//The Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds, the best noise-canceling pair we’ve tested, are at their lowest price

The Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds, the best noise-canceling pair we’ve tested, are at their lowest price

You can use the $50 to add the wireless charging functionality these earbuds should have shipped with. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

There are no better earbuds for muting the world than the Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds, which remain our pick for the best noise-canceling earbuds. While there aren’t enough meaningful changes for QuietComfort Earbuds II owners to upgrade, the $249 price ($50 off) at Amazon, Best Buy, and Bose makes them easier to recommend for newcomers or those whose QC II buds have failing batteries. Coincidentally, the original QuietComfort Earbuds II are also discounted by $80, bringing them down to $199 at Amazon, Best Buy, and Bose.

It’s been hard for Bose fans to swallow the $299 upgrade pill for the QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds, which unceremoniously kicked the QuietComfort Earbuds II off their perch to become the company’s marquee earbuds….

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