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Amazon's Daily Deal is one of our favorite Bluetooth wireless sports earbuds

Amazon is running a half-price sale on the Jaybird X2 today, a popular wireless sports headphone model with a tough design that's sweat-resistant and boasts an 8-hour battery.

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The Jaybird X2 improves on its predecessor with better sweat-proofing, a new matte finish, a more comfortable ear fin design, a better carrying case and improved battery life.

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A comfortable, reliable pair of wireless headphones is just about the best workout buddy you can ask for, and it just so happens that Amazon's Deal of the Day is the Jaybird X2, one of our favorite pairs of earbuds for athletes. The 24-hour sale (for Prime members only) applies to all the colors and you can pick one up for $79.99.

That's nearly half off the retail price, for Bluetooth earbuds that offer a ton of improvements over the previous model, including a new matte finish, better sweat-proofing, a slightly more comfortable ear fin design, a better carrying case and improved battery life -- 8 hours to be exact, which is great for long workouts or just wearing them around town.

Even though a new model, the Jaybird Freedom, is now available, the X2's are still one of the best-sounding wireless in-ear options out there and we doubt Jaybird will make a huge leap in audio quality for the follow-up. So if you're on a tight budget but need a new pair of earbuds for the gym, the X2 is definitely worth your consideration.

Check out the Jaybird X2 on Amazon here, and learn more about the headphones in our video review below.

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