Update May 16 at 5:54 p.m. ET: Amazon changed the price of the AirPods Max to $479 — still a great deal at $70 off.
Apple's AirPods Max just got a hefty discount ahead of this month's anticipated Memorial Day savings events. We recommend you make haste to snag this amazing deal on Apple's wildly popular over-ear noise-cancelling headphones.
Right now, you can get the AirPods Max for $449 at Amazon. These stylish headphones typically fetch $549, so that's $100 in savings. This is the lowest price we've seen the AirPod Max drop to at Amazon this year. That said, it's one of the best headphone deals of the season.
AirPods Max deal
Apple's AirPods Max are among our top picks for best noise-cancelling headphones. They feature powerful H1 chips, nine microphones, 40mm drivers and tons of sensors. The AirPods Max feature Spatial Audio which provides an immersive listening experience. This state-of-the-art audio technology creates the illusion of a 360-degree soundscape.
In our AirPods Max review, we praise the headphones' gorgeous design, great sound quality and powerful active noise-cancelling. We gave the AirPods Max a high rating of 4.5 out of 5-stars, backed by our Editor's Choice cosign. During testing, our reviewer used the AirPods Max to listen to Lil Nas X’s, “Montero" (Call Me By Your Name) his vocals seemingly echoed from both sides.
Apple engineers thoughtfully designed the AirPods Max to be minimalist, chic and comfortable. Our reviewer wore them for nine and a half hours and had no complaints. The headphones' mesh fabric-covered memory foam ear cups keep the ears cozy and dry.
With a weight of 13.6 ounces and measuring 7.4 x 6.6 x 3.3 inches, the AirPods Max are heavier than competitors. They weigh more than the Bose Noise-Canceling 700 Headphones (9 ounces, 8 x 6.5 x 2-inches) and Sony WH-1000XM5 (8.8 ounces).
The AirPods Max are rarely discounted this much, so don't hesitate too long.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.