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QC®20 noise cancelling headphones – Apple® devices

QuietComfort® 20 Acoustic Noise Cancelling™ headphones – Apple® devices

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Current Price AED999.00
Original Price AED999.00

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Overview

In-ear. Noise cancelling. Better sound.

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 certain functions. Choose either the QC®20 Apple device model or the QC®20 Samsung and Android™ model to use with your respective device.

These headphones are designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod models. They are not compatible with iPhone 7 and later. A Lightning to 3.5-mm adapter is needed for iPhone 7 and later. A version is also available for Samsung and Android devices.

  • 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

Lose yourself in your music

QC20 headphones let you experience music on the go like never before. You’ll enjoy lifelike, digital sound quality that stands out from the noise around you—plus the freedom of in-ear headphones. 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. Our 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 is your focus.

Advanced ear tip technology

And it’s even easier to enjoy your music 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 four-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.

Specs

Dimensions

  • QC®20 headphones—Apple devices (Including cable and StayHear®+ tips):132 cm L (44 g)
  • StayHear®+ tips:3.2 cm H x 2.5 cm W x 1.3 cm D
  • USB cable:30.5 cm L
  • Clothing clip:2.5 cm H x 0.3 cm W x 1.8 cm D
  • Control module:8.9 cm H x 3.2 cm W x 0.95 cm D
  • Case:2.5 cm H x 14 cm W x 8 cm D

In the box

  • QuietComfort® 20 headphones—Apple devices
  • 3 pairs StayHear®+ tips (S, M, L)
  • Clothing clip
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (built-in)
  • USB charging cable
  • Carrying case

Additional details

Rechargeable lithium-ion battery

  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Battery life: 16 hours per full charge
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WHEN WILL THERE BE A NEW MODLE I purchased a pair of the QC 20 headphone back in 2016, and I absolutely enjoyed using the product. The noise cancelling is fantastic! However, since it is 2020, I cannot wait for Bose to release a new model!
Date published: 2020-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Purchased in September 2013 and still going strong I purchased these in September 2013 and the noise cancelling still appears to be better than the new Bluetooth wireless earphones like the Sony wf-1000xm3, which I was seriously considering purchasing to replace the Bose earphones after a crack appeared in the wiring. However, after a few months of looking at the pros and cons of buying the wf-1000xm3, I decided to purchase another QC20 because I personally like the Q tips and unlike Bluetooth earphones, they don't drop out. To fix the crack in the wiring, I wrapped the cord with nylon string. The rubber casing fell off two months ago, but it doesn't affect the performance of the QC20. Also, the clip broke about a year to two years ago.
Date published: 2020-07-13
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FAQs

Can I use the headphones even if noise cancelling is off or if the battery is depleted?

Yes, QC®20 headphones are still able to play audio if the battery power is depleted and the unit is powered off. You will not be able to use noise cancelling or Aware mode, however, and Active EQ, which electronically provides more lifelike audio reproduction, is disabled. These technologies need power to operate.

What devices can I use with QC20 headphones?

QC20 headphones are specifically designed to work with selected Apple® or selected Samsung™ and Android™ devices. An inline microphone and one-touch answer/end button allow for seamless switching between your calls and music. Some phones may require you to hold the answer/end button for a few seconds to perform these functions.

Can I use QC20 headphones in the rain or snow?

No, QuietComfort 20 headphones are not designed to be used in wet environments.

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