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    Hi,

    Basically, I AM LIKE A HUGE FAN OF MUSIC! Can't live life without it.

    Anyways, I've decided to get an upgrade in my gear. I used to have Dr Dre Beats Solo which were ok - well they leaked sound out. The I got a pair of Sony headphones which were good but now I really really want a bad boy certified headphone.

    I've looked into Bose and particular like this one: https://www.johnlewis.com/bose-on-ea...black/p3330137

    Are they any good?
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Hi,

    Basically, I AM LIKE A HUGE FAN OF MUSIC! Can't live life without it.

    Anyways, I've decided to get an upgrade in my gear. I used to have Dr Dre Beats Solo which were ok - well they leaked sound out. The I got a pair of Sony headphones which were good but now I really really want a bad boy certified headphone.

    I've looked into Bose and particular like this one: https://www.johnlewis.com/bose-on-ea...black/p3330137

    Are they any good?
    The Bose looks crap tbh
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    (Original post by Rohit_Rocks10)
    The Bose looks crap tbh
    Ok looks aren't the best but more importantly is the quality good
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Hi,

    Basically, I AM LIKE A HUGE FAN OF MUSIC! Can't live life without it.

    Anyways, I've decided to get an upgrade in my gear. I used to have Dr Dre Beats Solo which were ok - well they leaked sound out. The I got a pair of Sony headphones which were good but now I really really want a bad boy certified headphone.

    I've looked into Bose and particular like this one: https://www.johnlewis.com/bose-on-ea...black/p3330137

    Are they any good?
    Bose make excellent noise cancelling technology but mediocre sounding headphones. I would avoid any of their headphones outside of the Quiet comfort line, and I'd only recommend those if you're commuting daily on the train.

    Is it an on-ear design that you want specifically? What's your budget?
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Ok looks aren't the best but more importantly is the quality good
    I use the bose soundsport before and the bose quality is really good. However, those on-ear headphones probably won't be comfortable for long use. For £169, I don't think it's worth it imo. (also it looks like budget headphones imo)
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Ok looks aren't the best but more importantly is the quality good
    If quality is 100% the most important thing, I wouldn't go wireless. The sound quality of wireless headphones is nowhere near the standard of wired headphones.
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Ok looks aren't the best but more importantly is the quality good
    For Christ's sake do some actual research.
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    (Original post by Gofre)
    Bose make excellent noise cancelling technology but mediocre sounding headphones. I would avoid any of their headphones outside of the Quiet comfort line, and I'd only recommend those if you're commuting daily on the train.

    Is it an on-ear design that you want specifically? What's your budget?
    Yeah preferbly an on-ear one.

    I just liked the fact that it was portable and foldable but I'm looking to spend round £150
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Yeah preferbly an on-ear one.

    I just liked the fact that it was portable and foldable but I'm looking to spend round £150
    Get the V Moda XS, still compact and foldable but sound much better.
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Hi,

    Basically, I AM LIKE A HUGE FAN OF MUSIC! Can't live life without it.

    Anyways, I've decided to get an upgrade in my gear. I used to have Dr Dre Beats Solo which were ok - well they leaked sound out. The I got a pair of Sony headphones which were good but now I really really want a bad boy certified headphone.

    I've looked into Bose and particular like this one: https://www.johnlewis.com/bose-on-ea...black/p3330137

    Are they any good?
    I mean, Bose headphones are the best of the best. I love them (although I have beats because I'm an instagram snob lol, also they were few with my iPad Pro) but I steal my sister's and dad's from time to time and they are brill. My dad swears by his on flights as he says they're the only thing that really cancel noise with no sound leakage
    As for this particular model I have no idea but Bose on the whole has the best sound quality and technology
    Do you have any friends going abroad anytime soon? Much cheaper if you buy them at duty free
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    (Original post by wa5ted)
    Hi,

    Basically, I AM LIKE A HUGE FAN OF MUSIC! Can't live life without it.

    Anyways, I've decided to get an upgrade in my gear. I used to have Dr Dre Beats Solo which were ok - well they leaked sound out. The I got a pair of Sony headphones which were good but now I really really want a bad boy certified headphone.

    I've looked into Bose and particular like this one: https://www.johnlewis.com/bose-on-ea...black/p3330137

    Are they any good?
    Hi there! :wavey:

    This thread should be in the Tech forum. I'll just tag AngryJellyfish to get this moved over there
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    If you're interested in quality then there's better ones for cheaper price (audio-technica comes to mind, although there's other less known ones, better do research).

    If you're prepared to pay 40£ extra, get these https://en-uk.sennheiser.com/momentum-on-ear-wireless . Sennheiser generally has spectacular quality and these are expensive but definitely worth it.
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    Bose has the best sound quality???? Like Apple and Dre products, you pay for the name.

    Bose are good for sound cancelling. But if you want the best quality sound look elsewhere:

    Sennheiser Momentum 2.0

    Philips Fidelio X2
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    Threads merged. Please refrain from double posting :yy:
 
 
 
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