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Amazon sale: Sennheiser wireless headphones are 50% off today

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Amazon's Big Smile Sale has already thrown up excellent savings on its wireless Echo Buds (opens in new tab), Echo Show 8 smart speaker (opens in new tab) and Yamaha soundbars (opens in new tab)  – and now you can add Sennheiser wireless headphones to that list.

Right now, you can save 50 per cent on the Sennheiser HD 450SE (opens in new tab). The wireless noise-cancelling headphones launched just last year at AU$299, but for a limited time only, you can chuck them in your Amazon shopping basket for only AU$149.

The HD 450SE ('Special Edition') are Amazon-exclusive versions that add Alexa voice control integration over the standard HD 450 model (which, actually, are currently pricier than this better-featured pair on sale).

If the AU$149 Sennheiser HD 450SE (opens in new tab) suit your budget, they are an excellent buy at this deal price, offering a great combination of features, sound quality and comfort. We know: we've reviewed them.

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Sennheiser HD 450SE AU$299 AU$149 at Amazon (save $150) (opens in new tab)
Wireless noise-cancelling headphones that are jam-packed with features, including Alexa voice control, a 30-hour battery and aptX Bluetooth support. At AU$149, these are an absolute steal.

Apart from adding Amazon Alexa voice assistant and only being available in a black finish, the 450SE are identical to the 450BT, which we praised for their smooth, easy-listening sonic balance, excellent (30-hour) battery life and aptX Low Latency Bluetooth support in our four-star review. Active noise-cancellation is onboard, as is compatibility with Sennheiser's control app, making them among the best featured pairs of their kind at this knockdown price.

They are a little on the bassy side compared to some of the now higher-priced competition – and they sacrifice the fifth star because of it – but all things considered, we can't help but highly recommend these Sennheisers at their AU$149 deal price (opens in new tab).

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Check out the Amazon Big Smile Sale (opens in new tab)

Read our Sennheiser HD 450BT review

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Becky is the managing editor of What Hi-Fi? and, since her recent move to Melbourne, also the editor of Australian Hi-Fi magazine. During her eight years in the hi-fi industry, she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.