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Bose QuietComfort 20 review

Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wired
Reviewed

The Bose QuietComfort 20 headphones (also known as QC20, 20i and QC20i) are the first of their kind to be produced by this high-end brand. Never before these had Bose added its noise-cancelling technology to an in-ear design. These headphones certainly look the part, but do they live up to the hype and keep out external sound? We sent a set to our lab to find out.

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  • Should I buy them?
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We have tested 186 headphones and found that there are 41 Don't Buys and 30 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 54%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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