The best Black Friday Apple AirPods Pro deals

The best Apple AirPods Pro deals
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The Apple AirPods Pro wireless earbuds were Apple's first noise-cancelling flagship in-ears. They offer a comfortable fit, seamless use with iOS devices and excellent noise-cancelling technology. Plus, with the five-star AirPods Pro 2 newly launched, now's a great time to score the best deals on the original Apple AirPods Pro.

Being premium wireless earbuds, the original AirPods Pro don't come cheap – but that doesn't mean you can't score a big saving. Especially with Black Friday underway, here are the best AirPods Pro deals below.

AirPods Pro  was £249 (opens in new tab)

AirPods Pro was £249 now £184 at John Lewis (save £65) (opens in new tab)
The original Pro model ushered in ANC, spatial audio, and a new design with ear tips for a better seal and fit. We called them "exceptionally comfortable" and praised their "strong noise-cancelling and balanced, easy-going sound". You can now get them for £65 off the original RRP.

AirPods Pro (1st Gen)  was $249 (opens in new tab)

AirPods Pro (1st Gen) was $249 now $159 at Walmart (save $90) (opens in new tab)
Featuring strong ANC and a nicely balanced sound with midrange clarity and brilliant timing, the first-gen Pro model was a great fit for iOS users in particular. Add in spatial audio and comfortable eartips and these were a competitive premium pair. They're now a big $90 off the original RRP.

The AirPods Pro are sweat-resistant, a joy to use and – as you'd expect from Apple – offer plenty of cutting-edge tech. Such as? Excellent noise-cancelling, with a transparency mode for safe use in built-up areas – this can let some sound in, so you can hear approaching cars, for example.

When listening to music, the audio quality is superb. We found they offer a clean, neutral sound with balanced bass and good dynamics.

Apple's H1 chip means the Pro support Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, who can also be activated by a pinch. Battery life is around 4.5 hours but the included case doubles as a portable charger, stretching that figure to an impressive 24 hours. It's yet another reason to buy these extremely well-made and usable headphones.

You can still find them on decent deals in both UK and US this Black Friday weekend in the lead up to Cyber Monday.

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Tom is a journalist, copywriter and content designer based in the UK. He has written articles for T3, ShortList, The Sun, The Mail on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, Elle Deco, The Sunday Times, Men's Health, Mr Porter, Oracle and many more (including What Hi-Fi?). His specialities include mobile technology, electric vehicles and video streaming.