Bose opens pre-order for $ 280 QC earbuds, its first with ANC


Bose has a new batch of earbuds and, believe it or not, sunglasses are available for the holidays this year – including the company’s first added active noise that cancels true wireless earbuds under the QuietComfort brand Which is familiar to over-ear headphone owners.

QC Earbuds feature a mix of microphones and transducers that zero in on external noise, 11 levels of noise control, 6-hour batteries, IPX4 fluid resistance, and other systems housed in an inch-long lozenge in each bud. They come in two colors – Soapstone and Triple Black – and come with a Qi-compatible carry case with power for over 12 hours of playback.

ANC is not required? Bose Sport earbuds are also fully wireless, sweat-soaked, rainy workouts, capacitive touch interfaces on the buds, 5-hour power cycle rating, IPX4 to 10K for charging case (no qi here, just USB-C) Is rated with. Hours of ability, and three colorways: Baltic Blue, Black and Glacier White with a lime green counter-swatch.

Both products are now available for pre-order before the September 29 launch. QC Earbuds are $ 280 while Bose Sport Earbuds are $ 180.

Finally, we come to Bose’s new frames: prescription-customizable glass that produces sound through direct contact with the head. The trio of frames superceded the first series released in 2018.

Soprano and Tenor form the same set of specs: 16mm drivers with emphasis on bass, beam forming mixes replacing single unit in the 2018 series, 5.5-hour battery life (a special case via Pogo Pins ), Polarized lenses with 99% UV blockage and capacitive control at the poles. The soprano goes for a cat-eye look to complement the Rose Gold or Purple Glass fade while the Tenor features a squishy lens design with a blue or silver fade.

Sporty tempo frames use TR90 thermoplastic, spring hinges, elastomer tips, and three pad sizes for the nose bridge. The shades have large 22 mm drivers and take power directly from a USB-C connection and can last up to 8 hours at a time. Tinted lenses can be switched in and out for certain environments: Road Orange for snow and water, Trail Blue for extremely bright conditions, and Twilight Yellow for darker areas.

Soprano, Tempo, and Tenor are available for $ 250 each starting today.