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Bose SoundSport Free

alaTest has collected and analyzed 545 reviews of Bose SoundSport Free. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and comfort. The size and sound are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the noise isolation and portability.

usability, sound, size, comfort, reliability

portability, noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Bose SoundSport Free is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Easton (trustedreviews.com)

Bose SoundSport Free

 

Bose SoundSport Free review: Bose's first truly wireless headphones are designed for sport but a chunky design and fiddly controls mean these aren't perfect.

Secure fit ; Good sound quality ; Robust build ; Decent battery life

Chunky design ; Difficult-to-use buttons ; Large charging case

Bose’s first truly wireless earbuds don’t quite hit the mark, even if there’s a lot to like.

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Bose SoundSport Free review

 

Bose's truly wireless in-ears are almost the perfect package.

Weighty, full-bodied sound ; Deep, powerful bass ; Even tonal balance

Unreliable wireless connection between earbuds

Impressive features and impressive sound to boot – we’d just like a more stable connection

Mar, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Bose SoundSport Free review

 

Bose's truly wireless in-ears fall just short of sporting greatness...

Deep, powerful bass ; Nicely balanced and rounded sound ; Impressive battery life ; Find My Buds feature

Wireless connection between earbuds can be flaky

They'll wow you with their sound quality and features, but it’s hard to ignore the Frees' sometimes flaky connection

Mar, 2018

Pocket-lint Editor's Choice 2018

Expert review by : Cam Bunton (pocket-lint.com)

Bose SoundSport Free review: The best wire-free sports earphones by a mile

 

While they don't have some of the smart fitness features you get in the likes of the Lifebeam Vi or Jabra Elite Sport, the SoundSport Free are

Great sound ; Comfortable to wear for long periods ; Battery life is immense ; Nifty "find my earbuds" feature ; Solid connection

Design means the buds stick out quite a bit ; No customisable equaliser ; No heart-rate monitor ; Buttons are hard to press

While the Bose doesn't have some of the smart fitness features you get in the likes of the

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Lewis Leong (techradar.com)

Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds review

 

Wireless earbuds built for quiet environments

Excellent, balanced sound ; Built for abuse ; Good battery life

Awful ambient noise isolation ; Earbuds fit loosely and stick out ; Comparatively expensive

The Bose SoundSport Free are an excellent sounding pair of wireless headphones with an ultra-reliable connection. They can an easily withstand the abuses of working out, however, their poor fit and open design will turn many casual listeners away. For...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Bose SoundSport Free review

 

Apple's AirPods may have dominated the totally wireless headphone market since their release but some compelling alternatives, including the Bose SoundSport Free, have hit the market in recent months.

Bose's SoundSport Free, a set of totally wireless earphones, offers richer sound than Apple's AirPods and a more secure fit. The buds are water-resistant and durable, battery life is decent and a charging case provides two extra charges on the go.

Fairly pricey. Some reports of audio syncing issues when watching videos. Buds stick out pretty far from your ears.

Better than the AirPods in some ways, the Bose SoundSport Free are among the best totally wireless headphones, although some small performance issues keep them from achieving a more exalted status.

Nov, 2017

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Bose SoundSport Free

 

Bose has done a good job with its first pair of truly wireless earbuds, but they're not as sporty as we expected. Check out the new SoundSport Free in-ear headphones.

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

Bose SoundSport Free review: A better-sounding alternative to Apple's AirPods

 

Great sound and impressive features, but these headphones aren't ideal for outdoor activities

Overall, the Bose SoundSport Free are decent earphones. They sound a lot better than Apple’s AirPods, battery life is pretty good and connectivity is solid. They’re also very friendly to use, and it's easy to switch between devices. All very positive...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

A pricier, better sounding alternative to Apple's AirPods

 

Although some small design gripes remain, Bose's SoundSport Free are among the best totally wireless earphones available now.

Bose's SoundSport Free, a set of totally wireless earphones, offers richer sound than Apple's AirPods and a more secure fit. The buds are water-resistant and durable, battery life is decent and a charging case provides two extra charges on the go.

The buds stick out pretty far from your ears. The case is a little large compared to the AirPods' and Jabra Elite 65t's cases.

Although Bose's SoundSport Free may not be perfect, thanks to some software upgrades and a price drop, it's become one of the best -- and best sounding -- totally wireless earphones.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Bose SoundSport Free review

 

Apple's AirPods may have dominated the totally wireless headphone market since their release but some compelling alternatives, including the Bose SoundSport Free, have hit the market in recent months.

Bose's SoundSport Free, a set of totally wireless earphones, offers richer sound than Apple's AirPods and a more secure fit. The buds are water-resistant and durable, battery life is decent and a charging case provides two extra charges on the go.

Fairly pricey. Some reports of audio syncing issues when watching videos. Buds stick out pretty far from your ears.

Better than the AirPods in some ways, the Bose SoundSport Free are among the best totally wireless headphones, although some small performance issues keep them from achieving a more exalted status.

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery life (max):5
Battery recharge time:2
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging Time:2
Rechargeable:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue, White, Yellow
International Protection (IP) code:IPX4
Volume Control:Digital
Waterproof:Y
Wearing style:In-Ear

Headphones

Ear coupling:Intraaural
Noise-canceling:Y
Wearing style:In-Ear

Other features

Charging base:Y
Charging Time:2

Packaging Data

Cables included:USB
Carrying case:Y
Extra earbuds:Y
Quantity:1

Ports & interfaces

2.5 mm connector:N
3.5 mm connector:N
6.35 mm connector:N
Bluetooth:Y
Connectivity Technology:Wireless
USB Connectivity:Y

Power

Battery life (max):5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Rechargeable:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:30.5
Height :31.8
Package depth:47.5
Package height:37.5
Package weight:80
Package width:100
Weight:28.3
Width:25.4