It’s no accident that Apple’s AirPods are by far the most popular true wireless earbuds on the planet. They’re small and convenient, they pair with iPhones in seconds, and they’ve got excellent wireless and call quality. If you’ve been wanting a pair, now’s probably the best time of the year to pick them up. We’ve never seen a with a charging case than Amazon’s Black Friday deal of $129 — a $31 savings on the regular price. It’s one of many great Black Friday AirPods deals we’ve found.
With five hours of playtime per charge and 24 hours total when you include the charging case, that’s easily enough for a full day. Naturally, iPhone users will benefit the most from the AirPods as they give you super-quick pairing to your phone and hands-free access to Siri thanks to the new Apple H1 wireless chip.
If you love the idea of the AirPods, but want some added convenience, the AirPods with wireless charging case are also a great deal right now on Amazon,— $44 off the regular price of $199. They’ve got all of the benefits of the standard AirPods, plus a charging case that can recharge using any Qi charging mat or the included lightning cable — the choice is yours.
As good as the AirPods are, you will be blown away by the AirPods Pro — we certainly were. With improvements across the board, from sound quality to water-resistance and even an active noise-canceling (ANC) feature that is as good as what you’ll get from the superb Sony WF-1000XM3, the AirPods Pro are one of the best true wireless earbuds available. Normally $50 more than the AirPods with wireless charging case, they’re already a great value, but during Black Friday .
If you’re not convinced that the AirPods Pro are right for you, we’ve created several comparisons between them and their current top competitors. See how they compare to: The Sony WF-1000XM3, Jabra’s Elite 75t, and Amazon’s new Echo Buds.
Or let us save you some time: In every comparison, we come to the same conclusion: If you use an iPhone, the AirPods Pro are the buds to get. You may save some money with other earbuds, but you won’t find the same number of convenient features, comfort, and sound quality.
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