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Bose SoundTrue Around Ear

Bose SoundTrue Around Ear
alaScore 92

87 reviews

May, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews of Bose SoundTrue Around Ear. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The comfort and portability also get good views. There are some mixed comments about the reliability, while many are critical about the noise isolation.

sound, portability, comfort, price, design

noise isolation

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Bose SoundTrue Around Ear is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Bose SoundTrue Around Ear from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the design and usability. The comfort and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability and noise isolation. There are some mixed opinions about the price.

sound, portability, comfort, usability, design

noise isolation, reliability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Bose ® SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones - Black/Mint

May, 2015

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (

Bose SoundTrue (Around-Ear)


The Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones offer a solid audio experience and a comfortable fit, but otherwise don't stand out against the plethora of excellent options in this price range.

Strong audio performance with rich bass, crisp highs, and no distortion. Exceptionally comfortable, lightweight fit. Detachable cable with inline remote and microphone for mobile devices

Light on accessories. Sculpted sound not for purists. Not quite enough sub-bass for low-end fans

The new Bose SoundTrue around-ear headphones are a no-nonsense, music-only pair with few bells or whistles—like many of Bose's other products, such as the Editors' Choice, noise-cancelling QuietComfort 20. The SoundTrue retails for $179.95, much less...

May, 2014