Some audiophiles dislike Bose with a passion, and noise cancelling in general. The hate is unwarranted. Here at WIRED, we love these headphones, and it’s hard to top Bose QuietComfort series. Bose’s noise cancelling technology has come a long way, making the QC series among best headphones for travel or to wear during a noisy commute.
Usually, you have to pay about $300 for a set of QuietComfort 25s, but this week you can find the QC25 series for up to 50 percent off. If you’re in the market, it’s an excellent time to buy.
UPDATE: Our friends at TechBargains inform us that Amazon now has these headphones available for $170. The Android-compatible version below is still available for $180.
If you have an Android or Samsung device, the Quiet Comfort 25 built specifically for those phones are on sale for $180 on Newegg and $199 on Amazon, again down from $300 normally. Want to add wireless to these Bose headphones? This adapter lets you add it to the QC25 for $70.
As a sidenote, if you want to go wireless, the Plantronics Voyager 8200 (Wired score 8/10 Recommended) also have amazing sound and noise cancelling, and are currently about $284 ($96 off) on Amazon, $287 on Jet, and $280 on Newegg.
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