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Bose QuietComfort 45 noise cancelling headphones just hit lowest price ever

Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones in silver
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Update September 14 at 3:03 p.m. ET: This deal expired. Amazon also offers Sony WH-XB910 noise-cancelling headphones for $248 (opens in new tab) and Beats Studio 3 noise-cancelling headphones for $199 (opens in new tab) ($150 off). 

The Bose QuietComfort 45 are the upper echelon of noise-cancelling headphones. If you want the best in audio wearables, this deal is for you. 

Amazon currently offers the Bose QuietComfort 45 for $249 (opens in new tab). They normally retail for $329, so you're saving $80. To date, this is the lowest price we've tracked for the Bose QC 45s. This is one of the best-end-of-summer headphone deals you can get. 

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Save $80 on Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones. They boast class-leading noise cancellation, a durable, comfortable design, and up to 24 hours of battery life. 

Bose's QuietComfort 45 headphones are among the best noise-cancelling headphones out there. These excellent noise blockers pack 45mm drivers, high-fidelity sound and up to 24 hours of battery life. Aware Mode lets you hear what's going on around you right through the headphones.

In our Bose QuietComfort 45 review, we praise their fantastic sound, excellent noise- cancellation and comfortable fit. We gave the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones a high rating of 4 out of 5 stars — backed by our Editor's Choice award. 

By design, Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones are nearly identical to the previous-gen QuietComfort 35 II model. They retain the same plastic, over-ear design with plush synthetic leather memory foam ear cushions. Our reviewer wore them for an entire workday with no discomfort. 

During real-world testing, audio was clear and balanced as was call quality. In terms of noise-cancellation, the headphones did a great job at blocking ambient sound.

At 8.5 ounces and 7.3 x 3 x 6 inches dimensions-wise the Bose QC 45 weighs less than competing headphones. By comparison, the AirPods Pro Max (13.6 ounces, 7.4 x 6.6 x 3.3 inches) and Sony WH-1000XM4 (8.9 ounces, 9.9 x 3 x 7.3 inches) are heavier. 

If you want to own the best headphones money can buy, the Bose QuietComfort 45s are a wise choice. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.