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  Reply # 1590927 13-Jul-2016 12:17
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In terms of the sound, are the guts the same as the QC25s?

 

I wouldn't trade up for the wireless alone, but if there were improvements in the sound quality, I might consider...

 

 

My ears are not the best gauges of sound quality but in my humble opinion they were streets ahead of the qc15's I had. The other benefit I see is that they are rechargeable.





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  Reply # 1591045 13-Jul-2016 15:27
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My ears are not the best gauges of sound quality but in my humble opinion they were streets ahead of the qc15's I had. The other benefit I see is that they are rechargeable.

 

 

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

 

I see the rechargeable thing as a mixed-blessing. Good that you don't need to buy batteries - save money, better for the environment, can be more convenient - but also a pain if you run out of juice somewhere where recharging isn't an option and a couple of spare batteries would see you through.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1591047 13-Jul-2016 15:34
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gnfb:

 

My ears are not the best gauges of sound quality but in my humble opinion they were streets ahead of the qc15's I had. The other benefit I see is that they are rechargeable.

 

 

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

 

I see the rechargeable thing as a mixed-blessing. Good that you don't need to buy batteries - save money, better for the environment, can be more convenient - but also a pain if you run out of juice somewhere where recharging isn't an option and a couple of spare batteries would see you through.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power Bank?


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gnfb:

 

My ears are not the best gauges of sound quality but in my humble opinion they were streets ahead of the qc15's I had. The other benefit I see is that they are rechargeable.

 

 

 

 

Cheers!

 

 

 

I see the rechargeable thing as a mixed-blessing. Good that you don't need to buy batteries - save money, better for the environment, can be more convenient - but also a pain if you run out of juice somewhere where recharging isn't an option and a couple of spare batteries would see you through.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power Bank?

 

 

 

 

LOL thats exactly why I bought two for my next long haul





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  Reply # 1592243 13-Jul-2016 20:45
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I have had the QC15 and now have the QC25. The QC15s were too bassy, but the QC25s are nicely balanced and probably as close to hifi quality as you will get from Bose.

 

So, an upgrade from QC15 to QC35 would be well worth it, but upgrading from QC25 isn't worth doing unless you really, really need the wireless capability. I certainly won't be upgrading mine for a while.


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  Reply # 1592320 14-Jul-2016 08:44
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So, an upgrade from QC15 to QC35 would be well worth it, but upgrading from QC25 isn't worth doing unless you really, really need the wireless capability. I certainly won't be upgrading mine for a while.

 

 

 

 

Cheers - that is the conclusion I was coming to as well!

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1592328 14-Jul-2016 09:11
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I believe Q35 comes with cabled options as well, although you do lose the noise cancellation.
And from the review I've seen, the sound quality is on par with Q25.

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  Reply # 1898757 10-Nov-2017 11:08
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Bought a pair this week. Not sure if it's Windows or Android - but seeing it happens with both I will blame Bose but...

 

Every now and then the headphones will disconnect from one of the devices and when connected again it doesn't offer one service or another (audio or calls). I then have to turn the Bose off, turn Bluetooth off on the other device (Windows 10 laptop or Android phone) and turn all on again. 

 

Yes, it's updated to the latest firmware 1.3.4.





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  Reply # 1898798 10-Nov-2017 11:11
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Bought a pair this week. Not sure if it's Windows or Android - but seeing it happens with both I will blame Bose but...

 

Every now and then the headphones will disconnect from one of the devices and when connected again it doesn't offer one service or another (audio or calls). I then have to turn the Bose off, turn Bluetooth off on the other device (Windows 10 laptop or Android phone) and turn all on again. 

 

Yes, it's updated to the latest firmware 1.3.4.

 

 

 

 

Interesting. I have mine paired to a few devices and often two at a time and I've never had an issue.





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  Reply # 1898801 10-Nov-2017 11:14
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Yes, it works with two at a time but once or twice a day it coughs up... It could be just an extremely busy office environment with a couple of hundreds WiFi-enabled and Bluetooth-enabled Microsoft Surface and other smartphones, Tile devices, etc all around.





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  Reply # 1898809 10-Nov-2017 11:25
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ech3lon: I believe Q35 comes with cabled options as well, although you do lose the noise cancellation.
And from the review I've seen, the sound quality is on par with Q25.

 

Is that right? It doesn't make sense if so. Where is the place you are most likely to really need noise cancelling? A plane. On long haul flights, you want to connect your headphones to the plane for the IFE (and they come with an airline adaptor I believe) - surely they will still have noise cancellation there??

 

 

 

(I am looking to buy a couple of pairs of NC 'phones for a trip next year - at the moment it is the QC25, QC35 and the New Sony MDR1000X).


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ech3lon: I believe Q35 comes with cabled options as well, although you do lose the noise cancellation.
And from the review I've seen, the sound quality is on par with Q25.

 

Is that right? It doesn't make sense if so. Where is the place you are most likely to really need noise cancelling? A plane. On long haul flights, you want to connect your headphones to the plane for the IFE (and they come with an airline adaptor I believe) - surely they will still have noise cancellation there??

 

 

 

(I am looking to buy a couple of pairs of NC 'phones for a trip next year - at the moment it is the QC25, QC35 and the New Sony MDR1000X).

 

 

 

 

NC works fine when plugged in with the cable. I am using mine that way right this very minute.





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  Reply # 1898818 10-Nov-2017 11:34
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trig42:

 

ech3lon: I believe Q35 comes with cabled options as well, although you do lose the noise cancellation.
And from the review I've seen, the sound quality is on par with Q25.

 

Is that right? It doesn't make sense if so. Where is the place you are most likely to really need noise cancelling? A plane. On long haul flights, you want to connect your headphones to the plane for the IFE (and they come with an airline adaptor I believe) - surely they will still have noise cancellation there??

 

 

 

(I am looking to buy a couple of pairs of NC 'phones for a trip next year - at the moment it is the QC25, QC35 and the New Sony MDR1000X).

 

 

The Sony MDR1000X is now obsolete and replaced by the WH1000XM2. I picked up a fair of the WH1000XM2's a few weeks ago when they launched.

 

 


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  Reply # 1898820 10-Nov-2017 11:37
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I bought a pair of WH1000XM2 at Labour Day sales for cheap, and I couldn't be more happy. To me they are better sounding and probably 95-99% as good for NC as the QC35's AND they have awesome Gesture controls I much prefer over the QC35's so the 35's are going to my wife and my QC25's are for sale. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1898825 10-Nov-2017 11:41
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sbiddle:

 

 

 

The Sony MDR1000X is now obsolete and replaced by the WH1000XM2. I picked up a fair of the WH1000XM2's a few weeks ago when they launched.

 

 

 

 

Those are the ones I meant - are you happy with them (how do they feel after a few hours on your head?)


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