Bose QC25 (are these legit?)

Discussion in 'iPhone Accessories' started by rpearlberg, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. rpearlberg macrumors 6502a

    May 22, 2010
    Do these look legit?

    Most of the boxes that I've seen have "QC25" on the first line and then "Acoustic Noise Cancelling" on the second line. This box has it reversed and spells out "QuietComfort 25".

    I bought these used from B&

    Am I just being crazy?

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  2. iThingsGurl macrumors 6502a


    Dec 3, 2014
    I'm sorry I might confuse you further. Almost every unboxing video on YouTube has the label QC25 on the first line. The only place where you do find a QuietComfort 25 label on the boxes, is ebay. On the other hand, the genuine QC25 Special Edition box has QuietComfort 25 spelled out just like your's.

    Here's a link to the video:
  3. rpearlberg thread starter macrumors 6502a

    May 22, 2010
    Thanks. I'm sure they are fine but you never know! Hopefully since they are from B&H they are the real deal. Bose said the box looks good, but they can't confirm or deny they are authentic.
  4. Strider64 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 1, 2015
    Suburb of Detroit
    That sounds strange, you would think Bose could tell if the headphones were authentic or not?
  5. rpearlberg thread starter macrumors 6502a

    May 22, 2010
    This was their answer:

    This does look normal, though the only way to verify you have an authentic product is to purchase directly from an authorized dealer. If you'd like to provide the serial number we can take a look at that too, though even serial numbers can be copied.
    As we mentioned, we're unable to authenticate a product unless it's purchased from an authorized dealer, but the serial number also appears to be accurate. We hope this helps.

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