I’m looking for ‘buds with outstanding sound quality? Must workout headphones? Beats makes some of the best Wireless Headphones out there. The company is owned by Apple, but that means Beats products have the same flaw as all of Apple’s offerings: they’re expensive, and discounts can be hard to find. But right now, Amazon has slashed the prices of various Beats headphones with discounts of up to 43%. There’s no clear expiration date for these deals, but discounts on such popular buds rarely last long. We recommend getting your order in sooner rather than later if you’re hoping to snag a pair at this price.
CNET reviewer David Carnoy compared Beats Studio Buds to a stemless version of Apple’s popular AirPods, and they’re a great choice if you want a pair of headphones for everyday use. They have active noise cancellation and transparency mode for when you need to be aware of your surroundings, an IPX4 water resistance rating, and up to 24 hours of battery life on a single charge. You can pick up a few colors right now on sale for $100which is 33% off the regular price.
Or if you’re looking for some headphones that are a bit more modern, you can pick up a pair Beats Fit Professionals — our overall favorite pair of workout headphones. They have the same IPX4 water resistance and sweat resistance as the Studio Buds above, but also feature flexible tips that help them fit in your ears more securely so you can use them running or at the gym. They also support active noise cancellation and spatial audio, and are equipped with the same H1 chip as the AirPods Pro for a seamless connection with Apple devices. They are available for $200, but right now you can various colors marked down to $160inclusive recently released yellow, blue and pink options.
And if you need headphones that can handle even your most extreme adventures, you can save up to $100 on a pair of Powerbeats Pro, reducing the price down to $150. They are one of ours favorite pair of ear plugs with ear hooks, which will keep them in place even during high-intensity activities like mountain biking or trail running where you get bumped around a lot. They don’t have the noise-canceling capabilities of the two pairs above, but they do boast spatial audio support, an auto-play/pause feature that can detect when you’ve removed an earpiece, and built-in Siri voice-activated help. They also have the same H1 chip as the Beats Fit Pros and have a battery life of up to 24 hours with the charging case.
At the cheaper end, Beats Flex headphones are 43% off, to their best price of the year at $40. These neckband-style earbuds pack a lot of great features similar to AirPods, plus some unique capabilities enabled by the neckband design, like built-in controls and auto-pause when the headphones are removed. You’ll get up to 12 hours on a charge with the Beats Flex, and the built-in USB-C port allows for fast charging, which can give you 90 minutes of playback from just 10 minutes on a charger.