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Black Friday headphone deals 2021: Cheap AirPods, Bose, Sony earbuds and more

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There are so many post-Black Friday headphone deals to be had right now while we are in one of the biggest shopping events of the year. There is no better time to get the industry's best headphones at their lowest prices of the year. 

And that's music to ears of bargain hunters searching for their perfect set of cans or buds.

We're seeing deep discounts on wireless earbuds, over-ear and on-ear headphones at several retailers. It's not too late to save big on top audio wearables from Apple, Beats, Bose, Jabra, JBL, Sony and more.

If you were hoping for a price drop on Apple headphones, there are plenty of AirPods post-Black Friday deals to be had at the moment. 

Black Friday headphone deals are known to offer the best discounts of the year, and so far major retailers have not failed to impress. Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart are offering Black Friday deals this week. Not to be outdone, Target is holding a site-wide Holiday Best Deals sale.

The days after Black Friday 2021 are expected to offer tons of fantastic deals on today’s best wearables. Be sure to bookmark our Black Friday 2021 deals hub for the best retail post-holiday discounts. And be sure to stay tuned to our upcoming Cyber Monday coverage. 

Until then, here are the best post-Black Friday headphone deals right now.

Best Black Friday headphone deals 

Wireless earbuds

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $169 @ Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $169 @ Amazon
Amazon is slashing $80 off the AirPods Pro for Black Friday. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. Like its standard Pro, it features Apple's H1 chip, adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support. 

Apple AirPods 2nd Generation:  was $159 now $119 @ Amazon

Apple AirPods 2nd Generation: was $159 now $119 @ Amazon
For a limited time, you can get the latest AirPods with Wired Charging Case for $50 under retail. The wireless earbuds are powered by Apple's latest H1 chip for fast wireless connectivity with Apple devices.

New Apple AirPods 3rd Generation: was $179 now $169 @ Amazon

New Apple AirPods 3rd Generation: was $179 now $169 @ Amazon
The 3rd generation AirPods with are modestly discounted on Amazon this week. They're sweat and water resistant with spatial audio provides 3D sound. On a full charge, you get up to 6 hours of play time and up to 30 hours with the MagSafe charging case. 

Beats Studio Buds: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon

Beats Studio Buds: was $149 now $99 @ Amazon
Now $50 off, the Beats Studio Buds are at their lowest price yet. They deliver powerful, balanced sound and feature active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and transparency mode. The earbuds ships with three sets of eartips for a secure, comfortable fit and acoustic seal. What's more, the Beats Studio Buds are IPX4-rated sweat and water resistant and provide up to 8 hours of battery life (up to 24 hours combined with charging case).

Beats Powerbeats Pro: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon

Beats Powerbeats Pro: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon
This Black Friday headphone deal takes $100 off, Powerbeats Pro wireless earphones are at their lowest price of the year. Built with the active user in mind, they're sweat-resistant and feature an ear-hook design and a stable fit. What's more, physical buttons offer reliable control of music and calls. Best Buy and Walmart offer the same deal. 

Jabra Elite 85t: was $229 now $149 @ Best Buy

Jabra Elite 85t: was $229 now $149 @ Best Buy
At $80 off, the Jabra Elite 85t are on sale for a record low price. They feature adjustable active noise-cancellation and HearThrough, up to 25 hours of battery life (with charging case) and IPX4 dust and water resistance. Amazon offers this same deal. 

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: was $279 now $199 @ Amazon

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: was $279 now $199 @ Amazon
Save $80 on the excellent Bose QuietComfort wireless earbuds. These provide a comfortable fit, Bose class-leading active noise cancellation and easy-to-use touch controls. You don't have to wait for Black Friday to snag them for their lowest price yet. 

Bose Sport Earbuds: was $179 now $149 @ Amazon

Bose Sport Earbuds: was $179 now $149 @ Amazon
Bose Black Friday deals take $30 off the Bose Sport Earbuds. Bring Bose life-like sound to your workouts with the Sport Earbuds are secure, comfortable fit and sweat-resistant design. The buds' beamforming mics ensure voice clarity on calls while battery life affords you up to 5 hours per charge. You can also get them fromBose.com

Google Pixel Buds A-Series: was $99 now $79 @ Best Buy

Google Pixel Buds A-Series: was $99 now $79 @ Best Buy
Now $20 off, the Pixel Buds are Google’s answer to the seamless integration between iPhone and AirPods. They feature 12mm custom drivers for a deep, clear sound, multiple ear tip sizes for a snug fit, beamforming mics for clear calls wherever you are. 

JBL Tune 115TWS: was $69 now $29 @ Amazon

JBL Tune 115TWS: was $69 now $29 @ Amazon
The comfortable fit and great sound quality of the JBL Tunes make for a great pair of truly wireless earbuds. These come packed with JBL’s Pure Bass technology, 21 hours of battery (6 hours for earbuds and 15 for the case) and hands-free call functionality.

JBL Live 300 Wireless Headphones: was $149 now $74 @ Amazon

JBL Live 300 Wireless Headphones: was $149 now $74 @ Amazon
This fantastic Black Friday headphones deal takes $75 off the JBL Live 300 true wireless earbuds — that's %50 off. Boasting sleek and sturdy construction, intuitive controls, lively mids, and even a companion app with sound customization, this is a stellar deal. 

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2: was $149 now $109 @ Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2: was $149 now $109 @ Amazon
Save $30 on the excellent Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 at Samsung. If you various color options, power and comfort are important to you, the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 are a solid buy. 

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $169 now $99 @ Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $169 now $99 @ Amazon
The Samsung Galaxy Buds Live are currently $65 off on Amazon. These truly wireless earbuds pack balance, spacious audio and extra-long battery life into a bean-shaped ergonomic design. Samsung has them for the same price.

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: was $299 now $174 @ Amazon

Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2: was $299 now $174 @ Amazon
At $125 off, Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 wireless earbuds have never been cheaper. Bringing that signature Sennheiser sound to a tiny pair of truly wireless earbuds, the Momentum True Wireless 2 buds sport 7mm dynamic drivers, customizable EQ, and active noise-cancellation, all in a sophisticated design. This is one of the best Black Friday headphone deals you can get. 

Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds: was $279 now $248 @ Amazon

Sony WF-1000XM4 Wireless Earbuds: was $279 now $248 @ Amazon
Now $31 off, the Editor's Choice Sony WF-1000XM4 are at an all-time low price. In our Sony WF-1000XM4 review, we gave it a perfect score of 5 out of 5 stars for its excellent music and call quality. They offer a lightweight and comfortable fit and powerful active noise-cancellation. This is one of the best Black Friday headphone deals out there. Walmart has them for the same price. 

Sony WF-C500 Wireless Earbuds: was $99 now $78 @ Amazon

Sony WF-C500 Wireless Earbuds: was $99 now $78 @ Amazon
Save $22 on the Sony WF-C500 wireless earbuds. These buds provide up to 20 hours of listening time with their charging case. And if you're in a pinch, you can get an hour of playtime on a 10-minute top up. Grab them now at their lowest price of the year. 

Wireless headphones

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $478 @ Amazon

Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $478 @ Amazon
Currently $70 off on Amazon, the AirPods Max are our favorite wireless ear cans. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other. 

Beats Studio 3: was $349 now $235 @ Amazon

Beats Studio 3: was $349 now $235 @ Amazon
One of the best Beats Black Friday deals knocks $113 off the Beats Studio 3. These over-ear headphones feature Apple’s W1 chip for seamless iOS pairing and up to 22 hours of playback. Soft ear cushions provide a comfortable seal so you can experience the deep soundstage. 

Beats Solo Pro Wireless Headphones: was $149 now $99 @ Walmart

Beats Solo Pro Wireless Headphones: was $149 now $99 @ Walmart
Now $50 off, Beats Solo Pro headphones are down to a stellar price. They feature active noise-cancelling, an advanced acoustic system, and up to 22 hours of battery life. This is one of the best Black Friday headphone deals out there. 

Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones:  was $329 now $279 @ Amazon

Bose QuietComfort 45 Headphones: was $329 now $279 @ Amazon
This Bose Black Friday deal knocks $50 off the Editor's Choice Bose QuietComfort 45 for the first time. They boast class-leading noise cancellation, a durable, comfortable design and up to 24 hours of battery life. 

Jabra Elite 85h: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon

Jabra Elite 85h: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon
Currently $100 off, the Jabra Elite 85h are among the best headphones around. They feature Smart Active Noise Cancellation with HearThrough for sound when you need it. Meanwhile, SmartSound intuitively analyzes your surrounding for a personalized experience. 

Jabra Elite 45h headphones:  was $99 now $59 @ Amazon

Jabra Elite 45h headphones: was $99 now $59 @ Amazon
Amazon currently takes $40 off the Jabra Elite 45h wireless headphones. These gorgeous on-ear style headphones boast dynamic sound, 50 hours of battery life and unbeatable call quality. This is one of the best Black Friday deals we've seen so far.

JBL Live 660NC Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $199 now $99 @ Best Buy

JBL Live 660NC Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $199 now $99 @ Best Buy
Best Buy's Black Friday deals event takes $100 off JBL Live 660NC noise cancelling headphones. With JBL signature sound quality, advanced Bluetooth 5.0, and excellent 50-hour battery life, the JBL Live 660NC are among the industry's best wireless headphones.

Sennheiser HD 450BT Headphones: was $199 now $99 @ Amazon

Sennheiser HD 450BT Headphones: was $199 now $99 @ Amazon
At $100 off, this is one of the best deals we've seen on the Sennheiser HD 540BT Headphones, one of the company's most popular products. In addition to that signature Sennheiser sound, the HD 450BT offer powerful active noise cancelling and an estimated 30 hours of battery life as well as fast charging via the USB-C port. This is one of the best Black Friday headphone deals you can get. 

Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphones: was $129 now $99 @ Amazon

Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO Headphones: was $129 now $99 @ Amazon
The Sennheiser Pro Audio HD280PRO headphones are currently on sale for $99, which is a 23% discount. It a pretty solid deal for a pair of comfortable over-ear cans that are targeting audio professionals. The headphones are tuned to deliver warm, natural audio reproduction. 

Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $249 now $148 @ Amazon

Sony WH-XB910N Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $249 now $148 @ Amazon
Save $102 on the Sony WH-XB910N wireless noise-cancelling headphones. These over-ear headphones feature Sony Extra Bass sound, advanced noise-cancelling, a dual noise cancelling mic and on-ear controls.  As for battery life, you'll get up 30 hours between charges. 

Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $248 @ Amazon

Sony WH-1000XM4: was $349 now $248 @ Amazon
The Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Headphones are $102 off among Amazon's Epic Daily Deals — their biggest discount yet! These Editor's Choice noise-cancelling cans block distractions, provide excellent sound and crystal clear phone calls. This is one of the best early Black Friday deals you can get right now. 

Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $178 now $78 @ Amazon

Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Headphones: was $178 now $78 @ Amazon
For a limited time, you can save $102 off on Sony WH-CH710N Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones. Now at their lowest price yet, they feature 30mm drivers, a comfortable design, and up to 35 hours of battery life. If you're looking for an affordable way to enjoy distraction-free listening, these are the headphones you want. Best Buy mirrors this Black Friday headphone deal. 

Hilda Scott

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.