October Prime Day headphone deals 2022: AirPods, Beats, Galaxy Buds, Sony and more still on sale!

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Amazon is jump-starting the holiday season early with Prime Day October discounts. Although day two of the 48-hour extravaganza is coming to an end soon, Amazon's Prime Day Early Access Sale continues offering Black Friday-caliber headphone deals.

Bargain shoppers have a little time left to snag solid discounts on everything from wireless earbuds to wireless headphones. Whether you're upgrading your audio wearables or surprising someone special, Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale is your ticket to savings.

Prime members get exclusive dibs on some of the Prime Day Early Access headphone deals. Amazon also has some Lightning Deals still going with discounts available for just a short time.

If you're not a Prime member, join Amazon Prime to access today's Prime Day Early Access deals as well as offers during Amazon's fall sale. As a courtesy, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial so you can test the waters before you decide to fully commit. There's no risk, you can cancel any time.

If you decide to keep your membership, Amazon Prime costs $139 for a one-year membership and $14.99 for monthly subscribers. Students can join Amazon Prime Student for $7.49 per month. 

Amazon's first Prime Day Early Access Sale is coming to a close soon, so don't miss out on any of these outstanding deals!

Don't want to wait until Black Friday? Here are the best headphone deals you can get now.

Today's best headphone deals

October Prime Day headphone deals

New Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249

New Apple AirPods Pro 2: $249 $223 @ Amazon
Save $26 on the 2nd generation AirPods Pro — their biggest discount yet. The AirPods Pro 2 features a new H2 chip for better noise-cancellation, 3D sound, and longer battery life.

1MORE EVO earbuds: $169

1MORE EVO earbuds: $169 $119 @ Amazon
1More's EVO are some of the best earbuds you can buy, thanks to its impressive sound quality, powerful ANC, sleek, comfortable design, and long battery life. Now, you can save big! 

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones: $399

Sony WH-1000XM5 Headphones: $399 $348 @ Amazon
Act fast to save $50 on Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Headphones at Amazon. 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. Best Buy has it for the same price. 

1MORE PistonBuds Pro: $69

1MORE PistonBuds Pro: $69 $39 @ Amazon
With powerful noise cancellation, an expressive sound profile and a comfortable, durable fit, all at an already low price, we love the 1More PistonBuds Pro, which are now nearly half price! You can also get them directly from 1More for the same price. 

Bose QuietComfort 45: $329

Bose QuietComfort 45: $329 $229 @ Target
Save $80 on Bose QuietComfort 45 headphones with this rival deal from Target. They boast class-leading noise cancellation, a durable, comfortable design, and up to 24 hours of battery life. Prime members can get it for the same price at Amazon

Beats Fit Pro: $199

Beats Fit Pro: $199 $159 @ Amazon
Save $40 on the Beats Fit Pro. Listen to music, talk on the phone, use Siri, and more with your Beats Fit Pro. These noise cancelling earbuds provide up to six hours battery life and an additional 18 hours with the charging case. Powered by the same Apple H1 chip found on AirPods, the Beats Fit Pro instantly pairs with Apple devices and supports Automatic Switching between devices. You can also share your music with another pair of Beats or AirPods wearable. 

Beats Studio Buds: $149

Beats Studio Buds: $149 $99 @ Amazon
Get a $50 discount on the popular Beats Studio Buds. Apple's other headphone line brings big performance and even bigger style. The earbuds offer IPX4 durablity, a number of colors to choose from, powerful active noise cancelling and great audio. Act now before the savings run out. 

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live:

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: $149 $79 @ Best Buy
Save $70 on Samsung Galaxy Buds Live. These buds come with balanced, spacious sound, serviceable active noise cancellation (ANC), and lots of Samsung-friendly features in a fun design. You won’t find many models priced under $100 that offer this much functionality. 

Beats Studio 3 Wireless; $349

Beats Studio 3 Wireless; $349 $169 @ Amazon
Save $180 on the Beats Studio 3 at Amazon. 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 3 Wireless: $199

Beats Solo 3 Wireless:$199 $99 @ Amazon
Save $100 on Beats Solo 3 wireless headphones. Give you booming sound and 40 hours of battery life. Step into the new season with these stylish, bass-heavy headphones. 

Bose 700 Wireless Headphones: $379

Bose 700 Wireless Headphones: $379 $269 @ Amazon
Save $110 on the Editor's Choice Bose 700 wireless headphones offer luxurious comfort and detailed Bose sound. They feature stellar noise-cancelling technology and up to 20 hours of battery life. For hands-free operation, they work with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. 

Google Pixel Buds Pro: $200

Google Pixel Buds Pro: $200 $151 @ Amazon
Save $48 on this pretty pair of premium earbuds. The Google Pixel Buds Pro feature 11mm drivers and a 6-core audio chip for better-than-average audio performance — free of background noise. Plus, you get an estimated seven hours of battery life (ANC enabled) with rich, clean audio for your earholes.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x: $169

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x: $169 $135 @ Amazon
Save $34 on Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT2 wireless headphones. Featuring 45mm drivers and an amplifier, these 'phones deliver excellent clarity and deep, accurate bass. Dual-mics and beamforming ensure crispy, clear two-way calls. For gamers, low latency mode emhances audio and video sync. Advanced audio DAC ecnures high-fidelity sound with AAC and LDAC support.

Sony WF-C500: $99

Sony WF-C500: $99 $58 @ Amazon
Save $41 on Sony WF-C500 Wireless Earbuds. Even at full price, they're the best wireless earbuds under $100. They offer solid battery life, Sony signature sound, and customization with Sony's free Headphones Connect app. If you can live without wireless charging support, they're a solid choice. 

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: $169

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: $169 $99 @ Amazon
Save $70 on the Samsung Galaxy Buds Live. These truly wireless earbuds pack balance, spacious audio and extra-long battery life into a bean-shaped ergonomic design. The Galaxy Buds Live work with Android and iOS devices as well as Windows laptops via Windows 10 PC's Swift Pair.

Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro: $169

Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro:$169 $89 @ Amazon
Save $80 on Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro — their biggest discount yet. These earbuds feature 11mm drivers,  HearID active noise-cancellation and IPX4 water and-sweat resistance. Co-signed by 20 Grammy Award winning producers, they deliver premium, detailed, immersive sound. 

Jabra Elite 7 Pro: $199

Jabra Elite 7 Pro: $199 $119 @ Amazon
Now $80 off, the Jabra Elite 7 Pro are at their lowest price yet. They offer adjustable active noise cancellation, IP57 dust-and-water resistance, and up to 30 hours of battery life (with charging case). In our Jabra Elite 7 Pro review, we gave them an overall rating of 4 out of 5-stars, citing excellent sound, customization options and sleek, sturdy, compact design. 

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: $279

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds: $279 $199 @ Amazon
Save $80 on Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, one of the best noise-cancelling headphones around. These provide a comfortable fit, Bose class-leading active noise cancellation and easy-to-use touch controls. Walmart has them for the same price.  

Beats Studio 3 Wireless; $349

Beats Studio 3 Wireless; $349 $169 @ Amazon
Save $180 on the Beats Studio 3 at Amazon. 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. 

Apple AirPods Max: $549

Apple AirPods Max: $549 $479 @ Amazon
Save $70 on the AirPods Max. 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. 

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.