Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for $125

The Prime Day sales are under way, and among them, the new condition Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones are on sale for a limited time for $125 with free shipping in your choice of iOS or Android buttoned models. Limit up to three per customer at the sale price. These are an older model with ANC but no bluetooth. They average 4.2 out of 5 based on 3370+ customer reviews and they have 1000+ answered questions.

Sat: refurb AKG N60NC for $80, N60NCBT for $130 [w/1yr W]

Good until Sunday at 1am eastern, Woot is offering a couple of factory refurbished AKG on-ears. The wired N60NC (noise cancelling) goes for $80, while the bluetooth + ANC N60NCBT goes for $130. They come with a 1-year AKG warranty.

Note also that Woot has added a new benefit for Amazon Prime members. Eligible products will get free two-day shipping, not just slow free shipping! This levels up the benefit to the regular Amazon website. Products that are not shipped/fulfilled by Woot-Amazon will not be eligible for free 2-day shipping as usual.

Sunday: refurb AKG N60NC for $90, Bluetooth for $140

Among the Woot daily deals for Sunday you can get two factory reconditioned AKG noise-cancelling on-ear headphones. The N60NC goes for $90 while the N60NC bluetooth version goes for $140. They come with a 1-year AKG warranty. Up to ten pairs per customer. Sale ends by Monday at 1am eastern. Daily deals are added to their on-going headphone sales and disappear from that page when the sale ends.

Sony MDR-1000X with $50 Netflix GC for $298

For a limited time, BuyDIG is bundling a $50 Netflix gift card when you purchase the new condition Sony WH-1000X M2 closed-back over-ear ANC with bluetooth headphones for $298 with free shipping. There’s no coupon code to enter, the bundle is offered as you see it on the website over there while this promotion runs.

PS: the Netflix gift cards can be used by new or current Netflix customers. You just add it to your Netflix account, and future monthly fees are first taken from the gift card and once it is depleted it begins charging your credit/debit card again.

Mon: JBL Reflect Aware Sport Earphones for $60 w/FS [Lightning]

Good until Monday at 11:59pm eastern, B&H Photo is offering the new condition JBL Reflect Aware Sport Earphones with the lightning connector for $60 with free shipping in your choice of four different color schemes. They have active noise cancelling but not bluetooth…

Sony WH-CH700N ANC/BT Over-Ears drop to $148

As you can see at our Headphone Tracker the new condition Sony WH-CH700N ANC/BT over-ears came out of the gate at $200 but they now have their first notable discount, they are going for $150 (actually $148) at authorized dealers in their two color schemes such as Adorama’s website

Refurbished Sony XB950-N1 ANC/BT “Extra Bass” Over-Ears for $70 w/FS

If you don’t want to wait for future sales and you are comfortable with manufacturer refurbished headphones, the Sony MDR 950 N1 “Extra Bass” closed-back over-ear headphones with both bluetooth and ANC (active noise cancelling) for $70 with free shipping by Secondipity thru eBAY with a maximum of five pairs per customer. They come with a refurbished-item warranty and 30 day returns too.

[DEAD] Sat: refurb AKG N60NC for $100, N60NCBT for $150

These daily deals expired…

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AKG N60NC ANC/BT On-Ears for $150 [updated]

UPDATE: the craziness when a seller is having a price-war with itself 🙂 Electronics Expo is now offering the new condition AKG N60NC ANC/BT On-Ears for $150 with free shipping through NewEggFLASH until Sunday night!

ORIGINAL POST: Electronics EXPO, fulfilled by Amazon (so Prime shipping) is offering the new condition AKG N60NC ANC/Bluetooth On-Ears for $180 with free shipping and handling. You can buy a many as you like at this price. They average 4.3 out of 5 based on 14 customer reviews and have 10 answered questions.

TrebLab Z2 Bluetooth/ANC Over-Ears for $79 + $3 S&H

If you are a fan of the Treblab brand, their new Z2 Wireless (bluetooth 4.2) ANC headphones are currently on sale for $79 plus $3 flat shipping at Stacksocial. They come with a carrying case, manufacturer warranty, and can also play music via 3.5mm. All sales are final.

AKG N60 NC Closed On-Ears (ANC) for $150

NewEgg launched a new 72 Hour Sale and among the items featured in the sale is the new condition AKG N60 NC On-Ears (closed-back with ANC) going for $150 with free shipping. Maximum three pairs per customer. This is sold by Electronics Expo. The sale ends Saturday night or earlier if sold out. No promo codes or rebate cards needed…

Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones down to $239

The new condition Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones (closed-back with ANC too) are further down in price now, the blue color scheme is going for $239, while three other color schemes go for $249, all these sold and shipped by Amazon actual where they average 4.1 out of 5 based on nearly 250 customer reviews and have over 120 answered questions…

Used Audio Technica ATH-ANC20 ANC On-Ears for $14

On the budget side of things, the Audio Technica ATH-ANC20 ANC On-Ears are available in “Used – Very Good” condition for $14~ or “Used – Like New” for $15~, both by Amazon Warehouse Deals. These are AAA-powered ANC headphones but also work with a 3.5mm audio input…

Used B&O Play ANC/BT H9i for $374, H8i for $296

If you are curious about the new B&O Play duo revealed at CES 2018 but don’t want to wait for discounts, you can get them in USED condition for $100+ off in the natural/brown/etc color scheme as follows through Amazon Warehouse Deals actual:

+ B&O H9i Over-Ear ANC with bluetooth for $374~ in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging)

+ B&O H8i On-Ear ANC with bluetooth for $296~ in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging)

These too surfaced while updating the Headphone Tracker

$100 off the Sony WH-1000 X2 ANC/BT [MD]

Massdrop through an unspecified 3rd-party vendor is offering a $100 off discount in the shopping cart for the new condition Sony WH-1000 X2 ANC/BT Over-Ears dropping their price in-cart from $350 to $250 with free US shipping. This offer is only available to the 48 contiguous US states. The listing says these come with a 1-year Sony warranty, which suggests that the 3rd-party vendor fulfilling the orders is an authorized Sony dealer.

These will ship April 10 in 2018, with all sales final. The offer ends in two days and change from blog-posting date. 220 units have been purchased so far from this listing per the MD stats over there.

Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones for $250

The new condition Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones (closed-back, bluetooth, W1 chip, ANC) are now down to $250 with free shipping in the black, red and blue color schemes by Amazon actual. You can buy as many as you like. This is not a lightning deal.

This is a highly contested market segment and it’s interesting to see that Apple/Beats is trying to undercut the price of its competition (Bose QC 35 II, Sony 1000X M2, Sennheiser Momentum and PXC, B&O, etc). On the other hand, the 1000X M2 is down to $200 as manufacturer refurbished, so market competition is a three-dimensional chess 😉

Bose QC35 II ANC/BT Over-Ears for $300 after coupon

If you are not interested in the $200 refurbished Sony WH-1000X M2 and instead prefer Bose’s headphone i this popular market segment, coupon code PRETTYDAY can get you the new condition Bose Quiet Comfort 35 Mark II bluetooth and ANC closed-back over-ears for $300 with free shipping until Monday 3/26/18 at 8am pacific or earlier if sold out. This is available in two color schemes and the seller is eBags. The connection of course being travel and ANC headphones 🙂

PS: and if you are eligible for the 15% eBay Bucks promotion (by invitation only), you can earn $45 in eBay Bucks on this purchase. YMMV as eligibility for this is determined by eBay’s software.

[DEAD] Refurbished Sony WH-1000X M2 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $200

As of a 3/24/18 AM recheck, this sale ended..

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Used B&O Play H8i ANC/BT On-Ears for $299

The new condition B&O Play H8i ANC/bluetooth on-ears go for $399 but if you are comfortable with used, you can get them in “Used – Good” condition (cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $299~ with free shipping by Amazon actual. The H8i are the on-ears [these ones] and the H9i are over-ears. They were among the latest wave of new headphones

[DEAD] Bose QC 25 ANC Over-Ear for $145 NEW or $136 Refurb

This eBay flash-sale coupon expired…

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[DEAD] Open-box Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC for $89 w/FS

This eBay flash-sale coupon expired…

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Bose QC25 ANC Over-Ears for $160 [limit 3]

This recurring sale is back, the new condition Bose QC25 ANC over-ears going for $160 with free shipping by Amazon actual with a maximum of three pairs per customer at the sale price. These are ANC-only, the older Bose ANC models like this one did not have bluetooth. This is not a lightning deal. The in-stock estimate is March 23, often a sign that the sale may be closer to ending. They average 4.2 out of 5 based on over 4300 customer reviews and have over 1000 answered questions.

Parrot Zik 2.0 BT/ANC Over/On-Ears for $100

Another addition to the longer running Woot Plus headphone sale, it is the new condition second generation (as hinted by the model number) Parrot Zik 2.0 closed-back fashionable over/on-ear bluetooth with ANC headphones going for $100 with free shipping for Prime members or $5 flat for non-members. They come with a 1-year warranty from Parrot. Limit up to ten per customer. The sale ends at the end of the month. They come with the usual assortment of additional “techie” features (NFC, touch controls, custom app, head-on/off detector, etc)

Refurb Harman Kardon NC rectangular over-ears for $50 w/FS

Ending on Sunday 3/18/18 are the factory refurbished or remanufactured as the product description likes to call them Harman Kardon NC Noise Cancelling Headphones with the rectangular earcups and earpads going for $50 with free shipping at NewEggFLASH (NEF), sold there by the official Harman Audio store through NEF.

Refurb Sony WF-1000X Truly Wireless for $80 w/FS

NewEgg FLASH is back with another offer, this one expires Tuesday night 3/20/18, and it is offered by Secondipity, it is the refurbished Sony WF-1000X Truly Wireless earphones with various buzzwords (ANC, NFC, custom app, etc) for $80 with free shipping in your choice of black or gold color scheme. Apparently they were able to find enough space to put NFC in it 🙂

PS: I am now filing the “truly wireless” earphones under their own truly wireless category, so you will no longer see them under the in-ears category. Until someone makes hybrid/convertible IEMs that turn into truly wireless the two categories are orthogonal!

Used Audio Technica ATH-ANC20 ANC On-Ears for $16

The Audio Technica ATH-ANC20 active noise-cancelling closed-back on-ears are currently available in “Used – Very Good” condition (minor cosmetic imperfections; damaged original packaging) for $16 with free shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order through Amazon Warehouse Deals. The new condition price is $49.

This is powered by a single AA battery, so a plus for fans of rechargeables. It comes with an AT branded drawstring pouch and an angled detachable cable, so the accessories alone are probably close to being $16 in value.

The four customer reviews are evenly split between 5-stars and 1-stars.

PS: yes, another Amazon Warehouse Deals “deal fishing expedition” is in progress. More coming up later today as I process the ones earmarked by the fishing expedition.

Open-box Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC for $105 w/FS

The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC (bluetooth and ANC) over-ears are currently on sale in Open-Box New-Other condition for $105 with free shipping by Blinq through eBay with up to five pairs per customer at the sale price. Over 100 units have been sold so far from the eBay listing per the eBay stats over there.

Sony WH-1000X M2 + $20 Netflix Gift Card for $298

The new condition Sony WH-1000X2 currently goes for $298 in new condition at authorized Sony USA dealers, but you can get more for the price! Beach Camera thru Amazon (Prime-like shipping speed for members even though it ships directly from Beach Camera) is includes a FREE $20 Netflix gift card with purchase.

Alternately you can get the previously mentioned offer of a free Sony SRS-XB2 portable bluetooth speaker from Focus Camera for the same price of $298.

Now shipping: the new Sony CH-series of Bluetooth Over/On-Ears

Revealed during Sony’s CES 2018 new product launches, the trio of Sony CH-series headphones are now in-stock and shipping at various dealers as follows:

The closed-back over-ears Sony WH-CH700N is the “leader” of this CH-series with both bluetooth and ANC and NFC [why NFC in headphones?] and 3.5mm playback, and it is going for $198 with free shipping in the black color scheme by World Wide Stereo through Amazon.

The “second in command” is the Sony WH-CH500 Stamina Wireless, a closed on-ear model, going for $78 by DataVision thru Amazon. These do not support 3.5mm playback, no ANC, but they have NFC.

Last and probably least of the trio is the WH-CH400 bluetooth on-ears, going for $58 and available in four different color schemes by various thru Amazon. Just like the one above, no ANC, no 3.5mm audio, but they have NFC.

All these have been added to our New Headphones Tracker

PS: the model names are a pain to type. Marketing teams need to learn that product names and numbers need to flow! Easier to name, easier to buy!

PS2: the WH-CH700N should not be confused with the WH-H900N which is a different line and it is on sale for $230 for Costco members.

Sony MDR-1000X M2 ANC/Bluetooth + Sony SRS-XB2 portable bluetooth speaker for $298

The Sony MDR-1000X M2 ANC/bluetooth over-ears are on a sale cycle going for $298 with free shipping at authorized Sony dealers. That’s the price Focus Camera is charging BUT they are including a FREE Sony SRS-XB2 portable bluetooth speaker for it. This is available in the black and gold/brown/sand (whatever that color is) color schemes.

Refurbished AKG K490NC On-Ears for $60 w/free S&H

If the Harman sale is too loud with all the rumbling in the warehouse, mayhaps some ANC is in order 😉 The certified refurbished (recertified) AKG K490NC On-Ears are on sale as well, going for $60 with free 2nd-day shipping in the black color scheme, with up to five units per customer.

Their weekly deals typically run Monday through Sunday night, unless sold out and such.

Costco Members: Sony WH-H900N BT/ANC Over-Ears for $230

Your Costco membership dollars are hard at work. This particular offer is restricted to members-only, so if you are not a member, you cannot buy it, even if you are willing to pay the non-member surcharge. Some of the Costco offers are reserved like this, whether it’s a question of available quantity or agreement with manufacturer or member reward. Regardless…

… the new condition Sony WH-H900N BT/ANC over-ears are going for $230 with free shipping for Costco members. The usual benefits of longer returns and such are available as usual.

Used B&O Play H8i ANC/BT On-Ears for $339

In parallel it seems to the B&O H9i, the recently released B&O PLAY H8i bluetooth/ANC on-ears go for $400 in new condition [see Headphone Tracker] but if you want to save some, you can get the black color scheme in “Used – Like New” (damaged original packaging) for $339~ with free shipping by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual. There is only one used listing for this one.

Used B&O PLAY H9i Bluetooth/ANC Over-Ears for $374+

The B&O Beoplay H9i bluetooth/ANC over-ears began shipping a few weeks ago for $500 [see New Headphones Tracker], but if you want to get them for less, there are multiple used options at Amazon Warehouse Deals with prices starting at $374~ in “Used – Good” condition by AWD actual. There’s also “Used – Very Good” for $399 and “Used – Like New” for $424~. Only the black color scheme so far is available in Used condition.

Phiips SHB9850NC/27 Bluetooth/ANC Over-Ear for $81 w/FS

Another offer running at NewEgg FLASH is the new condition Phiips SHB9850NC/27 Bluetooth/ANC Over-ear Headphones offered for $81 with free shipping, sold by NewEGGflash actual. The offer runs for the next four days and change from blog-posting time.