If you’ve been searching for a new pair of headphones, the early Black Friday sales might be just the chance you’ve been waiting for. Plenty of retailers are offering big discounts on a variety of styles.
It can be difficult to know just what you’re looking for, so we’ve done our best to organize some options for you. We’ve put together some headphones and earbuds deals along with wired and wireless options. You can also head on over to our sister site SoundGuys for more in-depth news and reviews.
Featured deals: Save up to $110 on Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones with extras
The pre-Black Friday sales are gathering pace, with not one, but two deals on the Sony WH-1000XM4 noise cancelling headphones.
While not cheap, these are some of the finest headphones on the market. The combination of high-quality Bluetooth codecs, great sound, improved noise cancelling, good battery life, and smart features like auto-pause and Bluetooth multipoint makes these the best all-around option for most people.
Amazon has an early Black Friday deal on the Sony WH-1000XM4, allowing you to pick up a pair for $278 ($72 off). However, Adorama can go one better. For the same price, you can get these excellent headphones plus an Energizer 20,000mAh power bank. You’ll pay $278, saving a total of $112 on the whole package.
You’ll find these deals via the widgets below, or many more early Black Friday deals further on.
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Wireless headphone deals
Some wireless headphones hold an advantage over earbuds because they can pack larger drivers with more premium materials. They make a great option in pretty much any situation, but they may get a little heavy while working out.
Here are some of the top options for wireless headphones:
- Sennheiser PXC 550-II for $327.27 (save $23)
- Beats Studio 3 for 214.99 (save $43)
- Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 for $379.95 (save $20)
- Beats Solo Pro for $179.99 (save $120)
- Bose QuietComfort 35 II for $249.95 (save $150)
- HyperX Cloud Stinger Core gaming headset for $64.99 (save $15)
Wireless earbud deals
Wireless earbuds are often the go-to choice for working out and running errands thanks to the small size, but you can really use them anywhere. Here are a few of the best savings we could find:
- Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus (International Version) for $99.99 (save $50)
- Samsung Galaxy Buds Plus (US version) for $109.99 (save $40)
- Jabra Elite Active 65t for $118.02 ($22 off)
- Aukey EP-T21 for $20.99 (save $29)
- Sennheiser Momentum for $183.95 (save $126)
- Sony WF-XB700 Extra Bass for $79 (save $49)
- Samsung Galaxy Buds Live for $139.99 (save $30)
- Sony WF-1000X/BM1 for $89.99 (save $187)
- Sony WF-1000XM3/S for $168 (save $62)
If you have a few Apple products in your arsenal, you may want to consider these AirPods deals as well:
- Apple AirPods Pro for $199.98 (save $50)
- Apple AirPods with wired charging case for $128.98 (save $30)
- Apple AirPods with wireless charging case for $164.95 (save $35)
Some people, including our SoundGuys team, swear by wired headphones. After all, wired headphones can typically handle a higher output and often offer better audio quality. You also don’t need to charge wired headphones, but you are limited by the length of the cord.
If you want the best possible sound quality and you don’t mind the cord, wired headphones are the only way to go. Here are some of the top wired headphone deals we could find:
- Sony Extra Bass in-ear headphones for $29.99 (save $20)
- Sony MDR7506 Professional for $89.99 (save $40)
- TCL ELIT100WT in-ear headphones for $17.99 (save $7)
- Plantronics SHR2083-01 circumaural stereo headset for $269.99 (save $48)