Specs and pricing have leaked for the rumoured Bose QuietComfort 45

In July, FCC paperwork emerged suggesting the Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones have been about to get a successor. Now, additional data has leaked concerning the rumoured Bose QuietComfort 45. 

Final month, we learnt that the QC45 – the lengthy awaited successor to 2015’s QC35 and 2017’s QC35 II – had been noticed in an FCC submitting

The submitting didn’t give a large quantity away. The photographs offered confirmed a well-known design with the identical form, embossed emblem and L and R on the within of the ear cups. The one apparent change we may see was a USB-C port in lieu of the QC35’s microUSB port of alternative, however then images aren’t going to inform us a lot about sound high quality or noise cancellation enhancements. 

Now, WinFuture (by way of MacRumors), the German tech web site that initially noticed the FCC submitting, has returned to fill a number of the gaps with leaked photos and particulars it has obtained. 

Not solely has WinFuture confirmed that the QC45 will see an improve to USB-C, nevertheless it has additionally revealed that the headphones will apparently share the identical bodily buttons and folding mechanism as their predecessor (the latter was lacking from 2019’s Noise Cancelling Headphones 700). 

The QC45 will apparently be constituted of the identical light-weight artificial leather-based and glass-filled nylon supplies and reap the benefits of the identical TriPort acoustic structure discovered within the QC35 II, permitting Bose to extend the acoustic area contained in the ear cups for better-sounding audio. 

Picture: WinFuture

The report states that the three.5mm jack is right here to remain and that the QC45 will include a cable. The headphones may also assist Bluetooth 5.1, together with the power to pair as much as two gadgets at a time. That is together with an Conscious Mode and assist for Bose’s Energetic EQ. 

The headphones will reportedly have a battery lifetime of 24 hours – 5 hours up from the 20 hours on the QC35 II and the NC 700 – regardless of their smaller 460mAh battery and profit from quick charging that provides two and a half hours of listening from a fast 15 minute cost. 

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There isn’t a lot to be stated concerning the sound high quality or ANC simply but, however the WinFuture report states that the headphones characteristic “world-class ANC performance” and a “deep, clear sound” (in line with Google Translate). 

Lastly, WinFuture claims the QuietComfort 45 can have an RRP of $329 within the US, placing it between the $299 QC35 II and the $379 NC 700. The report didn’t point out UK or EU pricing, however that might work out at round £240/€281.