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The best Black Friday headphones deals are still going strong, with the biggest discounts on the year from Apple, Beats, Bose, Sony and other brands. In fact, the low prices we're seeing on headphones make up some of the best Black Friday deals we've spotted so far.
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As for headphones, retailers like Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart are offering steep price cuts on many of our top picks. For example, the Apple AirPods Pro 2 are now $199 at Amazon (opens in new tab) — that's a $50 discount on their regular price. You can get an even greater price drop on the Sony WH-1000XM4 for $228 at Amazon (opens in new tab), down $120 from their original price.
Our expert ears have experience testing most of the models listed here, but if we haven't reviewed it then our expertise and knowledge of the brand, as well as what makes a great deal, means you can buy with confidence that you're getting the best performance for less.
Best Black Friday headphone deals still available now
- Sony WF-C500: was $99 now $58 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Apple AirPods (2nd Gen): was $129 now $79 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
- Beats Studio 3 Headphones: was $349 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- AirPods Pro (1st Gen): was $179 now $159 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
- Philips Fidelio L3: was $349 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Apple AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $228 @ Amazon (opens in new tab) [Lowest price]
- Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: was $299 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Bose QuietComfort 45: was $329 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
- Sony WH-1000XM5: was $399 now $348 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Best Black Friday headphone deals
Black Friday wireless headphone deals
JBL Tune 660NC: was $99 now $49 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
While these aren't quite as nice as the JBL Live 660NC (opens in new tab) headphones, these are still a great deal. You still get excellent battery life and surprisingly good noise cancellation, all for just $49. Normally, it's tough to find even decent noise-canceling headphones at that price.
Sony WH-CH710N: was $149 now $68 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Sony WH-CH710N offer lot of battery life (up to 35 hours) for your money. They also feature Sony's highly effective noise-canceling technology, which is a rare feature at this price point. They're now at their lowest price ever. The same deal can be found at Walmart (opens in new tab) and Best Buy (opens in new tab).
Sennheiser 450BT: was $199 now $94 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
These wireless headphones boast the signature Sennheiser sound and strong noise cancellation. 30 hours of battery life with ANC turned on is impressive, and with the comfortable fit, you won't want to take these headphones off.
JBL Live 660NC: was $199 now $99 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Get one of the best budget noise-cancelling headphones for half off. In our JBL Live 660NC review (opens in new tab), we praised its long battery life and effective noise cancellation. One thing we thought might be better on these bass-forward cans was their tight fit, but they sure didn't move around on our head.
Beats Solo 3: was $199 now $114 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Alongside Beats' signature bass-forward sound, the Solo 3 are best known for offering up to two whole days of battery life on a full charge. These may not offer sound quality to rival the best on-ear headphones, but they sport a premium look that makes a real statement. In the past, we’ve felt they were overpriced, but with today's sizable discount, that's no longer an issue.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Studio Monitors: was $177 now $85 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
It's important for any music producers or DJs to have accurate sound coming through their headphones and speakers. Studio monitors provide clean sound across the entire frequency range, rather than boosting low frequencies as is common with non-studio headphones. The Audio-Technica ATH-M40x are headphone monitors, designed to provide the cleanest sound for anyone producing or mixing music themselves, be it in the bedroom, nightclub or studio.
Beats Studio 3 Headphones: was $349 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Over 50% off! The Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones offer a comfy fit, 20 hours of battery life and near-seamless pairing with iOS devices. Their active noise cancelling also does a decent job of blocking outside noise. They're currently on sale at their lowest price ever.
Philips Fidelio L3: was $349 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
$200 off! These flagship over-ear headphones from Philips sport wireless Bluetooth connectivity and effective ANC. Although, we have yet to review this particular model, we have hands-on experience and can vouch for their first-class performance, comfort and battery life that runs to 32 hours with ANC.
Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $228 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Lowest price ever! The Sony WH-1000XM4 (opens in new tab) headphones are still one of the most popular over-ear designs on the market. As one of the best noise-cancelling headphones we've experienced, they offer effective ANC, superior comfort and sound quality, and battery life runs up to 38 hours.
Bose QuietComfort 45: was $329 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Stylish and comfortable to wear, the Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones offer the legendary noise cancellation that the brand is known for, along with excellent sound quality. It's all packaged in the same iconic look as the previous model. Even better, it's now on sale, with this $80 saving bringing the headphones to a new lowest-ever price.
Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless was $349 now $291 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Sennheiser's smooth house sound handles a wide range of music content, from pounding beats to more mellow tunes with aplomb. They have Bluetooth 5.2 and aptX Adaptive support, and there's a supplied 3.5mm cable for audiophile wired connections. The 60-hour battery life is a real crowd pleaser and makes these the one to beat.
Sony WH-1000XM5: was $399 now $348 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The XM5 are Sony's premium noise-cancelling headphones. They feature large, over-ear cushions, excellent active noise cancellation, and up to 40 hours of battery life, or up to 30 hours with ANC enabled.
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 ear cushions, a digital crown, active noise cancellation, and Spatial Audio. The latter feature uses head tracking to offer a surround sound experience. They've been as low as $429 in the past, which makes this their second-lowest price ever.
Black Friday best wireless earbuds deals
Skullcandy Dime True Wireless: was $26 now $19 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Don't worry if you've never heard of these buds before. We've rated them one of the best wireless buds under $30. In our Skullcandy Dime review (opens in new tab), we also said they offer sound that beats the AirPods. Battery life could be better at just 3.5 hours, but they're on sale for just $19, which is their lowest price ever.
Sony WF-C500: was $99 now $58 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
As some of the best wireless earbuds under $100 (opens in new tab), this $58 deal means they're at an all-time bargain price that's too good to be overlooked. Music sounds punchy and although they might not be as depth-filled as other Sony models, you can expect powerful lows and crisp highs. Battery life runs to 10 hours, with 20 hours from the charging case.
Apple AirPods (2nd Gen): was $129 now $79 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Launched in 2019, the AirPods 2 are very capable wireless earbuds. There's no ANC, but you get solid audio performance and up to 5 hours of play back time. The standard lightning charging case gives up to 24 hours of additional charge, and a 15-minute quick charge nets 3 hours of listening time. Hey Siri voice control handles your every command, and adds up to a great deal for you.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $169 now $79 (opens in new tab)
Less than half price! These wireless Samsung wireless earbuds have standout sound quality and a very comfortable fit for their price range. You'll also enjoy a very healthy 8-hour battery life with up to 29 hours more charge stored in the stylish case. And Amazon's price is the lowest we've ever seen.
Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro: was $169 now $84 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Anker Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro earbuds have just dropped to their lowest price ever with 50% off during Black Friday. The Grammy-recommended earbuds offer high-tech HearID ANC (noise cancellation), ambient noise and 3D surround sound to produce seriously high-res audio. Using coaxial dual driver tech, vocals are crystal clear and bass sonorous.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2: was $149 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are a solid sequel to the first-gen Buds, offering decent active noise cancelation and a comfortable fit. And thanks to the Galaxy Wearable app, they now gain extended functionality.
Echo Buds (2nd Gen): was $139 now $89 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Lowest Price! The Amazon Echo Buds are currently at their lowest ever price at Amazon. In our Echo Buds 2 review (opens in new tab), we loved their effective noise cancellation, excellent Alexa integration (as you'd expect), sleek charging case and neutral audio. Battery life is only 5 hours, but at this discount that may be a negative worth accepting.
Beats Studio Buds: was $149 now $89 @ Amazon
(opens in new tab)Amazon has slashed $60 off the Beats Studio Buds multiple colorways including black, white and red. You get active noise cancelling, sweat resistance and up to eight hours listening time, or 24 hours when combined with the pocket-sized charging case. This is the lowest we’ve ever seen these wireless earbuds, making now a very good time to buy.
Jabra Elite 7 Pro: was $199 now $119 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
These wireless noise-cancelling earbuds come from the same stable as the Elite 7 Active (opens in new tab) and offer great sound and call quality. They claim better battery life than AirPods, are IP57-rated for water and dust protection, and Jabra's secure fit should make them a dependable workout companion.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro was $229 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab) These Samsung earbuds hold their own against the best ANC buds and give a high quality audio experience and compelling 3D sound with precise head tracking. The updated design provides improved comfort, while battery life runs to 5 hours before needing a recharge, and the charging case gives 29 hours worth of playback time before needing a top up.
Google Pixel Buds Pro: was $199 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Google's top-end earbuds are currently $50 off in this early Black Friday deal. In our Pixel Buds Pro review (opens in new tab), we were big fans of its active noise cancellation, excellent audio properties, and easy-to-use controls. This deal is available for all four colors: black, coral, fog, and lemongrass.
Google Pixel Buds A Series: was $99 now $64 @ Google (opens in new tab)
A cheaper alternative to the Pixel Buds Pro, the Pixel Buds A Series now cost even less thanks to a $35 discount. You'll get a decent range of features with the A Series wireless earbuds in a design that's every bit as slick as what the AirPods offer. We also like the easy-to-use controls.
Powerbeats Pro: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)The Powerbeats Pro (opens in new tab) are Apple's first pair of completely wireless fitness earbuds. That means you get a seamless setup, just like with AirPods. You also get killer battery life. The earbuds themselves get 9 hours of playback and the charging case adds an additional 18 hours. If you have an iPhone and need earbuds for your workout, these can't be beaten — not that they aren't great for Android too.
Sony WF-1000XM4: was $279 now $178 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for the earbuds-version of the above headsets, look no further for this deal, which takes $100 off their price. These are some of the best noise-cancelling earbuds, with exceptional sound, noise cancellation, battery life and customizable features.
Apple AirPods Pro 2: was $249 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The AirPods Pro 2 are Apple's flagship earbuds taken to the next level with 2x better noise canceling, plus 6 hours of battery life on a charge. Not only are the earbuds IPX4-rated, but the wirelessly chargeable case is too, and has a built-in microphone that helps you find it when it’s lost.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds 2: was $299 now $249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
A remarkable follow-up that delivers better sound, great call quality, and unrivaled ANC, these next-gen Earbuds take ANC to the next level. Battery life runs to 6 hours plus 24 hours of top ups from the charging case. Sound balance and noise neutralization work extremely well, and these redesigned buds feel superior to the original.