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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
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Get more from your music – without the noisy background – with the QuietComfort® 3 headphones. They have a compact, on-ear design with an award-winning combination of Bose-quality sound performance, noise reduction and a comfy fit. The QC®3 headphones have a proven reputation for delivering high-end sound thanks to proprietary Bose technologies. Whether you're sitting at your desk, unwinding at home, or passing the time during a long-haul flight, with these headphones listening is a joy no matter where you are.



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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents

Get more from your music – without the noisy background – with the QuietComfort® 3 headphones. They have a compact, on-ear design with an award-winning combination of Bose-quality sound performance, noise reduction and a comfy fit. The QC®3 headphones have a proven reputation for delivering high-end sound thanks to proprietary Bose technologies. Whether you're sitting at your desk, unwinding at home, or passing the time during a long-haul flight, with these headphones listening is a joy no matter where you are.

The headphones offer Bose® Acoustic Noise Cancelling® technology, which electronically identifies, and then significantly reduces ambient noise, while delivering the sound or quietness you desire. Exclusive Bose signal processing and sound reproduction technologies deliver clear, lifelike sound. You’ll hear the full audio range – even the deepest, lowest tones – from headphones that are comparatively lightweight and small.

Wear these headphones on your next flight, and you will notice a remarkable reduction in engine noise the second you put them on. Want to listen to music? Just plug the cable into your portable player, tablet or the in-flight entertainment system. The cable of the QuietComfort® 3 headphones fit directly into most portable devices.

There’s also a special cable for selected Apple devices. An inline microphone and three-button remote allow you to answer calls on your iPhone or manage the music on your other Apple devices. With the QuietComfort® 3 headphones you’ll be in full control of the track selection, volume and voice applications, and you’ll be able to switch easily between your music and calls.

The headphones come with a handy wall charger and rechargeable lithium-ion battery. Expect over 25 hours of use from a fully-charged battery, and a lifespan of up to 500 charging cycles. The flat-folding ear cups can be easily and conveniently stored in the slim-line carrying case. QuietComfort® 3 headphones also come with an airline adapter plug.

a proprietary Bose innovation, electronically identifies and reduces ambient noise while faithfully preserving the sound or quietness you want. Proprietary Bose soft ear cushions feature a that creates a vital acoustical seal and help to lessen unwanted noise, while offering a comfortable fit. The produces a tonally-balanced audio performance thanks, in part, to tiny vents in the ear cups. You’ll be surprised to hear such deep, low notes from such small, light headphones. Superior sound performance is possible thanks to , which electronically tunes the headphones' frequency response. Enjoy 25 hours of reliable use per charge. The headphones come with a and a small wall-socket charger. The headphones include and interchangeable : one for general use, and one for selected Apple devices. This offers more flexibility than permanently connected standard Y-cables. Thanks to the you’ll be able to enjoy your iPhone conversations hands-free and have access to selected voice applications, such as Voice Control and VoiceOver, in other Apple devices. Switch between calls and music with the , which also allows you to select tracks and control the volume and voice applications on some Apple devices. The rotate 90 degrees for simple storage and portability in the , which will also protect your headphones and accessories while you’re on the go.

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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
Overall headphone dimensions
Height 19.00 cm
Width 13.50 cm
Ear cushion outside dimensions
Height 7.50 cm
Width 6.00 cm
Weight with cables
Weight 136.10 g
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QuietComfort® 3 Acoustic Noise Cancelling® headphones Black with silver accents
Do QuietComfort® 3 headphones use batteries?
Yes. QuietComfort® 3 headphones come with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and charger. You can expect an average of 25 hours of use per charge.
Why are there two cables included with QuietComfort® 3 headphones?
These interchangeable cables enhance the versatility of QuietComfort® 3 headphones. The cable with inline microphone and remote enables calling and audio control with selected Apple devices. The standard cable is for listening only and works with iPhone and most other mobile phones, in-flight entertainment systems, MP3 and CD players—any device with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
What does the inline remote control do?
The inline remote controls audio and calling functions on selected Apple devices. You can adjust volume, play/pause, skip forward/back, fast forward/rewind and change playlists. You can also answer/end phone calls and switch between calls on your iPhone. The microphone provides hands-free conversation and accesses certain voice applications, such as VoiceOver or Voice Control, where available.
Are these headphones wireless?
Not in the conventional sense. The included cable must be used to hear audio from portable media players, home stereos, laptops and the like. If you simply want to use the headphones to reduce background noise, however, no audio cable is needed.
Do the headphones need to be turned on to listen to an audio source?
Yes. Turning on the power switch lets you hear your audio source and enjoy the added benefits of reduced background noise.