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The best Cyber Monday 2022 deals on headphones and earbuds

The best Cyber Monday 2022 deals on headphones and earbuds

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Getting tired of your current earbuds? There are big savings at many retailers, making this the ideal time to make an upgrade.

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Sony’s WF-1000XM4 excellent noise-canceling wireless earbuds are on sale.
Sony’s WF-1000XM4 excellent noise-canceling wireless earbuds are on sale.

Whether you’re shopping for yourself or trying to come through with an amazing gift for someone else, Cyber Monday offers a great opportunity to pick up the latest wireless earbuds and headphones. Some of this year’s best models from Apple, Samsung, Sony, Bose, Beats, and others have now been on the market for a few months and seeing their first big discounts. Meanwhile, old favorites are hitting all-time lows.

We’ll be keeping an eye on this list throughout the day and updating it with notable new discounts as they pop up.

The best Cyber Monday deals on Apple AirPods

A pair of AirPods in an open charging case
$200

Apple’s latest AirPods Pro take after the last-gen model but include swipe controls and a new H2 chip that allows for improved noise cancellation. They also come with a water-resistant charging case that offers support for Apple’s robust Find My network.

Apple AirPods Max

$54918% off
$449

Apple’s AirPods Max feature exemplary build quality, sound phenomenal, and keep up with the best at noise cancellation.

Headphones and earbuds under $100 during Cyber Monday

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2

$15040% off
$90

Samsung’s Galaxy Buds 2 have a stylish, low-profile design, and the earbuds are incredibly comfortable to wear even for long amounts of time. The earbuds feature active noise cancellation, pleasing sound quality, and wireless charging.

$64

The Pixel Buds A-Series deliver good comfort, impressive audio quality, and hands-free Google Assistant voice controls for under $100.

Jabra Elite 7 Active

$18047% off
$95

Jabra’s Elite 7 Active earbuds have a special outer coating that helps them remain in your ears even during vigorous exercise — without the help of wing tips or fins that some people find uncomfortable. They also support multipoint connectivity, so you can connect them to two devices at the same time.

The best headphones and earbuds on sale during Cyber Monday 2022

  • Bose’s QuietComfort 45 noise-canceling headphones are a godsend when flying anywhere, commuting on the morning train, or even if you just want some uninterrupted focus time at the office. They’re also maybe the most comfortable wireless headphones you’ll find. They’ve dropped to $229 at several stores — including Best Buy, Target, and Amazon —which is $80 off their usual asking price. Read our review.

Bose QuietComfort 45

$32930% off
$229

Bose’s QuietComfort 45 headphones update the company’s popular supremely comfortable design with USB-C, improved noise cancellation, and longer battery life.

  • Sony’s top-of-the-line WF-1000XM4 earbuds can be had for about $178 at Amazon and Best Buy, and $180 at Target, a significant drop from their standard $279.99 MSRP. With powerful sound, strong noise cancellation, and many features, these remain one of the best overall picks on the market right now. And in the coming weeks, Sony’s flagship earbuds will be updated to support multipoint. Read our review.

Sony WF-1000XM4

$27836% off
$178

Sony’s WF-1000XM4 have the best noise cancellation of any true wireless earbuds, and the sound quality is second to none. With a new design that’s smaller and rated IPX4, the earbuds also can now be charged wirelessly.

  • The smaller, lighter Sony LinkBuds S don’t have ANC that’s quite as strong, but they’re among the most comfortable sets of earbuds you can buy. And they’ve already received the multipoint update that 1000XM4 owners are still waiting for. They’re currently on sale at Best Buy and Amazon for around $128 ($72 off) and Target for $130 ($70 off). Read our review.
  • If you make a lot of calls with your earbuds and like having some awareness of what’s happening around you, the unconventional LinkBuds — which feature a hole cut right into the middle — rank as one of the best sets of earbuds in terms of voice quality. They’re discounted to around $128 at Best Buy and Amazon during Black Friday and Cyber Monday and $130 at Target. Read our review.
  • Google’s Pixel Buds Pro are $50 off at multiple retailers — including Best Buy and Amazon — bringing them down to $149.99. And they’re down to $139.99 at Wellbots. These should be the go-to choice for anyone with a Pixel phone. Read our review.

Google Pixel Buds Pro

$20025% off
$150

Google’s Pixel Buds Pro are the company’s first earbuds to include ANC. They combine impressive sound, great battery life, and good comfort — all without the connection issues of earlier models.

$200

The Momentum 3 Wireless headphones from Sennheiser have a classy retro design made from premium materials. Their sound quality is superb, with excellent detail, warmth, and more than enough bass punch.

  • Marshall’s Monitor II ANC headphones have a unique rock aesthetic that’s made better by a built-in joystick used for controlling audio. Once you start using it, you’ll wish other headphones had the same trick. These noise-canceling headphones are $100 off at Best Buy, making them $199.99.