It took a while, but it looks like there is finally a competitor to the AirPod Pros. This fall, Bose will release the QuietComfort Earbuds, noise-cancelling, wireless in-ear headphones that will likely appeal to anyone who thinks Apple’s premium offering—and those weird stems—still look a little ridiculous.
Days after a promotional video for the product leaked online, Bose confirmed that it will release a wireless version of its QuietComfort20 earbuds at the end of September. Those buds will also be joined by a re-engineered version of the company’s wireless Sport Earbuds as well.
The QuietComfort, or QC earbuds, are a renamed version of the Noise Cancelling 700 Earbuds, that were originally supposed to launch last year. The set features a brand-new Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) chip and 11 ambient sound levels to keep unwanted noise out. They are also equipped with a set of exterior microphones that allow the earbuds