Plus: get a rare discount on the Apple AirPods Max headphones, which almost never go on sale
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Apple’s AirPods continue to be one of the most popular wireless earbuds on the market, with their signature stark-white design and consistently clear audio making the buds a must-have accessory for both music lovers and casual listeners alike.
The AirPods Pro are now in their second incarnation, with the Apple AirPods Pro having been released this fall. That’s led to deep discounts on the previous AirPods models, as well as the older AirPods Max.
Apple never offers discounts on its own website but we’ve found the cheapest prices for AirPods online on Amazon. Here’s where to find AirPods on sale right now.
1. AirPods Pro (2nd Gen)
Apple’s AirPods Pro face a lot of steep competition from the likes of Sony and Bowers & Wilkins, but they’re still the best wireless earbuds in our testing. They sound good, feel comfortable, last a fairly long time, and their active noise cancelling is seriously impressive. Best of all, they work well with Windows and Android devices, too.
2. AirPods 2nd Generation
The second-generation AirPods came out a few years ago but you shouldn’t sleep on them if you’re looking for a great AirPods deal. Right now, the AirPods (2nd Gen) are on sale for just $79.99 on BestBuy — a whopping $80 off their original price of $159+, and even cheaper than the $89.99 price we saw for these AirPods on Black Friday.
These AirPods get you Apple’s H1 chip for a seamless wireless connection and low-latency sound, plus hands-free listening and controls using Siri. Get five hours of playback time on a single charge and up to 24 hours with the included charging case.
Want to upgrade? Apple released the 3rd generation AirPods earlier this year and they’re on sale right now too, available for $169 on BestBuy.com.
3. AirPods Max
Apple’s AirPods Max combine great audio quality in a premium over-ear headphone design. They feature active noise cancelling to help seal off outside noise when you’re listening to music, or taking a call. Switch over to “transparency mode” when you want to listen to music but still hear the environment around you (say, to hear traffic while you’re running or to chat with a co-worker).
These Apple headphones have not gone on sale since they launched, but they were discounted for Black Friday and are back on sale now.
Note: all of these AirPod deals were live as of this writing but as with all Amazon sales, prices are subject to change. We recommend adding these AirPods to your cart now to take advantage of the limited-time discounts before the prices go up again. See more Apple AirPods deals online here.