on this device.

    The only other minor negative is that the earbuds do get warm when charged in the case.

    Overall these are feature rich earbuds with excellent sound and spectacular noise cancellation. They are comfortable and convenient and have relegated all of my other earbuds and headphones to my drawer.

    I highly recommend this product.

    Sep 26, 2020 10:44