Free Essential USB-C Earphones with Essential Phone for $450

The Essential PH-1 from Android “father” Andy Rubin is one of the headphones WITHOUT a headphone jack. To encourage people to give this smartphone a try, especially now that it is getting discounted, Amazon and Essential are including a FREE pair of Essential USB-C earphones with purchase of the new condition Essential PH-1 smartphone for $450 with free shipping. Three phone color schemes are available, including the Amazon-exclusive “Halo Gray”.

The earphones goes for $99 on their own and they have a 1-button remote/mic and support USB Audio Class 2 according to the product description.

For more on USB-C audio, Anandtech explains the USB Device Audio Class 3.0 which allows for digital audio and analog audio over a USB-C port. However, not all smartphones support analog audio over USB-C (by re-assigning pins) which creates confusion and frustration among USB-C users who try to mix and match devices…

FREE Motorola Pulse Bluetooth Over-Ears with Huawei Mate SE for $230

The new condition Motorola Pulse bluetooth closed-back over-ear headphones (priced for $40 on their own) are currently offered as a free gift when you purchase the all new Huaweii Mate SE factory-unlocked smartphone at NewEgg sold by NewEgg actual. It is available in two colors.

I haven’t read any audio reviews of this new phone, but specs-wise it is solid for music/streaming apps: 4GB RAM, 64GB on-board, microSD card (up to 256GB), 18:9 2160 x 1080 FHD+, 3340 mAh battery, and no darned notch 🙂

The free headphones are included automatically in the shopping cart by NewEgg while this promotion is running. There’s no coupon, no rebate.

Free Florsheim On-Ear Headphones ($50 value) with purchase of $125+ at Florsheim

Good until 3/18/18, coupon code LNKHDPN8 gets you a free pair of headphones with purchases of $125 or more at the Florsheim online store (shoes).

You don’t need to create an account to test this. After you add items totaling $125+ in the shopping cart, you enter the coupon code in the shopping cart. Once you enter the coupon, the free headphones appear before you. They are actually Florsheim branded bluetooth on-ears with a 3.5mm audio playback as well…

Here’s a screenshot of the headphone that appears in the shopping cart after you enter the coupon code:

FREE JBL Aware C USB-C earphones with HTC U11 purchase for $599

During the Black Friday and Cyber Monday festivities, the HTC website has dropped the price of their U11 smartphone (no headphone jack) to $599 factory unlocked with USA warranty BUT they are also including for free the JBL Aware C USB-C earphones. The product page there just mentions “FREE JBL earphones”, it’s when you add the U11 phone to the shopping cart that you see more details about the free JBL USB-C earphones.

Here’s a screenshot of the shopping cart with more details on the earphone:

Educational Only: Free Beats with purchase of select Apple products directly

If you qualify for educational discounts as set forth by Apple, and you want to buy select computers or iPads from the Apple store, you can get a free set of Beats with purchase. The computers (desktop, laptop) buyers get free wireless headphones (not sure which model it is, or whether it’s Solo or Studio), while the iPad buyers get Beats wireless earphones. Check their website for details on the promotion and who qualifies for the educational discounts.

Free Master & Dynamic ME03 Earphones with the purchase of various Master & Dynamic Headphones: MW30 for $249+, MW40 for $289+, MW60 for $450+

If you are/were planning to buy one of the Master & Dynamic over-ear or on-ear headphones, B&H Photo has a nice surprise for you! For a limited time, you can receive a FREE pair of Master & Dynamic ME03 Earphones, and you can select the color of your free IEMs (black or gunmetal). The ME03 on their own are currently on sale for $99.

There is no coupon code to enter. While this promotion is running, you will see it prominently featured on the product pages of qualifying products. Here is a screenshot of what to look for (if you are not familiar with their website):

Eligible OVER/ON-EAR HEADPHONES

The prices vary by color scheme, so if you are not set on a specific color, then you can save even more! You still get the free earphones regardless of price as long as the headphone is participating in the promotion [see screenshot above on how to easily tel if they are eligible]

+ MH30 Foldable On-Ears (Brown/Silver) for $249
+ you have to login and add-to-cart to see this price

+ MH30 Foldable On-Ears (many colors) for $299
+ MH30S5 Foldable On-Ears for $299

+ MH40 Over-Ears (Navy/Black) for $289
+ MH40 Over-Ears (Gunmetal) for $340
+ MH40SE Over-Ears for $371~
+ you have to login and add-to-cart to see this price

+ MH40 Over-Ears (remaining colors) for $399

+ MW50 Bluetooth On-Ears (two colors) for $449

+ MW60 G1 Bluetooth Over-Ears (Gunmetal) for $450
+ MW60S2 Bluetooth Over-Ears (Brown and Silver) for $466~
+ you have to login and add-to-cart to see these prices

I can’t buy multiple units just to test this, but you may be eligible for one freebie IEM for every eligible over/on-ear headphone you buy. It looks so in the shopping cart when I added multiple units to price-check them. But I did not place the order, so it’s not 100% certain 🙂 I wish I could just buy headphones by the pound just to test offers, but unfortunately none of the retailers accept Monopoly money 🙂

FREE UE 900S IEMs with Ultimate Ears PRO purchase with coupon (excludes UE 4 PRO)

A promotion featured prominently on the Ultimate Ears website says that you can get the Ultimate Ears UE900S IEMs for FREE when you purchase an Ultimate Ears PRO IEMs (excluding the UE 4 PRO). You get the UE900S for FREE by using coupon code Summer over there until 5/29/17.