Over the years, top notch audio and accessories brands have been competing to come up with products that would edge out the competition. With the fierce demand for better and more quality products that would out do or topple their opponents, Bose, one of the foremost leading names in consumer electronic brings us the Bose Soundlink Around the ear Bluetooth Headphones – it’s first ever wireless Bluetooth headphones. It is manufactured in such a way that it would work best with smart phones especially Apple devices. If you ever get tired of needing to be connected to your devices – tethered and bound with wires, with the limited range of movement it allows, this headphones would be best for you as they are designed to break that barrier allowing freedom and convenience in doing simultaneous things with just a click on the button. With these headphones, you can immerse yourself into your music and movies without being restricted to staying near your device to stay connected. It gives you the power of being wireless.
The Bose Soundlink around the ear Bluetooth headphones has two outstanding features that make it unique all on its own – it’s TriPort technology which allows the delivery of a dynamic myriad of sounds, clear highs/full lows and the active EQ which enables the listener to crank up the volume to crisp and accurate sounds. This takes listening to music and watching movies to a whole new level plus the bass response is pretty decent for a wireless pair of headphones. It also works as a way to answer calls through Bluetooth technology and it boasts of the ability to make the caller be heard clearly on the other end even if the outside environment is loud or windy. Although it does not have the noise cancelling feature, the volume can be regulated to levels that can be comfortable to you and to those around you.
Build and Design
What differentiates the Bose Soundlink Around the ear Bluetooth headphones from the competition is the detachable Bluetooth Control Module which has a multifunction button on top which can act as a play/pause button or a way to answer calls and several other features such as built in mic to answer calls, volume control, and LED lights to indicate battery power. This basically allows the user mastery over to their own entertainment library at the tip of their fingers. The theme of the headphone is all black with the brand embossed on the outside of the ear pads.
- It is made of impact resistant material for durability – does not feel synthetic or made of plastic.
- The headband is made of smooth and soft leather that can be adjusted to desired length for that perfect fit so that it can be comfortably worn for long periods of time.
- Lightweight with the user’s utmost comfort in mind – it will feel like you are barely wearing them at all.
- The earcups are perfectly cushioned to fit around the ears.
The headphones are very well built and has such an intuitive design for the modern user.
The Bose Soundlink around the Ear Bluetooth Headphone allows the user to connect and switch seamlessly between two connected devices. You can sit back and relax without the need to disconnect from one device to the next and will connect to almost any device especially for ipads and Apple devices with the free Bose App that can be downloaded. This makes it very versatile and handy to have around. It also comes with a soft carry on case for safekeeping that is not cumbersome but most would want to replace it with a sturdier one for travelling around.
- Free Bose App allows the user to switch easily from media to calls and connect two Bluetooth devices simultaneously – can save time and effort.
- With the multifunction button on the Bluetooth dongle/module, you can access SIRI or do Google search at a touch of a button.
- Wireless – does not need to be connected to the device and there is freedom of movement, so it can be carried anywhere.
- Removable Bluetooth dongle that can be used to connect two devices and can be charged with a long battery life.
- Perfect for relaxing or watching movies because it is very lightweight.
- Allows to take control of devices, can skip tracks or pause or play a movie with the button on the Bluetooth Module.
- As with most quality products, the price can be a little bit expensive.
- Volume is not consistent – it can only be maxed out once it is wired to the device.
- The ear cups can make the ears feel hot when worn too long because the material does not allow air to pass through when the fit is too snug.
The Bose Soundlink Around the Ear Bluetooth Headphone works great as a wireless audio device if you want to have the convenience of staying connected to two devices at the same time. It would allow you to switch seamlessly between a call and the multimedia device, saving you time and effort. It is one versatile headphone that can be used and carried anywhere. It is recommended for anyone who wants to relax and stay loose even while doing other things because you do not need cable or wires to listen to your favorite tunes.