Bose just announced their new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, the successor to the Bose QC35 Series II. Here are my initial thoughts of the new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 and are they going to be able to over take the Sony 1000XM3's? Also bose gave us a first look at their new truly wireless earbuds the Bose Earbuds 500 and Bose Noise Cancelling Earbuds 700.
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.
As the premium ANC headphone market heats up, more and more companies are trying to get in on the action… and the latest company to jump into the premium ANC headphone market is Jabra with their New Jabra Elite 85H’s. And Jabra definitely came out swinging cause their new headphones are packed with the latest tech specs and features… and over all I’m pretty impressed by Jabra’s first try.
I know some people can’t afford to spend too much on a pair of headphones, but I also know that there are some people out there who just want to get a pair of really cheap headphones they can throw around or use them at the gym without having to worry or care about them. So thats why I wanted to checkout the Skullcandy Riff. Personally, skull candy has been very hit or miss for me lately, So lets see how the skullcandy Riff stack up.
When Sony first released the 1000XM3’s it was a big deal for two reasons. Obviously they improved their tech specs so they’d perform over all better… but they also improved their over all build quality and redesigned them so they’d look a lot better than their predecessors as well. And thankfully the new Sony WH-XB700’s have gone through the same treatment. Now even though I really do like the new Sony XB700’s I’m extra excited over them cause they are clearly giving us a preview of what to expect from the Sony XB1000’s.
I know I’ve said this before, but I really like the Audio-Technica ATH-SR50BT’s. I think they don’t get nearly as much love as they deserve and if it weren’t for their crapy touch pads I think they’d be the best $200 headphones on the market right now. So out of sheer curiosity I thought I should also check out the SR50BT’s little brothers, the ATH-SR30BT’s. And over all, I think Audio-Technica has another winner right here.
Im going to start off this video by saying that I really like Audio-Technica’s $200 ATH-SR50BT headphones… And if it weren’t for their crappy touch pad, I think they would be the best $200 headphones on the market right now. So when Audio-Technica announced their new ATH-ANC900BT Quietpoint headphones at CES 2019, admittedly I was pretty excited. But after getting my hands on them… its just pretty hard to recommend these headphones in today’s super competitive Premium ANC Headphone market.
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.