Phones as DAPs: pre-order Nokia 6 for $180 to $230

On the “Phones as DAPs” front, the Nokia 6 is finally coming to the US market (with Google PLAY access and USA warranty), July 10 is the estimate, and Amazon is accepting pre-orders for $230 in the Standard version for $180 in the Prime Exclusive With Ads version.

GSM Arena reviewed the Chinese version a couple of months ago, and found the headphone output “impressively clean”. It takes microSD cards and runs Android 7.1, so you have flexibility there.

Nokia WH-530 Boom headphones for $10

Look at the stars… and it was all yellow… which brings us to another budget play, the Nokia WH-530 Boom US/LTA 02739D2 headphones, in bright yellow, are now down to $10 per pair, and fulfilled by Amazon so they are eligible for Prime shipping. They average 4.4 out of 5 based on 12 customer reviews. They are available in other colors as well but they go $12+.

Microsoft Store reveals Black Friday offers: V-Moda LP2 for $100, Skullcandy Navigator for $40, and more

The Microsoft Store has revealed their Black Friday Headphone deals. These offers will go live at different times during the week, check their website for specific dates. They are not live right now. But they reveal the prices, so you can do your research ahead of time. Among others, they include:

  • V-Moda Crossface LP2 Limited Edition for $100
  • Skullcandy Navigator for $40
  • Beats Executive for $170
  • Beats Solo On-Ears Drenched for $80
  • Beats Solo 2 On-Ears for $180 (the ones on the IF WoF)
  • see dates, prices and models at the Microsoft Store