Bose Quiet Comfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones review
When it comes to noise cancellation headphones, nobody does it quite like Bose and its the latest QuietComfort 25 headphones are easily at the top of their class.
Bose has overhauled the excellent predecessor – the QC15 – and somehow has made it even better with the new QC25.
The design has had a significant makeover with a smaller and sleeker look and feel.
The QC25 headphones are a little smaller and more compact than the previous model and Bose has created an even closer fit.
But the company has also increased the comfort at the same time by using luxury materials like leather on the ear cups and suede-like material on the headband.
The ear cups can now rotate even more which makes even easier to fit on your head and wear for extended periods of time.
This also helps pack the headphones down into a much smaller size and make it fit into an even smaller hard case.
But the changes with the QC25 noise cancelling headphones aren’t just on the outside.
Under the hood Bose has also managed to improve the quality of its amazing noise cancellation.
A simple flick of the switch on the right ear cup and you hear the ambient sounds being sucked out of the room like you’ve stepped into an airlock or a soundproof booth.
The microphones inside and outside of the ear cups pick up the outside noise and almost instantly transfer this information to the onboard processor to generate a reverse signal and cancel it out.
Combine this with the passive noise reduction of the ear cups sealing your ears from the outside world and you’ve got the best noise cancellation on the market.
But you also have to remember that while the Bose QC25 headphones are cancelling noise they are also producing superb audio quality.
The sound these headphones produce is nothing short of brilliant. You’ll hear stunning high and mid levels and the perfect punch of bass.
And the secret sauce is Bose’s proprietary Active Equaliser and TriPort technology.
We were listening to our favourite music on the Bose QC25 with a constant smile on our face because our music hasn’t sounded better.
The headphones are powered by a single AAA battery that last for up to 35 hours of use – long enough for several long flights.
But even when the battery dies, you’re not stuck with dead headphones. They’ll still work – they just won’t have the Active Equaliser or noise cancellation.
The cable has a remote and microphone so the Bose QC25 headphones will work with your smartphones even when you need to make and receive calls.
The headphones are available for the first time in either black or white
If you’re looking for noise cancelling headphones that can reduce ambient sound while at the same time providing an audio experience that’s second to none, look no further than the Bose QC25 noise cancelling headphones.
They are easily the best noise cancelling headphones money can buy.
Bose Quiet Comfort 25 Noise Cancelling Headphones