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Bose Quiet Comfort 15 (Silver)

Bose Quiet Comfort 15 (Silver)
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Harman Kardon NC

Harman Kardon NC
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Bose QuietComfort 3

Bose QuietComfort 3
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Beats Studio 2013 (White)

Beats Studio 2013 (White)
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Price $399 to $399 at 3 stores $269 at 2 stores $284 to $299 at 3 stores $314 to $314 at 2 stores $249 to $299 at 10 stores
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 3 reviews 4.0 stars out of 77 reviews 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 3.5 stars out of 82 reviews 4.5 stars out of 3 reviews
Release date July 30, 2012 August 21, 2009 September 14, 2012 June 15, 2006 July 24, 2013
The Bottom Line The PSB Speakers M4U 2 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones combine above-average noise cancellation with excellent sound quality that's well worth the price for dedicated audiophiles looking to eliminate ambient noise. While they're no bargain, the Bose QuietComfort 15s currently offer the best sound and silencing capabilities in a pair of noise-canceling headphones. While they may not be quite as comfortable as Bose's ultrapopular QC 15 headphones, the Harman Kardon NCs offer slightly better sound and have a built-in rechargeable battery to power the active noise-cancellation circuitry. With the QuietComfort 3s, Bose has done a remarkable job of shrinking its popular noise-canceling headphones while achieving similarly impressive sound quality--but that engineering feat doesn't come cheap. They may not be a bargain at $300, but the new Beats Studio headphones are lighter and better-built, and sound significantly better than the original Beats Studio model.

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Sound Output Mode Info unavailable Stereo
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Color Info unavailable Silver
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Connectivity Technology Cable
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Active Noise Canceling Info unavailable Yes
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Headphones Type Info unavailable Headphones - Stereo
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Recommended Use Info unavailable Digital player
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Headphones Form Factor Info unavailable Full size
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Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
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Product Type - Cable
Headphones - Wired
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Audio Specifications Info unavailable Info unavailable Frequency Response 16 - 20000 Hz -
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Product Description Info unavailable Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling - Headphones
Harman/kardon NC - Headphones
Bose QuietComfort 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling - Headphones
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