Thursday, 23 November, 2017

Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones to feature Google Assistant button

Bose QC35 II Headphones Leaked Video Shows Google Assistant In Action Bose QuietComfort 35 II to be the first Google Assistant-enabled headphones
Terence Owen | 17 September, 2017, 09:59

The rumoured forthcoming Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II headphones will be among the first to feature Google Assistant, according to 9to5Google.

The packaging for the QC35 leaked as well, showing off the Google Assistant branding as well as the "action button" that's new to Bose headphones.

Google is working on introducing Google Assistant to a pair of smart headphones, at least according to a new report.

A product sheet for the Bose headphones intended for retail employees reportedly reads: "With your Google Assistant built in, you can control music, send & receive texts, and get answers using just your voice". It clearly shows there's a Google Assistant logo printed at the back of the box. Like normal, wearers of the headphones will be able to ask Assistant general questions. The button will be situated on the left cup of the headphone and will not be equipped in any other Bose headphones.

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Bose Australia charges A$499 for the original QuietComfort 35. The only real difference here is the presence of the new Action button. Our tipster was told that the new models would cost the same, and we've seen a deposit receipt confirming that identical pricing. It's believed that the wireless headphones will be available in two color options: black and silver.

As for the headphones itself, the QuietComfort 35 II still seems to have the usual bells and whistles: adjustable noise cancelation, noise-rejecting dual microphones, and more. Meanwhile, Bose officially sells the current QC35 in the USA for $349.95.

Last week, Google posted a new category for headphones on its support website, suggesting the company may also release its own Bisto headphones, possibly at the same time as the Pixel 2 at an event on October 5. That date lines up with the 2-3 week estimate we were given from the Australian retailer.

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