20 Best Black Friday 2019 Headphone and Speaker Deals (Updated)

1More Stylish Wirefree Earbuds for $65 ($34 off)

Amazon, 1More (use discount code BFCM)

With extremely comfortable eartips, 6.5-hours of battery life, and great sound, the 1More Stylish are our favorite wirefree earbuds right now. They’re a great value at $100, but at $65 they’re an absolute steal.

Apple AirPods Pro for $235 ($14 off)

Amazon

These are Apple’s newest AirPods, and we really, really like them. A lot. The discount isn’t the greatest, but it’s probably the best deal you’ll find on AirPods Pro this holiday season, since they’re brand new.

Beats Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds for $200 ($50 off)

Amazon

Until the dawn of the AirPods Pro, the Powerbeats Pro (8/10, WIRED Recommends) were the best Apple-made earbuds. They’re still pretty great for workouts, have great battery life, and they’re $50 off right now. Have at em.

Bose QC35 II Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones for $279 ($70 off)

Amazon

Bose’s noise reduction tech remains about the best in the business, and these hyper-comfortable QC35 II headphones (8/10, WIRED Recommends) are still some of the best to travel with, offering a welcome reprieve from the sounds of the outside world.

Jabra Elite 85H Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones for $250 ($50 off)

Best Buy, Amazon

The Jabra Elite 85H are some of our favorite noise-canceling headphones for a reason: With a sweat-resistant coating, 36 hours of battery life, they’re some of the most rugged headphones you’ll find.

Jaybird Tarah Wireless In-Ears for $50 ($30 off)

Amazon, Best Buy

Fellow WIRED reviewer Adrienne So likes the Tarah sho much, she calls them the best running headphones you can buy. They weigh just half an ounce, and comfortable earfins keep them snug in your ears during your hardest workouts.

1More Quad Driver Earbuds for $146 ($7 off)

Amazon

Most headphones have a single driver that makes all the sound, but these have four, which helps them balance frequencies more evenly, creating a wider soundstage, and providing clearer separation between guitars, keyboards, and vocals.

JBL Live 650 BT NC Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones for $100 ($100 off)

Amazon

JBL’s known for delivering great performance for affordable prices, so these noise-canceling headphones—which have 30 hours of battery and Google Assistant or Alexa at the push of the button—already offered great value at $200. At $100, they’re an absolute steal.

Marshall Major III Wireless Headphones for $80 ($20 off)

Amazon

I’ve always liked the energetic sound and rock-and-roll aesthetic of Marshall’s headphones, but the reason I love these most (besides their 30 hours battery life) is their controls. They use a simple, eraser-style joystick for everything from playing/pausing to volume adjustment, and it makes them a joy to wear. No more searching for buttons!

Beats Studio 3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones for $200 ($150 off)

Best Buy ($200), Amazon ($280), Walmart ($280)

They’re a little bass-ey, but if you are after some well-made, stylish, and functional headphones, the Beats Studio 3 are a good—albeit expensive—option. But with a $200 doorbuster deal at Best Buy, and fairly steep discounts at Amazon and Walmart, they’re actually a pretty good value this weekend. Just don’t expect the same noise-canceling quality you’ll find on the Sony WH-1000XM3 above.

Apple AirPods With Wireless Charging Case for $139 ($20 off)

Amazon

We do not recommend you buy the standard AirPods. Yes, they connect to Siri and sync well with an iPhone, but they don’t sound great and don’t fit all ears comfortably. Get the Pro version if you can, or the 1Mores we recommend above. But if you want cheap AirPods anyway, this price match brings the non-Pro version of Apple’s AirPods down cheaper than what the first generation Pods are selling for.

JLab JBuds Air Sport for $35 ($35 off)

Target

We like JLabs’ cheap wirefree earbuds because they have good specs (in this case an IP66 rating and 6 hours of battery life) and aren’t as flimsy as other affordable options. The Air Sport are also great for workouts, with comfortable ear clips that keep them secure.

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