For years, the noise cancellation prowess of the QuietComfort range of headphones from Bose has been at the top of the game. Now the audio gear maker has managed to miniaturize the tech and squeeze it inside a new pair of true wireless earphones.
Despite stiff competition from the likes of Sony and Sennheiser, Bose is still viewed by many as the industry leader in noise cancellation headphone technology, and it’s promising similar top notch isolation from the new QC Earbuds.
“We spent a lot of time making sure our new QuietComfort Earbuds were the most effective noise canceling in-ear headphones ever,” said the company’s wearable audio category director, Mehul Trivedi. “But they also sound incredible and are a pleasure to wear and use. That’s an unbeatable combination that puts them ahead of the industry and makes them every bit a QuietComfort.”
After some new tips create a tight seal at the ear canal, the earbuds employ multiple microphones to detect external noise before calling on a brand new algorithm to fire opposing signals through small transducers in a fraction of a millisecond. Bose then promises that “the buzz of nearby coffee grinders fade to a whisper, and the roar from engines and construction all but vanish.”