Apple Earbuds Start at Just $17 As Part of This Surprise Sale Online
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Apple‘s AirPods continue to be one of the most popular wireless earbuds on the market, with their signature stark-white design and consistently clear audio making the buds a must-have accessory for both music lovers and casual listeners alike.
But Apple’s AirPods Max Headphones have also become a hit, both with casual music fans and top artists alike (think everyone from Dua Lipa to the ladies of Blackpink). Now, a surprise sale gets you the AirPods Max for its cheapest price ever, marked down to just $449 on Amazon.com.
The deal gets you a whopping $100 off the AirPods Max Headphones — down from its regular price of $549.99. This is the lowest price we’ve seen for a pair of Apple’s headphones. Choose from five colorways: Space Gray, Silver, Green, Pink and Sky Blue.
That’s not the only good Apple deal online right now: Apple rarely offers discounts on its own website, but we’ve found discounted prices for AirPods and EarPods online on Amazon. Here’s what else to expect from this surprise Apple sale.
1. AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple’s AirPods Pro face a lot of steep competition from the likes of Sony and Bowers & Wilkins, but they’re still the best wireless earbuds in our testing — and they’re on sale right now. They sound good, feel comfortable, last a fairly long time, and their active noise cancelling is seriously impressive. Best of all, they work well with Windows and Android devices, too.
Right now, the AirPods Pro are discounted to just $199 — 20% off from its regular price of $249+.
2. AirPods (2nd Gen)
The cheapest price on a pair of AirPods right now is on the 2nd-generation AirPods, with Amazon’s promo getting you the classic white earbuds for just $99. The wireless earbuds use the Bluetooth 5.0 standard for easy pairing to your phone and laptop, while the included charging case gets you up to 24 hours of playtime.
Note: unlike the AirPods Pro above, the regular AirPods don’t have noise-cancellation technology built in. But $99 for any earbuds (let alone AirPods) is a steal, so this is a deal you’ll want to take advantage of.
3. AirPods Max Wireless Headphones
Apple’s AirPods Max combine great audio quality in a premium over-ear headphone design. They feature active noise cancelling to help seal off outside noise when you’re listening to music, or taking a call. Switch over to “transparency mode” when you want to listen to music but still hear the environment around you (say, to hear traffic while you’re running or to chat with a co-worker).
As mentioned earlier, these Apple headphones have rarely gone on sale since they launched, but they were discounted for Black Friday and are back on sale now. Regularly $549+, Amazon’s AirPods Max sale has the headphones marked down to just $449.99 — a $100 discount. Get them on Amazon now.
4. Apple EarPods
The cheapest Apple earbuds deal right now is on the Apple EarPods. They’re not ‘AirPods’ but they’re the most affordable earbud option for Apple users. The connect via the lightning connector and are the only wired option on this list. They’re also currently down to just under $18 — a 38% discount.
Even though they’re priced incredibly low, they deliver decent audio quality, thanks to their unusual design. The built-in remote lets you adjust the sound volume too and the built-in mic means you can take work calls straight from these wired earphones.
These wired earbuds are great for work (to plug into your laptop), for travel (to plug into the airplane audio socket) or just for listening to music or taking calls at home.
Note: all of these AirPod deals were live as of this writing but as with all Amazon sales, prices are subject to change. We recommend adding these AirPods to your cart now to take advantage of the limited-time discounts before the prices go up again. See more Apple AirPods deals online here.