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Save big on Apple AirPods Pro, Apple AirPods Max, and more.
Over the last decade or so, Apple products have become a legitimate lifestyle; odds are that if you use one Apple device, you probably use all Apple devices. And it’s no secret that some of the most beloved Apple products are the AirPods headphones — after all, they’re subtle, portable, and extremely versatile, thanks to their ability to pair with iPhones, MacBooks, and Apple Watches (along with other Bluetooth-compatible devices, too).
While Apple AirPods are certainly useful for many of life’s everyday situations (hello, workouts and commutes on public transit), there’s no denying that the wireless headphones can get pricey. That’s why Black Friday, the biggest sale event of the year, is the perfect time to stock up. Though the iconic shopping day is still a few days out, Amazon’s already slashed prices on AirPods and AirPods accessories by up to 20 percent in anticipation. These early deals won’t stick around long, so we suggest jumping on them now.
Keep in mind that while you don’t need an Amazon Prime account to take advantage of these savings, members do get the absolute best Black Friday deals — plus discounted shipping. If you don’t have a Prime account, you can sign up here for a free 30-day trial.
Apple AirPods (2nd Generation)
There are plenty of things to love about Apple’s original AirPods base model. The tiny buds fit snugly in most ears, and this second iteration of the original AirPods boasts improved audio quality, voice activation, and the ability to switch between devices twice as fast. They also come with an Apple Lightning cord-compatible charging case that provides up to 24 hours of listening time. These are usually $129, but they’re just $119 ahead of Black Friday.
Apple AirPods (3rd Generation)
If you’re looking for a newer and further improved model of the original AirPods, you can snag a pair of the third generation for just $160 right now. Featuring an upgraded physical design to better fit most ears, these AirPods feel comfortable to wear for longer periods and can hold their charge for up to 30 hours. Other improvements over the second generation include impressive water resistance and elevated sound — but like the previous version, these are voice-activated and come with a protective charging case.
Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Generation)
For a truly luxurious listening experience, opt for the Apple AirPods Pro — the second generation pods are on rare sale right now. They’re designed with soft, silicone earpieces to increase comfort and noise cancellation, and they come with four different earpiece sizes so you can choose the ones that fit best in your ears. Simply swipe the stem of the pods to adjust the volume, or tap them to play or pause music or answer a call. Like the third-generation standard AirPods, the Pros offer 30 hours of total listening time, but these also provide active noise cancellation.
Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones
More into over-ear headphones than in-ear buds? Consider the Apple AirPods Max, which are $69 off leading up to Black Friday. They deliver fantastic high-fidelity audio with active noise cancellation, though you can choose to turn that off with transparency mode. The earpieces feature a soft, knit-mesh canopy and memory-foam ear cushions that offer comfort and increased audio quality, as well as easy device connectivity. They provide up to 20 hours of listening, and, unlike other AirPods, come in five sleek colors.
Apple Wireless Charging Case for AirPods
If you’re in need of a new charging case for your first or second generation AirPods, now’s the time to nab one; the Apple Wireless Charging Case is 20 percent off at Amazon right now. To use it, simply place your AirPods inside, connect it to a Lightning cable or a Qi-compatible wireless charging device, and wait for the small LED indicator on the front to light up and let you know it’s charging.
Apple EarPods Headphones With Lightning Connector
There are also great deals for traditional headphone fans. If you still haven’t embraced the earpods trend, make sure to pick up a pair of the original Apple Headphones, which are attached to a Lightning connector so you can plug it into your iPhone headphone jack. They deliver a comfortable listening experience with their unique shape and ensure crisp, high-quality sound when you’re on the go. And, there’s a built-in remote so you can adjust the volume, control the playback of music and video, and answer or end calls with just the press of a button.
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