Buyer's Guide to Bose Bluetooth Earphones / Earbuds

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The brand name Bose has become synonymous with great sound. This US-based audio company has been in business for more than 50 years, producing top-notch audio equipment from day one. Whether it's their soundbars, speakers, headphones, or Bluetooth/wireless headphones, their entire product line delivers excellent sound in a stylish, durable package.

Bose has been one of the first audio companies that started offering high-quality wireless earbuds with noise-canceling features. Besides providing you with the best type of "silent treatment", Bose wireless earbuds deliver incredible sound quality.

In this article, we'll be discussing everything you need to know about Bose wireless in-ear headphones. Why you should buy one, what are their key features, as well as showcasing some of their best and latest models.

Why You Should Buy Bose Wireless Earphones

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Wireless earbuds are becoming the go-to listening device for many people around the world. And with true wireless earphones hitting the market in 2015, this technology became even more popular because it allowed users to charge up the earbuds while on the go.

Before we dive into why you should buy Bose Wireless Earphones, let's learn more about true wireless earphones and what makes them unique.

True wireless earbuds got introduced in 2015, and immediately became a top-selling audio product. They are in-ear headphones that you can store in a case that also doubles as a charger. The charging case is so compact that you can fit it into your pocket.

The earbuds can hold a charge between 3 and 6 hours. And when the battery depletes, you simply plop them into their case for charging and you're all set.

Bose has some of the longest-lasting wireless earphone batteries on the market. For instance, their QuietComfort Earbuds can last for up to six hours. The coolest thing about these true wireless headphones is that they come with a fast-charging feature. After just 15 minutes in the charging case, QuietComfort Earbuds will be at enough charge to last you for two hours.

Another cool feature about Bose True Wireless Headphones is their incredibly low latency. One of the main reasons why users stayed away from Bluetooth audio equipment is that there was a delay from when you play something on the phone and when the earbuds start producing sound.

Well, that's an issue of the past. Bose wireless earbuds come with SBC and AAC codecs. Both SBC and AAC codes are supported by both iOS and Android, and both reduce lag to negligible levels.

Bose Wireless Headphones Are User Friendly

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Now that you're familiar with true wireless earbuds, let's go over the first of many reasons why people are switching from wired to Bose Bluetooth earbuds.

Unlike wired in-ear headphones, their wireless counterpart is incredibly easy to connect with your device. All you have to do is turn on Bluetooth on your phone and remove the earphones from its case, the two devices will pair automatically.

But, you're not limited to just phones. You can connect your Bose wireless earbuds with just about any Bluetooth device imaginable. You can pair them with a gaming console, computer, a full-blown audio setup, and even a smart TV.

One of the major points of contention with wired earbuds is the microphone.

While there are quite a few wired earbuds out there with more than decent microphones, because they're located on the wire, it was kind of awkward to use them effectively. For instance, if you were walking around with wired headphones and want to make a hands-free phone call, you have to hold the microphone close to your mouth or away from your body so the person on the other side could hear you.

The story is quite different with Bose wireless earbuds. Each model comes with a high-end microphone built into the chassis of the earbuds themselves. This means you won't have to awkwardly walk around holding the earbud wire next to your mouth like you're a security agent, and the person on the other side won't have to tell you to speak up every minute.

Another cool user-friendly feature Bose wireless earbuds come with is the controls. Most of their wireless earbuds feature a touchpad on the chassis. You can skip, pause, play, control the volume, and even access voice commands by simply tapping or swiping your finger over the side of the earbud.

Bose Wireless Earbuds Have The Best Noise-Cancelling Feature On The Market

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Another reason why people opt for wireless earbuds is their noise-cancelling feature. When it comes to cutting out the ambient noise, Bose is at the forefront of this technology. The company even won a string of awards for its latest noise-canceling headphones.

Earbuds are great at blocking out the ambient sound passively because they go into your ears, but Bose takes it a step further. All their wireless earbuds come with active noise-canceling technology.

So how does it work?

Bose wireless earbuds monitor the sound around you and prevent unwanted sound to reach your ears. The earbuds achieve this by utilizing microphones in the chassis to listen to the outside noise frequencies and emit the exact opposite signal. When opposite soundwaves collide, they actually cancel each other out.

Having noise-cancelling earbuds is excellent when you want to enjoy music, audiobooks, podcasts, or shows without having to deal with the noise from cars passing by, people talking, etc.

Wireless Earbuds Give You Freedom Of Movement

One of the greatest benefits wireless headphones/earbuds provide is the freedom of movement. If you like exercising, having to deal with a wire hanging from your ears to your pocket can be quite uncomfortable. Not to mention how easy it is to pull the earbuds off your ears when the wire gets in the way.

Another common problem with wired headphones/earbuds is that you can easily snap off the jack from your phone. When this happens, you're not only risking damaging the audio jack, but you can also damage your phone if the audio jack gets stuck in the 3.5mm port.

With Bose wireless earbuds, you can enjoy full freedom of movement. Whether you're running, cycling, walking, jumping, or anything in between, you can rest assured they won't fly out of your ears or damage your phone's audio port.

Best Bose Wireless Earphones

Now on to the best part - our top picks for the best Bose wireless earbuds. No matter which one you go for, you can rest assured you'll be enjoying the best sound quality and comfort wireless earbuds can provide.

Bose QuietComfort® Earbuds

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Whenever Bose introduces a new pair of QuietComfort earbuds, the tech and audio world sits up and takes notice. This is because the QuietComfort brand has become synonymous with phenomenal noise-cancelling features and superb sound quality.

In the last couple of years, most noise-cancelling headphones were of the on-ear and over-ear variety. However, Bose QuietComfort takes this legendary line of products in a new direction - truly wireless in ear.

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are available in our store for just $379.00. Free shipping is included, and you can even buy them in three monthly installments of just $126.33 with no interest via Hoolah.


Bose has produced noise-cancelling in-ear headphones and true wireless earbuds before, but with the QuietComfort Earbuds, they've combined these two technologies for the first time. This means these in-ear headphones are jam-packed with high-end tech, which has led to a pair of Bluetooth earbuds that look pretty chic.

These wireless Bluetooth earbuds are available in four color options: Soapstone, Sandstone, Triple black, and Stone blue. No matter which ones you choose, they will complement your style perfectly.

Just like all Bose products, QuietComfort Earbuds feel great in hand. The smooth outer surface of the earbuds feels very tactile, while the glossy plastic used for the driver enclosure feels high-quality and robust.

These Bluetooth in-ear headphones come with a choice of small, medium, and large tips. The tips perfectly fit every ear size and you don't have to drive them in like pegs to feel the isolation, which is great for comfort.

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds are pretty lightweight - only 9 grams. This means you can comfortably wear them for hours at a time without feeling even the slightest discomfort.

The charging case can easily fit inside most pockets. Just like everything Bose produces, the charging case is built out of high-quality materials that can withstand quite a lot of punishment. To open the charging case, you need to press the button on the front. Inside, there are two recesses for the earbuds, a button for Bluetooth pairing, and a string of LED lights that shows you how much battery life is left inside. The earbuds fit perfectly inside the charging case, so you don't have to worry about them rattling around or falling out accidentally.

Features And Performance

Besides being extremely comfortable, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds have excellent battery life. On a single charge, the earbuds can last for up to six hours. The case can supply two full charges, which makes total battery life of around 18 hours.

The coolest thing about charging is that these headphones come with a quick charge feature. If you empty the battery, just plop them inside the charging case for 15 minutes and you'll have enough charge for around two hours of listening time. To fully charge the earbuds it's recommended you keep them in the case for at least two hours.

When first using QuietComfort earbuds, you have to open both the case and the Bose Music app. You'll be prompted to pair the earphones and guided through all the key features.

By default, you have to touch and hold your finger on the right earbud to access voice assistant or decline an incoming call. Double tapping the same earbud pauses/plays and answers the call. By touching and holding your finger on the left earbud you can skip a music track or check the battery level.

You can fully customize some of the controls via the Bose Music app.

The QuietComfort Earbuds feature four microphones to help with call quality. The playback is solid and clear no matter how much ambient noise there is.

Bose has designed these in-ear Bluetooth headphones to be as flexible as possible. This is why you can set the noise-cancellation to your personal preference.  Using the app, you can set the noise-cancellation from 0 (no noise-cancelling) to 10 (maximum noise-cancelling). What's more, you can even assign three different positions as favorites and cycle through them by double-tapping the left headphone.

When it comes to sound quality, these Bluetooth headphones really deliver. The soundscape is powerful and dynamic. Bass notes sound full and deep, and there's a lot of subtle detail.

The quiet background allows the vocal to stand out, while the deep, throbbing baseline, oozes texture. In other words, the QuietComfort Earbuds sound just as good as high-end over-ear headphones.

Who Are These Wireless Earbuds For?

We recommend Bose QuietComfort Wireless Earbuds for anyone who wants to enjoy music, podcasts, or music while on the go. The noise-cancelling feature is unparalleled and allows you to get fully immersed in the soundscape. On top of that, they're extremely comfortable, highly customizable, and can pair with both iOS and Android devices.

Bose Sport Earbuds

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If you're looking for the best wireless headphones for running, one of the best brands to go for is none other than Bose. Bose Sport Earbuds are very similar to QuietComfort Wireless Earbuds but are slightly tweaked to withstand the harsh conditions that come with sports.

Bose Sports Earbuds are available in our store for just $269. We offer free delivery and you can even buy them in three monthly installments for just $89.67 via Hoolah.


The design and build of Bose Sport Earbuds are aimed at providing you with the best possible comfort while exercising.

The Bose Sport Earbuds housing is very minimalistic with almost no accents besides the company's logo, which makes them easy to fit in with just about any sports getup.

This pair of Bluetooth earphones is also slightly lighter than the QuietComfort Wireless Earbuds, weighing just 6.75 grams.

The Bose Sport Earbuds are available in three finishes: Triple Black, Glacier White, and Baltic Blue. Each finish is very unique and will complement just about any style.

As is the norm with Bose Bluetooth earbuds, Sport Earbuds come with three different sizes of silicone ear tips: small, medium, and large. The combination of large, soft, and pliable silicone pads combined with equally soft wing tips ensures these Bluetooth headphones stay firmly and comfortably in place through your workout. The tips are also a breeze to swap around, which can't be said for other brands on the market.

Despite not having active noise cancellation, these Bluetooth earbuds provide good sound isolation to keep you going with your activities.

Features And Performance

Bose Sport Earbuds have an IPX4 water resistance rating. This means they're sweat and weather resistant. So, if you get caught in the rain while training, you won't run into any issues.

When it comes to battery life, these Bluetooth earphones will last for around 5 hours on a full charge. The charging case provides a further two full charges, for a total of 15 hours of listening time. Just like the QuietComfort, the Sport Earbuds also feature fast charging, which can bump the empty battery to up to two hours of listening time in just 15 minutes.

The charging case is slightly shallower and narrower than the one you get with the QuietComfort but is just as high-quality and durable. Inside, you will find a string of five LEDs that indicate battery life and there's a pairing button you will have to press when pairing these Bluetooth earbuds to a new source.

The touch controls are almost identical to QuietComfort, the shortcuts include checking the battery level or skipping a track.

Call quality is just as amazing as with all Bose wireless earbuds. The microphones are contained in the right earpiece, and your voice will come across clearly in even in the noisiest of conditions.

When it comes to Sport Earbuds' sound quality, it's among the best on the market. The sound delivery is balanced with the richness and fullness of bass notes. Every track you play will sound balanced and full of subtlety.

Whether it's music, podcasts, or Youtube videos, the output remains consistent and detailed.

Who Are These Wireless Earbuds For?

Bose Sport Earbuds are designed for sports enthusiasts or those users that are always on the move. They give you a full range of movement without encumbering you with wires. Whether you like running, cycling, or working out at the gym, these wireless earbuds will deliver superb sound without accidentally coming off.

SoundSport® Wireless Headphones

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If you're on a budget but want a pair of wireless earphones that deliver superb audio quality and comfort, picking up a pair of Bose SoundSport earbuds is a no-brainer.

Bose SoundSport earphones are available in our store for just $191.00 with free delivery. What's more, you can also buy them in three monthly installments for just $63.67 via Hoolah.

Design And Features

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones feature a more traditional design. They feature a neckband cable with a remote housing part-way down. This means they're not of the true wireless variety, but that does not compromise your user experience at all with the $191 price tag.

The remote is light as a feather, leaving nothing to drag the cable down and make using these wireless earphones uncomfortable. The soft silicone rubber hooks trace the lines of the ear almost perfectly, ensuring a secure fit for running, cycling, or going to the gym.

Even if you don't care about the sports side of the design, the hooks are an essential feature because the earpieces are quite large, and the hooks ensure they don't fall out accidentally.

These wireless earphones are available in three color options: black, aqua, and citron. Citron and Aqua colour options are particularly striking and perfectly complement the sporty vibe of these wireless earphones.

Features And Performance

Bose SportSound Wireless Headphones have an IPX4 water resistance rating. This means they're sweat and water-resistant. So, if you get caught in the rain while running or sweat splashes on them, you can rest assured they won't break down.

Besides Bluetooth, these earphones also support NFC pairing. So, if you have an Android device that has NFC, you can simply touch the phone to the earpiece and make the two connect. Pretty neat!

The Bluetooth performance is pretty solid, too. You won't experience any interference when using these earphones in places where there are lots of phones and other wireless devices.

The battery life is pretty solid too. On a single charge, the Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones will run for around six hours. This is more than enough battery life for training and commuting around town.

When it comes to sound quality, it's nothing short of amazing. The bass is powerful and punchy and will surely get you to run a bit faster. The highs are dynamic and make the music sound very lively.

For a budget-friendly earphone, Bose has managed to craft a sound signature with no flaws whatsoever. There's no harshness, the detail is amazing and there's no focus on one particular frequency spectrum that might turn some of the users off.

Who Are These Wireless Earbuds For?

These wireless earbuds are a perfect choice for anyone that's looking for superb sound quality and comfort at an affordable price. Even if you're not into working out, Bose SoundSport earphones will bring you hours of fun, lively listening experience.


Bose has been at the forefront of audio technology from the day the company was founded. Combine that recognition with the freedom of movement, ease of use, and excellent build quality and you get a pair of wireless headphones that are hard to miss out on.

Whether you need to block out the busy noise of the city while commuting, or you need a pair of earphones that will make your sports activities more enjoyable - Bose has you covered.

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