[DEAD] Sunday: Sony MDR-XB450 Closed On-Ears for $27 w/FS

This daily deal expired…

The new condition closed-back Sony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass on-ear headphones are on sale in the black color scheme for $27 with free shipping at B&H Photo until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out, as one of their deals of the day. This continues the recurring inclusion of headphones in their daily deals!

Sony WI-1000X Neckband Bluetooth Earphones for $228

Another one of the “next generation” of Sony’s 1000X series headphones are on sale. It is the new condition Sony WI-1000X Neckband Bluetooth Earphones going for $228 with free shipping at authorized Sony USA dealers including Amazon actual (in two color schemes; limit up to three per customer) along with BuyDIG on eBAY and B&H Photo and more.

Speaking of B&H Photo, if you are planning to place a $49+ order (to get free shipping), you can get this Xuma 5-Way Headphone Splitter for $5 each in black or white color schemes in a sale that ends 12/7/17. Or you can get free shipping with ten of these: 10 times $4.99 = $49.90 > $49 –> free shipping.

Open-box Sony MDR-Z7 for $500

A compromise between getting a headphone used or brand new from authorized dealers is to get it open-box from authorized dealers, which typically includes the same warranty as a new condition. So if want to triangulate the closed-back Sony MDR-Z7 in this fashion, you can get it in open-box condition for $500 by OneCall directly or by OneCall thru eBAY. Their eBay listing says there are three units available.

On the used front, you can get in “Used – Very Good” condition (damaged original packaging) for $419~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual.

[DEAD] PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset for $65

As of 12/6/17 AM recheck, the price is up to $85…

On the gaming front, the hard to miss aquarium neon blue PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset is on sale at the moment for $65 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three pairs at the sale price per customer.

[DEAD] Sony XB950 N1 ANC/BT Over-Ears for $115

And this sale is over once again but fear not, Sony has a cyclical MAP-induced sale cycle…

The new condition Sony XB950 N1 ANC with Bluetooth Over-Ears are currently on sale for $115 with free shipping by from them Amazon actual. UPDATE: Amazon actual price-amtched it and it upticked from $113 to $115 as of 11/5/17 11AM ET.

[DEAD] 2-pack Sony MDR-AS400EX Active Series Sport Earphones for $18 w/FS [also: Senn Esfera 5.1 CSS for $3000]

These daily deals expired as the day is over and time keeps on moving forward 🙂

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Sony XB-950-B1 Closed Bluetooth Over-Ears for $98 [updated]

As of mid-Wednesday, the price is back to the usual sale price of $98…

As of a Tuesday 10:49am ET recheck, the situation is this: the blue color scheme of the Sony XB950-B1 closed-back over-ear bluetooth “Extra Bass” is on sale for $90 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual, with up to three pairs per customer. The other two colors have increased from the Cyber Monday $85 to $98.

It looks like this promotion expired: Not only that, but if you are Prime member and you pay with a Prime credit card (Chase VISA or Store card), you get 20% off back, so in this case, you pay $85 and you get a $17 statement credit on your credit card, making it $68! the N1 remains at $123.

[DEAD] Sony MDR-XB-80-BS/B BT Exercise Earphones for $60

This daily deal expired…

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[DEAD] Pay with Prime Credit: Sony XB950-B1 for $78, XB950-N1 for $102 (Extra Bass Closed Over-Ears)

This Black Friday / Cyber Monday bonus cashback promotion expired unfortunately…

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[DEAD] Used Sony RF995RK Wireless RF Headphones for $30

This 20% off in-cart Amazon Warehouse Deals promotion expired, taking out with it everything that became a deal because of it… But if history is any indicator, it will return again at some point(s) during the holiday shopping season and the January after-math clearance sale and “make room for CES 2018” sale 🙂

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Sony MDR-1A Closed Over-Ears for $198

At authorized Sony USA dealers, the new condition Sony MDR-1A closed-back over-ear headphones have dropped to $198 with free shipping and handling such as the World Wide Stereo eBAY store and Amazon actual. The “A” in the model name is not short for “Amplified”. That model is called MDR-1ADAC 🙂

Speaking of Sony, a number of their trending headphones are on sale:

+ Sony XB950-B1 BT Over-Ears for $98
+ Sony XB950-N1 BT and ANC Over-Ears for $123
+ Sony MDR-1000X Closed BT/ANC Over-Ears for $228
+ Sony WH-1000X-M2 ANC/BT Over Ears for $298

Sony XB950-B1 for $98 and XB950-N1 for $123

And they are back on the sale train again, it is Thursday in the eastern time zone, so the offers start rolling out! The Extra Bass closed-back over-ear new duo of Sony’s, part of the XB950 line, are on sale again as follows:

+ the B1 (bluetooth only) goes for $98 by various at Amazon

+ the N1 (bluetooth + ANC) goes for $123 by various at Amazon

Sony WH-1000X-M2 ANC/BT Over Ears for $298

If you had been waiting for a Black Friday sale on this model, it is here, the new condition Sony WH-1000X-M2 ANC and Bluetooth Closed-Back Over-Ears are down to $298 with free shipping at authorized Sony dealers such as Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three per color per customer.

Sony MDR-XB50-AP in-ears for $26 w/free S&H

The Sony MDR-XB50-AP wired earphones are tagged with the “Amazon Choice” tag, defined as “highly rated, well-priced, ready to ship” products. And they are on sale starting at $26~ with free shipping for the black color scheme and $27 for the other two color options (red, blue).

Together they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 2570+ customer reviews and have 300+ answered questions. These have the 1-button remote, as the “AP” in the model name hints at. “AP” as in Android Phone.

Sony MDR-XB-510-AS exercise bluetooth earphones for $30

The new condition Sony MDR-XB-510-AS exercise bluetooth earphones are on sale for $30 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual with a limit of up to three pairs per customer. They average 4.1 out of 5 based on 44 customer reviews and they have ten answered questions. They have some variation of earfins to stay on your ears.

Sony H700 neckband bluetooth earphones for $148

Another one of the Fall 2017 Sony new models is on sale now, going for $148 with free shipping in new condition and your choice of three colors is the Sony H700 neckband bluetooth earphones at Amazon by Amazon actual and other authorized Sony dealers. This is so new it only has two customer reviews.

NOTE: as of this week, I am filing neckband earphones in their own category of Neckband Earphones, and I am no longer filing them under In-Ears.

Refurbished Sony WH-1000X M2 BT/ANC Over-Ears for $250

The new condition Sony WH-1000X M2 BT/ANC over-ears go for $350 at the moment and I do not know if Sony is planning to discount them. But Secondipity has discounted the manufacturer refurbished version from $300 to $250 with free shipping, with warranty and a 30-day return policy. Limit up to five per customer.

This is in a similar price as the new condition of the previous generation, the MDR-1000X goes for $228 at Amazon by Amazon actual.

You can find these and more, in our on-going Black Friday 2017 headphones round-up

Refurbished Sony WI-1000X Neckband BT Earphones for $200

The Sony WI-1000X neckband bluetooth earphones (that came out at the same time as the WM-1000X M2 over-ears) go for $300 in new condition, but if you don’t want to wait for future sales and want to save some now, you can get them in manufacturer refurbished condition for $200 by Secondipity on eBay and by Secondipity through Amazon (not Prime eligible).

Sony MDR-1000X Closed BT/ANC Over-Ears for $228

We have a new lower price discount cycle for the new condition Sony MDR-1000X closed-back over-ear bluetooth with noise-cancelling headphones, they are now down to $228 with free shipping in either color scheme at Amazon by Amazon actual with up to three per color per customer. Various marketplace sellers also offer them for the same price in case you need more.

You can also find them at these price on eBay, where the World Wide Stereo eBay store has them for the same price.

The main reason why they are on the discounting path is because they are no longer the “latest model”. That title belongs to the $350 Sony WH-1000X M2. Sony rebooting the naming scheme partly because they expanded the “1000X” line-up with earphones as well.

[DEAD] Thursday: Sony MDR-XB950-BT Bluetooth Overs for $80

This daily deal expired…

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[DEAD] Sony MDR-XB950 B1 (bluetooth) for $98, N1 (BT + ANC) for $123

This sale is over as of a 11/16/17 AM re-checking…

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Refurbished Sony PHA-1A portable DAC/amp for $150 [or Make Offer on $210 Open-Box]

The Sony PHA-1A portable DAC/amp currently goes for $300 in new condition at authorized Sony USA dealers. But if you want to cut the price in half and still get a warranty, you can get it in refurbished condition for $150 with free shipping and a 90-day warranty by Secondipity through Amazon Warehouse Deals. This ships directly from Secondipity, no Prime shipping.

If you prefer a condition somewhere in-between new and refurbished, and you are mayhaps willing to digitally haggle using ebay’s “Best Offer” system, there is an open-box eBay listing on this by RazorDog Audio’s eBay store offering it for $209 with “Make Offer” enabled. Their listing says this is an open-box return with less than 5 hours usage and full warranty. Razor Dog is an authorized dealer.

“Make Offer” aka “Best Offer” is an official way created by eBay for sellers and buyers to haggle over a price using the eBay system. As long as the haggling happens within this system, it is 100% okay with eBay rules.

[DEAD] Open-box Sony Walkman NW-ZX2 DAP for $929

The eBay listing for this is over…

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[DEAD] Sunday: refurbished Sony MDR XB-950-N1 Closed ANC/BT Over-Ears for $90

This daily deal expired…

Good until Sunday at 11:59pm ET, the Secondipity NewEgg store is offering the closed-back over-ear refurbished Sony MDR-XB-950-N1 headphones for $90 with free shipping. This ships directly from Secondipity and has a 30-day warranty.

The N1 model has both Active Noise Cancelling (thus the “N” in the N1) and bluetooth. The other model is the B1, B for Bluetooth but no ANC.

Sony MDR-XB-50-AP Extra Bass In-Ears for $26

If you are a fan of the Sony “Extra Bass” sound, their new condition Sony MDR-XB50-AP in-ears are on sale in three different color schemes for $26 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon actual where they average 4.2 out of 5 based on 2500+ customer reviews and they have 320+ answered questions by the interwebbed people 🙂

These are featured in what Amazon calls their Amazon’s Choice headphones. They don’t give details on how they determine what to put there, but they call them “high-rated, well-priced, available to ship immediately”. So we can assume these were the priorities in selecting them. It does not say whether human editors or AI bots decide these. Amazon has a lot of data on purchases, they could be using a variety of public (review scores) and private data (return percentages, sales, etc) to determine these with numbers 🙂 So numbers is not just frequency charts 😉

[DEAD] Used Sony MDR-XB650 Extra Bass Bluetooth On-Ears for $37

These sold out at these low priced prices…

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[DEAD] Sony PlayStation Gold Wireless for $79

This sale ended…

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[DEAD] Refurbished Sony ZX-600 On-Ears for $30 + $5 S&H

This offer expired…

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[DEAD] Sony MDR-1000X ANC/BT Over-Ears for $248

This sale ended…

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Used Sony MDR-XB70-BT bluetooth neckband earphones for $25

The Sony MDR-XB70-BT bluetooth neckband earphones are available in “Used – Good” condition for $25~ but in many more listings in “Used – Very Good” condition for $27~, and a few more in “Used – Like New” for $28~, all these sold by Amazon Warehouse Deals.

The link above only shows listings by AWD actual. This listing shows all offers by all marketplace sellers.

They average 3.8 out of 5 based on 78 customer reviews.

Used Sony ZX 220 Bluetooth Closed On-Ears for $24

A variety of unknown sellers of unknown marketplace sellers have these for slightly less, but if you want to reduce the risk and get a better customer experience, you can get the Sony ZX 220 closed-back on-ears with bluetooth (AAC, SBC) and NFC, in “Used – Very Good” condition for $24~ by Amazon Warehouse Deals actual, or $25~ in “Used – Like New” condition.

There are four pages of listings for these, so time may push prices further down.

[DEAD] Sony MDR-1A Closed Over-Ears for $248

This sale ended…

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Refurbished Sony MDR-XB950 B1 for $70 or N1 Over-Ears for $90

Secondipity speciaizes in all things refurbished and they have a couple more Sony over-ear headphones offered in manufacturer refurbished with a 90-day warranty on eBay as follows:

+ refurbished XB950 B1 closed-back over-ear bluetooth for $70

+ refurbished XB950 N1 closed-back over-ear bluetooth AND active noise cancelling (thus the N in the name) for $90

+ limit five of each per customer.

Meanwhile continuing is their offer of the manufacturer refurbished MDR-1000X closed over-ear bluetooth and ANC for $180. With the new second generation now shipping for $350, if you are going to get the previous generation, might as well go refurbished and save money.

[DEAD] Sony ZX300 Closed On-Ears for $10

This sale ended…

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Refurbished Sony MDR-1000X Bluetooth/ANC for $180

Trending among the latest eBay Daily Deals, Secondipity is offering the closed-back over-ear Sony MDR-1000X bluetooth with ANC headphones in manufacturer refurbished condition for $180 with free shipping in black or beige, with a limit of up to five pairs per customer. They come with a 90-day warranty. They support apt-X and Sony’s own LDAC.

In new condition, these go for $250 at authorized dealers, so that’s a $70 question difference between new and manufacturer refurbished.

But that’s not all, the second generation, with a slightly different name, the awkwardly-named “WH-1000X M2” are in-stock and shipping for their starting price of $350.

So if you are going to get the previous generation model, you might as well pay half the price of the “latest generation”!