Yesterday, we covered a deal on one of our favorite pairs of wireless headphones, the Sony WH-1000XM4, that brought them down to $278. You can still grab that deal today, but if over-ear cans aren’t your style, you can now save a bit on Sony earbuds, too. The excellent Sony WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds are down to $178 at Amazon and Best Buy. While $20 more than the record low, this remains a good sale price and we haven’t seen these buds on sale like this since the end of last year.
These are some of the best wireless earbuds you can get and they earned a score of 89 from us. The sound quality is remarkable and turning on active noise-cancellation only makes it that much better. These buds also have a superb battery life — you’ll get six hours of play time with ANC turned on, and the charging case holds three additional chargers (for a total of 18 extra hours). If you’re in a rush, Sony’s quick-charge feature will give you 90 minutes of play time after only 10 minutes of charging.
The only downsides we could find with the WF-1000XM3 were in its design. The buds stick out of your ears a bit more than competitors, and while you can somewhat customize the onboard controls, there’s no volume adjustment option for that. The charging case is a bit too large to comfortably fit in your pocket. However, even at their normal $230 price, the WF-1000XM3 start off more affordable than much of the competition while being an overall stellar pair of earbuds — and they’re an even better buy at this sale price.
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