True wireless earbuds are all the rage these days, but at last count there were some 67,821 choices. How to pick? One option: Look for a high-quality, expensive product that's on sale for an unusually low price.
Presto: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Newegg has the refurbished. That's 70% off Newegg's list price of $169.99.
Previously, we've seen some deals as low as about $68, and that required a promo code. This may be the lowest price we've ever seen on the Active 65t earbuds, but the clock is ticking: The deal will expire about midnight tonight.
Does the thought of refurbished earbuds make you say, "Ew"? Have no fear -- these are manufacturer-refurbished by Jabra, which means they're "professionally restored" and cleaned. (No doubt you'll get brand-new ear tips as well.) And the warranty is better than usual for refurb gear: 180 days, rather than 90.
For better or worse, we tend to judge true wireless earbuds on how they compare with Apple's AirPods. One thing many people don't know: AirPods aren't sweatproof. If exercise is your jam, you'd do better to compare these with .
The Elite Active 65t earbuds, on the other hand, are totally sweat-resistant. They also sound great and come with a quick-charging case. Read CNET editor David Carnoy'sto learn more.
At this heavily discounted price, they easily would have made CNET's list of-- though of course that's based on "new" pricing, not refurbished. However, the non-Active 65t did make our list of the , so it stands to reason the pricier, exercise-friendly version would have as well.
Originally published last year. Updated to reflect new price and availability.
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