Best headphones deals for May 2023: Amazon’s cheap new Echo Buds have a limited-time price cut

Best headphones deals for May 2023: Amazon’s cheap new Echo Buds have a limited-time price cut

UPDATE: May. 19, 2023, 11:50 a.m. EDT This post has been updated with the latest headphone deals from Amazon, Best Buy, and more.

Featured picks:

Best noise-canceling headphones deal

the Beats Studio3

the 2023 amazon echo buds with their charging case

A good pair of headphones lets you tune out the rush of a morning commute or neighbors who don’t understand the concept of thin walls, and tune into the sounds you actually want to be listening to. In other words, they’re a modern-day essential. Though a quality pair can require some investment, you don’t have to pay full price, even with brands like Bose, Sony, or Apple. To make finding the right pair as seamless as possible, each week we’ll be bringing you the best deals on headphones and earbuds.

Best noise-canceling headphones deal

Why we like it

The Beats Studio3 are some premium wireless over-ear headphones that were great when they first dropped in 2017, and still stellar in 2023. The current version comes with Apple’s W1 chip for easy connectivity, active noise cancellation, comfy ear cushions, and up to 22 hours of battery life (which bumps up to 40 in low-power mode). Best Buy(opens in a new tab) has them on sale for $169.99, or a whopping 51% off, which is only $20 away from their rare record-low price(opens in a new tab) on Amazon(opens in a new tab).

More headphones deals

  • JBL Tune 510BT(opens in a new tab) — $29.95 $49.95 (save $20)

  • Philips H9505(opens in a new tab)$84.32 $249.99 (save $165.67)

  • Beats Solo3(opens in a new tab) — $129 $199.95 (save $70.95)

  • Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 (refurbished)(opens in a new tab)$339 $379 (save $40)

  • Apple AirPods Max(opens in a new tab)$479.99 $549 (save $49.01)

Best earbuds deal

Why we like it

Amazon surprise-dropped several new Echo devices on Wednesday, May 17, including a new pair of pared-down Echo Buds with a basic semi-in-ear design, multi-device pairing, and a five-hour battery life. (The Echo Buds from 2021, which start at $119.99 with a wired charging case, are now called “Echo Buds with Active Noise Cancellation(opens in a new tab).”) You can pre-order(opens in a new tab) a pair for the introductory price of $39.99 ahead of their June 7 release, which takes 20% off their planned MSRP.

More earbuds deals

  • Skullcandy Indy Fuel(opens in a new tab)$19.99 $99.99 (save $80)

  • JBL Tune 125TWS(opens in a new tab) — $59.95 $99.95 (save $40)

  • JBL Tune 225TWS(opens in a new tab) — $79.95 $99.95 (save $20)

  • Soundcore by Anker Liberty 3 Pro(opens in a new tab) — $84.99 $169.99 (save $85)

  • Apple AirPods (2nd gen)(opens in a new tab)$99 $129 (save $30)

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds2(opens in a new tab) $102 $149.99 (save $47.99)

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds Live(opens in a new tab)$109.99 $149.99 (save $40)

  • Sennheiser CX Plus(opens in a new tab)$119.95 $179.95 (save $60)

  • Beats Fit Pro(opens in a new tab)$144.95 $199.95 (save $55)

  • Sony LinkBuds S(opens in a new tab) — $148 $199.99 (save $51.99)

  • Bose QuietComfort Earbuds(opens in a new tab)$152.28 $199 (save $46.72)

  • Sony WF-1000XM4(opens in a new tab)$198 $279.99 (save $81.99)

  • Beats Powerbeats Pro(opens in a new tab)$199.95 $249.95 (save $50)

  • Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro(opens in a new tab) — $199.99 $229.99 (save $30)

  • AirPods Pro (2nd gen)(opens in a new tab)$199.99 $249 (save $49.01)

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