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AirPods, Bose SoundSport Free, Samsung Galaxy Buds discounted for Memorial Day

Don’t miss your chance to nab one of these early Memorial Day sales for yourself, with incredible discounts on a wide range of true wireless earbuds: Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro, Bose SoundSport Free, Samsung Galaxy Buds, and Sony WF-1000XM3 starting at only $108.

AirPods with (Wireless) Charging Case — from $140

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With the new AirPods 3 being just around the corner, there’s no better time than now to get your hands on these second-generation AirPods while price drops are hot. They can last up to five hours on a full charge, and the included case can hold over 24 hours worth of extra charges for socket-free charging on the go. The sound quality is essentially the same as the classic EarPods, so if you weren’t a fan of those or if they didn’t quite fit your ears, then the AirPods might not be for you. They can sync to your mobile device as soon as they’re out of the box, and because of how they can sense when they’re in or out of your ears, you can have them up and running without even pressing a button. Unfortunately, like the EarPods, they only come in one shape, so they’re a bit prone to falling out if they don’t fit well. If this is the case, you can always opt to go for the AirPods Pro instead.

The built-in microphones automatically filter out any unwanted ambient noise whenever you talk, so you’re never inaudible during calls or talks with Siri. And lastly, losing one component — AirPod or case — would immediately have you in need of a new set. Until then, however, you can still use the AirPods independently of one another, so you can hold off on purchasing a new set if you don’t need to. If you’re ready to hop on the bandwagon, you can find the AirPods on Best Buy from $140, with both the wired and wireless charging case options available.

AirPods with Charging Case — $140, was $160:


AirPods with Wireless Charging Case — $180, was $200:


AirPods Pro — $220, was $250

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If you want the best wireless earbuds Apple has to offer, then look no further than the AirPods Pro. These bad boys pick up where the classic AirPods fall flat, all while boasting even more features and elevating the sound quality even further. The AirPods Pro’s only real flaw is its short 4.5-hour battery life on a full charge, but this is easily remedied by its wireless charging case that can store over 24 hours worth of additional charges, so you never have to suffer more than 15 minutes of charging downtime at any given time. Like the AirPods, the AirPods Pro automatically sync to your device and play/pause whenever they’re in/out of your ears, so you can enjoy Apple’s first-rate convenience mere seconds out of the box. 

The greatest change is the new addition of in-ear silicone earbuds in three different sizes for every user. This way, falling out becomes far less likely while comfort and noise filtration are improved. Speaking of which, while the AirPods Pro do have active noise cancellation to keep the outside world on mute, they also have a transparency mode that amplifies ambient noise, so you can tune in and out of the world at will without ever taking the earbuds out. Adaptive EQ technology also molds audio output to the shape of your ears. This way, you enjoy your music at its best possible quality, tailored just for you. For the active user, they’re also sweat-resistant, so you can take them to the gym without worrying about water damage. If you want Apple’s best set of earbuds, you can check them out on Verizon where they’re on sale for $220, down from $250. 


Bose SoundSport Free — $150, was $200

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The next up on our list are the Bose SoundSport Free wireless earbuds — an excellent pair of earbuds, optimized for active lifestyles but just as fantastic at work. With Bose’s signature bass, we can guarantee that the SoundSport Free’s sound quality won’t disappoint. These puppies are equipped with Bose’s StayHear+ earbuds with tight yet comfortable silicone and auxiliary fins that conform to the shape and ridges of your ears to ensure that they never come out unless you want them to. The sweat-repellent design also protects them from damage and unwanted slipping. Just don’t submerge them in water, though they’re usable in just about every other environment. 

They can last for five hours on a full charge, with the included case capable of holding two additional charges for a total of 15 hours of potential use. Adaptive EQ technology also adjusts the volume and sound processing so you always enjoy your music at its fullest, regardless of where you are. Another benefit of using the Bose SoundSport Free earbuds is that it’s supported by the free Bose app, meaning that you have access to a locator if you ever lose an earbud. Additionally, the app opens up several avenues for you to customize and alter device connections for total control tailored to your needs. If you live an active lifestyle but the AirPods Pro just aren’t your thing or in your price range, then the Bose SoundSport Free earbuds should do the trick. You can check them out on Dell where they’re discounted by $50, leaving them at only $150.


Samsung Galaxy Buds — $108, was $130

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If you’re not looking for anything fancy but still want great sound quality, then we suggest taking a look at the Samsung Galaxy Buds. On a single full charge, they can run non-stop for up to six hours, and with the included case also doubling as a wireless charger capable of holding seven hours of extra charge, you can enjoy a total of 13 hours of consecutive listening. The sound quality isn’t as rich or full as the AirPods Pro’s or the Sony WF-1000XM3’s, but for the price, you’re still getting more than you pay for. They come with three different in-ear silicone earbud sizes, so you don’t have to worry about an earbud falling out at the most inconvenient time.

If you need to tune back into the real world, the Samsung Galaxy Buds have a Quick Ambient mode that allows you to listen to filtered noise in your direct surroundings, so you only hear what you need to hear while ignoring everything else. This is thanks to its dual-microphone technology that can both amplify outside noise with the outer mic and record your voice with the inner mic as if you were speaking face-to-face during calls. If you’re the type to work out or are just constantly sweating, the Samsung Galaxy Buds are also sweat and water-resistant for total usability on and off the court. For the casual listener who only needs the high-end essentials at the lowest possible price, you can’t go wrong with the Samsung Galaxy Buds. You can check them out on Amazon where they’re on sale for $108 from $130.


Sony WF-1000XM3 — $198, was $230

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For the audiophile with a serious passion for sound quality, the Sony WF-1000XM3 is the best set of wireless earbuds on the market, beating out even the biggest names in the industry, like the AirPods Pro. Not only do they come packed with Sony’s arsenal of auditory features, but they’re also far more affordable than their competition without compromising performance or your user experience. The WF-1000XM3 is equipped with Sony’s state-of-the-art active noise cancellation and audio amplifier for exceptionally rich sound wherever you go. Plus, the dual microphone and noise sensor allow you to hear only what you want to hear, whether it’s ambient noise or just your music, so you get the most out of your music, and your calls get the most out of you. 

The Sony WF-1000XM3’s earbuds themselves are rubber and designed to fit snugly in your ears with three different touchpoints to eliminate the problem of them falling out completely. They can last upward of six hours on a full charge, and their case can store an additional three charges for enough battery life to last an entire day. They also charge the most in the shortest amount of time among the options on our list, allowing the earbuds to last 90 minutes on a single 10-minute charge. As the cherry on top, they come pre-built with Google Assistant and compatibility with the Sony Connect app for total control and ease of use. If you want the best earbuds available, then take our word for it and go for the Sony WF-1000XM3. You can check them out on Best Buy where they’re discounted at $198, down from $230.


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