Looking for an Apple AirPods Pro 2 alternative? Discover the new Bose QuietComfort II headphones

Bose QuietComfort II headphones

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Apple AirPods Pro 2 aren’t the only next-gen headphones launching this month. Today, Bose launched the QuietComfort Earbuds II, the next iteration of the popular Bose QuietComfort headphones (a CBS Essentials bestseller). The new headphones promise better sound and better active noise cancellation, in a much smaller size than the bulkier first generation.


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Bose QuietComfort II headphones, $299


What else is new in the Bose QuietComfort II headphones? The latest generation of Bose headphones offer longer battery life thanks to an improved charging case. Another new feature: Bluetooth 5.3 compatibility, with a range of 30 feet.

Bose QuietComfort II headphones

Bose QuietComfort II headphones

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Bose products are known for their excellent sound quality, and the new Bose QuietComfort II headphones are no exception. They claim to offer the best active noise cancellation in the world and have a new CustomTune technology that automatically adjusts the music to the taste of your ears. They also have “aware mode” which pauses noise cancellation when you need to hear your surroundings.

If you didn’t like the bulk of the original Bose QuietComfort headphones, there’s good news: the QuietComfort II headphones are a third smaller than their predecessor. They’re also water and sweat resistant, so you can wear them to the gym.

The Bose QuietComfort II earphones offer six hours of battery life on a single charge and come with a charging case that holds three additional charges (24 hours of battery life in total). You can control music, answer calls, and adjust volume just by tapping on your headphones instead of having to use your phone. These Bluetooth 5.3 compatible headphones are available in black and soapstone.

Bose QuietComfort II headphones, $299


Bose QuietComfort Headphones

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Want to save some money? The original Bose QuietComfort headphones, which once retailed for $279, have now been reduced to $199 at Amazon. The 4.3-star rated headphones offer 18 hours of listening time (6 hours of listening time per charge with included charging case), IPX4 water resistance, touch controls and active noise cancellation.

Bose QuietComfort headphones, $199 (was $279)


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