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Bose’s QuietComfort range has been the gold standard for noise cancelling headphones for quite a while, though Sony has been slowly and steadily making its presence felt in this segment with the MDR 1000X and last year’s WH 1000XM2. The WH 1000XM3 is an iterative update, which brings with it a slightly revised design and a new QN1 chip for noise cancellation that Sony promises delivers four times better performance than before.
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