When Microsoft first announced their surface headphones, they were a surprise to almost everyone. And like I said in the initial review, the surface headphones were a really good first try on Microsoft’s part. But ultimately, when it came down to choosing between these $350 headphones, or these $350 headphones or THESE $350 headphones… I’m going to say get the Sony 1000XM3’s all day, unless if you really need or want a pair of headphones with super spacious ear cups and a loose fit, then get the Bose QC35’s.
Even though there are a lot of great premium ANC headphones on the market right now, and there’s even whole bunch more on the way… the most common question I get in my comments is WHEN ARE THE BOSE QC45’s COMING OUT?!?! Now I don’t know if the Bose QC45’s will be coming out next week, next month, or next year… But I thought I would make a wish list of what I would like to see from the Bose QC45’s… And showcase how the aging Bose QC35’s stack up against some of 2019’s top ANC headphones.
Unlike most other tech companies lately, Microsoft did a pretty good job of keeping leaks to a minimum for their October surface event, cause I was genuinely surprised when Microsoft announced their new Surface Headphones. And even though it was a very good first try, the Surface Headphones still have a lot of growing up to do in this increasingly competitive ANC Headphone market.