Best Prime Day 2020 headphone deals: The best sales you can still shop

Amazon Prime Day deals have officially come to a close, but don’t worry, there’s still some time left to pick up audio equipment on the cheap, especially earbuds and headphones. The technology in headphones has dramatically improved in the last year, with average battery life per charge ballooning from just four hours to upward of six or eight hours per charge for earbuds.

For over-ear headphones, expecting more than 30 hours per charge is not out of the question. Noise-canceling technology has also made great improvements in both headphones and earbuds, so if you haven’t thought about looking to upgrade your personal audio, there has never been a better time. Whether it’s in-ear, on-ear, or over-ear, these are all the best Prime Day headphone deals that are still available.

Today’s best Prime Day headphone deals

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Jabra Elite 25h

$51 $100
When it comes to affordable, high quality music, the Jabra Elite 25h wireless headphones are great at providing exactly that, priced at no more than a hundred bucks with great sound quality.
WIRED HEADPHONE
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Beats EP

$91 $130
These iconic and trendy headphones are the most affordable Beats you can get, with a wired connection, fine-tuned acoustics, and lightweight design.
TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case

$160 $200
Released in March 2019, the Apple AirPods 2 come with improved battery life, the ability to launch Siri using your voice, and a Wireless Charging Case. A minor but worthwhile refinement nonetheless.
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BeatsX Wireless Earbuds

$70 $100
With crystal-clear sound and call quality, plus eight hours of battery life make the BeatsX one the best choices for folks who want tunes on the go.
WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Powerbeats 3

$100 $200
Beats' Powerbeats 3 tethered Bluetooth earbuds are among the best on the market, appealing to athletes and businessmen alike thanks to their minimalist design and fantastic sound quality.
LATEST MODEL | TRUE WIRELESS AIRPODS
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Apple AirPods Pro with Wireless Charging Case

$219 $249
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.
PERFECT FOR HOME OFFICES
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Sony WH-1000XM3

$240 $245
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.
TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8

$99 $108
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.
TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Bose SoundSport Free

$149 $249
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.
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JBL TUNE 120TWS - True Wireless in-Ear Headphone

$63 $100
Don't underestimate the power of these JBL earbuds. You get powerful audio and rich bass, 16 hours of battery life, and a sleek design for every day use. This is compatible with most PCs and phones.
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Headphones

$299 $349
The Bose QuietComfort 35 are still some of the best wireless noise-canceling headphones on the market, delivering balanced audio and up to 20 hours of listening per charge.
TRUE WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Sennheiser Momentum

$178 $300
We'll cut to the chase: The Sennheiser Momentum are some of the best-sounding true wireless earbuds on the market. The one downside? They only have a four-hour battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy Buds

$110 $130
The Samsung Galaxy Buds are a great choice for light, comfortable, and sweat-proof earbuds. They have up to six hours of battery life and come with a wireless charging case.
NOISE-CANCELING | WIRELESS HEADPHONE
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JBL Live 650

$130 $200
The JBL Live 650 are a match made in heaven for anyone looking for a pair of noise-canceling headphones that can see them through a full day's worth of use from a single charge, lasting for 30 hours.
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1MORE Piston Fit Wireless Headphones

$30 $40
Take hands-free calls anytime with the 1MORE Piston Fit wireless headphones. They can connect to your phone via bluetooth so you can use them for phone calls and listening to music while on the go.
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Skullcandy Sesh

$30 $50
Get your rock on with the Skullcandy Sesh wireless earbuds, designed to provide the casual listener with high quality sound without needing to break the bank.
REFURBISHED BUT AS GOOD AS NEW!
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Apple AirPods Pro with Wireless Charging Case (Renewed)

$200 $250
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.
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HyperX Cloud MIX Wired Gaming Headset

$188 $200
No PC is complete without a great pair of headphones. This set offers the flexibility of wireless Bluetooth and braided cable connections, plus a built-in mic to communicate with teammates.
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Sennheiser PXC 550-II

$220 $350
For the working professional in need of a personal assistant, the smart Sennheiser PXC 550-II headphones provide concert-grade sound and the convenience of virtual assistants for up to 30 hours.
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1MORE Dual-dynamic Driver BT In-Ear Headphones, Black

$33 $38
Whether you're taking a stroll or working out, these wireless 1MORE earphones lets you listen to music and answer calls for up to 6 hours. Their charge time is 3x faster as well.
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Razer Kraken X Ultralight Gaming Headset, Black

$45 $50
Lightweight and comfortable, the Razer Kraken X gaming headset is best for hours-long gaming. It has 7.1 surround sound for immersive gaming on the PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
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Razer Kraken Gaming Headset, Black

$65 $80
Immerse yourself in your gameplay with Razer Kraken headset's surround sound and noise-isolating mic. The cushions are also cooling gel-infused for extra comfort.
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TREBLAB Z2 Headphones

$65 $90
Work out with no distractions with these noise-canceling TREBLAB wireless headphones. You can also answer calls with these headphones as it has a built-in mic.
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Anker Soundcore Life Q10 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

$40 $50
These Life Q10 headphones deliver up to 40kHz sound, providing you with rich audio. Its BassUp feature analyzes low frequency and boosts bass up to 100% for full immersion.
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Anker Soundcore Life Q20

$50 $60
These noise cancelling headphones from Anker have oversized 40mm drivers for exceptional sound, with extended high frequencies for even better clarity of sound in the high ranges.
WIRELESS EARBUDS
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Jabra Elite Active 45e

$95 $100
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.
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Skullcandy Indy XT True Wireless in-Ear Earbud - Black

$40 $85
The Skullcandy Indy XT True Wireless in-Ear Earbud is great for anyone who doesn't want pesky cables to get in between them and their music with Bluetooth tech and a 16-hour battery life.
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Razer Kraken Tournament Edition Gaming Headset, Green

$78 $100
Razer's Kraken Tournament Edition Gaming Headset provides audio realism so that you are fully immersed in your game while the noise-cancelling microphone makes for crystal clear communication.
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Sennheiser PXC 550-II

$220 $350
For the working professional in need of a personal assistant, the smart Sennheiser PXC 550-II headphones provide concert-grade sound and the convenience of virtual assistants for up to 30 hours.
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Sennheiser Momentum 3

$350 $400
With studio-grade sound to tickle the earbuds of any audiophile, the Sennheiser Momentum 3 headphones are a next-level way to experience music, with the added convenience of smart controls to boot.

How to choose new headphones

Prime Day Headphone Deals

If you’ve ever tried shopping for headphones before, you know there’s a myriad of options out there. There’s a couple of questions you need to ask yourself when picking a set of headphones: What are you going to use your headphones for? Do you want a wired or wireless headphone? Are additional features like noise-cancellation important to you? And most importantly, how much are you willing to spend?

If you’re looking for a no-nonsense, always-trusted, wireless pair of headphones — especially if you’re an iPhone owner — always go with the AirPods Pro. They’re great for wearing when you’re sitting around at home or putting in a heavy workout — especially with the added noise-cancellation features. They can also be used with voice assistance, making them quite worth the $249 price tag. They also function with Android phones, so you don’t have to be an Apple lover to buy the AirPods Pro.

That said, the AirPods Pro have a relatively short battery life, only lasting about four hours on one charge. If you want something with all-day battery life and a more isolated sound experience, you’re better off with a more traditional set of wireless headphones like the Beats Solo 3 or Solo Pro. These headphones usually have a battery life that extends close to 40 hours and come in a variety of fun colors to add a little personality to your everyday outfit. They’re also wireless and don’t slip off of your ears during your daily run. The Solo3’s are also more affordable. The Beats Solo3 retails at only around $200, so it’s better priced than the AirPods Pro or Powerbeats Pro.

For a lot of users, a $200 price tag is still a hefty investment, so if you’re looking for something more affordable without missing out on sound quality, compromise by going for a wired set of headphones. The 1More Triple Driver earphones are our top pick for an affordable wired headphone that still delivers bass-driven sound. They’re only $76, and that’s without any Prime Day discounts so if you don’t want to break the bank, stick with these.

A few other tips to keep in mind while shopping: Always check to see if you’re headphones are sweat- and water-resistant. Though most pairs are, it’s always good to know all the features of a product before you purchase it. Also, keep in mind the quality of the earcup when buying over-ear headphones. Memory foam padding on the earcup is your best option but leather earcups are pretty comfortable, too. It’s all really a matter of preference but a good thing to keep in mind. Over-ear headphones also require more care (and suffer more wear and tear) as you need to keep the earcups clean and odor-free.

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