Still Good: KZ ZS6 In-Ears for $29 w/FS from China

The 11/11 sale price of $29 has stuck around for two of the three color schemes of the KZ ZS6 in-ears, the black and red color schemes continue to be on sale at this price at GearBest with free slow shipping from China. The green color scheme however has been discontinued… The ZS5 continues to range between $18 and $20 depending on option…

xDuoo Nano D3 Digital Audio Player for $75 to $80 w/FS

Another new offer has gone live (and fully unlocked) at Massdrop, it is the new condition xDuoo Nano D3 Digital Audio Player offered for $75 with free shipping in early January 2018. They will ship from Massdrop, and all sales are final.

Separately this is offered for $80 with free shipping by Penon Audio on eBAY, shipping from Hong Kong. Depending on where you are geographically, this may get to you a lot faster than Massdrop.

$7 off the KZ ES3, may be as low as $5 [ships from China]

For a limited time, coupon code NBVJQAYF drops $7 off the KZ ES3 earphones at ships-from-China seller GeekBuying. You need an account to test the coupon. The current price on their website is $11.59. I don’t know if the coupon is stackable with the discount, thus making it $4.59 or not. I don’t have an account with them, so unfortunately I can’t test the coupon.

Xiaomi Original Headphones for $37 w/free S&H from China

The white color scheme of the relaxed version of the “Original Xiaomi Headphones” is on sale for $37 with free slow shipping from China at GearBest.com. The other two colors go for $55. The sale runs for the next five days (from blog-posting time). You can get faster shipping for additional fees.

XDUOO XD 05 DAC/amp for $150 (ships from China)

Patience is a portable virtue! If you don’t mind waiting for it to arrive from China (or paying extra for faster delivery), the new condition XDUOO XD 05 portable DAC/amp is now on sale for $150 with free slow shipping from China at GearBest. There’s also an optional combined purchase discount, and this purchase amount allows to buy “Add On” items (yes, Amazon is not the only one with “Add On” things).

It has full size USB audio input (separate microSD for charging), optical/coax, and 3.5mm IN/OUT on the back. It has gain and bass boost buttons on the front, along with a volume dial, and a little OLED display showing data source details (not song playing, but basic technical of the signal).

Still good: KZ ZS6 In-Ears for $29 w/free S&H from China

Some of the 11/11 deals are still sticking around. For example, the black and red color schemes of the KZ ZS6 in-ears continue to go for $29 with free slow shipping from China at GearBest (for the longest time I thought it was GearBeast).

Meanwhile the KZ5 in-ears start at $18 (gray, no mic) and increase slightly based on color and mic. A number of their other earphones also continue to be on sale.

Note that this is slow shipping from China and the holidays will add to the delays, so if you are planning to use these as holiday gifts, it may be a good idea to have a Plan B to be on the safe side.

XDuuo DAP 11.11 sales (ship from China)

Xduoo too is participating in the Gearbest sales. Four of their DAPs are currently on sale with free shipping from China, including their X2 DAP for $34, their X3 DAP for $76, the X10 HD for $120, and the X10T for $204. They also have their XD-05 DAC/amp going for $150.

Topping NX1 head-amp for $30 w/free S&H from China

The silver color scheme of the TOPPING NX1s headphone amp is currently on sale for $30 with free slow shipping from China at GearBest as yet another one of the 11.11 sales. The black color scheme goes for $5 more which is very close to the amazon.com price.

NuForce 11.11 IEM sales (10 options; ship from China)

More 11.11 action ten NuForce in-ear models, some wired, some bluetooth are participating in the Singles Day festivities at GearBest.com. These ship from China for free but it is slow shipping unless you want to pay for a faster delivery option.

Tennmak IEM sales including PRO for $22 w/free S&H from China

The Tennmak store at Ali Express is also participating in the 11.11 festivities, and among the offered items with the red “11.11” tag are two color schemes of the Tennmark PRO going for $22~ with free slow shipping from China. These have detachable cables. The option with a mic goes for $2 more, and the option with two cables goes for $30~.

Xiaomi Hybrid Pro HD Hybrid In-Ears for $17 to $20 w/free S&H from China

Your color scheme preference determines the price on the new condition Xiaomi Hybrid Pro HD Hybrid In-Ears. The Gold color scheme goes for $17~ by the Xiaomi Store thru Ali Express. Or if you prefer the silver color scheme, you can get it for $20 from GearBest.

Both ship for free from China with slow shipping. Options are available for faster shipping but they are not free.

Xiaomi Pistons Fresh In-Ears for $4 w/free S&H from China [five colors]

If you are collecting all the colors like Pokemons, or want to use them as stocking staffers or wear them in high-risk situations, no matter what, as part of the 11.11 festivities, GearBest is offering the new condition Xiaomi Pistons Fresh In-Ears for $4~ with free slow shipping from China. Four of the colors go for $3.59 each, while the silver goes for $4 each.

Each color has a quantity limit per customer (1 to 3) that seems to adjust based on the available units.

If you are planning a large Xiaomi order, or want to buy some of their more expensive products, the items on this Xiaomi 11.11 page are eligible for coupon code XIAOMI11 that gets you $5 off a purchase of $150+. Eligible items include some of their smartphones, laptops, wearables, and more.

Superlux HD681 for $20, HD668B for $29, HD660 for $38 [free shipping from China]

Some of the Superlux headphones are also participating in the GearBest 11.11 festivities, with free slow shipping from China. Among them:

+ Superlux HD681 for $20
+ Superlux HD668B for $29

The very Beyerdynamic looking Superlux HD 660 is out of stock and cannot be ordered at GearBest, but it goes for $38~ with free shipping from China from a couple of sellers at Ali Express.

VE Monk Plus earbuds for $6 w/free S&H from China [three color options]

The first, fourth (blue) and the fifth (golden brown) color schemes of the VE Monk Plus earbuds at AliExpress is on sale for the very specific price of $5.89 with free slow shipping from Aliexpress. The shipping estimate is 19-39 days, so keep that in mind if you are buying it for the holidays.

The reason the last three thumbnails over there have much higher prices is because they are multi-packs. The 3-pack goes for $15.72, the 5-pack for $27.14, and the 10-pack for $51.33.

We have here a text and pictures unboxing of the red VE Monks and an in-progress review diary. These ones I bought from Massdrop last year, not from Ali.

Original Xiaomi Bluetooth Music Sport Earbuds for $25 w/free S&H (from China)

Among the current GearBest Flash Sales they offer the new condition Original Xiaomi Bluetooth Music Sport Earbuds (Mini Version) for $25~ with free slow shipping from China in the black color scheme. The white color scheme is not on sale. It averages 4.63 out of 5 based on 16 customer reviews over there.

PS: these are in-ears, not earbuds, but I kept the name of the product as it is posted on their website if you want look for reviews and such.

Shanling H1 portable head-amp for $110 (ships from China)

Among the various Shanling options participating in the 11.11 festivities is the new condition Shanling H1 portable head-amp offered for $110~ with free shipping from China by the Bright Audio store through AliExpress.

There are also some 11.11 offers on their digital audio players including the M1, M2s, M3s, M5, and more.

[DEAD] Dunu Titan 5 IEMs for $89 (ships from China)

This 11/11 sale expired…

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KZ ZS6 In-Ears for $29 w/free S&H from China [two colors]

UPDATE: it is now 11.11 in most of Asia, and the price of these dropped to $29 with free slow shipping from China in the black or red color schemes..

The 11/11 sales are just around the corner but why wait? GearBEST has a sale on all three TWO colors of the KZ ZS6 earphones going for $32 with free shipping in the black or red color schemes. This ship from China for free, but it is slow shipping. There are options to get faster shipping in the shopping but they are not free. But these are small things, so it shouldn’t cost much (depending on location, etc, etc, etc).

For more KZ action at GearBest, check all the KZ products they carry.

PS: the green color was on sale for $29 in mid October but not the other two colors.

PS2: the green sold-out as of 11/10/17 AM re-check…

[DEAD] Official Fiio Store 11.11 Specials at AliExpress: Fiio X DAP with IEMs or DAC/amp bundle

These Fiio 11.11 bundle sales expired…

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KZ ZS5 in-ears for $18 to $20 w/free S&H from China

Many and more KZ products are available at Gear Best and among them is a flash sale on the new condition KZ ZS5 in-ears with detachable cable going for $18 to $20 depending on color (gray or blue) and whether it has mic/remote or not. They get free slow shipping from China.

But that’s not all. Towards the bottom of the KZ sale page, there is a trio of earphone-related cases:

+ KZ EVA Earphones Accessory Zipper Box for $1.29

+ KZ Earphones Accessory EVA Zipper Box for $1.68

+ KZ PP Earphones Accessory Box Organizer for $1.98

+ with free, slow shipping, from China

[DEAD] Heads Up (11.11 deal): Dunu Titan 5 IEMs for $89

Time flies, 11.11. is over…

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KZ ZS5 In-Ears for $19 w/free slow shipping from China

The KZ earphones are multiplying like bunnies at GearBest, and among all those, there is a sale once again on the new condition KZ ZS5 earphones in the gray color scheme without mic/remote, going for $19 with free slow shipping from China. The other options (blue and/or with mic) go for $25 to $26.

[DEAD] KZ ZS6 earphones for $29 w/free slow shipping from China

As of a 10/18/17 AM re-check this sale is over, but we have now established a $29 low for the green model…

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KZ ZS5 for $19 (no mic) or $20 (w/mic) with free S&H (from China)

The KZ6 earphone sale is over at GearBest (they are back to $45~) but there is a sale on the new condition ZS5 going for $19~ without a microphone and $20~ with a mic/remote. There are two color schemes, gray or blue. These ship from China with free slow shipping. If you prefer a faster/better shipping option, they cost extra.

For more action, check the KZ earphones sale page at GearBest. You can sort them by price. When you sort by ascending order, you will see some earphone cases for $2~

[DEAD] KZ ZS6 In-Ears for $36 w/free S&H (from China)

As of 10/6/17 AM recheck, all colors are going for $46… I will monitor the situation and post a new alert if/when they go on sale again…

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KZ ED12 Earphones for $8 w/free slow shipping from China

The new condition KZ ED12 colorful earphones (with detachable cables to boot) go for around $14 with Prime-shipping fulfilled by Amazon, but if you don’t need them right away and you are comfortable with slow-shipping from China, you can get them for almost half the price, $8 with free shipping as a flash sale at GearBest.com, another one of the headphones featured in their latest sale.

Superlux HD 681 Semi-Open Over-Ears for $20 w/free slow shipping from China

Gearbest has launched a headphone sale and among the items offered is the new condition Superlux HD681 semi-open over-ear studio headphones for $20 with free slow shipping from China. You can select faster shipping methods at checkout but they are not free.

These headphones average 4.9 out of 5 based on almost 400 customer reviews at GearBest, and 4.2 out of 5 based on almost 420 customer reviews (ha!) at amazon.com.

I haven’t touched/heard this model, but I have a useful text and pictures unboxing of its cousin, the Samson SR-850. Based on some google searching, these are not identical, so check the web and forums for more details. Superlux also has a variety of models in this line, so that’s more homework!

KZ ES3 Earphones for $10 w/free S&H [from China]

If you don’t object to slow shipping from China, coupon code KZEZS3 can get you the new condition KZ ES3 earphones for $10 with free slow shipping from China! This is available in either blue or purple color schemes. Additional options are available when you page down over there.

This sale is part of their Harvest sale.

For more KZ options, check our previous options.

KZ ZS5 for $17, KZ ZST for $12 [free shipping from China]

While updating the Latest Deals Summary, two small discounts surfaced on the following KZ earphones. These are sold by GearBest and ship for free with slow-shipping from China:

+ the KZ ZS5 Quad Hybrid In-Ears for $17~

+ the KZ ZST Wired On-cord Control with detachable cable for $12~

UPDATE: speaking of GearBest, they are offering the Xiaomi Pistons (Original Fresh) for $5.79 with free S&H from China. This is slow shipping.

[DEAD] SMSL sApII Pro TPA6120A2 Headphone Amplifier for $56

This offer expired…

If you don’t mind waiting for this to arrive from Asia, the new condition SMSL sApII Pro TPA6120A2 HiFi Stereo Headphone Amplifier + Power Adapter in the Silver color scheme is on sale for $56 with free shipping by Shenzhen Audio through NewEgg flash. They ship from Asia, so they will take longer to arrive. Offer ends Tuesday night.

Little Dot Sale (six options; ship from China)

The previously mentioned Little Dot Sale at NewEgg FLASH is now under way! A total of six models are participating, with prices ranging from $2800 to $600. These are sold by Shenzhen Audio and will ship free from China. The sale ends Thursday night (7/27/17).

A picture is sometimes worth a thousand words, here’s the participating models and prices:

SMSL SD-793II DAC/amp for $60 [ships from China]

If you are not in a hurry to receive this, Shenzhen Audio (ships from China), through NewEggFLASH is offering the new condition SMSL SD-793II DAC/amp for $60 with free shipping. It will take 2-3 weeks for the free shipping method. This has coaxial and optical input, and RCA output, along with a headphone out (it looks like a 1/4″ in the picture, but I could be wrong). There is no USB input. Offer ends on Tuesday 7/25/17.

KZ ZS5 Quad Hybrid In-Ears for $19 w/free S&H [from China]

If removable cables are a high priority for your earphones but you still don’t want to break the bank, GearBest is having a flash sale on the new condition KZ ZS5 earphones in the Gray color scheme for $19 with free shipping (unregistered Air Mail) from China. The other three colors go for $25.

If you like a better shipping option, there are a couple of options under $3, which may be a reasonable trade-off if you don’t want to wait forever without tracking.

In addition to the 0.75mm detachable cable, they have quad hybrid drivers, two dynamic and two balance armature.

KZ Earphone Sale: ATR for $6, ZS3 for $8, ZST for $12 [Free S&H from China]

KZ earphones are now available from various Prime-eligible sellers if you prioritize quick delivery over lower price. But if you are not in a hurry to receive them quickly, then you can get them at a lower price with free (slow) shipping from China.

A couple of KZ models are currently on a flash sale at GearBest as follows:

+ the KZ ZS3 earphones with detachable cable for $8

+ the KZ ZST Wired On-cord Control with detachable cable for $12
+ this is the colorful “Colormix” edition – the picture over there explains 🙂

+ the KZ ATR earphones for $5.67

These come with free Unregistered Air Mail (slow shipping) from China. Other shipment options are also available but not free. But except for Expedited shipping, the “Registered Air Mail” and “Priority Line” are fairly low and much lower than the price of the earphones.

Xiaomi Pistons (Original Fresh) for $6 w/free S&H (from China)

There are many variations now of the Xiaomi Pistons after they were riding the Chi-Fi Hype Train for many months. One of those variations is on sale at GearBest, it is the new condition Original Xiaomi Piston In Ears, the “Fresh Version” in the black color scheme, going for $5.79 with free shipping (unregistered Air Mail). This ships from China, so factor that in the shipping delivery time. Only the black color scheme is on sale.

As of the time of writing, over 1000 units are available, and 35 hours remain in the offer. They timed this to end when Game Of Thrones Season 7 begins 🙂