Best Prime Day headphones deals 2022: Save on AirPods, Bose, Sony and more

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Our picks of the best Prime Day headphones deals cover the full spectrum of wearable audio, from the best noise-cancelling headphones with plush over-ear designs to the smallest of wireless earbuds. What they all have in common is that you can get them for cheap on or just before Prime Day.

Don’t wait too long, though, as headphones deals are often among the most popular Prime Day deals in Amazon's annual sales event.

Read on for our curated deal picks, and if you’re not a Prime member, make sure to sign up for the free 30-day trial (opens in new tab) of Amazon Prime so you don't miss out on any Prime Day savings.

Best Prime Day headphones deals

Prime Day headphones deals

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $449 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The AirPods Max are Apple's premium, retro-style headphones. They feature large, over-ear cushions, active noise cancellation, Spatial Audio, and 20-hour battery life to enable you to listen all day. These AirPods are on sale for $449, but keep in mind they've been as low as $429 before. 

Beats Studio3 Headphones: was $349 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Studio3 Headphones: was $349 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, the Beats Studio3 are on sale at Amazon for $199, which is 43% off the original price. In our Beats Studio3 review (opens in new tab), we said they offer a comfy fit, up to 22 hours of battery life, and near-seamless pairing with iOS devices. Their active noise-canceling also does a decent job of blocking ambient sounds. 

Beats Solo3: was $199 now $114 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Solo3: was $199 now $114 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you want to pair comfort and style with excellent battery life, then the Beats Solo 3 are for you (especially now they're on sale.) A solid entry-level pair of 'phones, these are a great pick for value-conscious shoppers. 

Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $228 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $228 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
One of the best pairs of noise-cancelling headphones around, the WH-1000XM4 produces a great sound, offers awesome battery life and features powerful ANC. This is one of the best offers we've seen on these headphones, so grab them now while you can! 

Sony WH-CH710N: was $149 now $68 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sony WH-CH710N: was $149 now $68 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Offering the essential Sony headphone experience for less, you get a lot of battery life and good sound quality for your money with the WH-CH710N. It also features Sony's highly effective noise-canceling technology; ANC in general is a rarity at this price.

Bose 700: was $379 now $269 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose 700: was $379 now $269 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The only offputting aspect of the Bose 700 is its high list price, but that's massively reduced here. Bose's top pair of wireless cans has even better noise cancellation than that of the WH-1000XM4, not to mention clear microphones for voice calls and excellent overall sound quality. However, the Bose 700 has been as low as $229 in the past, so this might be one to watch and wait on.

Bose QuietComfort 35 II: was $349 now $255 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose QuietComfort 35 II: was $349 now $255 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The QuietComfort 35 II headphones is one of the best pairs of noise-cancelling headphones you can buy now. Stylish and comfortable to wear, the headphones deliver one of the best noise-cancelling experiences around.

Bose QuietComfort 45: was $329 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose QuietComfort 45: was $329 now $229 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Editor's Choice QuietComfort 45 headphones are the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. Stylish and comfortable to wear, in our Bose QuietComfort 45 review (opens in new tab) we said these 'phones are a must for Bose fans who want to swap out their older QC headphones for something more modern or shoppers who want first-class Bose noise cancellation for a cheaper price than the Bose 700. The QC 45s are now at their lowest price ever. 

Sennheiser HD 599 SE: was $199 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sennheiser HD 599 SE: was $199 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For audio lovers, this is the Amazon Prime Day to keep your eye on. At under $100 these over-ear, open-back headphones are the real deal for critical listening, offering neutral sound quality, large soundstage and great imaging. They're comfortable for long listening sessions and, best of all, affordable. 

Jabra Elite 45H: was $99 now $49 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Jabra Elite 45H: was $99 now $49 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Despite its budget-friendly price, this pair of on-ear headphones offers the sound quality you want in a svelte package. It also manages the longest battery life of any set of headphones on this page, making it ideal for long trips away from the charger.

Philips H9505 Hybrid ANC headphones: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Philips H9505 Hybrid ANC headphones: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Philips H9505 Hybrid ANC headphones offer great value for money. With high quality sound, seamless bluetooth pairing, touch controls, and strong noise canceling, they provide everything you could want from a pair of noise canceling headphones. 

Prime Day wireless earbuds deals

New AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe: was $249 now $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

New AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe: was $249 now $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has the AirPods Pro w/ MagSafe case on sale for $169. That's $80 off and the lowest price right now. (Though keep in mind they've been even cheaper before). The AirPods Pro offer both sweat and water resistance (IPX4 certified) along with built-in noise cancellation. 

AirPods: was $99 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

AirPods: was $99 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon has the Apple AirPods with standard/wired charging case on sale for $89. These cheap AirPods feature Apple's H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices. 

Beats Studio Buds: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Studio Buds: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Prime Day headphones deal gets you one of the best wireless earbuds on the market for a bargain price that matches its lowest ever figure. The Beats Studio Buds are compatible with both Android and Apple ecosystems, featuring IPX4 water resistance rating, sweat resistance and a built-in microphone.

Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds: was $199 now $159 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for an AirPods Pro-like experience, but with the signature sound of Beats, then the Beats Fit Pro are the earbuds you'll want to check out. They have the same ANC, call quality and features as the AirPods Pro, and six hours of battery life with ANC switched on. Just be warned that Android users won't be getting the same experience as those with iPhones.

Sony WF-1000XM4: was $279 now $198 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sony WF-1000XM4: was $279 now $198 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're after a superb pair of wireless earbuds before Prime Day then look no further than the Sony WF-1000XM4. We awarded these 4.5 stars in our review (opens in new tab) and described them as having "elite sound, noise cancellation and awesome features" — and right now they're close to their lowest ever price.

Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds: was $279 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds: was $279 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds deliver stellar noise cancellation along with a Transparency Mode so you get to decide how much of the outside world you want to hear. You also get a comfy fit, high-fidelity sound, sweat- and water resistance and up to 6 hours of battery life. This is the lowest price ever and a great Prime Day deal.

Bose Sport Earbuds: was $179 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose Sport Earbuds: was $179 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This is a respectable pair of fitness-focused earbuds, especially if you want Bose-quality sound without splashing out on the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds. The Sport Earbuds manage a secure fit, while IPX4 protects against sweat during workouts.

Bose SoundSport Wireless: was $129 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Bose SoundSport Wireless: was $129 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Bose SoundSport Wireless are reliable sports headphones that offer great sound under any condition. This Prime Day deal cuts them down by $30.

Amazon Echo Buds 2: was $119 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Amazon Echo Buds 2: was $119 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Echo Buds 2 is only a few weeks old but it's joining in the Prime Day festivities all the same. And this is a very attractive price considering Amazon's earbuds feature full active noise cancellation and a nicely balanced sound signature.

OnePlus Buds Pro: was $149 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

OnePlus Buds Pro: was $149 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

While not a perfect set of earbuds, there is a lot to like about the OnePlus Buds Pro. They have a rich, well-balanced sound and powerful active noise cancellation. That is why it is on our list for both best wireless earbuds and best noise-cancelling earbuds

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: was $199 now $129 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: was $199 now $129 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
With excellent active noise cancelling, superb sound quality, and a rather neat design, the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 are well worth your time. And with $72 off their original price, they're a bargain. Note that you have to apply a coupon at checkout to get the full savings.

Sennheiser CX Plus: was $179 now $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Sennheiser CX Plus: was $179 now $129 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Sennheiser CX Plus are some of our favorite earbuds thanks to their rich sound quality, and intuitive controls. They've also got good battery life and some decent ANC. It's a shame they can't be charged wirelessly, but they're still great value at this price.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $169 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $169 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
You won't find a cheaper pair of noise-cancelling Samsung earbuds than this. The Galaxy Buds Live are on offer in red, white, and black, so give it a look if you want something more advanced than the Galaxy Buds Plus.

1MORE PistonBuds Pro: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

1MORE PistonBuds Pro: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 1MORE PistonBuds Pro are our choice for the best cheap wireless earbuds. For their price, they have great ANC and sound quality, with a sleek design and responsive touch controls.

JBL Tune 120TWS: was $99 now $58 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

JBL Tune 120TWS: was $99 now $58 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
JBL's wireless earbuds pack a punch with a 5.8mm driver for a solid bass performance. With 16 hours of battery life shared between the headphones and their charging case, you'll be able to rock out all day long.

Jabra Elite 85t: was $229 now $119 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Jabra Elite 85t: was $229 now $119 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Jabra's latest true pair of wireless earbuds punches above its weight, with a powerful sound and effective ANC. The manufacturer also put a lot of work into making the buds feel more premium and more easily customizable, making it a great purchase at this price.

Skullcandy Indy: was $84 now $32 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)

Skullcandy Indy: was $84 now $32 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you've got a very limited budget, the Skullcandy Indy could be for you. This dirt-cheap set of wireless earbuds delivers impressive water protection, touch controls and the company's trademark bass-first sound. You can pick from mint, black, red and indigo colors.

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Formerly Editor in Chief (U.K.) on Tom’s Guide, Marc oversaw all gaming, streaming, audio, TV, entertainment, how-to and cameras coverage, and was also responsible for the site’s U.K.-focused output. He is now U.K. Editor in Chief on TechRadar. Marc previously edited the tech website Stuff and has tested and written about phones, tablets, wearables, streaming boxes, smart home devices, Bluetooth speakers, headphones, games, TVs, cameras and much more. He also spent years on a music magazine, where his duties mainly involved spoiling other people’s fun, and on a car magazine. An avid photographer, he likes nothing better than taking pictures of very small things (bugs, his daughters) or very big things (distant galaxies). When he gets time, he also enjoys gaming (console and mobile), cycling and attempting to watch as much sport as any human can. He's also fallen in love with Wordle over the past six months and is the author of our today's Wordle answer column, in which he supplies hints and strategy tips for the mega-popular word game. Given he's completed every single Wordle so far and only lost once, and analyzed every Wordle answer in search of patterns, he's well qualified to help you safeguard your streak.