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Bose QuietComfort 20i
 
Approximate retail price:
$299.00
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Summary: Portable noise canceling isolating ear-insert earphones that come with three pairs of "Stayhear + tip" ear bowl support earpieces of various sizes, USB charging cable, shirt clip, and a carrying case.
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Type: Portable headphones
About - Bose QuietComfort 20i

The Bose QC 20i portable noise-canceling earphones have an isolating ear-insert design. These iPod/cellphone-centric earphones can be used with the noise-canceling feature turned on or off, and have a 50-inch audio cord with a modified stereo 4-contact mini-plug that works with iPods, iPads, iPhones, and some cell phones, but it may not be compatible with other audio devices. The earphones have an inline microphone and remote with integrated volume, music player, and call connect/disconnect controls. The QC 20i comes with three pairs of "Stayhear + Tip" ear bowl support earpieces of various sizes, a USB charging cable, and a carrying case. It is covered by a 12-month warranty.

About This Brand

While Bose's best-known headphones are noise-canceling models, it now makes several types, including earphones. Products are usually in the higher price range.

Features & Specs - Bose QuietComfort 20i
info Weight (oz.) 1.5
info Cable length (in.) 50
info Battery type Rechargeable lithium-ion
info Works with noise reduction off Yes
info Integrated microphone Yes
info Call connect/disconnect control Yes
info Integrated volume control Yes
info Integrated player control Yes
info Detachable cable No
info Monitor function (mute) Yes
info Noise canceling unit in earpiece No
info Low battery indicator Yes
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User Reviews - Bose QuietComfort 20i
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5.0
Quiet Little Marvel
9/14/2014
Pros
Comfortable
Compact
Durable
Great Sound
Lightweight
Noise Canceling Wonder
Cons
No battery life indicator
Best Uses
Home Audio
Music
Portable Devices
Relaxing
Traveling
With My Computer
Working
Working Out
Comment:
I already had the QC15 headphones, but wanted something more compact, so I bought these and have never looked back. These little earbuds are amazing. You get the noise canceling of the QC15 with the addition of in ear noise isolation and great portability. I really like these things. A negative point is that the battery is internal, so if you are on a plane and the battery dies, you have no noise cancellation. However, unlike the QC15, these will still function as an earbud. The QC 15 will not, but then again, you can just change batteries with them.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Great sound and Superb Noise cancelling.
8/23/2014
Pros
Comfortable
Compact
Great Sound
Cons
Best Uses
Portable Devices
Relaxing
Traveling
With My Computer
Working
Comment:
Very comfortable. Great sound and the noise cancelling is far better than I would have expected from ear buds
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Battery issues
8/18/2014
Pros
Comfortable
Compact
Great Sound
Lightweight
Cons
Battery Does Not Charge
Poor Service From Bose
Best Uses
Traveling
Comment:
I have two pairs of these, both failed within 6 month of purchase. The battery will not charge and therefore no noice cancellation. Bose complex warranty policy has yet to fix this for me, one set has been in repairs for 4 weeks by now, so they have my Money, I have no product.
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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