Find Comfort in Silence

by Nicole Quasté

Dec 8, 2016

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Products / Technology

With seemingly countless noise-canceling headphones on the market, it can be difficult to choose the best pair to make travels more enjoyable. CNET is making the decision a little easier having recently rated Bose QuietComfort 35 as the best overall wireless noise-canceling headphones to date.

 

The Bose QuietComfort 35 combines top-of-the-line, active, noise-canceling technology with wireless Bluetooth operation in an extra-comfortable fold-up design. The sound is excellent for Bluetooth, and it doubles as a great headset for phone calls. The headphones offer optimum quiet while making music sound better, all without the annoyance of a cord. The headphones also work in wired mode and include cords if the battery dies, ideal for travel if you don’t have access to a power source. QuietComfort batteries last about 20 hours.

 

The headphones were engineered to travel with impact-resistant materials and corrosion-resistant stainless steel, and the headband is wrapped in Alcantara for an exceptionally comfortable fit. These best-in-class headphones come in around $350. Add them to your gift wish list and enjoy a more peaceful flight next time you travel.

 

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