Bose has just reveal a new active noise cancellation headphones, Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, that should appeal to users who are extremely particular about environmental noises. With the Bose Headphones 700, you get to choose from 11 levels of robust noise cancellation. You can choose to bump up the noise cancellation to minimize the distractions when in loud places or crank it down, so you will be able to hear the world around you, and anything in between.
The 11 levels of noise cancellation also include a Conversation Mode that temporarily pause the content and halt the noise cancellation, thus allowing you to hear and speak to someone and not becoming the crazy person who appeared to be screaming when ordering a cup of coffee. In addition, Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 also supports voice assistant, letting you into the world of Amazon by saying “Alexa” or tap into the Google Assistant with a touch of a button.
Thanks to the four-microphone system that adapts to noisy and windy environments ensure that voice commands are captured regardless of the environmental noise. And then, there’s Bose AR, a first-of-its-kind audio augmented reality that essentially do what Google Glass does, but through audio instead of visuals. Basically, it is AR for the ears.
As always, we do not know what’s the drivers under the cups, but what we do know is, it comes with an audio cable for when the battery conks out, a USB cable for charging and the cans itself has a Bluetooth range of up to 33 feet (10 meters) and features a built-in battery that provides up to 20 hours of operation in between charges. Recharging takes 2.5 hours, but it does tout quick charge feature that will get you 3.5 hours use with 15 minutes of charging.
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