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Early Black Friday deal: Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones are over $100 off

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Black Friday sales are fast approaching, meaning that the industry's finest tech devices are getting discounted, and over-ear headphones are no exception. So if you're on the hunt for a pair of killer headphones, we've got good news for you. 

Right now, Amazon has the Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones on sale for $248 (opens in new tab). That’s $101 off the usual $349, bringing them down to the lowest price we’ve ever seen so far. And in case Amazon sells out, Best Buy has the same model on sale for the same discount (opens in new tab), saving you over 25%. 

Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $248 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Sony WH-1000XM4 are the best wireless headphones on the market. They offer remarkable noise-cancelling, superior sound quality, and a lengthy 30 hours of battery life (38 hours with ANC disabled). At $101 off, there's no reason not to pick up a pair. Check out Best Buy's listing (opens in new tab) in case Amazon sells out. 

The Sony WH-1000XM4 made our to snatch yourself a pair of the best over-ear headphones on the market, and our overall best headphones list, and it's easy to see why. Whether you want them for work, school, or everyday use, these headphones are top-notch thanks to their sleek yet lightweight design and sound quality. In fact, we've awarded the Sony WH-1000XM4 the number one spot among both best headphones and best wireless headphones lists. 

In our Sony WH-1000XM4 review, we described the headphones as "Sony's best pair of noise-cancelling headphones yet" and called them "a fine-tuned enhancement that stands out as the best in the series, and even beats the best-in-class Bose 700 in some key areas." 

We were particularly impressed with the excellent audio quality, remarkable noise cancellation, the intuitive smart controls, and the superb battery life of around 30 hours (with Active Noise Cancellation enabled). 

Not only do these premium headphones deliver loud and dynamic sound, but they also include detection sensors that automatically pause playback when the headphones are removed. 

They also offer support for the Sony Headphones Connect app, allowing you to personalize your audio experience with well-engineered presets or other adjustments. These headphones are available in three stunning color options: Black, Blue and Silver — all offered at the same discount. 

All-in-all, now is the time to act and get a pair of premium-quality headphones, as this deal brings the Sony WH-1000XM4 down to the lowest price we’ve ever seen. And in case you wanted to browse through other options on the market, have a look through our roundup of other early Black Friday headphone deals available right now. 

Denise is a Life Reporter at Newsweek, covering everything lifestyle-related, including health, relationships, personal finance, beauty and more. She was formerly a news writer at Tom’s Guide, regularly producing stories on all things tech, gaming software/hardware, fitness, streaming, and more. Her published content ranges from short-form news articles to long-form pieces, including reviews, buying guides, how-tos, and features. When she's not playing horror games, she can be found exploring East London with her adorable puppy. She’s also a part-time piano enthusiast and regularly experiments in the kitchen.