Thursday: Pioneer XDP-02U DAP for $150 [also: Libratone Q, etc]

It’s a DAP day at the B&H Photo deals of the day for 8/6 in 2020, it is the new condition Pioneer XDP-02U with Wifi and bluetooth, in the pink color scheme going for $150 with free US shipping… One of the silver linings of top tier smartphones “losing” their headphone jacks is that it “increases” the lure of a dedicated audio player for some…

Elsewhere, the Meh daily deal [former Woot employees] is the Libratone Adapt Q bluetooth and ANC on-ears (closed-back of course) going for $69. Shipping is free for MEH members, otherwise you pay a flat shipping fee…

Budget time at the Best Buy deals du jour, it’s once gain their house-brand Insignia bluetooth over-ears going for $15. This is marked as a clearance product, averaging as of the time of writing 4.5 out of 5 based on 2450+ ratings…

No Beyerdynamics today at the Newegg dailies but they go back to one of their other daily-deal-favorites, it’s the new condition Philips SHB-2505-BK/00 UpBeat truly wireless earphones going for $29 with free US shipping…

Sunday: lots of headphones on sale at Amazon Germany

EU shoppers, get your wallets ready! Amazon Germany is having a headphone sale as part of their Sunday daily deals. A total of 22 options are participating, a mix of different types. I’m breaking them down by type:

+ Pioneer S9 bluetooth over-ears for 115 euro
+ Pioneer SE-S3-BT bluetooth on-ears for 44 in different colors
+ Pioneer foldable basic on-ears for 12 euro in different colors
+ Pioneer SE-M521 closed over-ears for 21 euro (with AKG-style headband)

+ Philips BH-305-BK/00 closed on-ears for 60 euro
+ Philips SH-402-BK/00 bluetooth over/on-ears for 40
+ Philips SHK-2000-PK/OO kids headphones with volume control for 14 euro

+ Philips truly wireless for 61 euro

+ Pioneer SE-CH9-T(K) wired in-ears for 70 euro
+ Panasonic RP-TCM-130-E wired in-ears for 10 euro in different colors
+ Pioneer basic wired in-ears for 12 euro in different colros

+ Libratone neckband-style bluetooth earphones for 119 euro

+ Philips UN-102-BK/00 bluetooth necklace-style earphones for 12 euro

+ Pioneer SE-E5T (23 euro) and SE-E7T (53 euro) bluetooth exercise necklace-style earphones

+ Pioneer splashproof wired exercise earphones with earhooks for 13 euro

The sale ends at 11:59pm Amazon Germany time which is six hours ahead of eastern (New York time) if my Time Lord Calculator is correct 😉

Tue (EU): Libratone, Victure budget DAPs, Klim Fusion

Spring is coming to the Amazon Germany daily deals until APR-15, and the Tuesday round of offers has some headphone sales as well:

+ Libratone Q Adapt ANC/bluetooth on-ears for 109 euro
+ neckband bluetooths for 134 euro
+ Q Adapt ANC earphones (Lightning cable) for 89

+ Victure budget digital audio players (mixed in with action cameras) ranging from 19 to 24 euro; the 19 euro model even comes with basic earbuds

+ Klim Fusion earphones and gaming headsets as part of a larger Klim gaming-theme sale. The earphones go for 15 euro in multiple spring-like colours, while the gaming headsets range from 30 to 52 euro

+ on the PAD side, there’s an Xperia XZ2 sale, the Compact goes for 399 while the XZ2 main goes for 599, with Android 9 available after they got released with 8. Of PAD interest, these are IP68, have a microSD slot, 64GB on-board storage, SnapDragon 845, apt-X HD, bluetooth 5.0, QC 3.0, NFC, USB OTG, USB-C Type 3.1, etc. Note however that they DO NOT have a 3.5mm headphone jack…

Thur (EU): Nuraphone, Plantronics, Libratone, Etc

Among the Thursday Countdown to Black Friday deals at the Amazon Germany there is a sale of 17 Audio products that includes a handful of headphones as follows:

+ Plantronics Backbeat GO 810 bluetooth over-ears for 99 euro

+ Libratone Q BT/ANC on-ears for 102+ euro

+ Nuraphone BT/ANC/etc for 319 euro

+ various Hama, Thorens, and DOSS audio products

Used Libratone Adapt Lightning In-Ears for $55+

Even though more smartphones have abandoned the 3.5mm headphone jack for USB-C or Lightning connectors, the number of USB-C/Lightning headphones is nowhere near matching the number of smartphones that support them.

One such device however is available used as low as $55 at Amazon Warehouse Deals. It’s the Libratone Q Adapt Lightning In-Ears. The link above shows the lowest price per color. If you want to see the detailed listings for each particular color, click on the “See all offers for this product” link next to each color option.

Libratone Q ADAPT Lightning In-Ears for $99

For Apple devices with a lightning connector, the new condition Libratone Q ADAPT Lightning in-ears are on sale for $99 with free shipping, in four fashionable color schemes, at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three per color per customer. This is not a lightning (no pun intended) deal, so expiration date is unknown. They average 3.6 out of 5 based on 110+ customer reviews.