The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 home/studio-style Bluetooth wireless noise canceling headphones have a closed over-ear design. These headphones can be used with the noise-canceling feature turned on or off, are intended for use with Bluetooth enabled audio devices including cell phones as well as standard audio devices, and have a claimed wireless reception range of 33 feet. The headphones have built-in microphones and integrated touch sensitive volume, music player function, and call connect/disconnect Bluetooth controls. Additional features include earcup mounted controls for ambient sound monitoring and digital voice assistant support (when the headphone is used with a Bluetooth capable device that has that feature), embedded motion sensors for use with Bose AR (Augmented Reality) enhanced apps, and earcups that fold and swivel to flat for ease of carrying and storage. The Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 comes with a detachable 40-inch long standard audio cable, a USB charging cable, and a carrying case. It is covered by a 12-month warranty. The free Bose Music app for Apple and Android mobile devices can be used for headphone setup and adjustment, and provides additional features.
Plug typeThe type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
Works with noise reduction off
Works with noise reduction offWill operate without the noise-canceling circuitry activated; allows the model to be used as standard headphones if the batteries die.
Integrated microphoneHas an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Call connect/disconnect control
Call connect/disconnect controlThis allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Integrated volume control
Integrated volume controlThis allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated player control
Integrated player controlThis allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Detachable cableA detachable cable allows the headphones to be used for noise canceling without the cord being connected to a music or video player, or dangling from the headset.
Monitor functionHas a control that turns off the audio, and in the case of noise canceling models turns off the noise canceling function, so that ambient sounds can be heard. Useful for hearing ambience like travel announcements without turning off the audio player or removing the headphones.
Noise canceling unit in earpiece
Noise canceling unit in earpieceThe electronic circuitry for the noise cancelation function is integrated into headphones earpiece rather than incorporated as a separate module that is integrated into the audio cord.
Battery lifeAs claimed by the manufacturer.
Battery recharge time
Battery recharge timeAs claimed by the manufacturer.
Low battery indicator
Low battery indicatorAn indicator to show that the headphone battery power is low and will need to be replaced or recharged.
Warranty (mos.): parts/labor
Warranty (mos.): parts/laborWarranty is for parts and labor, in months.
Additional featuresAdditional features for this model.
2.4 GHz transmission frequency, Bluetooth wireless, around 33 ft. operating range. Has touch volume, music player transport, call connect/disconnect control on front half of right earcup. Has power on/off, Bluetooth pairing, battery status voice announcements. Ambient noise level control button on left earcup allows selection of maximum noise cancelation, medium noise cancelation, and ambient monitoring, and can be used to simultaneously pause audio playback and place the headphones in ambient monitoring mode for conversations without removing the headphones. Has "Self Voice" feature that lets the user hear their own voice level during calls so that they can speak more naturally. Supports Amazon Alexa (voice and right earcup button activation), Google Assistant (right earcup button activation), and Siri (right earcup button activation) digital voice assistants when used with Bluetooth connected devices that have those features. Has pairing memory for up to eight Bluetooth devices, allows simultaneous connection of two Bluetooth devices. Has embedded motion sensors that can detect head orientation and body movement while the headphones are being worn. Bose AR (Augmented Reality) -enhanced apps can then use information from the headphone's motion sensors along with location data from a mobile device to offer audio content tailored to location and specific activities (such as directions, tour guidance, etc.). Earcups fold and swivel to flat for ease of carrying and storage. Bluetooth connected Apple mobile devices using iOS Version 5 and above will show the battery level. The free Bose Music app can be used to determine which digital voice assistant can be accessed with the headphones, access 11 different noise cancellation settings ranging from maximum noise cancelation to ambient monitoring, and change noise cancellation levels of the ambient noise level control button. The app can also be used to adjust the Self Voice feature, turn off voice prompts, engage automatic turn off and set time intervals, manage paired Bluetooth device connections, and update firmware.
Included accessoriesIndicates what accessories are included.
Detachable 40-inch long standard audio cable, USB charging cable, carrying case, free Bose Music app download for Apple and Android mobile devices.
WeightReflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.
Cable lengthCable length indicates the approximate length of the cable from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
Battery typeThe number and type of batteries used.