Finally, if you don’t care for—or about—noise cancellation, Bose’s new exercise-centric SoundSport wireless in-ear headphones are also available today for $149. Our first impression is that they sound decent for the price, letting just enough outside sound in to allow joggers and gym goers to know what’s happening around them. But you might want to hold off on buying a pair, for the time being. In the fall, a second version of the headphones, which come equipped with a built-in heart-rate monitor—the SoundSport HR—will go on sale for $199. We’ve been told that it’ll be possible for a wide variety of fitness apps to leverage the data collected by the HR monitor, making the headphones an attractive option for health buffs.
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