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Best Prime Day headphone deals 2021: What to expect

Prime Day 2021 Headphone Deals

Amazon’s massive sales event, Prime Day, begins tomorrow and we’re looking forward to plenty of great Prime Day deals, including Prime Day headphone deals. If you’re looking to buy some new headphones, Prime Day is the time to do it, and there are even some early deals available you can snap up now. Read on as we explain what Prime Day headphone deals to expect, along with what we saw last year and whether you should buy new headphones during this event.

Today’s best Prime Day headphone deals

A huge discount on what are easily some of the best true wireless earbuds you can buy. Awesome fit, battery life, water-resistance, sound quality, and noise cancellation are all here.
Want the smallest and most affordable true wireless earbuds around? The Skullcandy Dime are super easy on the wallet, small enough to attach to a keychain, and they sound surprisingly good, too.
A rare and deep discount on one of the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. Top-notch sound, whisper-quiet ANC, and superb call quality makes them one our top picks for wireless headphones.
The Sony WF-1000XM3 offers a soundproof experience, helping you enjoy your own company, but should you need to answer or make a call, the earbuds include a built-in mic for a hands-free operation.
With noise cancellation, water resistance, and interchangeable eartips for a more comfortable fit, the AirPods Pro are the most advanced AirPods in Apple's stable -- a must-have for fitness fanatics.
The Beats Studio3 Wireless are a fantastic set of noise-canceling headphones for a number of reasons: They’re comfortable, well-built, and their bass-y sound makes them perfect for hip-hop fans.
Six hours of battery life and gym-proof water resistance make the JBuds Air Icon True Wireless a great audio companion. At this price, they're a steal.
There’s more to the Beats Solo 3 Wireless than just kick and punch — they’re small and nimble, so they can be folded up and dropped into a handbag, backpack, or maybe even a fanny pack.
With their exquisite build quality and super sound, the new AirPods Max over-ear wireless headphones are made for true audiophiles (and true Apple fans).
With massive bass performance, nine hours of battery life, hands-free Siri access and plenty of sweat-resistance, these true wireless earbuds are the perfect workout companion.
These are a great alternative to AirPods if you're an Android user. The highly rated Jabra Elite 65t are a great gift for true wireless freedom.
A crazy price on what we consider to be the best overall wireless headphones, with great sound, comfort, noise cancellation, and tons of extra features. Perfect for work, travel, or just zoning out.
Play all day long with 24-hour battery life and these comfortable over-the-ear headphones. JBL bass for music and handsfree operation for phone calls and talking with digital voice assistants.
Developed for athletes in conjunction with Under Armour, these headphones are waterproof and made of antibacterial material. Get the bass sound to keep pumping.
Need a sweatproof pair of banded Bluetooth earbuds to take with you to the gym? The Elite Active 45e are what you need -- they're lightweight, sound great, and last for nine hours on a single charge.
Get the AirPods Pro you want but save some money with these renewed earbuds. These pre-owned earbuds have been tested and cleaned by Amazon suppliers.
The Bose SoundSport Free are some of the best true wireless earbuds on the market, delivering bass-rich sound and up to five hours of life from a single charge. Oh, and they're sweat-resistant. Nice.

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Don't wait... now is your last chance to get the awesome Sony WH-1000XM3 at a steep discount while stores get rid of their remaining inventory to make room for the newer WH-1000XM4.
These might be one generation old, but they're still a top-notch choice for comfortable, great-sounding headphones with excellent noise cancelling from renowned brand Bose.
Boost your listening with audio quality and convenience. One set of earphones for music and phone calls with no wires and up to 20 hours of battery life using charging case.
Alexa-compatible headphones combine quality audio streaming, active noise cancellation, and hands-free calls in one device. Runs on battery or cable connection.
You'll be prepared the next time you run out of juice right before a workout. How? Because these earphones will gain an hour of playback with only 20 minutes of charge time.
These headphones consistently top "best of tech" lists for their exceptional noise cancelling, solid build, comfort, and great sound - everything you could want in a pair of headphones.
These are some of the most popular noise-cancelling headphones on the market. With great sound, exceptional noise cancelling, and super clear microphone, these are the perfect headphones for work.
With the option for either wired or wireless use, these are perfect for gaming and for the rest of your day. Bose's quality noise-canceling software is included along with a detachable microphone.
There isn't a whole lot to the Sennheiser Momentum (M2). They're a simple set of high-end noise-canceling headphones that do just one thing, but they do it well: Produce fantastic sound.
These over-ear headphones feature an open design that can turn a room into a concert stage. They are equipped with Tesla technology drivers, and are made with high-quality Alcantara microfiber.
Dual-function wireless in-ear headphones for making calls and listening to music or other streaming audio. 25 hours of battery life with portable charging case.
These immensely popular headphones are one generation old, but they still have all the features you need like exceptional sound quality, a built-in microphone, and killer noise cancelling.
Ultra comfortable and with a long-lasting battery, these over-ear wireless headphones have great sound quality, and tons of features thanks to the excellent Jabra mobile app.

What Prime Day headphone deals to expect

Prime Day is always a great time for big technology discounts and we’re expecting Prime Day 2021 to be the same. When it comes to what headphones we’ll see on offer, we’re reasonably confident that you’ll see all the big names as part of the Prime Day headphone sales.

That means discounts on the likes of the Apple AirPods and Apple AirPods Pro, along with over-ear headphones like the fantastic Sony WH-1000XM4 and also big price cuts on brands such as JBL, Jabra, Bose, Beats, and many more. Whatever your budget, there should be a pair of headphones or earbuds for you here.

What Prime Day headphone deals we saw last year

Last year, Prime Day had big savings on a lot of great headphones and earbuds. These included the Sony WF-1000XM3, the Apple AirPods Pro along with the Powerbeats Pro, the Skullcandy range of true wireless earbuds, and some great options from Bose (including the Bose QuietComfort 35 II) and Bowers & Wilkins, too.

Effectively, there were so many Prime Day headphone sales that we saw price cuts for every budget meaning you could spend hundreds of dollars on the latest noise-canceling technology or just $30 on some good value earbuds.

Should you buy new headphones on Prime Day?

Prime Day is a great time for buying new technology. It’s well-regarded as a good time of year for big savings when it comes to both headphones and earbuds. With extensive Prime Day headphone sales likely, it makes sense to plan ahead and buy new headphones during the Prime Day sales, providing you need a new pair. What’s even more sensible is to consider your budget so you know what you can afford.

Along with that, check out our best headphones guide and our look at the best wireless headphones. With all that knowledge, Prime Day headphone deals are a great time to score a new pair of cans or buds for work, working out, or just to treat yourself.

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