Tuesday (Phones as DAPs): Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 for $649

Betrayed by Samsung, headphone jack fans can say goodbye to the Note 10, and can mayhaps hold on to the Galaxy Note 9 which is the most recent (and previous generation model) that has a 3.5mm headphone jack. And as fate would have it, the factory unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is on sale for $650 in the 128GB edition or $840 in the 512GB edition (FLAC fans unite and takeover) as one of the Amazon Deals of the day for Tuesday December 3 in 2019.

Up to three devices per customer at the sale price (ends 11:59pm pacific time or earlier if sold out). Three is also the number of colors the phone is available in. Unlike the Note 10, there was just one Note 9. This is sold and shipped by Amazon actual, so no worries about the warranty…

Samsung Galaxy Buds (TW) for $100

Samsung continues to attack the earphone market with various options and one of them is their latest Galaxy Buds truly wireless earphones, currently on sale as part of the Cyber Monday festivities for $100 at B&H Photo and also at amazon.com

Tuesday daily deals: B&O H9i, MEE Audio M6 II In-Ears, SoundMagic PL30+, 256GB Samsung microSD, Etc

We have some broader action with the Tuesday daily deals at various websites as follows:

+ at Best Buy, they offer the new condition B&O H9i ANC/bluetooth over-ears for $350 with free shipping or free store pickup (where possible) in the “Natural” color scheme

+ at NewEgg, they want to feed your DAPs and PADs, coupon code 92RDX3 gets you the 256GB Samsung EVO micro SDXC card for $38

+ at the Amazon Headphones Lightning deals, the following recognizable earphones are scheduled to go live during Tuesday:

+ starts 12:10pm ET: Symphonized Wraith 2.0 Wood Bluetooth Over-Ears (price before sale $73; there’s also a $5 off clip-on coupon on the listing)

+ starts 8:55pm ET: MEE Audio M6 PRO 2nd Generation (price before sale $39~)

+ starts 9:10pm ET: SoundMAGIC PL30+ Active Sport In-Ears (price before sale $24)

+ and of course throughout the day, it’s full of truly wireless and necklace (and some neckband) style earphones; oh, there’s also a cat-ears on-ear headphone (presumably for kids (of all ages?)? )

Feed your DAPs: 128GB Samsung microSDXC for $21

Time to feed the pets BUT also feed your DAPs and PADs and tablets and smartphones and such. The 128GB Samsung EVO Select micro-SDXC memory card is currently on sale for $21 by Amazon actual. If you want less storage, the 64GB option goes for $11, or if you want lots more, the 256GB option goes for $48…

Feed the EU DAPs: 128GB Samsung EVO Plus microSD for 23 euro

For audiophiles shopping in the EU, Amazon Germany has dropped the price of the new condition 128GB Samsung EVO Select microSD to 23 euro and you can buy up to five cards at the sale price. It is not a lightning deal, so you can buy as many as you like. It has many buzzword features (various element-proofs, SD adapter included, Class 10, U3, etc, etc, etc)…

There is some confusion as to the difference between these red/white cards and the green Select. The internet consensus appears to be that the green Select cards are simply exclusive rebrands for Amazon. This allows Amazon to set and adjust pricing without having to deal with the whole MAP song and dance.

As always, if you have older devices, make sure they are compatible with 128GB cards before you buy them. And by compatible I don’t just mean that it’s mentioned so in the manual, but you search in the forums to make sure actual people using them in actual devices have no problems or performance issues with them…

Feed your DAPs/PADs: 128GB Samsung microSD for $20

The time is right to feed your DAPs and smartphones and PADs and tablets and such! As of the time of writing, the 128GB SAmsung EVO Select microSDXC memory card is on sale for $20 per card, with up to five pairs per customer by Amazon actual. The other storage options are also available at good prices, but the 128GB wins on $/GB…

PS: “PADs” is a term we use here to describe “smartPhones used As Digital audio players”, thus PADs 🙂

Sun: refurb Samsung Gear IconX SM-R140 TW for $90

Another headphone-related Sunday daily deal, in addition to the previously mentioned Pioneer DAP. Good until Sunday 11:59pm, A4C is offering the certified refurbished Samsung Gear IconX (model SM-R140) truly wireless earphones for $140 with free shipping…

Refurb Samsung AKG S9/S8 In-Ears for $8 w/FS

One of the latest (and recurring) deals at clearance specialist A4C (All 4 Cellular) is the seller-refurbished dual-name SAmsung AKG S9*/S8* in-ears offered for $8 with free US shipping. Everything at A4C comes with free shipping even the sub-$5 items they carry. But obviously it’s not Prime-like speed, especially if you are not on the East Coast.

These are wired in-ears. Samsung now owns AKG but this relationship began before Samsung purchased AKG’s parent company “Harman Kardon”. A4C offers a 90-day warranty for their seller-refurbished items….

Samsung Galaxy AKG S9/S9+ In-Ears for $13 w/FS [updated]

The new condition Samsung Galaxy tuned by AKG earphones that are bundled with the Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ and S8/S8+ smartphones are currently on sale for $13 with free shipping at All 4 Cellular (A4C). They went for $10 when they were a daily deal, so if you don’t need them right away, you can wait if/until they become a daily deal again…

[DEAD] Wedn: Samsung Level Active Bluetooth Earphones for $20 w/FS

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Feed your DAPs: 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC for $20

Feed your DAPs and PADs (phones as DAPs)! The new condition 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC memory card (U3, elementproof, etc) is currently on sale for $20 at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to five cards at the sale price per customer. Free 2-day shipping for Prime members or with a $25+ order. This is a solid line of microSD cards, going from 32GB to 256GB.

Feed your DAPs: 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC for $20

If you need a 64GB microSDXC card for your digital audio player (DAP) or PAD (Phone as a DAP), the 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC with 10 year warranty and four-proof protection (water, temperatures, other conditions) is on sale for $20 [was $19] by Amazon actual. No purchase quantity limits. It comes with a full size SD card adapter, so you can use it with devices that take full size SD cards (eg if you want to fill/refill it on your laptop or desktop).

Samsung U Flex Neckband BT Earphones for $40 w/FS

On the neckband front, for a limited time only, the blue color scheme of the new condition Samsung U Flex EO-BG950 bluetooth earphones is on sale for $40 with free shipping with up to three pairs per customer at the sale price.

Samsung Level Active Bluetooth Exercise Earphones for $20 with free shipping

Tech Rabbit is offering the Samsung Level Active Bluetooth Exercise Earphones for $20 with free shipping and a 1-year warranty in your choice of purple, black or white, in “New Hassle-Free” condition. This means they are new condition but they don’t ship in retail packaging.

Samsung Level On BT/ANC On-Ears for $70

Samsung’s answer at the Beats Solo, their Level ON wireless (bluetooth) closed-back on-ears with ANC are on sale for $70 with free shipping by none other than the official Samsung eBAY store with up to five pairs per customer at the sale price. Over 420 units have been sold so far from this listing per the eBAY page statistics over there.

Speaking of Beats, eBAY seller “BuySpry” (98.8%, Maryland) is offering the wired closed-back Beats EP On-Ears in New – Other condition for $65 with free shipping in either the black or white color schemes. Limit up to five per color per customer. This is an opened retail packaging that is inspected. The packaging may have blemishes per the listing over there.

Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) for $150 [updated]

On the truly wireless front, the all new Samsung Gear IconX (2018 Edition) [they are so new they time-traveled from the future in 2018!] are on sale for $150 in all three color schemes at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to two per color per customer. They average 3.5 out of 5 based on 100+ customer reviews.

UPDATE 12/11/17: the price of the white increased from $140 to $150.

Needless to say, the truly wireless earphones are a matter of convenience and of utilitarian use, they are not a replacement for audiophile level headphones and earphones 🙂

UPDATE: meanwhile the previous generation model, the Samsung Gear Icon X are going for $60 with free shipping in refurbished condition as the All 4 Cellular deal of the day running until Monday 12/11/17 at 11:59pm ET. They come with a 90-day warranty from A4C.

Samsung Gear Icon X (2018) Truly Wireless for $150

It’s not 2018 yet, but that’s not gonna stop Samsung. Their brand new model, the Samsung Gear Icon X (2018) now got their first sale, they are going for $150 with free shipping in your choice of color scheme at Samsung directly and Amazon by Amazon actual (limit two per customer). It is important to have 2018 in their model name, otherwise you may be getting the older model which is worth a lot less market-wise. These are “truly wireless”.

Refurbished with 1-yr seller warranty and free S&H: Sol Tracks HD On-Ears for $18, Samsung Level U PRO $20, BackBeat Go $10, Etc

On the budget side of things, and with free shipping regardless of order total, Techrabbit is running a 20 items for under $20 sale that includes the following headphones:

+ refurbished Samsung Level U PRO neckband bluetooth earphones for $20

+ refurbished Plantronics BackBeat Go bluetooth earphones for $10

+ refurbished JBL YurBuds Focus 400 earphones for $5

+ refurbished Sol Republic Tracks HD On-Ears for $18

+ they come with a 1-year warranty from Techrabbit

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Earpods for $5

Doorbuster action at Groupon Goods too, where they are offering the new condition Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Earpods for $5 per pair. You can buy them as 1-packs, 2-packs or 3-packs at $5 per pair. You can buy up to five units, so if you want to max out, that’s 15 pairs.

Free shipping with orders of $34.99 or higher. They ship in two days. They are model EO-EG920LWEGUS. Offer ends Friday night.

Two Pairs of Samsung AKG earphones for $35 total w/free S&H

You can get the earphones that came with the Samsung Galaxy S8 without buying the actual phone. Samsung is now selling them by the bushell, offering volume discounts through Groupon Goods. One pair is $22 plus shipping which is not as good of a deal, but if you buy two pairs (get the 2-pack, not two of the 1-pack), then you pay $35 ($17.50 per pair) with free shipping. Or the 3-pack goes for $48 with free shipping ($16 per pair). Free returns as usual.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Earphones for $5

Appetizer time! The new condition Samsung Galaxy S6 Earbuds with In-Line Mic/Remote on sale for $5 per pair in the white color scheme at Groupon Goods,. They sell them as 1-pack or 2-pack or 3-pack, with a flat rate of $5 per earphone, so you get the same per unit price regardless of how many you buy.

This is model EO-EG920BW. Extra eargels included. As with most things Groupon, free shipping with an order of $35+. You can get to this with any combination of eligible products, or if you want to volume-buy these, seven units get you free shipping (you have to buy 2-packs and 3-packs since Groupon has a maximum quantity of five for an offer in their shopping cart).

Offer ends 9/30/17. They come with a 1-year warranty despite the low price. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 3000+ ratings at Groupon.

Samsung Gear X Icon Truly Wireless Earphones for $50

The official Samsung USA online store is having a doorbuster of sorts, they are offering the new condition Gear IconX Truly Wireless earphones on sale for $50 in three different color schemes to choose from.

These are bluetooth wireless, with 4GB built-in storage as well. They average 3.8 out of 5 based on 150+ customer reviews, but most of them bought them at notably more than $50.

Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Earphones Tuned by AKG for $15 with free shipping

The new condition Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ Earphones Tuned by AKG, in the gray color scheme, are going for $15 with free shipping at All 4 Cellular (A4C). You can buy as many as you like!

This was a daily deal for $12 for two days in a row, so if you prefer to pay less than $15, you can wait for the next time they’ll be in the daily deal rotation (I don’t know when).

Samsung Earbuds with mic/remote for $2 w/free S&H

eBay doorbuster time now! The TechRabbit eBay store is offering “new in bulk packaging” Samsung 3.5mm Earbuds with In-Line Volume Control & Mic, model EHS64AVFWE, for $1.99 with free shipping. They ship from the US. You can buy as many as you like. Let the price set expectations as they say 🙂

Per the listing over there, more than 95% of available units are sold as of the time of writing, so it is on its way out.

Samsung Level U Pro Bluetooth neckband earphones for $28

The new condition black color scheme of the Samsung Level U Pro Bluetooth earphones is currently on sale for $28 at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three sets per customer. Only this color scheme is currently on sale. All together they average 3.9 out of 5 based on over 1000 customer reviews, and they have nearly 300 questions answered (one way or another) by Amazon shoppers.

[DEAD] Friday: refurbished Samsung Gear IconX wearables for $55

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Samsung Active Earpods for $12 (limit 3)

Of interest if you exercise, or you need earphones that will hold on to your ears if you frequently move, the black color scheme of the new condition Samsung Active Earpods are on sale for $12 by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three per customer. If you need more, a fulfilled by Amazon marketplace seller also has them for the same price.

They average 4 out of 5 based on 400+ customer reviews and have over 40 questions answered. The earpod design can be handy if you don’t feel comfortable with IEMs. The wingtips (popular with Bose and other makers) increase the chances of these not falling out of your ears if you exhale. They have a 3-button remote/mic which should be Android (you never know with Samsung #troll).

Samsung Level ON Closed On-Ears for $54 [was $46]

Price updated here 4/12/17 AM…

The new condition closed-back on-ear Samsung Level ON headphones are on sale for $54 [WAS $46~] with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual in the white/brown color scheme with a limit of three per customer. It looks like a computer-generated price-match of marketplace sellers, so it may not last long.

If you prefer the black color scheme, you have to be a more adventurous shopper as Amazon actual does not carry it, but a couple of marketplace sellers fulfilled by Amazon have it for $51~ each. Fulfilled by Amazon adds some level of protection versus something that ships directly from a marketplace seller since Amazon handles the shipment and such.

These headphones average 4 out of 5 based on 110+ customer reviews.

The black color scheme is available for the more adventurous shoppers for $48 with free shipping but no returns (FINAL SALE) by a marketplace seller through Groupon Goods. This is a final sale, so in case of issues you have more headaches than “fulfilled by Amazon”.

PS: if you find these deals and this blog useful, please consider making your purchases through the affiliate links in all these posts. We only have one conventional ad in the sidebar (how many websites do that?) and no sponsors to worship, so your purchases are what helps fund the resources and time to do this 🙂

Samsung Earpods for $3 with free S&H [limit 2]

These cost just a bit more than a cup of coffee at Starbucks! The new condition Samsung earpods (model EHS64AVFWE) are on sale for $3 with free shipping by Tech Rabbit’s eBay store. An online doorbuster. Limit two per customer. Over 1600 units got sold in the last 24 hours per the listing there.

These are more earpods than earbuds, in that there is a speaker-y protrusion as opposed to the flat earbud and the canal insertion of an in-ear. They even come with a mic/remote. Let the price set expectations as they say 🙂

[DEAD] Wedn: Samsung Level U PRO bluetooth neckband earphones for $30

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Samsung Level U neckback bluetooth earbuds for $30

Speaking of Samsung, their Level U neckback bluetooth earbuds are on sale as well, also in the black color scheme, going for $30 with a limit of up to three sets per customer at Amazon by Amazon actual. The other three color schemes are not participating in the sale.

Samsung Gear IconX Cordfree Earbuds for $150 [was $162]

On the technobabble earbud front, Samsung’s Gear IconX Cordfree, in the black color scheme, in new condition with US warranty, are on sale for $150 [was $162] with free shipping with a limit of three units per customer at Amazon by Amazon actual. The other two colors go for more… Price updated here on 12/6/16 at 5:56pm ET…

On the other hand, if you prefer seller-refurbished, at A4C these are in refurbished condition for $120 with free shipping and a 90-day replacement warranty by A4C (not Samsung).

Speaking of A4C, one of their other Monday daily deals is the refurbished red-black on-ear JBL Synchros E40BT bluetooths for $40 with free shipping and a likewise 90-day replacement warranty covered by the seller A4C, not JBL.

PS: this was not posted by design, but JBL is now owned by Samsung 🙂

[DEAD] Pay $130, Get TWO Samsung Level ON bluetooth On-Ears

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AKG M220 Semi-Open for $58 [MD]

It is back on again, the over-ear semi-open AKG M220 studio headphones (a newer take on the K240) is going for $50 plus $8 flat shipping at members-only Massdrop. This offer runs for the next seven days and will ship in mid-to-late December 2016.

Speaking of the K240, Cosmos-branded earpads for it are going for $6.50 per pair at amazon.com (Prime eligible; multiple options on same page, so be sure to filter reviews and put Q&A in context of correct model).

Speaking of AKG, their parent has a new parent! Samsung is explosively opening up their wallet (sorry, I couldn’t resist) to put down $8 billion to buy Harman (Kardon). Opening the wallet is not a figure of speech, they are paying $112 cash per share 🙂 Samsung’s primary explanation for the purchase is Harman’s automotive business. Not that that’s gonna stop a Samsung Galaxy Kardon Tiesto DJ 5000 Active Edge headphone from happening 🙂

[DEAD] Saturday: Samsung Level U bluetooths for $30 at Sam’s Club

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