‘Tis the season for gift shopping, but that doesn’t necessarily mean excessive spending. If you’re already in the holiday spirit and ready to listen to some holiday music, but not be judged by those around you, there’s no need to wait until Black Friday to save big on Apple’s AirPods.
These days, AirPods are a necessity as much as an accessory. Between their iconic look and unparalleled sound quality, they’re bound to be at the top of your wishlist. While they can usually be pricey, retailers are usually swayed by the holiday spirit and gift a little discount. We’ve scoured to find those deals so you don’t have to.
Best early Black Friday 2022 AirPods deals
Below are our finds for the biggest early Black Friday deals on AirPods.
Current price: $169
Original price: $249
Apple’s first pro generation of true wireless earbuds are already a classic. With active noise cancelation (ANC) and comfortable silicone tips you can customize to better fit your ears, you can lock in wherever and whenever. Working seamlessly with other Apple products such as Mac computers and iPhones, these are the perfect addition to your Apple ecosystem.
- Current price: $99
- Original price: $129
Apple’s second generation of its original true-wireless earbuds are a tried and true product. With quick access to Siri, plus it’s easy to set up with your other Apple devices, these earbuds are a convenient and reliable addition to your Apple family. Using their H1 wireless chip, the sound is clear and full for both audio and the earbuds’ microphone.
- Current price: $89
- Original price: $129
Looks like Target is also getting in the holiday saving spirit when it comes to the second-generation AirPods. Did I mention before that apart from great sound and a built-in microphone the charging case delivers more than 24 hours of battery life? With all-day use, you’ll get every bang for your buck with these!
- Current price: $449
- Original price: $549
Not only do the AirPods Max seem to be a streetwear statement this fall, but they’re equipped with the hotly contested active noise canceling (ANC) feature. With a built-in microphone, you can still make hands-free calls even though they’re not your typical buds. The Max’s also have up to 20 hours of battery, so you can use them from work to working out and anywhere in between with a single charge.
More early Black Friday 2022 AirPods and Beats deals at Amazon
While AirPods Black Friday sales may be limited right now, deals on Apple’s Beats wireless headphones are happening at Amazon.
More early Black Friday 2022 AirPods deals at Walmart
I suspect Walmart will ramp up their AirPods sales once Black Friday edges closer, but for right now they do have a pretty sweet deal on used AirPods Pros.
More early Black Friday 2022 AirPods deals at Best Buy
Here are some other AirPods and Apple Beats early Black Friday deals happening right now at Best Buy:
We went looking for these deals as if we were shopping for ourselves. By using discount codes and extensions and looking through retailers’ websites, these were the best early Black Friday deals we could find for products we would all enjoy.
Black Friday follows the Thursday of Thanksgiving. This year, that would be Friday, Nov. 25.