After they leaked last month at the FCC, Bose officially unveiled its Sport Open wireless headphones. As the name suggests, this is an open design rather than an in-ear design, held in place by a hook that wraps around your ear. At the same time, they are designed for sports with an IPX4 water resistance rating, a relatively light weight of 14 grams per bud and eight hours of battery life.
The audio box sits above rather than above, in or over the ear canal. As such, they obviously do not have active noise cancellation (ANC). Rather, by design they will allow you to hear “traffic, a workout partner, nature or whatever.” [you] don’t want to miss, ”the company wrote in a press release. They’re also equipped with a microphone designed for clarity and isolating your voice from wind and noise, and Bose promises that they “will stay precisely positioned while resisting sweat, heat, rain, and water. snow”.