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We Found the Best Over-the-Ear Headphones to Buy During the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale (Including AirPods Max)

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You know those over-the-ear headphones you've been thinking about buying for the music lover or gamer in your life? They're on sale during the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale (yes, Amazon Prime Day 2 is here, y'all, but only through Wednesday, October 12). In order to snag a pair for as little as $90, though, you have to be a Prime member, which is why you must sign up now if you haven't already.

All set? Now shop ahead for the crème de la crème of headphones available on sale for the next 48 hours.

Amazon Prime Early Access Sale Is Here & These Are the Best Deals to Shop for the Next 48 Hours


Truth is you can't go wrong with any Apple headphones (we're fans of the Airpods Pro), but what makes these so special (other than the fact that it's the brand's only over-the-ear model) is that it has a 20-hour battery life, a lightweight design for optimal comfort and personalized spatial sound (with dynamic head tracking) that's out of this world, reviewers confirm. They're also wireless and come with a neat case to store them in to boot.

Next up are the top-rated Bose QuietComfort wireless headphones. The name is apparently quite fitting, because buyers can't stop talking about how comfortable they are over long periods of time, whether they're working out or taking calls. The noise-canceling feature is also unique, using tiny mics to observe and analyze your surroundings and cancel outside noise with opposite signals.

There's a reason these wireless headphones have more than 28,000 reviews: They're the best of the best. Take it from this happy shopper: "The sound quality was what I expected from Bose. Crisp, rich audio with an amazing range of clarity, from your treble to mid-tones and excellent bass. They're also quite comfortable; their padded band and ear cups are soft and do not apply much pressure against your head."

Guys, this is the first time these wireless headphones have gone on sale, and customers describe them as sleek and next-level comfy. The WH-100XM5 model also has an up to 30-hour battery life and noise cancellation capabilities. When you want to really be aware of your surroundings, it enhances the ambient sound and your music at once. More impressively, they learn your behavior and locations, adjusting the volume accordingly.

For under $100, you'll get most of the same features you'd get with more expensive headphones, like a hands-free microphone, 20-hour battery life and noise-cancellation capabilities. You can also control the volume and manage calls without reaching for your phone.


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