Bose QuietComfort 45 review | Engadget

The new model maintains everything that makes this line of headphones so popular with noteworthy upgrades to noise cancellation. The WH-1000XM4 can automatically adjust noise cancelling based on your activity or location and speak-to-chat, along with quick-attention mode, offers a convenient way to have a quick convo. The 2019 model offers the companys robust ANC along with impressive voice quality for calls, even in noisy environments. As it turns out, you dont need fancy new features to make your headphones unique.In terms of aesthetics, theres almost nothing new to report here. You can choose between four levels of Self Voice, or the amount of yourself you can hear in the headphones during calls (off, low, medium and high). The company has a decent track record with tuning, typically offering warm, balanced sound with good clarity that highlights details of the music. The company explains that this should cover things like office noise, the roar of a train or the hum of a coffee shop.
If it aint broke, dont fix it. Bose has done exactly that with its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones and for good reason. The QC35 and QC35 II set the bar for active noise cancellatio… [+5253 chars]