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The best headphone deals 2021: AirPods, Beats, Bose, Sony and more

The world has more styles of earphones now than ever before. 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 set of over-ear headphones for home listening, or just a cheap pair of in-ears to help you through the daily grind, we promise there's a headphone for you. And a headphones deal on this very page, at that.

Headphones bargain are an all-year affair so there are always plenty of savings to be had. As always, we're keeping our keenest eyes on prices across US retailers – from Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart to Crutchfield and World Wide Stereo – to bring you the best headphones deals on the internet...

The 5 best headphone deals live right now

Wireless headphones deals

Sony WH-1000XM3 ANC wireless $330 $215 at Amazon (save $115) These superb Sonys may now have a successor in the form of the new WH-1000XM4 (above), but these are still excellent buys – especially for their price, which is at an all-time low over at Amazon. Five starsView Deal

Beyerdynamic Amiron Wireless headphones $700 $499 at Focus (save $201) The Beyerdynamic Amiron Wireless are among the best Bluetooth headphones we have heard, period. There is no active noise-cancelling, and indeed this is a bulky, non-folding headset. But if you want the best sound you can get from a pair of wireless headphones for home use, you should look no further. Five starsView Deal

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 ANC wireless $400 $300 at Amazon (save $100) In our review we praised the PX7's "lively, insightful sound", "three-tiered noise cancellation" and "sophisticated, comfortable design", leaving us no choice but to award them a coveted five stars. Five stars
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AKG Y500 Wireless on-ears $150 $88 at Walmart (save $62)
"Juggling good sound quality, clever features, durable build quality and attractive design in equal measure is no mean feat, but AKG pulls it off while making it look easy" – that's what we said of them under intense review. Five starsView Deal

Bowers & Wilkins PI3 sports $200 $161 at Amazon (save $39)
These brilliant five-star buds are now down by $39 and well worth your attention whether you intend to use them for running, watching TV or just mooching about. Rain, splash and sweat resistant and available in blue, gold and space grey. Five starsView Deal

Beats X $125 $63 at Zavvi (save $60)
Need a pair of the popular, energetic-sounding wireless earbuds at a massive discount? The Beats X certainly fall into that category. They're a steal at this price.View Deal

True wireless earbuds deals

Apple AirPods Pro $250 $219 at Amazon (save $31)
We called the AirPods Pro "exceptionally comfortable" and praised their "strong noise-cancelling and balanced, easy-going sound". While we've seen them drop to $199, this is currently the best price. Four stars
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JBL Live 300TWS wireless earbuds $149.95 $120 at Sweetwater (save $30) JBL's wireless earbuds are heavily discounted right now at Sweetwater. They come with a carry case that doubles as a charger and the deal applies to all four colour options: black, blue, purple and white.View Deal

Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds $250 $160 at Best Buy (save $90) We're fans of the Powerbeats Pros for a number of reasons. Build quality is excellent, as is their fit and list of useful features. These true wireless earbuds come into their own for exercise, so this new low price shouldn't be sniffed at – and you might want to put those fitness workouts to good use and move fast if you want a pair.View Deal

Jabra Elite 65t true wireless earbuds $170 $75 at Walmart (save $95) They're comfortable, well built and offer 15 hours of playback time including what's stored in the case. Not the most exciting performers, but much better value now that they're heavily discounted.
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In-ear headphones deals

Shure SE215 wired earbuds $200 $83 at Walmart (save $117)
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

Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass wired earbuds $50 $30 at Amazon (save $20)
The standard (non-bass-boosted) versions won our Product of the Year Award way back for their superbly comfortable and secure fit and solid, weighty and punchy delivery.

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Noise-cancelling headphones

Bowers & Wilkins PX7 ANC wireless $400 $300 at Amazon (save $100) In our review we praised the PX7's "lively, insightful sound", "three-tiered noise cancellation" and "sophisticated, comfortable design", leaving us no choice but to award them a coveted five stars. Five stars
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Sony WH-1000XM3 ANC wireless over-ears $330 $219 at Amazon (save $111) These superb Sonys may now have a successor in the form of the new WH-1000XM4 (above), but these are still excellent buys – especially for their price, which is at an all-time low over at Amazon. Five starsView Deal

Apple AirPods Pro $250 $219 at Amazon (save $31)
Although they're currently out of stock at Amazon, you can still order a pair of AirPods Pro at this incredibly low price. We've called the AirPods Pro "exceptionally comfortable" and praised their "strong noise-cancelling and balanced, easy-going sound". Four stars
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