World-class noise cancellation, quieter than ever before. Breakthrough spatialized audio for immersive listening, no matter the content or source. Elevated design and luxe materials for unrivaled comfort. It’s everything music makes you feel taken to new highs. Bose Immersive Audio pushes the boundary of what it means to listen by taking what you’re hearing out of your head and placing it in front of you. It sounds so real it’s almost like you could reach out and touch it.
Breakthrough Bose Immersive Audio
World-class noise cancellation
Quiet Mode engages full noise cancellation so you can focus. Aware Mode feels as if you aren’t wearing headphones at all.
Sound tailored to you
Unrivaled comfort
Plays up to 24 hours**
Modes for any musical mood
Amazingly clear calls
Customize with Bose Music app
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World-class noise cancellation, quieter than ever before. Breakthrough spatialized audio for immersive listening, no matter the content or source. Elevated design and luxe materials for unrivaled comfort. It’s everything music makes you feel taken to new highs. Bose Immersive Audio pushes the boundary of what it means to listen by taking what you’re hearing out of your head and placing it in front of you. It sounds so real it’s almost like you could reach out and touch it.
Breakthrough Bose Immersive Audio
World-class noise cancellation
Quiet Mode engages full noise cancellation so you can focus. Aware Mode feels as if you aren’t wearing headphones at all.
Sound tailored to you
Unrivaled comfort
Plays up to 24 hours**
Modes for any musical mood
Amazingly clear calls
Customize with Bose Music app
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Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones
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$429.00

Product details

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What’s in the Box
  • Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones
  • Carry case
  • 3.5 mm to 2.5 mm audio cable
  • USB-C® (A to C) cable (20")
  • Safety sheet
Headphone Fit Around Ear Circumaural
Headband On Head Adjustable
Cushions Removable Cushion
Microphones Built-in Microphone
Noise Cancelling Yes
Noise Control Type Active Noise Cancelling, Echo Reduction, Adjustable Noise Cancelling
Audio cable included Yes
Case Carry
Headphone 7.7" H x 5.5" W x 2.0" D (0.56 lb)
Product Material Plastic, Aluminum, Leather (Protein)
Product Case Material Plastic (Hard)
Ear Cushion Material Protein Leather
Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 24 hours
Battery Charge Time 3 hours
Charging Accessory included Yes
Charging Interface(s) USB C PORT
Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth, A2DP Bluetooth Audio Streaming, HFP Bluetooth, AVRCP Bluetooth, Bluetooth Low Energy
Bluetooth Version 5.3
Bluetooth Range 30'
Bose App Bose Music App

Bose QuietComfort Headphones are the successors to QuietComfort 45 Headphones. They deliver high-fidelity audio performance and world-class noise cancellation that allow you to hear more of your music and movies — while traveling, at the office, or at home.

QuietComfort Ultra Headphones offer our most premium design and our most advanced technologies, for the best Bose listening experience in a headphone. With QuietComfort Ultra Headphones, you will enjoy our best headphone noise cancellation, audio quality personalized with CustomTune, and voice pickup, among other premium features.

Immersive Audio allows you to hear audio as if it were coming from beyond your QuietComfort Ultra Headphones, thereby allowing for a more spacious, natural listening experience. Your music and other audio will have a wide sound stage in front and to the sides, just as if you were listening to a pair of stereo speakers and seated at the sweet spot between them.

Bose CustomTune technology is a proprietary Bose technology that optimizes the audio playback you hear based on the unique physical properties of your ear and ear canal. It works by playing a specially designed calibration tone as the welcome chime each time you power on the headphones while wearing them. It then measures how the shape of your ear uniquely modifies that sound. The headphones use that information to adjust their sound to your ears, creating a more balanced, authentic audio experience.

Proprietary TriPort acoustic headphone structure utilizes external ports to vent the earcups and effectively enlarge the acoustic volume, without increasing the size of the earcup. The result is better audio and active noise reduction from a smaller, lighter, more comfortable headphone.

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones utilize both active and passive noise reduction technologies. They use a sophisticated proprietary electronics approach for active noise reduction, placing microphones both inside and outside the earcups. The electronics system senses the sound in almost any environment and then measures, compares, and reacts — instant by instant — to produce an opposing cancellation signal. Meanwhile, passive noise reduction is achieved by the combination of earcup fit, design, and clamping force of the headband.

QuietComfort Ultra Headphones have three controls on the right earcup: a Bluetooth/power button at the bottom, a multi-function button in the back, and a capacitive volume strip along the edge. Additionally, the headphones are equipped with on-head/off-head detection, which is another way to control the product.

• The Bluetooth/power button is used to power the headphones on/off, put the headphones in pairing mode, cycle through paired devices, and more.

• The multi-function button supports audio playback (e.g., play/pause/skip), telephony (e.g., answer/decline calls), mode switching (e.g., Quiet, Aware, Immersion), and more.

• Swiping along the volume strip changes volume, and pressing and holding on it activates a user-configurable shortcut.

• Putting the headphones on and taking them off controls wake/sleep/auto-off and resume/pause. Auto-off can be customized in the Bose Music app.

Listening modes are collections of headphones settings that you can name and access with a single action. You can combine the following settings in a mode:

• Noise cancellation level

• Wind Block on/off

• ActiveSense on/off (applicable only in Aware mode)

• Immersive Audio setting

Three modes are provided by default:

• Quiet: noise cancellation set to maximum; all other settings off

• Aware: noise cancellation set to Aware; all other settings off

• Immersion: noise cancellation set to maximum; Immersive Audio set to Motion

With the Bose Music app, you can create your own custom modes as well as switch between modes.

ActiveSense listens for very loud outside sounds and selectively applies noise cancellation briefly during those sounds. This way, you can remain aware of your surroundings without having your music drowned out by interruptions like passing vehicles and loud appliance motor noises such as a coffee grinder or blender. ActiveSense can be enabled and disabled in the Aware mode setting.

Wind Block is a setting you can use when your environment is windy. Wind Block mutes the microphones on the outside of the earcups used for noise cancellation so that gusts of wind do not cause system responses that become noise disturbances in themselves. Note that the exterior microphones used for voice pickup are not muted, so if you’re on a call, the person on the other end will still hear the wind.

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones also give you two options when it comes to audio EQ. Do nothing and the bass, midrange, and treble of whatever you’re listening to will be adjusted automatically to make it sound great. Or choose Equalizer in the settings of the Bose Music app to change the audio levels yourself to however you like them best. Either way, you’ll enjoy immersive sound at any volume.

Yes. QuietComfort Ultra Headphones have an adaptive microphone system that allows you to use the headphones during calls when connected to any smartphone. In addition to traditional calls, the headphones will work with many apps that use Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), such as Teams, Zoom or FaceTime. The microphone system adapts to your environment to isolate your voice from competing background noises and wind so that you can confidently take a call, knowing you will be heard clearly and naturally. In addition, self-voice allows you to hear yourself naturally, as if you weren’t wearing headphones at all, so you can monitor the volume of your voice and minimize the effects of speaking while wearing headphones.

First, make sure your headphones are turned on with the slider switch in the middle “On” position. Next, slide and hold the switch to the Bluetooth icon until the Bluetooth LED flashes blue or when the voice prompt indicates the headphones have entered into pairing mode. Please note, if this is your first time connecting the headphones, they will automatically turn on into pairing mode. Voice prompts will provide you with additional guidance. We recommend using the Bose Music app to complete the pairing process, however, Bluetooth settings on your device can be used to complete pairing.

Bose QuietComfort Ultra headphones have a range of up to 30 ft (9 meters) from the source device. This range may be reduced by physical obstructions, such as walls and doors, or by interference from other electronic devices. Pops or a cracking noise may be heard if there’s interference with the Bluetooth connection. If that happens, move away from wireless routers or microwaves and bring your headphones closer to the Bluetooth device.

The headphones can be charged using the USB-C cable supplied in the box and plugging into a USB port on a PC, laptop, or wall charger. Allow up to 2 hours for the headphones to fully charge. The battery light indicator will show an amber light while the headphones are charging and turn green when fully charged. When you don’t have time for a full charge, the fast-charge feature provides up to 3 hours of play time from a quick, 15-minute charge.

No. QuietComfort Ultra Headphones feature proprietary Bose active EQ to provide incredible, life-like sound, in conjunction with a personalized listening experience enabled by CustomTune technology. To enable this, the headphones must be powered on during use, including when using the auxiliary audio cable.

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Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones
The Best: WIRED recommends 2023

“These headphones offer the most silence, and some of the best features, we’ve ever heard”.

Wired

Sound just got real

These spatial audio headphones with Bose Immersive Audio push the boundary of what it means to listen. For you it means music that sounds realer than ever before.

Welcome to the acoustic sweet spot

What you’re hearing is placed just in front of you, so it seems like you aren’t listening with headphones at all.

Mind-bending natural sound

It’s a ground-breaking experience with sound so real you’ll almost try to reach out and touch it.
Man wearing Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones Limited Edition

Surrender to the feel

Dive into multi-sensory experiences with audio and visual demos, stories, and more.

World-class quiet. Better than ever.

A mode for your musical mood

Quiet Mode

Highs hit harder and bass drops the deepest with the quietest quiet of any Bose over-ear headphone yet.

Aware mode

Want the best of both worlds? Hear your music and surroundings with full transparency.

Immersion Mode

Combine full noise cancellation and Bose Immersive Audio to listen like never before. It’s the realest sound you can get.

The sound is all you

CustomTune technology auto-adjusts the sound performance to your ears’ liking. So everything hits just as it should.

TAILORED SOUND IN THREE STEPS:

1. They analyse the unique shape of your ears

2. They adapt to any distortion

3. They personalise to always give you the best sound quality

QuietComfortUltra Headphones Limited Edition

Elevated design

Modern, sleek, sophisticated.

Luxe materials. Max comfort.

It’s like a soft hug for your ears that fits like no other headphones.

*Select products purchased on Bose.com are covered by the Bose Limited Warranty of 2 years.

**Testing conducted by Bose in June 2023 using production-representative Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones and a variety of music tracks using A2DP Bluetooth audio streaming at RSSI signal strength of 75dBm. Volume set to playback loudness of 75dB, 3-band EQ set, to zero in Quiet Mode (full noise cancellation). With Immersive Audio off, playback time was up to 24 hours before battery depletion. With Immersive Audio on, playback time was up to 18 hours before battery depletion. Battery life varies based on settings and usage.

Features

Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones
  • Spatial audio headphones
    What you hear is placed just in front of you, so it’s like you’re listening without wearing headphones.
  • World-class noise cancellation
    Quiet Mode engages full noise cancellation so you can focus. Aware Mode feels as if you aren’t wearing headphones at all.
  • CustomTune tech shapes sound to you
    The headphones analyze your ears, adapt to the shape, and auto-adjust to personalize the sound so it all hits just right.
  • Go ahead, listen longer.
    The headphones play up to 24 hours on Quiet or Aware Mode (up to 18 hours with Immersive Audio).*
  • No more “huh?” when you want to say “hello”
    Hear and be heard clearly on calls with a revolutionary mic system.

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Ratings and Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Music to my ears Three weeks in and these headphones are nothing short of incredible! I love how the headphones have three different modes - Quiet, Aware, and Immersion to cater to different settings I am in. The headphones themselves are very comfortable and the battery lasts an incredibly long time. Receiving calls on the headphones is a great experience. I like the noise that pops up when someone answers the phone and when the call ends. The quality of the calls is great. My only critique is the headphone case where the headphones have to be folded in to fit.
Date published: 2024-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW. Awesome Investment! Super cool...2 devices at once. Phone and computer. Great for zoom meetings. Crystal clear audio and folks on the phone don't realize when you change from device to headphones. Audio is perfect on music or streaming TV ( tested Amazon prime, Netflix and youtube. SUPER INVESTMENT. COMFORTABLE: You can wear them all day and not realize you have them on, it even stays sealed around your ear with glasses on! Not cheap looking (I have the grey). The case is really nice. I'll be updating soon as I have a long airline flight and am interested to see if the battery lasts with noise canceling and music, books, video...as long as has been claimed. Feature rich. IT IS SUCH A GREAT INVESTMENT! Thanks to the folks who have really nailed this product. Superior in all respects.
Date published: 2024-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use great style The sound these give you is incredible I've spent many hours with them
Date published: 2024-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased....better than the old Sony XM3 I had Love the Bose Quiet Comfort Ultra headphones. I bought two pairs, one for at work for Zoom, and one at home. Noise Cancelling is amazing. I don't have any experience with the mics though since I use an separate podcast microphone.
Date published: 2024-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Upgrade! Purchased these as a gift and upgrade for my hubbies older QuietComfort headphones. He loves them! The newer features only add to the brilliance and function of these headphones! Definitely worth the$$$!
Date published: 2024-02-23
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