Bose’s SoundSport Free are wireless headphones that are designed to be rugged and firmly held in the ear to prevent them from accidentally falling out during sports. They compete directly with Apple’s AirPods.Bose’s earphones weigh 18 grams and are just 3.1 cm wide 2.5 cm x 3.0 cm in size Thanks to the new antenna system, the Bluetooth connection to the audio source is supposed to be particularly stable: the maximum distance is 10 meters, with the user switching the Bluetooth source with a button on one of the two studs The AirPods do not offer such comfort, they have to be operated via menu intervention.
The SoundSport Free includes a small acoustic package, including d It features Bose proprietary digital signal processing, volume-optimized EQ, and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery for up to five hours of wireless music playback.
The sports ear inserts are designed to ensure a safe and secure fit even during hours of use. The IPX4 class headphones are water and sweat resistant and suitable for indoor and outdoor use. However, they can not be used while swimming.
The supplied charging cradle holds the two earphones magnetically in place as in the models of other manufacturers and also serves for storage. It offers two more full battery charges and up to an additional 10 hours of additional battery life. If the SoundSport Free is not stowed away, the new “Find My Buds” feature in the Bose Connect app will show when and where the headphones were last used, allowing for quick location tracking.
The SoundSport Free Headphones are available in three color options: black, blue / yellow and orange / blue. The new SoundSport Free Headphones are available since February 7 for around 200 euros. This makes them a little more expensive than the Apple AirPods.