The best AirPods deals in the Amazon Prime Day sales

If you're in the market for a pair of Apple wireless earbuds, you'll be pleased to know you can make savings on AirPods this Amazon Prime Day, with models dropping to new low prices for Prime members.

At the top of Apple's headphones line-up now sit the AirPods Max. A pair of over-ear, noise-cancelling, wireless headphones, that come with a hefty price tag – and they sold out in record time. Thankfully, there is now some stock available to buy, though it tends to go quickly. 

When it comes to true wireless earbuds, the flagship buds are the AirPods Pro, which feature active noise-cancelling and customised silicone tips for a snug fit. Meanwhile the cheaper AirPods 2 offer a leap in quality, especially for music, over the 1st-gen AirPods, and come with or without a wireless charging case.

If you're an iPhone user, the AirPods might just be the best wireless earbuds for you. They bring Siri to life in your ears, as well as offering excellent hands-free calls from your iPhone. 

To make it easy for you, we've searched far and wide to find the best AirPods deals so you can get the cheapest price and bag a bargain.

Prime Day AirPods deals

AirPods 2 + Case £159 (opens in new tab)

AirPods 2 + Case £159 £119 at Amazon (save £40) (opens in new tab)
The 2nd-gen AirPods with charging case are now £40 off, saving of 25% in the Prime Day sales. This is a healthy saving on the cheapest AirPods on the market and ideal if you don't need noise-cancelling or the wireless charging case.

AirPods 2 + Wireless Case £199 (opens in new tab)

AirPods 2 + Wireless Case £199 £154.99 at Amazon (save £44) (opens in new tab)
Prefer to have the wireless charging case? You can still make a saving with £44 off the retail price - a new low price - for Amazon Prime Day.

AirPods Pro with noise cancelling £249 (opens in new tab)

AirPods Pro with noise cancelling £249 £187.99 at Amazon (save £62) (opens in new tab)
Under review, we called the AirPods Pro "exceptionally comfortable" and praised their "strong noise-cancelling and balanced, easy-going sound". And they are still available for well under £200, which doesn't happen very often. This is the cheapest price online right now thanks to the Prime Day deal.

AirPods Max over-ear headphones £549 at Amazon - in stock (opens in new tab)

AirPods Max over-ear headphones £549 at Amazon - in stock (opens in new tab)
In stock but not on sale, the AirPods Max have been in and out of stock so it's perhaps no surprise that there isn't a discount on the newest addition to the range just yet.

Apple AirPods 2nd-generation

Looking for a pair of hassle-free true wireless earbuds? The Apple AirPods 2 sprinkle a little more pixie dust over proceedings, offering a great combination of performance, reliability and convenience. Walk into an Apple Store and you'll see two options: the AirPods with a Charging Case priced, and the model with the Wireless Charging Case. 

Should you buy the Wireless Charging Case? It really depends on your budget. You can buy the Wireless Charging Case separately, but you'll get a better deal if you buy one bundled with a pair of AirPods 2. Just place your AirPods in the case and lay it on a Qi-certified wireless charging pad (sold separately). An LED indicator on the front of the case lets you know that your AirPods are charging. (If you're away from your charging pad, you can still use the Lightning port to charge the case.)

Sadly, Apple cancelled the launch of its 'AirPower' charging pad so you'll need to buy one from a third party brand, such as Belkin or Morphie. You can always check out Apple's pick of the Qi-certified wireless charging pads (opens in new tab). It's also worth nothing that the Wireless Charging Pad works with both the 1st-generation and Apple AirPods 2.

Don't want to pay the recommended retail price? We've got the cheapest prices below, so get ready to scrimp and save.

Apple AirPods Pro

Apple's high-end 'buds are very impressive indeed. Their noise-cancelling tech features a 'Transparency' mode that actively allows sound in from the outside world, while the supplied silicone tips (you get three sizes) should ensure a better fit. Battery life is a claimed five hours for the earphones, with another 19 hours added by the charging case. They might be chunkier and costlier than the standard Apple AirPods (2019), but the Pros could be the only pair of in-ear headphones you ever need.

AirPods Max

So, the rumours were true. Apple has finally delivered its over-ear, noise-cancelling, wireless headphones: the AirPods Max. They're big, heavy, very expensive... and very good indeed. No wonder they sold out in most retailers in no time at all, so you're going to have to join the pre-order queue for now. As for a deal on the AirPods Max? You'll be lucky...


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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.