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The best headphones deals: AirPods, Beats, Sony and more

Whether you're eyeing up a new pair of noise-cancelling headphones for isolation heaven, a pair of wireless (or even true wireless) earbuds for complete freedom of movement, a pair of over-ear headphones for home listening, or just a cheap pair of in-ears to help you through the daily commute, we promise there's a headphone for you. And a cracking headphone deal on this very page, at that.

Headphone deals are year-round affairs so you shouldn't feel obliged to wait for the holiday or Amazon Prime Day sales. Below you'll find big price cuts on best-selling wireless and wired earphones and earbuds from Apple, Beats, Bose, Sennheiser, Sony and more.

So celebrate the holiday in style with our pick of the best headphones deals from the 2020 sales.

The 5 best headphones deals

Wireless headphones deals

Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones $300 $174 at Zavvi
Not the absolute best-sounding headphones around, but they deliver a full-bodied, bold and clear sound and have excellent battery life and range. Oh, and they look good too. At this ridiculously low price, they're very tempting
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Beats Powerbeats3 wireless headphones $200 $119 at Walmart
Beats' flagship 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 5-minute charge. The remote also allows you to activate Siri on an Apple iPhone.View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones $350 $280 at Best Buy
Sony's wireless noise-cancelling headphones are impressive across the board and their price is only getting lower. A five-star product, you can save an impressive $70 on both the black and silver versions over at Amazon.View Deal

Sennheiser Momentum M2 Wireless $400 $199.95 at Sennheiser
NoiseGard active nose cancellation keeps your focus squarely on the music, while the leather earpads and adjustable headband make for all-day comfort. And with $200 off, it'd be rude not to.View Deal

Sony WH-CH700N ANC wireless over-ears $200 $98 at Crutchfield
The big sell of these cans is battery life - you get a mammoth 35 hours of wireless playback, or 50 hours when using the supplied cable. Active noise cancellation leaves the outside world a distant memory.View Deal

Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones $350 $199 at Best Buy
Street cred *and* 22 hours of battery life, the Apple W1 chip for Bluetooth connectivity & battery efficiency with the iPhone, and three hours of playback from a 10-minute fast charge.View Deal

Wireless earbuds deals

Jabra Elite 65t true wireless earbuds $170 $140 at Best Buy
They're comfortable and well built, and will offer 15 hours of playback time including what's stored in the case. There's no noise-canceling and they're available in Gold of Black at this price.View Deal

Sony WF-1000X wireless earbuds $277 $84 at Focus
This is the original, first-generation model of Sony's wireless earbuds so while there is a newer WF-1000XM3 version offering improved noise-cancelling, bigger battery and better sound, for the bargain hunter, we don't think you can argue with this discount.View Deal

Apple AirPods wireless earbuds $160 $144 at Staples
Technically and sonically better than before, the second generation AirPods offer unbeatable Bluetooth usability and decent sound quality. And now you can save $16 - which, while not a lot, is about as good as it gets.View Deal

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case $200 $169 at Adorama
Or you can pay $30 more and get the wireless charging case, which doesn't need to be plugged in. This generation come with better sound quality than their predecessors, and a more secure wireless connection.View Deal

Wired earbud deals

Shure SE215 wired earbuds $200 $90 at Amazon
These in-ears use the same monitor technology road tested by musicians and cram it into a package small enough to fit in your ears. These established earphones offer a bassy flavour and rich, weighty, detailed sound, we said in our four-star review.View Deal

Klipsch R6i II earbuds $94 $49.95 at Amazon
2018 What Hi-Fi? Award winners. Stylish, snug, and sounds great – what more do you want in a pair of in-ears? "A discount", you say? Well, here's a massive one!


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Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass earbuds $50 $29.99 at Amazon
The standard (non-bass-boosted) versions won our Product of the Year Award in 2014 for their superbly comfortable and secure fit and solid, weighty and punchy delivery.
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Noise-cancelling headphones

Sennheiser Momentum M2 Wireless $400 $199.95 at Sennheiser
NoiseGard active nose cancellation keeps your focus squarely on the music, while the leather earpads and adjustable headband make for all-day comfort. And with $200 off, it'd be rude not to.View Deal

Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones $350 $199 at Best Buy
Street cred *and* 22 hours of battery life, the Apple W1 chip for Bluetooth connectivity & battery efficiency with the iPhone, and three hours of playback from a 10-minute fast charge.View Deal

Sony WH-CH700N ANC wireless over-ears $200 $98 at Crutchfield
The big sell of these cans is battery life - you get a mammoth 35 hours of wireless playback, or 50 hours when using the supplied cable. Active noise cancellation leaves the outside world a distant memory.View Deal

Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones $350 $280 at Best Buy
Sony's wireless noise-cancelling headphones are impressive across the board and their price is only getting lower. A five-star product, you can save an impressive $70 on both the black and silver versions over at Amazon.View Deal

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