Bose® QuietComfort® Noise Cancelling® QC20 Acoustic In-Ear Headphones for Android, Blackberry and Windows

Product information

QC20s are the first in-ear noise cancelling headphones from Bose. They give you more control over how you listen than ever before, in all kinds of environments. Block the outside world with full-on noise reduction and enjoy a more relaxing commute. Or, choose Aware mode and let some sound in - all while keeping your headphones on and your music alive with lifelike Bose sound.

Key benefits:

  • With QC20 headphones you'll enjoy lifelike, digital sound quality that stands out from the noise around you along with the freedom of an in-ear headphone. StayHear+ tips physically block some noise while Acoustic Noise Cancelling technology electronically reduces most of what's left. It's just you and your music, even in noisy situations.

  • There are moments when you may not want to be so cut off from your surroundings. Crossing a city street for example or waiting for airport announcements. This is where Aware mode comes in. Instead of removing your headphones, just press a button, and you're back in touch with the sounds around you, while your music keeps playing, and you still benefit from some noise cancellation.

  • TriPort technology and Active EQ combine to give your music a depth and balance that keep your daily soundtrack fresh and alive. The subtle details shine too.

  • StayHear+ tips create a soft, secure fit with no need to force them into your ears. The cone shape spreads contact evenly across the ear for maximum comfort, and forms a gentle seal that contributes to the headphones' full-spectrum noise reduction.

  • Controls are all at your fingertips. Use the slider switch on the control module to turn noise cancelling on and off. The inline remote/microphone houses Aware mode and call answer/end buttons. The 2-button remote(QC20 model) is designed for your Android, BlackBerry or Windows phone.

  • The built-in lithium-ion battery charges in just 2 hours with the included USB cable, and delivers up to 16 hours playing time per charge. A battery indicator light displays power status. And, even if the battery dies your music still plays.

  • When not in use, simply store your headphones and cables in the included carrying case.

Please note: This product contains magnets which can be harmful to pacemaker wearers.

Accessories Included
USB cable, carry case, clothing clip, control module, 3x ear tips (S, M, L)
Cable length
Model name / number
Bose QC20
Power Supply
Li-ion battery
Sound Isolation Information Either flexible rubber sphere-like tips which slot nicely into your ear canal providing a seal, or cupped designs which surround and seal your ear from the outside world, they effectively eliminating ambient sounds, and trap your music in your ear
Weight Information Unpackaged weight


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