The best headphone deals in September 2023

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Select headphone deals offer the lowest prices ever on select audio wearables. End of summer sales offer tempting discounts ahead of Amazon's October Prime Day event this fall. Now is one of the best times of the year to save on top-rated noise-cancelling headphones and earbuds.

If you're on the hunt for some new headphones, there are tons of deals to fit your use case and budget. Retailers currently offer notable markdowns on Apple's best-selling AirPods and Samsung's excellent Galaxy Buds. We're also seeing price cuts on popular headphones by Beats, Bose, Jabra, Sony and others. 

So if you don't want to spend a small fortune on headphones or earbuds, we've got you covered. Shop and save today's best headphone deals below. 

Best headphone deals right now

Headphones under $50

All-new Echo Buds 2023: $49 @ Amazon

All-new Echo Buds 2023: $49 @ Amazon
The all-new Echo Buds feature 12mm drivers for crisp audio, balanced bass, and full sound. Meanwhile dual microphones and voice detection allow for crystal clear two-way calls. On-ear tap controls on each earbud make it easy to control music, calls and quickly mute your mic. Lightweight and sweat resistant, the All-new Echo Buds work with Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant.

Beats Flex Earbuds: $69

Beats Flex Earbuds: $69 $39 @ Amazon
Save $30 on Beats Flex wireless earbuds. Powered by the Apple W1 headphone chip and Class 1 Bluetooth for an extended wireless range, you can expect up to 12 hours of battery life from these fitness-friendly headphones, and the built-in mic reduces wind noise for elevated voice clarity during mid-workout calls.

Sony WI-C310: $39

Sony WI-C310: $39 $19 @ Amazon
Save $20 on Sony WI-C310 wireless headphones. This affordable Beats Flex alternative features an in-ear, around-the-neck design and up to 15 hours of battery life on a full charge.

Anker Soundcore Life Q20: $59

Anker Soundcore Life Q20: $59 $44 @ Amazon
Save $15 on Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Headphones. They offer a plethora of features including custom 40mm drivers, Anker's proprietary BassUp technology and up to 40 hours of battery life. In terms of comfort, the headphones' earcups are using memory foam for a pillow-soft fit. 

Headphones under $100

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

Google Pixel Buds A-Series: $99 @ Best Buy
The Google Pixel Buds A-Series is one of the best wireless earbuds under $100. They feature 12mm custom drivers for a deep, clear sound, multiple ear tip sizes for a snug fit, and beamforming mics for clear calls. 

JBL Tune 130NC Earbuds: $99

JBL Tune 130NC Earbuds: $99 $59 @ Best Buy
JBL Tune 130NC Earbuds deliver up to 40 hours of exceptional JBL Pure Bass Sound and feature active noise-cancelling for interruption-free playback. Meanwhile, 4 mics cancel out ambient noises for crystal clear phone calls. 

JBL Reflect Mini Wireless Earbuds: $149

JBL Reflect Mini Wireless Earbuds: $149 $99 @ Best Buy
Save $50 on JBL Reflect Mini Noise-cancelling Wireless Earbuds. In our review, we gave them a solid 4 out of 5-star rating. They're durable and deliver warm balanced sound, great battery life, and stellar noise cancellation.

Headphones under $150


Sony WH-XB910N ANC Headphones: $249 $149 @ Best Buy
Save $100 on the Sony WH-XB910N noise-cancelling headphones. These over-ear headphones feature Sony Extra Bass sound, advanced noise-cancelling, a built in mic, on-ear controls and up to 30 hours of battery life. We rate the Sony WH-XB910N 4 out of 5-stars for their bold and dynamic sound, long playtime, great ambient sound mode and 360 Reality Audio with DSEE support.

Amazon Echo Buds 2nd Gen: $119 @ Amazon

Amazon Echo Buds 2nd Gen: $119 @ Amazon
Amazon's 2nd generation true wireless earbuds offer quality sound, active noise-cancellation and sweat-resistance. They pair instantly with iOS and Android devices and provide up to 5 hours of battery life (up to 15 hours with the charging case).

Sony WH-CH720N Wireless Headphones: $149

Sony WH-CH720N Wireless Headphones: $149 $129 @ Best Buy
Sony WH-CH720N Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphone is Sony's lightest headband-style audio wearable yet. Comfortable to wear, the Sony WH-CH720N delivers high quality sound and has a built-in mic for crystal-clear hands-free calls. And with up to 35 hours of battery life on a full charge and multipoint connection for up to two devices at one, the Sony WH-CH720N has a leg up on competing pricier headphones. 

Sony LinkBuds S Earbuds: $199

Sony LinkBuds S Earbuds: $199 $129 @ Best Buy
Save $70 on Sony LinkBuds S wireless earbuds. They improve upon the original LinkBuds with upgraded 5mm drivers, active noise-cancellation (ANC) and stronger microphones. You also get Sony 360 Reality Audio, Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) Extreme, and LDAC. They're among the best noise-cancelling earbuds for working and everyday use. 

Headphones under $200

Jabra Elite 7 Pro Earbuds: $199

Jabra Elite 7 Pro Earbuds: $199 $156 @ Amazon
Jabra Elite 7 Pro are among the best AirPods Pro alternatives out there. It features adjustable active noise cancellation, IP57 dust and water resistance, and up to 30 hours of battery life (with charging case).

Beats Fit Pro: $199

Beats Fit Pro: $199 $159 @ Amazon
Save $40 on the sporty, high-performance Beats Fit Pro — its biggest markdown yet. These buds come with all the AirPods Pro’s biggest features, including ANC, spatial audio, “Hey Siri” voice activation, Find My app support, and much more. It is an unbeatable value, no matter the mobile platform (iOS/Android).

Beats Studio Buds Plus: $169 @ Amazon

Beats Studio Buds Plus: $169 @ Amazon
Beats Studio Buds Plus deliver powerful, balanced sound and feature Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and transparency mode. The earbuds ship with three sets of eartips for a secure, comfortable fit and acoustic seal.

Cheaper alternative: Beats Studio Buds for $99

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro: $229

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro: $229 $177 @ Amazon
Save $52 on the Galaxy Buds 2 Pro. The Galaxy Buds2 Pro are the first Samsung earbuds to feature 24-bit audio. They're 15% smaller than the Galaxy Buds 2 and feature IPX7 water-and-sweat resistance, ANC and Ambient mode. 

Price check: Best Buy $179

Shokz OpenRun Pro Sport Headphones: $179 @ Best Buy

Shokz OpenRun Pro Sport Headphones: $179 @ Best Buy
Shokz OpenRun Pro are among the sport headphones to buy. These premium open-ear headphones feature the latest 9th generation bone conduction technology with two added bass enhancers and our signature situational awareness and comfortable open-ear fit. 

Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249

Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249 $199 @ Amazon
Save $50 on Apple AirPods Pro 2nd generation wireless earbuds. The AirPods Pro 2 feature Apple's H2 chip for better noise-cancellation, 3D sound, and longer battery life. Personalized Spatial Audio which creates a unique profile based on the size and shape of your head and ears.

Google Pixel Buds Pro: $199 @ Best Buy

Google Pixel Buds Pro: $199 @ Best Buy
The Google Pixel Buds Pro are among the best headphones under $200. They feature 11mm drivers and a 6-core audio chip for stellar audio performance — free of background noise. IPX4 water-and-sweat resistant, the Pixel Buds Pro are great for workouts. . 

Headphones under $300

Bose 700 Headphones: $379

Bose 700 Headphones: $379 $299 @ Amazon
Save $80 on the best active noise cancelling headphones around. Bose's headphones stand out with a sleek design, a slew of useful features and improvements to noise cancellation (for calls and music) and audio quality. 

Price check: Best Buy $299 

Sennheiser Momentum 4:  $379

Sennheiser Momentum 4: $379 $259 @Amazon
Save $120 on Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Headphones and tune out the noise. These over-ear headphones feature 42mm dynamic drivers to deliver superb sound. The brand's latest adaptive noise cancellation technology lets you quiet the chaos. With transparency mode, all you have to do is touch your ear to hear what's going on around you. Fine tune your audio playback with built-in EQ, presets, and sound modes.

Check price: Best Buy $299

Cheaper alternative: Sennheiser HD 450BT

Sony WF-1000XM5 Wireless Earbuds: $

Sony WF-1000XM5 Wireless Earbuds: $298 @ Amazon
Purchase the new Sony WF-1000XM5 noise cancelling earbuds for $298 at Amazon. In our previous-gen Sony WF-1000XM4 review, we gave them a rare 5 out of 5-star rating for excellent sound and call quality. We were also impressed by their lightweight, comfortable fit, powerful active noise-cancellation and tons of useful features. 

Headphones under $500

Bose QuietComfort 45: $329 @ Amazon

Bose QuietComfort 45: $329 @ Amazon
The Bose QuietComfort 45 are among the best headphones to buy. They boast class-leading noise cancellation, a durable, comfortable design, and up to 24 hours of battery life. 

Bose 700 Headphones: $379 @ Amazon

Bose 700 Headphones: $379 @ Amazon
Bose 700 wireless headphones offer detailed Bose sound, stellar noise-cancelling technology and 20 hours of battery life. For hands-free operation, they work with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. Grab them now for their best price yet!

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones: $399

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones: $399 $348 @ Amazon
Save $50 on Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Headphones. They feature industry leading noise-cancellation powered by Sony's own integrated processor V1 and HD noise-cancelling processor QN1. Precise voice pickup technology and advanced audio signal processing ensure crystal clear hands-free calls. Lightweight with soft fit leather headband and on-ear cushions, Sony WH-1000XM5 promise up to 30 hours of comfortable listening. 

Price check: Best Buy $399

Apple AirPods Max: $549

Apple AirPods Max: $549 $469 @ Amazon
Save $80 on the AirPods Max, Apple's chic over-ear wireless headphones. 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. 

Headphones under $700

Sony MDR-Z7M2 Premium Hi-Res Headphones: $898

Sony MDR-Z7M2 Premium Hi-Res Headphones: $898 $598 @ B&H
Save $300 Sony MDR-Z7M2 Premium Hi-Res Headphones. If you want premium sound and comfort that you can lose yourself in for hours, these are the headphones you want. These headphones borrow the audio technology from Sony's widely acclaimed MDR-Z1R. They pack a 2.76-inch HD driver unit with Fibonacci-patterned grill and a 0.17-inch balanced connection. 

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,, 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.