There's nothing more disappointing than shelling out your hard-earned cash on a new pair of headphones, only to discover the sound quality falls short of what you were expecting.
However, when you see the name 'Bose' on a pair of cans, you know you're going to get something a little bit special. Not only is the build quality great, but the sound is fantastic. But where should you start?
Bose headphones are frequently found among the lists of top-rated budget noise cancelling headphones and wireless headphones, as well as some sets in the budget wireless headphones category. That means there's a pair to suit most budgets, though mainly Bose are considered a premium audio brand.
Peak offers can usually be found around Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and at Christmas, but our price comparison technology below scans the internet daily to find the top prices on every featured Bose headphone, saving you a ton of legwork.
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Let's take a look now at the top Bose headphones, and what kind of savings you could make when buying them...
Best Bose deals: Bose 700 Noise Cancelling
If you want to take advantage of the best Bose deals but aren't sure which of the headphones is right for you, the good news is that there’s an impressive range to choose from. Just take the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, for example. These premium over-ear cans are among some of the best headphones in the world, launched in 2019, offer so much more than what it says on the tin.
Not only are there 11 preset levels of noise cancellation, the headphones also boast a proprietary TriPort structure that delivers active noise reduction for enhanced sound quality. A groundbreaking four-microphone system will enable you to take and receive calls, or talk to Amazon Alexa/Google Assistant, with the utmost clarity; while the headphones’ angled ear cups are designed for optimum comfort.
The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are also compatible with Bose AR – the company’s groundbreaking new platform that enables a range of exciting augmented reality experiences through supporting apps.
Best Bose deals: Bose QC35II
Bose has also launched a range of cans with ‘Quiet’ in the title. Nothing to do with the volume – merely a hint of what these over-ear noise cancelling headphones are capable of.
Launched in 2017, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II offer three levels of industry-leading noise isolation, volume-optimised EQ for quality performance at any sound level, a dual microphone system that enables lucid calls and voice assistance, plus the aforementioned Bose AR augmented reality platform.
Best Bose deals: Bose QuietControl 30
If you prefer something lighter, or more discreet, you could plump for a pair of Bose earphones. As the name suggests, the QuietControl 30 wireless noise cancelling earphones enable you to control the level of noise isolation you want – and there’s also a noise-rejecting dual microphone system for when you need to make that important phone call.
Supreme comfort is provided by a neckband that conforms to your body, plus snugly fitting StayHear+ QC tips. And ten hours of wireless listening per charge should keep you going throughout those long journeys.
Best Bose deals: Bose SoundSport Free
A nice pair of true wireless earbuds will help to motivate you tot get you out on your daily run, and the Bose SoundSport Free are an excellent choice. Bose’s first true wireless earbuds, they feature volume-optimised EQ and digital signal processing for top-quality sound.
On top of that, they boast a robust Bluetooth antenna for uninterrupted listening, super-comfy StayHear+ Sport tips, and up to five hours of play off a single charge.
Best Bose deals: the alternatives
Bose products sit very near the top of the tree when it comes to audio quality, build and comfort. That said, if you do want to explore some alternatives, whether cheaper or more expensive cans, and whether wireless or wired headphones, including budget wireless headphones, you have plenty of choice.
Just check out the stunning headphones, for a range of budgets, music tastes and uses, in our expert guides: