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Anker's noise-canceling Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds are $30 off

Normally $130, this excellent AirPods Pro alternative is $100 for a limited time once again.

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The Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro are available in four color options.

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Anker's  ($130), the company's first earbuds to feature active noise canceling, are a mostly excellent set of true-wireless earbuds that measure up pretty well against Apple's AirPods Pro for significantly less money. Like the AirPods Pro, they have an IPX4 (splashproof) water-resistance rating. 

While I had an issue with the included ear tips and had to use some other tips (it's crucial to get a tight seal or both noise cancellation and sound quality will suffer), they should fit most people comfortably. Sound quality is better than Anker's earlier Liberty Air 2 and the noise canceling is effective. These also work well as a headset for making calls and are available in multiple color options.

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The Liberty Air 2 Pro earbuds have been on sale a couple of times this year for $100, but haven't gone lower than that. It's unclear how long the deal will last -- I suspect that we'll only see it for a short time -- but that's a good price for a really solid set of noise-canceling earbuds. Read our Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro review.

Read more: The best noise-canceling true wireless earbuds for 2021

Originally published last month. Updated with the latest deal.