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Headphones ▪ August 26
SoundPEATS Audio via Amazon offers its Q800 Bluetooth Wireless In-Ear Headphones for $29.99. Applying coupon code WXQIHW5S drops the final price to $16.99 with free shipping for Prime members or on orders of $35+. Today’s deal is $83 off the original listing, over 40% off the regular price and the lowest offering we can currently find. Rated 4.2/5 stars by 253 Amazon customers.
Features include an in-ear design, Bluetooth 4.1 with Apple Watch compatibility, 15 hours of use on a single charge, built-in microphone for answering calls and six ear tips for a “custom” fit.
Next up, Amazing Mobile via Amazon has the
MEElectronics Air-Fi Venture Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones for $61.99. Adding coupon code CJ8LPV62 during checking reduces the final price to $37.99 shipped. That’s a savings of $82 off the original MSRP, $24 better than the regular price and the best listing we can find.
Amazon customers rate these headphones 4.1/5 stars. Features include a wireless or wired setup, 40mm drivers, 18 hours of battery life, over-ear and fold flat design as well as an included carrying pouch.
- JBL Synchros S500 Over-Ear Headphones: $63 (Reg. $110) | eBay
- Audio-Technica ATH-M50X + FiiO E12 Amplifier: $185 (~$298 value) | Adorama
- Bose Soundlink AE2w Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphones: $140 (Reg. $200) | Newegg
- Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for iOS in Orange: $90 (Reg. $130+) | Amazon
- Beyerdynamic takes its pro-audio pedigree to the streets with these new custom headphones
- Samsung follows the mothership again with new gold on-ear wireless headphones
- JayBird’s new Apple Watch compatible X2 in-ears sport enhanced Bluetooth audio
Headphones ▪ August 25
Update (8/25 11:10am): ShopDivvy via eBay Daily Deals offers the JBL Synchros S500 Over-Ear Headphones for $62.99 shipped (Reg. $110).
Adorama has a couple nice bundles to improve your on-the-go audio experience. First up is the Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Pro Headphones in White with a FiiO E12 Mont Blanc Amplifier for $184.95 shipped. Today’s deal represents a $298 value and is an effective all-time low for both models: the ATH-M50X regularly go for $169 at Amazon, while FiiO’s amplifier is listed at $129.
Audio-Technica’s over-ear headphones are rated 4.7/5 stars by over 2,100 customers and feature 45mm large-aperture drivers, 90-degree swiveling earcups, and a 15-28,000Hz frequency response range. The FiiO E12 amplifier has a rechargeable battery for listening away from an outlet and 850mW maximum output power for larger headphones. Rated 4.6/5 stars.
Adorama also offers the same bundle with the limited edition Audio-Technica ATH-M50X for $199 shipped or the upgraded ATH-M70X + FiiO E17K amplifier for $299 shipped (~$439 value).
Amazon also has the Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for iOS in Orange for $89.99 shipped (Reg. $130+).
Headphones ▪ August 21
Amazon is offering the titanium-colored version of Apple’s Beats Studio Wireless headphones for only $229.99 shipped. That’s around 40% off of the original $380 price, and the best we’ve ever seen for this particular premium metallic colorway. Seven other colors are currently available for $255 and up, with gold at $255 and metallic sky at $275.
Headphones ▪ August 20
Family owned since 1924, Beyerdynamic is not only known for being one of the oldest audio companies in the world, but also for its high quality. Its pro-audio DT-series headphones rival anything in the price range, and now the company is announcing the latest in its street-style headsets with the new CUSTOM STREET: expand full story
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Headphones ▪ August 12
Headphone maker Jaybird has released the latest iteration of its popular Bluetooth in-ears. This new model, the X2, builds on the success of the previous generation with upgraded internals and a custom designed Bluetooth codec that the manufacturer promises will deliver high performance sound that “rivals top wired headphones”. Designed with active users in mind, this new pair of earphones aims to provide a top-of-the-line audio experience no matter the setting or activity.
Headphones ▪ August 11
Powerbeats2 Wireless are at Tanga in any color you want as long as its Red for $109.99 shipped. That’s $90 off and the lowest we’ve ever seen by $20.
With wireless Bluetooth connectivity, IPX-4 sweat- and water-resistance rating, and flexible ear hooks, Powerbeats2 are built for workouts. Expect up to 6 hours of battery life, but if you notice they are dead right before a workout you can use a 15-minute quick charge to gain an extra hour of playback.
Newegg has the JBL J56BT Bluetooth On-Ear Headphones in black or white for $39.95 plus $1.99 shipping. That’s $108 under the original listing, between $14 and $34 below Amazon (depending on the color), $2 under our previous mention and the best we can find.
These cans have Bluetooth 3.0, ear cup mounted controls, 40 mm drivers, built-in mic and can be used wired or wireless. The J56BTs have a 4/5 star rating from 85 Amazon customers.
Next up, Newegg also has the Philips SHL3060 DJ Over-Ear Headphones for $15.99 plus $0.99 shipping. That’s as much as $23 under some bloated listings, $19 below the original listing, about $7 better than Amazon and the best we can find.
They have 40mm neodymium drivers, rotating ear cups with foldable design, 95mm diameter cushions, 1.5m coiled cable, noise cancellation and more. These Pioneers have a 3.8/5 star rating from 20 Amazon customers.
- Sennheiser Black HD 419 over-ear headphones $28 (Reg. $33) | Newegg
- Bose SoundTrue On-Ear Headphones in white $90 (Reg. $120) | Dell
- Bowers & Wilkins P3 Headphones: $170 (Reg. $200) | Amazon
- Bowers & Wilkins C5 S2 In-Ear Headphones: $160 (Reg. $180) | Amazon
- Bowers & Wilkins P5 S2 Headphones (wired model): $270 (Reg. $300) | Amazon
- Monster Diesel VEKTR On-Ear Headphones with ControlTalk $70 (Reg. $120) | Walmart
- Audio-Technica ATHESW9A Wooden Headphones $175 shipped (Reg. $370) | Amazon
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Headphones ▪ July 27
We’ve all been there, someone trying to get our attention while we are jamming out to our favorite tracks or intently listening to an audiobook. After removing our headphones and engaging in a conversation that we probably didn’t want to have, we return to find that our favorite song was over or we’ve missed a chunk of our book. At that point we have to scrub back through the tracks to find the exact spot where we left off.
The new BackBeat SENSE uses built-in Smart Sensors to help solve this problem with a pretty handy feature….
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Headphones ▪ July 19
Update (7/25 1:00pm): @Nicky_Rizzles is our winner, thanks for reading!
This week 9to5Toys will be giving away a pair of Grain Audio’s new OEHP.01 Over-Ear Solid Wood Headphones. Grain Audio has been around for awhile, best known for their wooden Bluetooth and bookshelf speakers. Made from solid Walnut, these headphones are the first over-ear offering from this audio manufacturer.
Head below for more details and to find out how you could win a pair: expand full story
Headphones ▪ July 16
Headphones ▪ July 15
There are a few companies that we’ve come across that really standout in our search for the best gear for our readers. One of those is Brooklyn-based headphone manufacturer Grado Labs. We’ve shared their story before, highlighting the attention to detail that goes into every pair of headphones in their handcrafted line of products.
Today Grado has announced a new a line of headphones that pay special attention to the family’s heritage from Brooklyn. expand full story
Headphones ▪ July 11