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Amazon discounts AirPods and AirPods Pro in time for 4th of July

Now is a fantastic time to upgrade your earphones to the Apple AirPods or Apple AirPods Pro with some great discounts from Amazon in what can be considered early 4th of July sales. From only $140, you can enjoy the delights of the stylish and practical AirPods.

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

Now on sale for $20 off the usual price, the Apple AirPods with Charging Case are an ideal budget purchase if you’re keen to try out Apple’s wireless earphones. They’re super simple to use, taking seconds to set up and do anything with. A simple double-tap plays your music, while you can always yell ‘Hey Siri’ to get started. They sound good, too, and promise a comfy fit in your ear. You might miss out on wireless charging but these are easily charged up via a Lightning connector so that’s no great loss, and ideal for those counting their pennies.

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case — $170, was $200

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Got a little more money to play around with? These Apple AirPods come with a Wireless Charging Case that can be simply placed on a Qi-compatible charging mat or charged via the Lightning connector. It’s a far more convenient solution than using a cable and right now, you can enjoy the convenience for only $170, down from $200. Effectively, you’re paying $30 for the charging case but it’s amazing how quickly you get used to wireless charging and begin wondering how you lived without it. Much like the other AirPods, they’re super simple to use and they look good, too. Expect great sound quality as before.

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These AirPods Pro alternatives are down to just $60 for a limited time
Anker Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro

If you've been looking at our AirPods deals and thought to yourself, "I can do better." you might actually be right. From the moment we first previewed the Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro headphones, we knew they would give AirPods a solid run for their money. With today's deal, sending them down to just $60, you should really give them a chance. That's $40 off the typical $100 price, running now through the end of Halloween.
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Our Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro review recognized that these earbuds would be hard to beat at their (not even on sale) price. Why? Because the earbuds — dubbed "affordably awesome" — had considerably above-par sound quality and active noise canceling (ANC) than their peers. Additionally, though it is a bit subjective, we found them to be very comfortable. As a result of the wide selection of ear tip sizes included, we're willing to bet on you having a similar experience.

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AirPods Pro alternative: Beats Studio Buds are $90 at Amazon
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If you’re in the market for some AirPods deals but can’t stomach the price of Apple’s popular earbuds, you can get the Beats Studio Buds -- an alternative to the more premium Apple AirPods Pro -- for just $90 at Amazon right now. This is an impressive $60 discount from the Beats Studio Buds’ regular price of $150, and this deal also includes six free months of Apple Music. If you’re looking to replace some headphones or land something entirely new, this is one of the best headphone deals available right now.

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Best Prime Day AirPods Deals for October 2022
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Amazon's aptly-named Prime Early Access Sale is happening now, but it's the last day. It ends tonight! Like the original two-day Prime event in July, we've seen tons of savings on tech, toys, goodies, and more. Of course, you'll have to be an active Amazon Prime member to participate, but the good news is that you can sign-up for a 30-day trial, if you haven't already done so recently. If you're on the hunt for the best Prime Day AirPod Deals, or Apple Prime Day deals, you're in luck, since we're starting to see a lot of offers already. Don't forget, Amazon isn't the only place to shop during these deal extravaganzas! Walmart's October Rollbacks sale is essentially a Walmart Prime Day sale, with lots of enticing discounts.

As for Prime Early Access, it means that you have another chance to pick up both Prime Day AirPod deals and Prime Day deals in general, which is good, considering the latest versions of AirPods tend to be expensive. For example, a new pair of AirPods Max can easily set you back nearly $500 at retail price, so grabbing them on sale is likely what most folks are planning to do. Either way, you'll get a chance at some early holiday shopping Apple AirPods deals, and we've gone ahead and put together a list of the best Prime Day Apple AirPods deals to shop today. Check those out below.
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