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Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free

MPN: BOS00004
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  • Build Quality
    3.5 (35)
  • Value for Money
    2.6 (35)
  • Sound Quality
    4.3 (34)
  • Bass
    4.2 (30)
  • Comfort
    3.7 (33)
  • Battery Life
    3.4 (35)
  • Bluetooth
    3.3 (34)
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LockSydney, NSW

Terrible, one earpiece constantly drops out

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Whilst the sound is good, the left ear bud constantly drops out and fails to connect. Bose say do updates but the problem keeps coming back. They also fall out whilst running. Would definitely not recommend. Have been nothing but trouble

Purchased in for $250.

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I had an ear bud blow up in my left ear.

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I had an ear bud explode in my left ear causing minor damage. I contacted BOSE to let them know and they were quick to upgrade me to new QC ear buds free of charge.

I got new QC ear buds and the second I put them in the left ear bud is making some loud howling sound (same ear the the sound sport ones blew up in). I contacted them immediately and I still don't have a replacement and it has been more than two months. :)

Purchased in at Noel Leeming Online store for $400.

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Craig
CraigPerth, WA

Known battery drain issue, no support

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I really like everything about the headphones except there is a battery drain issue that is a known issue. When trying to get it repaired or replaced they offer you a reduced price on an upgraded model. I don't want to spend more, I already paid good money for a defective product.
To top it off, I only use them 3 or 4 times a month, so they are practically like new.
Disappointed in Bose, will not purchase their product again.

Purchased in for $300.

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Beachman
BeachmanSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 13 reviews
  • 12 likes

Battery goes flat under 2 hours

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These are great sounding headphones and at first I had no complaints apart from them constantly falling out onto the ground. But in less than 2 years they are now almost useless as the battery goes flat very quickly. After experiencing terrible customer service with Bose previously I couldn't put myself through another stressful warranty claim.

Purchased at Qantas frequent flyer for $250.

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Trent A
Trent ASouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews

Good Sound and Fit, Poor Long Term Quality

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I received these as part of a promotion with my mobile phone purchase in July 2019 (it's now Feb/March 2021). While they're a great unit and very comfortable with good sound quality, the long term quality is extremely poor. The buttons on the buds perishes which means that you no longer use them. Initially it was just the lower volume but now all buttons including the one to turn them on have broken. They only offer a 12 month warranty on these. Considering you are shelling out $200+ on these this product failure is completely unacceptable. Avoid.

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Harro
HarroPerth, WA
  • 4 reviews
  • 2 likes

Continuously discharges

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I use these headphones rarely - about twice a week on the bus or when out for a jog / walk.
Due to the nature of the Low-Energy Bluetooth, they are constantly powered on awaiting a signal from a bluetooth device. As a result, the headphones go flat after about a 5 days of not even being used. Keep them in the case and they both go flat.
I would NOT recommend these headphones to anyone, surely you can leave a set of headphones for a week and come back and they've dropped maybe 5% of charge? Not these - these will be flat.
Its a known issue that's all over the Bose website - but Bose even refuse to acknowledge the issue and haven't released firmware to address it.

Purchased in .

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RatelSlang
RatelSlangSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 10 reviews
  • 2 likes

Left earbud won't pair anymore

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Worked fine for a while, I'm now at the stage where I have to unpair and pair the headphones every time I want to use them, as the left earbud doesn't want to connect all the time anymore. SUPER frustrating, add 20min-30min jiggling with these headphones everytime before a workout or a listen. Not recommended.

Purchased in at Myer for $300.

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Adam
Adam
  • 3 reviews
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I was a Bose fanboy but after those forget it

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Really really disappointed with this where do I even start. The input lag? Or how bad they feel in your ears? Or the terrible phone call quality so many big big big disappoints I can’t believe it I loved Bose until this

Purchased in at Myer for $300.

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Sarah K.
Sarah K.Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

Honestly they suck

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Purchased in at Myer for $280.

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Adnan A.
Adnan A.Greater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
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Stay away from Bose, premium price, premium sound, poorly designed products and worst customer service

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Used the earphones and the buttons fell off after running out of warranty, a common scenario if you search the web. It is design fault but they would not admit.

Purchased for $259.

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sang yun K.
sang yun K.South East Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Stay away from this product

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Rubber button felt off after 1 year and asked 180 dollars for service? What a joke
Do not buy bose. You will see very easy to worn out rubber thing. This is definitely a quality issue..

Purchased in for $250.

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Pathetic Battery

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Battery life reduced from 1.5 hr to 20 min within 1.5 year...Now it is literally un-usable. Sound quality is good but for a earbud, battery life as important as sound. Probably Bose did not think so...Moreover you can not change the battery ..only solution the customer service have is to get a new one !!!...Sorry not again..

Purchased in for $250.

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Brad
BradSydney, NSW
  • 5 reviews

Great batter and more importantly sound quality

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Scambuster
ScambusterHunter Region, NSW
  • 10 reviews
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Great sound and battery life

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I treated myself to set of Bide Earbuds last Christmas so have had 8 months of frequent use after a recommendation from a good friend.

They are really good. The sound quality is great. They’re generally comfortable but they do fall out more easily than I like. Probably not good for hard sports. There are 3 sizes of the earpiece S , M & L.
They usually last 1.5 - 2 hrs and will recharge quickly back in the container. I get about 3 charges from a fully charged pack.

For phone calls, only the right piece operates.

Well made in all respects and can fit in yr pocket.

Purchased in at JB Hi-Fi Retail Stores for $235.

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Duncan M.
Duncan M.Sydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews

Warning - Consider how you will use before you buy

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Purchased in for $300.

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CategoryWireless Headphones
Price (RRP) $299.95
TypeIn-Ear
FeaturesCharging Case, Microphone Included and True Wireless (Earbuds Only)
Weight9 g
Battery Life5 hours
ConnectionsBluetooth
Charging Time2 hours
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
Colour / FinishBlack, Midnight Blue, Bright Orange, Ultraviolet
ManualDownload manual
  • GTIN12: 017817748018 and 017817755023
  • MPN: BOS00004

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