“Le Bose QC 35 IIest un beau casque de musique” in French means the new “Bose QC 35 II is a beautiful headphone”, brilliantly designed with sheer elegance to provide thrilling sound quality like experienced never before. Bose has solely dedicated itself in the field of sound which has in return made the company as one of the best in terms of providing astonishing sound quality. One might find the products expensive from the Bose but, there is no denying that it represents top quality when it comes to technology such as wireless and noise cancellation. This review of ours will shed some light on the new launch of the headphone from the company which is Bose QC 35 II. The Bose QC 35 II is the first headset to feature both active noise cancellation and wireless connectivity which is for sure to buy some attention of those who prefers no disturbance when it comes to listening music or watching video.
Bose QC 35 II has the same design language which we saw in its one of the previous headphone QC25 from Bose which includes big ear cups lined with thin and soft padding and a slim headband. There is slight change as well, which is differentiating the new headset from the previous one, is that it has metal ear casings and a beautiful look which is giving the headset a premium look.
The company has kept in mind the ease of access for the users in terms of placement of buttons. The new QC 35 II has the power switch in the right ear casing which can be pushed all the way to right to enable pairing mode with your devices. The headset also makes you aware of the battery status as you turn on the headset every time. The right ear casing is also sporting the volume controls, play/pause button, micro USB port for charging, indicator lights for Bluetooth and battery, and the NFC chip. Moving on to the left ear casing it has a socket for a 2.5mm mini jack, and the cable provide with the headset is a 2.5mm to 3.5mm stereo cable which can be connected to most smartphones and audio players. There’s also a hardy carry case, airline adapter and a micro USB to USB-A cable included for charging.
The new QC 35 II is made with impact resistant materials, glass filled nylon and corrosion resistant stainless steel which provides the durability to the headset to last for long time. The rigid composition of the body causes no feeling of discomfort as the headset is extra soft in case of ear casing and head band and wrapped in Alcantara- the soft covering material used in yachts and high end automobiles which provide comfort design for all day listening without causing any stress on your ears. The ear case covering cushions are manufactured from synthetic protein leather which provides a lighter feel.
The battery embedded in the headset is undoubtedly powerful and lasts almost 19-20 hours which we found out while testing the pro-longevity of the battery. The long battery life ensures that you can enjoy long and continuous hours of nonstop music which we really appreciate and liked.
The Acoustic Noise Cancelling of the company continuously measures, compares and reacts to outside noise, then cancels with the reverse frequency. The noise cancellation works perfectly as when tested in hustle bustle of the daily metro crowd and even when you are on road taking ride in auto the headset makes sure that you don’t get to hear honks of other vehicles around. You can adjust your level of noise cancelling between three levels to better fit your environment.Connectivity
The new QC 35 II have the Google Assistant built right into the headphones which means you have the benefit of playing music, receive texts, manage your daily tasks, and get answers all with your voice. The driver in the headset also features volume optimized EQ which allows having fullness and clarity for the music regardless of how loud it gets. This feature helps in delivering consistent sound quality according to the demand if the situation.
The company has also designed free app that makes connecting and switching between devices easier than ever. The app also provides the feature of controlling the levels of noise cancelling and with every update of the app you get new features, better integration and product updates.
Overall the new QC 35 II is a bit costly at around Rs 29,000 deal but, if you like to enjoy great sound quality with noise free experience than at the present time there are only a few other headphones which can deliver the performance similar to that of QC 35 II. The performance is undoubtedly great in every aspect whether its battery life, noise cancellation, volume optimized EQ, clear calls and, many more. It directly fits into the competition with Sony’s latest ANC wireless headphone WH-1000XM2 available at Rs 29,990.