The SoundSport is the newest version of active in ear-headphones by bose. These were especially designed for people who are going to be active while using the headphones. Most of the changes become evident when you compare this model to other past models by Bose. The cord on the soundsport is 42 inches long. This is 3 inches shorter than before because they don’t want there to be extra cable hanging around while you are performing your activity. The in ear piece is sweat resistant. The inline remote design is also a good feature with this product. The buttons are tactile make it easy to operate by feel.