Bose today announced the QuietComfort 35 around-ear headphones and the QuietControl 30 in-ear headphones for the Indian market. Bose also announced SoundSport and SoundSport Pulse headphones. The QC35 is available beginning today, for Rs 29,363 the QC30 will be available beginning September 2016 for Rs. 26,438. The SoundSport headphones hit the market beginning today for Rs. 13,275; the SoundSport Pulse is available beginning September 2016 for Rs.17,663.
The QuietComfort 35 headphones come in Black and Silver; the QuietControl 30 headphones come in Black; SoundSport wireless headphones come in Black and Aqua now, and Citron in September; the SoundSport Pulse headphones come in Power Red. StayHear+ tips for the QC30 and SoundSport headphones are included in three sizes: small, medium and large.
All new headphones will be sold through Bose stores, Bose.com and select authorized dealers. The Bose Connect app is available for download now on the App Store or Google Play.
SoundSport Pulse wireless headphones come with a built-in heart rate monitor measured through the ear. All of Bose’s new wireless headphones include NFC for touch-to-pair convenience, super-intuitive controls for music and calls, voice prompts for key information including setup, caller ID and battery life, and the free Bose Connect app for even more functionality.
“Until now, great wireless noise cancellation and better wireless workouts have been more of a dream than reality,â€ said Bernice Cramer, general manager of Bose Wireless headphones. “Like the QuietComfort headphones before them, the performance of the QC30 and QC35 are way ahead of where the market is right now. And for the millions of people who run, bike, hike or hit the gym, SoundSport headphones offer a new kind of alternative, because they’re not just named for exercise — they’re made for it.â€
The new QC35 around-ear headphones offer noise cancellation and a custom-engineered Bluetooth system. It has microphones inside and outside the earcups. The QC35 claims to offer up to 20 hours of battery life from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. It has simple buttons are on the right earcup: on/off, music volume, play/pause, and answer/end calls.
The QC30 headphones feature tiny earbuds that integrate a total of six microphones, and a sleek neckband. Turn its noise cancellation up or down, not on or off, and it adapts to the level you set without changing your music volume. The QC30 claims to offer up to 10 hours of battery life from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, lasting as long as a fully-charged phone or tablet. It has music volume, play/pause, answer/end calls, and noise control buttons.
The QC30 features StayHear+ tips which as per Bose eliminates the pressure and aches of conventional ear tips for hours and hours of wear.
SoundSport headphones use a special sport-version of StayHear+ tips designed to stay secure and comfortable during exercise. Made from soft, flexible silicone, their umbrella shape creates a gentle seal in the ear, while an extended wing “locksâ€ in the fit.
For indoors or outside, SoundSport headphones are sweat and water resistant with powerful audio performance. Their inline mic and remote let users stay focused while skipping songs, adjusting volume, or taking and making calls.
The SoundSport Pulse headphones include a built-in heart rate monitor with the precision of a chest strap, so you can have one amazing product to pump your music and track your progress. And it’s compatible with Runkeeper, Endomondo and other fitness apps. As per Bose, the SoundSport Pulse has up to 5 hours of battery life and SoundSport has up to 6 hours.