Bose Quiet Comfort 20i
The Bose QC 20 is expensive, but if you're a frequent traveler looking for a noise-cancelling headphone in a small package, them make a lot of sense.
- Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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Starting at: $299.00
The good: The Bose QuietComfort 20 and 20i are compact in-ear headphones that sound good, are very comfortable to wear, and offer surprisingly impressive noise cancellation. The noise cancellation is powered by an integrated rechargeable lithium battery that delivers up to 16 hours of battery life.
The bad: Expensive; they don't sound as good as many competing in-ear headphones in this price range; rechargeable battery isn't replaceable.
The bottom line: Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.
October 31, 2013 2:39 PM PDT
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