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Headphone manufacturer Bose has upped the ante in disturbance elimination, launching what it claims are its best performing and quietest cans to date.

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Bose's QuietComfort 15 cans: loud, proud and very comfy

The QuietComfort (QC) 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones surpass Bose’s previous models by, the firm said, offering greater attenuation in louder environments and across a wider range of frequencies.

Exactly how this achieved, Bose isn’t willing to say. But the firm did let slip that the QC 15s debut a more sophisticated approach to active noise cancellation resulting in “instant by instant” sound measurement, comparison and reaction - which is what all the others do, surely?

Bose has also updated each earcup with new ear cushions, providing greater additional passive attenuation too.

The upshot of all the improvements is that it should now be much easier to envelop yourself with silence during flights, or to drown out the vacuum cleaner as you enjoy a little rock’n’roll.

The headphones are powered by one AAA battery, which Bose claimed will give you 35 hours of acoustic life.

Bose’s QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling headphones replace the QuietComfort 2 model, it should be noted – yet don’t cost one cent more. You can grab the firm’s latest cans now for $300 (£181/€210). ®

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