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Every Apple aficionado knows that the tech company and entertainment giant rarely slashes prices on its products. But over at Amazon, the normally $249 AirPods Pro 2 are now marked down to just $190 and the second-generation AirPods are finally on sale for $80 (regularly $129), their lowest prices since last Black Friday. Meanwhile, the AirPods 3 are now only $140, an 17 percent discount from the regular price of $169.
The markdowns come ahead of Black Friday, which takes place on Nov. 24 and promises major markdowns on brands such as Dyson, Shark Beauty, iRobot, Peloton and millions more deals. And if you’re an Amazon Prime member, so you can get quick two-day free shipping on these Apple AirPods.
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So what’s the difference between AirPods Pro 2 and AirPods 3? Though the latest Bluetooth earbuds look strikingly similar to the former, the AirPods 3 feature a new sound driver and support Adaptive EQ, resulting in better sound quality. Unlike the second-gen model, they’re now also resistant to sweat and water, so they’re great for workouts. And if you’re watching movies with Dolby Atmos, the AirPods 3 support spatial audio and head tracking for a seamless immersive audio experience.
The sweat- and water-resistant Apple AirPods Pro 2 offer active noise cancellation, adaptive EQ technology (which automatically tunes music according to the shape of your ear) and over 24 hours of battery life when they’re fully charged. Both earbuds are built with Apple’s speedy H1 chip, which makes them pair seamlessly with the rest of the company’s products. They also work with Android phones and other non-Apple devices via Bluetooth. And whether you’re using Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa, the AirPods play well with smart assistants, so you can use them to hear the news, time, weather and schedules.
Here, we’ve rounded up the best Black Friday deals on Apple AirPods, along with a few stylish charging case covers to go with them, at Amazon.
1. Apple AirPods Pro 2 with MagSafe USB-C Charging Case
2. Apple AirPods 3 with MagSafe Charging Case
3. Apple AirPods 2 with Wireless Charging Case (38% off)
4. Apple AirPods Max ($99 off)
The Best AirPods Cases for Showing Off Your Style
1. Elago Classic Nintendo-Inspired AirPods Pro 2 Case Cover
2. Kirby-Inspired AirPods Case Cover