It’s that time of year again – Black Friday, the annual shopping event where everyone looks for the biggest deals. The day itself is today (November 25th), but deals often start days before and continue through Cyber Monday (November 28). Apple’s AirPods are famously popular gifts and travel companions, and various models are often on sale throughout the year. So keep an eye out for great deals on AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max when the Black Friday sale kicks off.
These are the best Black Friday deals we’ve found on the various AirPods models so far. We’ll keep this page updated as deals come and go, and our automatic price comparison tools can also help you find the latest deals.
Black Friday 2022: The best AirPods deals
We’ve identified these deals as the best of the bunch. They can change often, so be sure to check back for updated offers before you buy.
- John Lewis, AirPods (2nd generation): £115 (£24 off, plus 2 year warranty)
- Costco, AirPods (3rd generation, MagSafe case): £174.99 (£14.01 off)
- John Lewis: AirPods (3rd generation, MagSafe case): £179 (£10 off, plus 2 year warranty)
- John Lewis, AirPods Pro (1st generation): £184 (£15 discount, plus 2 year warranty)
- Costco, AirPods Pro (2nd generation): £219.99 (£29.01 off)
- John Lewis, AirPods Pro (2nd generation): £229 (£20 off, plus 2 year warranty)
- Amazon, AirPods Pro (2nd generation): £229 (£20 off)
- Costco, AirPods Max: £489.99 (£59.01 off)
Apple is once again holding a four-day shopping event that runs from Black Friday (November 25) to Cyber Monday (November 28). Instead of actual savings, gift cards are being given with purchases, and many AirPods models include:
- AirPods (2nd generation), AirPods (3rd generation) with Lightning charging case: $25/£25
- AirPods Pro (2nd generation): $50/£50
- AirPods Max: $75/£75
You can check out the savings on Apple’s website; if it’s down, it means Apple hasn’t put the shopping event live in your location yet, so come back later.
Black Friday 2022: The latest AirPods Pro deals
The second-generation AirPods Pro look like the first-generation model, but they sound better, have longer battery life, and offer some other welcome improvements. Recently released in October this year, Apple sells them for $249 / £249 and major deals are harder to come by, but you should be able to save $20-$30 this year. We think most buyers will be happier with the new model than the older one.
While Apple no longer sells the first generation AirPods Pro, you can still find them at a number of retailers while supplies last. Because they are looking to clear out inventory, you can sometimes find a great deal on them.
The latest AirPods deals
The 3rd generation AirPods are a significant upgrade over the 2nd generation model. They usually shop for $179 / £189 with the wireless charging case, but you can often find them a little cheaper. Apple also sells a model with a wired Lightning case for $169.
The biggest discounts are usually found on second-generation AirPods. They’re a bit dated and don’t have nearly the features or sound quality of the third-generation model, but if you primarily want to use them for calls rather than music, you can save a lot of money. Apple sells them for $129 / £139 but you can easily find them for much less.
The latest AirPods Max deals
Frankly, the AirPods Max are too expensive. Compared to other consumer-oriented noise-canceling headphones, you could pay hundreds more. The price of Apple is $549 / £549, and it’s easy enough to find them for $100 less, but a good price would be under $400 / £400.
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