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Bose launches OE2 on-ear headphones

Bose OE2 headphones

Bose has launched two new pairs of on-ear headphones, the OE2 and the OE2i with inline Apple remote and microphone.

The headphones claim a "demonstrably better audio performance than their predecessors" and feature a smaller, slimmer and lighter design.

There's an update to Bose's proprietary drivers – known as the TriPort acoustic headphone structure, no less – and a freshly tuned sound, which aims to deliver a more balanced, natural character.

Promising to be more comfortable over prolonged listening thanks to a new headband, the OE2 headphones can also be folded-up and fitted in to a supplied carry case.

The Bose OE2 and OE2i headphones replace the existing Bose on-ear headphones and are available in black or white for £129 and £159 respectively.

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Joe Cox
Joe Cox

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys playing records and cycling (not at the same time).