Save on Apple and Beats - 17 of the best Amazon Prime Day headphone deals 2023

Listen to music, podcasts and get the most out of your indoor riding with our pick of the best Prime Day headphone deals 2023

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Amazon Prime Day is in full swing and will hang around until the end of today. There's a range of big savings on some of the best headphones and earbuds for cycling and an active lifestyle.

We’ve got a full guide to all the best headphones for cycling over here, so do head over there if you want a bit more detail on all the different varieties - from bone conducting to on-ear or in-ear models, there are plenty of options out there for cyclists to choose from.

If you already have a good idea of what you’re looking for, then continue scrolling here - we’ve sorted through and selected the best deals this Prime Day. There’s been quite a bit of price fluctuation already over yesterday and this morning - some decreasing, some increasing, others selling out already.

Remember you’ll need an Amazon Prime Day account to access the best deals, which you can sign up to (and immediately cancel) over here.  

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JBL Tune 230NC true wireless noise cancelling earphones: Was $99.99now $39.95 at Amazon

JBL Tune 230NC true wireless noise cancelling earphones: Was $99.99 now $39.95 at Amazon

True wireless Noise-cancelling earphones are the most compact, and most serene way to enjoy music on the go.

 These JBL Tune earphones are currently a whopping 60% off, and feature 8hrs of battery life (40hr with case), IPX4 water resistance and 4 microphones for calling and noise cancelling.

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen): was $249.00 now $199.00 at Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen): was $249.00, now $199.00 at Amazon

You don't often find the latest Apple products on sale, so this deal on the 2nd generation AirPods is worth checking - you get 20% off. When we reviewed the AirPods we found the high price was fair given their spec and functionality. They pair seamlessly with your other Apple products and you can even connect to Siri to read your messages while you work out!

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IIWas $299.99now $236.55 at Amazon

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II: Was $299.99 now $236.55 at Amazon

If you are looking for the best earphone sound quality, look no further than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II. The new in-ear noise-cancelling headphones from Bose are currently 17% off, and feature best-in-class noise-cancelling and sound quality. The earbuds are also good for 6hrs of battery life (24 with case).

SHOKZ OpenMove open ear headphones: Was $79.99Now $54.95 at Amazon

SHOKZ OpenMove open ear headphones: Was $79.99 Now $54.95 at Amazon

Putting on some music or listening to a podcast is a great way to stay engaged on longer rides, but it can decrease your awareness. Shokz' bone-conducting technology means you can still hear the world around you, whilst enjoying your music.

With 6hrs of battery life and a secure fit, these are a great option for bringing tunes to your riding.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $149.99 now $64.99 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was $149.99 now $64.99 at Amazon

Active noise cancelling buds that pack a 12mm speaker with enhanced bass and air vents that are designed to create spacious audio. They also feature always-on voice assistance so you can send messages hands free. The wireless charging case is included. Five colours including this 'mystic bronze'. And this is a super discount.

Skullcandy Indy ANC True Wireless In-Ear Earbuds: Was $129.99now $48.95 at Amazon

Skullcandy Indy ANC True Wireless In-Ear Earbuds: Was $129.99 now $48.95 at Amazon

These true wireless noise-cancelling earbuds from Skullcandy are currently 71% off. Boasting 5hrs of battery life (14hrs with case) and a compact design, these earphones are definitely worth a look - especially with a one year warranty!

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Buds was $149.99 now $89.99 at Best Buy

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Buds was $149.99 now $89.99 at Best Buy

Who knew Dr. Dre was a cyclist. Actually he's the co-founder of Beats. The Studio Buds have both Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and Transparency mode so if you like music when you're outdoors too, these could be a good option. Eight hours' battery life with two more charges from the included case.

Haylou PurFree headphones: was $99.99 now $79.99 at Amazon

Haylou PurFree headphones: was $99.99, now $79.99 at Amazon

We rate the Haylou PurFree as the best value bone conducting headphones out there. During our testing they were comfortable to wear, quick charging and had no sound bleed - and at just 28g they're really lightweight too.

JVC Marshmallow+ in-ear wireless headphones: was $59.99, now $49.99 at Best Buy

JVC Marshmallow+ in-ear wireless headphones: was $59.99, now $49.99 at Best Buy

Dual microphones and ambient noise cancellation support voice transmission for phonecalls and talking to others during virtual rides. IPX5 waterproof rating, touch sensor controls, voice assistant compatibility and a five-hour battery life, charging case included - and a pretty good discount.

JLab Go Air Bluetooth earbuds: was $25.00 now $17.49 at Amazon 

JLab Go Air Bluetooth earbuds: was $25.00, now $17.49 at Amazon 

Incredible bargain if you're after some buds on a budget. The JLabs are more basic than some but have a long 32 hours total playtime, connect with your device to take calls and activate voice assistant and have three different EQ settings including a bass boost designed for workouts.

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Shokz OpenRun wireless headphones: was £129.95now £90.95 at Amazon

Shokz OpenRun wireless headphones: was £129.95, now £90.95 at Amazon

We reviewed the OpenRun headphonesand found them to be among the most comfortable we'd tried. Lightweight, they stayed put during training sessions. They're also a good fit for those cycling outdoors, thanks to both the 'stay put' design and the lack of noise cancellation, which helps you to hear traffic and retain better spacial awareness. This deal is the best we've found to date, and brings the OpenRun phones under £100.

Jaybird Vista 2 headphones: was £189.99, now £158.88 at Amazon

Jaybird Vista 2 headphones: was £189.99, now £158.88 at Amazon

We've yet to put the Vista 2 headphones through their paces but the brand and model is highly regarded thanks in no small part to the comfortable and secure fit they offer. Other features include water and sweatproofing, SurroundSense technology that offers both active noise cancellation and active amplification of ambient noise depending on usage and a wireless range of up to 10m. At more than 25% off the list price, this is an excellent deal.

Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones: Was £350.00now £197.60 at Amazon

Sony WH-1000XM4 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones: Was £350.00 now £197.60 at Amazon

For turbo sessions and gym sessions alike, these over-ear headphones from Sony will provide the best noise-canceling and sound-quality experience. With over 30hrs of battery life, best-in-class noise canceling and a mic built in for calls and google assistant, these are certainly some of the best headphones on the market

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen): was £249.00 now £209.00 at Amazon

Apple AirPods Pro (2nd Gen): was £249.00, now £209.00 at Amazon

The latest Apple products aren't often discounted, so as of writing the best deal we could find on 2nd generation AirPods Pro was a saving of a £10. However, when we tested the AirPods we were left suitably impressed. They were easy to use and sync with other Apple products, offered a custom fit via a choice of silicone tips and delivered great sound, all operated through the ear touch controls.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was £139.00 now £68.99 at Amazon

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live: was £139.00 now £68.99 at Amazon

The Galaxy Buds feature are noise cancelling and feature 12mm speakers with enhanced bass plus air vents that are designed to create spacious audio. Voice assistance so you can send messages hands free. The wireless charging case is included. Three colours options for the UK - black, white and bronze.  Mega deal here with 60% off.

Adidas FWD-02 Sport headphones: was £139.95 now £127.32 at Amazon

Adidas FWD-02 Sport headphones: was £139.95, now £127.32 at Amazon

During testing we found that the FWD-02 really stayed in place, likely making them a good fit if you've struggled with in-ear headphones in the past. As well as the 'lock-in' design we rated them highly for both their ambient noise cancellation and their active noise option. The recharging case is also a neat addition, meaning that when you store them after use they begin charging.

Haylou PurFree headphones: was £99.99 now £87.99 at Amazon

Haylou PurFree headphones: was £99.99, now £87.99 at Amazon

In our guide to the best headphones for cycling the Haylou PurFree came out a winner. We think they're the best value bone conducting headphones on the market thanks to their lightweight design that's comfortable and secure to wear. We rate the sound quality ad experience zero noise bleed and they're quick to charge also - 10 minutes gave us two hours of playback. 

On the lookout for more cycling-related deals? We’ve collated the best discounts on bib shorts and jerseys in our Amazon Prime Day cycling clothing deals hub. For sales on bike computers, smartwatches and heart rate monitors, those are in our Amazon Prime Day tech deals hub page. If Echelon, NordicTrack and spin bikes more generally are more your bag, our Amazon Prime Day exercise bike deals are over here. Finally, for everything all-in-one-place, you can find our main Amazon Prime Day hub page over here. 

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.