Gear Of The Year: Best true wireless headphones of 2021

The wireless headphone arena had many strong entrants this year, but this one cut through the noise better than most.

Bose’s QuietComfort 45

WINNER: Bose’s QuietComfort 45

Price: £319.00
Contact: Bose

There were a number of premium entrants to the wireless headphone arena this year, but a $500 purchase isn’t warranted right now – especially when the Bose QuietComfort 45 does such a fine job at providing a well-rounded listening experience whether for a few hours or on a long-haul flight.

The star of the show here has to be Bose’s active noise-cancelling technology, which executes noise with impunity if you want it to. Combined with their ultra-comfortable ear cushions, these are headphones which you won’t tire of wearing during longer sessions; and on that note, there’s also a 24-hour battery life and charging with USB-C.

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