If you missed the last time that Apple AirPods dipped down to $129 — back during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales marathon — you’re in luck, because the deal is back. Right now, Amazon is offering the second-generation AirPods for $129, which is the lowest price we’ve ever seen the earbuds hit (though they’ve been at this price repeatedly, and we expect it to happen again after this deal expires). That’ll save you $30 over the usual list price of $159. Will they ever sell for less than this? Eventually — if and when Apple introduces a third-gen AirPods, for sure — but until then this is probably the best you’re going do.
The second-gen AirPods have an updated chip (the H1 versus the old W1) that allows for faster and more reliable pairing. The second gen also has about an hour more talk time, and allows you to invoke Siri hands-free. Of course, the , with their noise cancellation and silicon tips are another matter altogether, but I’d personally rather get the AirPods 2 for $129 than pay $249 for the AirPods Pro.
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