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Bose QuietComfort SE: Makes its First Appearance! Is it Better than QC45?

Bose QuietComfort SE

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The Bose QuietComfort SE has suddenly appeared on the company’s official website. Additionally, many retailer sites have put this pair of noise-canceling headphones in the product listing. 

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The perfect balance of quiet, comfort, and sound. Bose uses tiny mics to measure, compare, and react to outside noise, cancelling it with opposite signals.

And there is an official setup tutorial on the Bose YouTube channel. With all of that, it goes without saying that Bose is set to launch a new pair of wireless headphones pretty soon.

Well, it is not a matter of surprise that the brand is already preparing for a new Bose QuietComfort headphone launch. The last model, which is the QuietComfort 45, was launched around the same time of the year. 

Bose QuietComfort SE
Source: Bose

However, that does not mean that Bose releases a new QuietComfort each year. Nonetheless, the surprising thing is the resemblance of the SE with the QC45 (QuietComfort 45).

Although the listing is there, you can not get the new Bose QuietComfort SE from the website. And there is nothing about the headphone on the website either. 

So, these listings are pretty much a teaser. But from the video tutorial, it seems like the new SE is pretty similar to QC45.

Bose QuietComfort SE
Source: Bose

According to the video tutorial, the Bose QuietComfort SE is here to offer the perfect balance of quiet, comfort, and sound. In other words, Bose might have revamped the overall internals of the headphone even though it does not seem like they have them from the outside.

Now, the similar exterior design to Bose QuietComfort 45 is not a bad thing at all. It got solid ratings in terms of comfort from different reviewers. In fact, many reviewers compare the comfort level of other headphones by keeping the Bose QuietComfort 45 as a baseline.

Bose QuietComfort SE
Source: Bose

Regarding the ANC, the QC45 was not something that would let you down. However, considering what the tutorial said, it seems like the new QCSE might be here to upgrade the ANC department of the headphones.

According to WinFuture, the QC SE sports Bluetooth 5.1 and can offer a 24-hour battery life. It has a fast charging ability as well. 

About the other things, such as audio, there are high hopes regarding the Bose QuietComfort SE. At least people that have watched the tutorial video are expecting a proper upgrade.

Bose QuietComfort SE
Source: Bose

But again, you need to consider the fact that Bose did not make any official announcement regarding the SE. And there is no concrete info about the headphone in any place.

So, there is no guarantee that the QC SE will be better than QC45. And considering the fact that the QC45 has offered great performance for the money, Bose really has to do something amazing with the QC SE. Otherwise, people might still get the QC45 over the QCSE.

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This post was last updated on 2022-12-11 / Some images from Amazon Product API & some links may be affiliate links which may earn us a commission from purchases.

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