What makes the QC45s particularly good at this price point is their balance of sound quality and comfort coupled with excellent noise cancellation – their name is actually spot on. They also include a transparency mode to keep you aware of your surroundings, if you’re the type to commute or walk around with headphones on.
The QC45s are also worth considering as the ear cups can rotate and fold for compact storage. If only a few other high-end options did (I’m looking at you, Sony WH-1000XM5). I dig the XM5s are Now $50 offbut that discount won’t help them fit better in my bag.
These headphones can get regular discounts (usually up to $279), but this Prime Day deal is their rock bottom price so far. So if you’re in the market for ANC over-ear headphones, you really can’t go wrong with the value here on a top pair.