Bose QC20 QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise-Canceling In-Ear Headphones for Apple

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In-ear headphones receive the upgrade they deserve with Bose's QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling In-Ear Headphones. Using Bose's patented noise-cancelling technology, mixed with their StayHear+ securely-fitted tips, you can finally block out the hustle and bustle of the world while keeping your music quality strong. And it features an Apple in-line microphone and remote, which gives you the ease of controlling your music-listening and call-taking experience.

Bose QuietComfort 20 Headphones Features:

  • Active noise cancellation to block out crowds, motors, and other environments
  • Listen to your favorite songs and catch details you've never noticed before
  • StayHear+ tips ensure comfort and block out noise
  • Use the in-line microphone to take calls while you're on the go
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Shut out the world and lose yourself in your music—or let the world in. It’s your choice with the first in-ear noise cancelling headphones from Bose. The QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones let you enjoy better sound every day, everywhere you go. Turn on noise cancelling to reduce surrounding distractions and focus on your music. Or, at the touch of a button, activate Aware mode to hear what’s happening around you. Proprietary StayHear+ tips provide a soft, secure fit. The inline microphone and remote let you switch easily to calls and control of certain functions. Choose either the QC20 Apple device model or the QC20 Samsung and Android model to use with your respective device.

These headphones are designed for Apple devices. 


Bose QC20 QuietComfort 20 Acoustic In-Ear Headphones Highlights:

  • Bose noise cancelling technology, shut out the world and focus on your music
  • Aware mode to hear what’s around you at the press of a button
  • Deep, clear sound from the Active EQ and TriPort technology
  • Soft, and secure for hours of listening from proprietary StayHear+ ear tips


Bose QC20 QuietComfort 20 Acoustic In-Ear Headphones Features:

Lose yourself in your music

  • Bose QC20 headphones let you experience music on the go as never before. You'll enjoy lifelike, digital sound quality that stands out from the noise around you—plus the freedom of an in-ear headphone. StayHear+ tips physically block some noise while our Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology electronically reduces most of what's left. It's just you and your music, even in noisy environments.

Tune in to your environment

  • But there are moments when you may not want to be so cut off from your surroundings. Crossing a city street. Waiting for airline gate announcements. This is where Aware mode comes in. Instead of removing your headphones, just press a button, and you're back in touch with the sounds around you—while your music keeps playing, and you still experience some noise cancellation.

Engaging sound

  • All this, plus Bose lifelike sound. Sound you wouldn't expect from in-ear headphones. Their TriPort technology and Active EQ combine to give your music a depth and balance that keep your daily soundtrack fresh and alive. The subtle details shine through, too. So wherever you are, your music's front and center.

Advanced ear tip technology

  • And your music's even easier to enjoy when you're not fussing with your headphones. Proprietary StayHear+ tips create a soft, secure fit with no need to force them into your ears. The cone shape spreads contact evenly across the ear for maximum comfort, and forms a gentle seal that contributes to the headphones' full-spectrum noise reduction.

You're in control

  • Controls are all at your fingertips. Use the slider switch on the control module to turn noise cancelling on and off. The inline microphone/remote houses Aware mode and call answer/end buttons. The 4-button remote, provides volume and music control plus access to voice-recognition apps, like Siri or Google search.

Rechargeable battery

  • The lithium-ion battery (located inside the module) charges in just 2 hours with the included USB cable, and delivers up to 16 hours playing time per charge. A battery indicator light displays power status. And, even if the battery dies your music still plays with performance equal to that of our regular in-ear headphones.
  • When not in use, simply store your headphones and cables in the included carrying case.




Bose QC20 QuietComfort 20 Acoustic In-Ear Headphones Specifications:

  • QC20 headphones — Apple devices (Including cable and StayHear+ tips): 52" L (1.55 oz)
  • StayHear+ tips: 1.25" H x 1" W x 0.5" D
  • USB cable: 12" L
  • Clothing clip: 1" H x 0.25" W x 0.5" D
  • Control module: 3.5" H x 1.25" W x 0.375" D
  • Case: 1" H x 5.5" W x 3.1" D
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Battery life: 16 hours per full charge


Customer Reviews for Bose QC20 QuietComfort 20 Acoustic Noise-Canceling In-Ear Headphones for Apple

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Simply Phenomenal
These headphones are incredible. I can't believe how good the noise canceling is in these little things. I actually find myself using these more often than the QC25s simply because it's much easier to sleep with these on while on a plane, and because they're so much more portable. I highly recommend these headphones!
July 20, 2015
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Just Awesome
I bought these headphones about 6 months ago and love them. Everyone that tries them out can't believe how well the noise cancellation works. I want the white pair next. I highly recommend these head phones. Oh btw, when I am on the plane I could be right next to the engine and not hear it.
January 17, 2017
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Great sound but fragile
The sound quality is excellent and the noise cancelling is good - although it's not in the same league as my Bose QC15 (around-ear units.) The design has a large control / battery / electronics box which is always near the user's phone. It's a bit weird although I can't think of a better way to achieve the functionality. I can live with this. Battery life is reasonable and charging is acceptably quick from any USB socket.

On the other hand, these earphones are not robust. My first set's switch stopped operating after 8 months. It was replaced under warranty. The second set's cable failed - it's a good thing I bought an extended warranty because I'd be more than a little cheesed off right now.

My final gripe is that the cable is about 8" too short for me to carry my phone in my pocket. Seriously - this is nickel-and-dime stuff. Bose should include - or at least offer - an extension lead as included in the SoundSport headphones.

Even though the sound quality is among the best I've heard, I honestly can't say I think these earphones are good value for money. I'm having serious reservations about spending my refund on a third set.
October 2, 2015
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Worth Every Penny
These earphones are a life-saver. they are ideal for planes, trains, and offices/libraries that are noisier than they should be. Also great for jogging or biking with their 'traffic noise on'.... My dog chewed mine up, and i was able to get a new pair for a discounted price!
December 21, 2016
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An amazing product BUT!!
The headphones are superb in terms of noise canceling noise and sound depth, the amount of bass it provide is unbelievable. My only issue with it is when I use it in transportation and the windows are opened and also when closing the bus's door, i get a feeling that my ears are going to explode because of the pressure. So i have to deactivate the cancelation till I insure that the environment is securely locked. Other than this issue I definitly recommend them.
November 9, 2016
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Great headphone
The sound quality is mind blowing. Before purchasing this headphone I have considered shure but this one is much better then that. Only one problem in this headphone is it's a bit heavy then other headphone. But all together, this is a best piece of headphone that anyone can get. I know it is expensive but it's durable and the price is worth it.
March 13, 2017
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Great noise cancelling headphone
Before having this I used QC25 which is also great. But QC20 provides even better noise cancelling and convenience for carrying around. Further the internal battery is great feature as I kind of get tired of replacing battery around. Like other Bose products, the design is made for real comfort indeed. Regarding the sound, impeccable. After changing earphone quite frequently, I think this is the one that I would definite stop at and keep using because it never get me tired or bordered. Perfect if I have to choose a word to conclude.
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October 15, 2016
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Best ever
These are simply incredible, the noise cancellation is fantastic. Once I was walking past two trains and I couldn't hear a thing with the noise cancellation. However I have an iPhone 7 and it's clunky to carry around with the headphone jack adapter.
February 12, 2017
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Perfect for Travel
I am a frequent flyer. I put these to the test of 170,000 miles last year and they passed on every one. 1) Great to keep your hands free while you're walking through the airport. You can handle phone calls and listen to music without needed to pull your phone out of your pocket. Side note, you also don't look as crazy talking into them as you do with a bluetooth headset. 2) Excellent noise cancelling. Once you're on the plane, it mutes the sound of unwanted noise from the engine hum or loud passengers (I'm talking about wailing kids mostly, parents I feel your pain). Keep in mind if you're listening on your phone or personal device you won't hear a thing the Pilot or flight attendants say to you. 3) Perfect for sleeping. Since they're so small and ridiculously comfortable, you can sleep with them in your ears and forget they're there. I have the Bose QC 15s and my biggest complaint was not being able to sleep with them. As soon as I turned my head or rolled over, the headphones would come off and the change in audio levels would wake me up. With the QC20s their small nature works so well when you're on the move, or trying to get some shut eye on a flight. Having said all that, I've been pleasantly surprised over the past year with my QC 20s. I use them almost exclusively every day, and have to say they have completely replaced my QC 15s.
March 28, 2016
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All around great purchase
I bought these to negate the frequent chatter in the office; I was impressed with how well these work. Sometimes I don't even play music, I just use the noise cancelling option, it's like I'm in another world, I can focus so well now. The way I see it, it's an ROI.
May 3, 2017
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