We called the Beats Studio Buds "one of the best affordable alternatives to Apple’s AirPods we’ve seen so far", heaping praise on their spacious, agile and bass-balanced sound and diminutive, comfortable design. And with Black Friday sending prices tumbling, now could well be the time to score these new noise-cancelling Beats at a discount.
Take a look at today's best Beats Studio Buds deals below to see if you can snag a saving on their £130 ($150, AU$220) RRP. Even if you can't, know that they're good value options anyway.
Best Beats Studio Buds deals
Beats' noise-cancelling true wireless earbuds launched in June 2021 so they're relatively new. Deals can be hard to come by on new models – especially those by Beats and Sony – but we've already seen them discounted by a small amount in recent months.
Comfort is top-notch as the earpieces weigh just 5g each, while the case is compact and pocketable. Audio is clean and agile through the bass, and while noise-cancelling isn't class-leading, it's a fantastic addition for the money.
You also get support for convenient one-touch pairing to both iOS and Android devices. Simply unbox your Beats Studio Buds and position the case close to your phone. A rotating picture of the earpieces pops up on the screen and invites you to connect – a classy introduction to a product that costs much less than the noise-cancelling Apple AirPods Pro. Just note that, as with the AirPods, there's no on-bud volume control.
Battery life is good, too: eight hours of listening time (five when active noise-cancelling is switched on), plus two additional charges from the supplied case. That adds up to a grand total of 15 hours of playback (or 24 hours when noise-cancelling is switched off).
All in all, these buds from the Apple-owned Beats brand are compelling, affordable alternatives to the AirPods. Any discount is merely the icing on a beautifully baked cake.
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