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Best cheap headphone deals: wireless, noise-cancelling and more

Wireless headphones and true wireless earbuds are selling like hot cakes – not surprising considering how many headphones impressive deals there are around. Our selection below includes everything from high-end hi-fi headphones for home use to sports earphones you can sling in your gym bag. 

We've scoured the world wide web to find the cheapest prices on some of our favourite headphones, featuring pairs from Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Beats, Beyerdynamic, Grado and more. 

We've even found deals on some featured in our pick of the very best headphones you can buy. Read on for our pick of the very best headphone deals around...

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Wireless headphones

AKG N60NC wireless headphones £200 £109.41 at Amazon
They are compact, convenient and affordable - in fact, they're one of the best wireless headphones we've heard at the money". That's what we said of these great cans on review – and that was at the asking price of £200. A top deal on a class-leading pair of noise-cancelling wireless headphones. View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones £330 £257 at Amazon
Sony's superb flagship wireless noise-cancelling headphones keep getting better and better, but in the sale, the price is only getting lower. A five-star product, you can save £71 on these headphones right now.View Deal

Bose QuietComfort 35 II wireless £330 £225 at Amazon
Prefer Bose? The Sonys above may sound a little superior, but if you're happy to sacrifice that last little bit of sonic ability in the name of added comfort and a much cheaper price, these Boses have to be serious contenders.View Deal

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 £350 £275 at ExceptionalAV
A breakaway from the QuietComfort range, the 700s are the beginning of a more premium series. Both the acoustics and digital signal processing have been redesigned. Comfort and aesthetics are spot-on too and, sonically, they're great.View Deal

Libratone Q Adapt noise-cancelling £220 £107 at Amazon
Their clean, easy-going and smooth performance may not be the best on the market rhythmically (as we said in our review, when these headphones were £220), but we're big fans of their stylish, compact build and feature-full control app.View Deal

Bose SoundLink wireless headphones £229 £169 at Amazon
Bose has long been a player in the wireless headphone game, and these are one of their most affordable over-ear pairs. With NFC one-touch connectivity, a 15-hour battery life and a 4.5/5 user review rating, these cans are bargains waiting to be bagged.View Deal

Bose SoundSport Wireless £140 £104 at Peter Tyson
Looking for a great pair of wireless headphones for the gym or running? These Bose in-ears are an excellent option with brilliant sound quality and solid battery life. View Deal

Beats Powerbeats 3 £250 £79 at John Lewis
With launch of the Powerbeats Pros, Beats's ex-flagship have gone on special. These earbuds are sport-friendly and have a 12-hour battery life, with a Fast Fuel feature that offers an hour of music playback from just a five minute charge.

Grado GW100 Wireless on-ears £200 £159 at Amazon
Grado's first pair of wireless headphones - and world's first pair of wireless open-back headphones. Very much Grado in both aesthetic and engineering design, the GW100s utilise the signature drivers found in the brand’s wired models. These five-star efforts are fantastic for the money.View Deal

Beats X wireless earbuds £110 £79.99 at John Lewis
Bluetooth earphones don’t get much easier to use than this, particularly for iPhone owners. Wireless performance is great, they’re an easy fit and the sound is decent.View Deal

Marshall Minor II Wireless Headphones £119 £89 at Amazon
The Marshall brand has branched-out from guitar amps to wireless speakers and headphones, and you can make a nice saving on the Minor II in-ears. 12 hours of playtime and a "2 minute charging time" are two of the stand out features.View Deal

True wireless earbuds

Urbanista Paris £100 £80 at Urbanista
Get 20% off these noice-cancelling true wireless earbuds, which sport a generous 20 hour battery life (5 hours in the buds, plus 3 more charges from the case), IPX3 water-resistant design, voice control support via Siri and Google, and Qi wireless charging support. Extra 10% off with email sign-up.View Deal

Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds £230 £169 at Amazon
A new benchmark for true wireless earbuds, the WF-1000XM3s combine effective active noise-cancelling with a real sense of musicality. Our favourite truly wireless earbuds, now well discounted.View Deal

Apple AirPods 2 (2019) £159 £129 at Laptops Direct
Technically and sonically better than before, the second generation AirPods offer unbeatable usability and decent sound quality. This model has the standard charging case.View Deal

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay E8 headphones £275 £109 at Amazon
A very chic set of truly wireless buds from B&O. While they have been superseded by the 2.0 version (which offers Qi wireless charging support and a slightly longer battery life)  you still get two additional four-hour charges from the stylish leather case – not to mention a massive discount.View Deal

JBL Reflect Flow true wireless earbuds £130 £100 at Argos
In our review we praised the Reflect Flow's detail, musicality and strong bass depth. They also deliver a solid fit and long battery life, perfect for those evening runs. Expect up to 10 hours per charge, with an extra 20 to be had from the charging case.
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Sony WF-SP700N True Wireless Sports Headphones £179 £139
A budget pair of Sony wireless earbuds that are aimed at sporty types, thanks to the waterproof and splashproof design, 3-hour battery life and Google Assistant voice control. Free 6-month Spotify Premium subscription.View Deal

Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) £200 £179 at Very
We prefer the sound of the Sonys above, but there could be a home for these Samsungs among those who simply want a reliable pair of wireless earbuds with excellent battery life.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless £279 £199 at Amazon
Sennheiser's first true wireless earbuds are worth investigating. Battery life and sound quality are good and the £80 discount should come in handy.View Deal

In-ear headphones

Klipsch T5M Wired in-ears £70 £65 at Amazon
Our favourite budget in-ear headphones. Anyone looking to upgrade their in-ear headphones needs to audition these Klipschs – they’re seriously musical performers.

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SoundMagic E11C in-ear headphones £50 £45 at Amazon
One of the best pairs of budget earphones on the market, the E11Cs continue the fine work of their predecessors and deliver an entertaining, upfront sound, complete with a remote control and mic. So that makes this a decent deal.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 in-ears (iOS) £90 £55 at Amazon
Possessor of our 2017 Product of the Year Award, these wired in-ears continue the success of Sennheiser's seemingly ever-growing Momentum range with a comfortable fit, attractive design and a wonderfully clear and detailed performance.View Deal

Klipsch R6 IIi £90 £69 at Amazon
A 2018 What Hi-Fi? Award winner, these affordable in-ear headphones are still among our. So almost £40 off is a fantastic deal.View Deal

Over-ear headphones

Beats by Dr. Dre EP £90 £50 at Amazon
We’re less familiar with the Beats by Dr. Dre wired EP on-ear headphones – which are now £15 off in both Red and Blue – but no doubt the iconic aesthetic will be enough to attract some. View Deal

AKG K92 over-ear headphones £50 £36 at Amazon
AKG strikes gold with these great value headphones" is what we said when they were £50! Now they're reduced, these detailed, smooth and rhythmically sound over-ears are the best budget wired headphones currently available to buy.View Deal

Focal Elear open-backed headphones £899 £599 at Futureshop
With an aluminium yoke, leather headband and memory foam ear cushions, these headphones scream premium. They're also screaming "save £300!" thanks to this huge price drop.View Deal


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