Bose QuietComfort 45 replaces QC35 in India, packs BIG upgrades

    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones have launched in India as the successor to the QC35 2 headphones. Here are all the details.
    By HT TECH
    | Updated on Apr 08 2022, 08:12 PM IST
    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones have been launched in India. See what it costs.
    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones have been launched in India. See what it costs. (Bose)
    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones have been launched in India. See what it costs.
    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones have been launched in India. See what it costs. (Bose)

    Bose has introduced the new QuietComfort 45 headphones in India! The QuiteComfort 45 replaces the popular QuietComfort 35 II headphones and brings in some upgrades. The headlining features include an improved noise cancellation system, a new AWARE Mode, better voice isolation for easier conversations, and 24 hour battery life on a single charge. The QuiteComfort 45 is available at all Bose exclusive stores, offline retail chains Croma, Reliance Digital and Vijay sales, and on Amazon. You will be able buy this at a price of Rs. 32,900.

    Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones features at a glance

    The biggest upgrade to the QuietComfort headphones is the ANC system that gets a new transparency mode. Users will get two modes — QUIET and AWARE. In QUIET Mode, the ANC system will cut off all the popular ambient noises around you, especially those typically found in commuter trains, busy office spaces, and cafés. “The now famous “whoosh” associated with Bose noise cancelling technology happens in a fraction of a millisecond”, says Bose.

    In the AWARE Mode, the QC45 headphones switch to full transparency, where everything can be heard again.

    For phone calls and commands, QC45 users can also have the noise cancellation effect. “A beam-form array isolates their voice, while a rejection array dampens and blocks the audible distractions around them — like a coffee grinder or barking dog — from being picked up and transmitted to whomever they’re talking to,” says Bose.

    The design of the QC45 builds on the iconic look of the QC35 2. While it looks similar, pleats and puckers have been removed from soft materials, gaps between components have been replaced with smooth transitions. The headphones are said to be more durable, lightweight, and versatile to store in a compact carrying case, which is included in the box. It is avaialble in triple Black and White Smoke, both with a matte finish.

    The QC45 still offer four buttons on the right earcup – volume up, volume down, power, and Bluetooth pairing, and one to answer and end calls, play and pause music, and more. There’s another button on the left earcup to toggle between ANC Modes and to mute the mic during calls.

    Users will also get the Bose Music app to set it up and use. It is available for both Android and iOS devices. Lastly, the QC45 headphones claim up to 24 hours of battery life and can now charge via USB-C. Bose says it takes two hours for a full charge but a quick 15 minute charge can offer for three hours of playback.

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    First Published Date: 08 Apr, 08:06 PM IST
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