If you're in the market for higher-end, noise-canceling earbuds -- for yourself or your valentine -- now is a good time to buy. We've found three solid deals on Apple and Beats headphones.
Deal No. 1: Amazon is matching its all-time low price on the: $200. That's $50 off the list price you'd pay at the Apple Store.
Deal No. 2: If you're more of an over-the-ear type, pick up the excellentfor a very good price, $200. That's $150 off the retail price and just about $20 off the all-time Black Friday low.
Deal No. 3: The newish, , are also now on sale. The list price is $300 -- but Amazon has them for $250.
And that's not all. The current-generation AirPods, with the nonwireless charging case, are on sale for $139 -- just $13 off their Black Friday low price. The version with the wireless charging case is holding steady at $165. And the wireless charging case, on its own, costs $65.
One thing to consider: Apple offers free custom engraving on all AirPods and AirPods Pro cases when you buy from one directly. You'll get no such offer from third-party retailers such as Amazon.
Apple AirPods and Beats wireless headphones discounts, compared
|Model||List price||Best price (current)||Best price (all-time)|
|AirPods (2nd gen)||$159||$139||$126|
|AirPods (2nd gen) with wireless charging case||$199||$165||$150|
|Wireless charging case||$79||$65||$59|
|Beats Solo Pro||$300||$250||$250|
Apple AirPods discounts
Second-gen Apple AirPods with standard charging case: $139 (save $20).
Second-gen Apple AirPods with wireless charging case: $165 (save $35).
Apple wireless charging case (case only, no AirPods): $65 (save $14).
Beats wireless headphones and earbuds discounts
Powerbeats Pro: $200 (save $50).
Beats Studio3: $200 (save $150).
Beats Solo3: $163 (save $37).
Beats Solo Pro: $250 (save $50).
Powerbeats3: $90 (save $110).
Originally published last year. Regularly updated to reflect new sale prices.