Best headphone deals: in-ear, over-ear, wireless, noise-cancelling

Best headphone deals: in-ear, over-ear, wireless, noise-cancelling

Headphones are a music lovers best friend, and there really is something for everyone and every budget. So if you are in the market for a new pair and naturally looking to take advantage of the Christmas sales, this is the page for you. 

And you're in luck. Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have been and gone but with Christmas around the corner, there are still plenty of discounts around, and we've found tempting deals on headphones from Bose, Sony, Sennheiser, Beats, Beyerdynamic, Grado and more. So these aren't just any old cheap headphones, oh no. 

Whether you're in the market for noise-cancelling wireless headphones for your daily commute, an affordable pair of in-ear headphones for your smartphone, or the latest true wireless tech, we've got you covered with the very best savings on the internet.

You can see them all listed below...

Our editors search through thousands of deals to unearth the best prices from the most trustworthy retailers. You can support us by clicking these independently selected links, as we may earn a commission on any purchase you make - but at no extra cost to you.

In-ear headphones

Beyerdynamic Byron £50 £39 at Richer Sounds
These are our favourite in-ear headphones under £50 and a What Hi-Fi? Award winner. And with this deal you can save £11, which isn't to be sniffed at when it comes to an Award-winner.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 in-ear headphones £90 £67
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

AKG N40 in-ear headphones £299 £249 at Richer Sounds
Another Award-winning pair of in-ears, this time from AKG. Excellently put together, they deliver a comfortable fit and superb sound - and you can save £50.

Over-ear headphones

Maiden Audio By Onkyo Edph0N3S £200 £50 at HMV
Got an Iron Maiden fan in your life? These on-ear headphones by Onkyo could well rock their world - especially if they clock the original £200 price tag! View Deal

AKG K550 MK3 headphones for £199.95 £99.95 at Amazon
The AKG K550 MK3 headphones got our 2017 Awards honour and have since dropped in price by a whopping £100 in this deal. That gets you 50mm drivers in closed back cans with accurate and clear sound. They're comfortable too.View Deal

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 44% off in black – but no doubt the iconic aesthetic will be enough to attract some. View Deal

Wireless headphones

JBL E50BT Wireless Bluetooth Headphones £119 £59 at Currys
They may be fairly chunky, but if JBL's success rate is to go by these wireless over-ear headphones should be decent buys for on-the-go-use. Their impressive 18-hour battery life helps their case too.View Deal

Skullcandy Crusher Wireless £140 £120 at Currys
With a 40-hour battery life for a longer-lasting wireless experience, these Skullcandys should also appeal to bass fiends: they have a slider to adjust bass so you can feel it.View Deal

Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Cancelling £150 £79
More affordable alternatives to the model above, these budget wireless noise-cancelling headphones offer 35-hour battery life (with 10 minutes of charge delivering an hour’s playback), app control and a swivel design. View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM2 Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones (Black) £330 £199
These five-star Sony headphones (pictured top) may now have a successor, but for those looking to save some cash these fantastic cans will be just the ticket - especially now they’re over £100 off. View Deal

Bose QuietComfort 25 noise-cancelling headphones £299.99 £129.94 at Amazon
These wireless and noise cancelling headphones from master sound-smith Bose offer stunning sound quality and fantastic noise cancellation. A saving of £170 represents a really great deal here.View Deal

Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 over-ear wireless headphones £249 £199 at AO.com
Wireless noise-cancelling headphones with a 24-hour battery life, these impressively spec'd over-ear cans from the popular microphone maker have a built-in mic and - as you can see - sport a stylish grey finish. The good news: there's now a fifth off.View Deal

House of Marley Liberate XL BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones £169 £69 at AO.com
You can't knock House of Marley's style. With bold wood aesthetics and a sturdy over-ear design, these wireless headphones would surely survive years of commutes. They have a 12-hour battery life for Bluetooth playback, but can be wired too.View Deal

Grado GW100 Wireless on-ears £200 £179.95 at Sevenoaks
Grado's first pair of wireless headphones - and world's first pair of wireless open-back headphones apparently. Very much Grado in both aesthetic and engineering design, the GW100s utilise the signature drivers found in the brand’s wired models - good news considering we’re huge fans of Grado headphones’ consistently impressive sound. View Deal

Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones £250 £199 at Amazon
Full-bodied, clear sound and excellent battery life make these Beats wireless headphones well worth considering. The stylish design is matched by 40 hours of juice, while iOS device users can benefit from seamless connection too.View Deal

Libratone Q-ADAPT on-ear headphones £200 £134 at Amazon
Combining a Danish design with intuitive touch controls, these wireless on-ears feature Libratone's adjustable four-step CityMix noise cancellation and a 20-hour battery time.View Deal

Sony h.ear Series WI-H700 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for £130 £69.99
Save a massive £130 on these earphones that offer wireless connectivity and high-res audio support. Bluetooth connect to any smartphone and enjoy music and calls using the microphone and volume controls. Up to eight hours of battery will keep you going before a quick USB charge.View Deal

House of Marley Uprise In-ear Water Resistant Wireless Sports Headphones £79 £59 at AO.com
Winter's coming, so if you need some new wireless in-ears to keep you company in the gym - and to keep you looking the part - these brass-coloured House of Marley buds are now 25% off.View Deal

Beats by. Dre Powerbeats Wireless 3 sports in-ears (Blue) £170 £100 at HMV  
These sporty headphones are sweat- and water-resistant; boast a 12-hour battery life (with Fast Fuel giving you an hour of playback from a 5-minute charge); and instantly set up to an Apple device – just power on the headphones on and hold them near it. And then there's the street cred Beats headphones carry...View Deal

Urbanista Rome Fluffy Cloud (White) Bluetooth neckband in-ears £70 £30 at HMV
If the name alone isn't enough to withdraw your credit card from your wallet, how about a 12-hour battery life, water-resistant build, and of course the attractive £30 price tag?View Deal

True wireless headphones

Sony WF-1000X true wireless earbuds £179 £124
If you want the best-sounding pair of AirPod alternatives, you don't need to look much further than the Sony WF-1000X earbuds. And right now you can save more than £50 on the original price.View Deal