The best headphone deals for Labor Day: Apple, Beats, Bose, Sony, and more

You don’t have to wait until Black Friday to score a fantastic deal on a set of headphones — the nation’s leading retailers have slashed the price of everything from top-rated Bose and Sony wireless noise-canceling cans to must-have Apple and Beats by Dre earbuds to celebrate Labor Day.

Best headphone deals for Labor Day

Just as we’ve done for 4K TVs, laptops, mattresses, and just about everything else you can imagine, we’ve rounded up all the best headphone deals available this Labor Day, with the list including the Apple AirPods 2, Beats Studio 3 Wireless, Bose QuietComfort 35, and Sony WH-100XM3.

But be warned: There’s limited stock available for each deal, so if you want to be in with a chance of snapping up a pair of top-rated headphones on the cheap, you’re going to need to act fast — a second wasted researching the offer can be the difference between snagging a bargain and missing out.

Fortunately for you, we’ve done all the hard work; we sifted through hundreds of deals, magnifying glass in hand, and only extracted the crème de la crème. We’re talking about the headphones that sit at the very top of their class — like the Sony WH-100XM3, the king of noise-canceling.

How to choose headphones

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The secret to scoring a fantastic deal on any shopping holiday, including Black Friday and Labor Day, is planning. Decide on the type of headphones you’re after and any features (such as a set of wireless headphones with noise-canceling on board) you need before starting your search.

Better yet, tunnel in on the headphones you want beforehand to increase your chances of bagging them at a discount. That way you won’t have to waste precious time trawling through the offers; you can move up a few scroll or two and see if they’re on sale in a mere matter of seconds.

Not sure what features you need, or whether you’re best suited to in-ear, on-ear, or over-ear? Take a look at our headphone buying guide. There, you’ll be able to learn about all the various different types of headphones and their respective advantages, disadvantages, and use cases.

Those in the market for something a little different — a new iPad, laptop, games console, or maybe even a mattress, for example — ought to check out our list of the best Labor Day sales. We’ll be updating it from now right through the end of the big event on September 3, so it’s worth a bookmark.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.

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