Now that summer is here, running season is officially back. And for many, music is an essential part of any workout. If you're looking for sleek, powerful earbuds that can stand up to even the most rigorous fitness routines, the CNET Editors' Choice in December 2021 and claimed a top spot on our lists of the , and the .are one of the best pairs you'll find out there. They were a
And right now, Amazon has all colors on sale for $180, which is a $20 discount and a rare chance to snag a pair at less than list price. While there's no clear-cut expiration, we've seen this deal come and go before and it's usually not available for too long. If you're hoping to grab a pair at this price, we'd recommend acting sooner rather than later.
, which is handy, because the brands' earbuds and headphones now feature much of the same tech. The Beats Fit Pro are equipped with the same H1 chip as the AirPods Pro, and include many of the same features, including active noise cancellation, spatial audio and adaptive EQ. CNET's David Carnoy even found them to have slightly better sound quality than the comparable AirPods Pro, and called them the "sportier AirPods I've always wanted" . You can also switch off noise canceling in favor of a transparency mode, for when you need to be more aware of your surroundings.
The Fit Pros have an IPX4 water-resistance rating, so you don't have to worry too much about sweat or rain if you're using them on your run. On a single charge, they boast up to six hours of listening time, 24 total when you account for the charging case. And the flexible wingtip design is less bulky than the stemmed AirPods Pro.