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AirPods and AirPods pro Prime Day deal 2021: Save 25% in the Amazon sale

These discounts on the tech giant’s high-quality earbuds are too good to miss

Eva Waite-Taylor,Sarah Young
Monday 21 June 2021 09:32
<p>Both sets of AirPods earned rave reviews here at IndyBest, and now is the time to snap them up</p>

Both sets of AirPods earned rave reviews here at IndyBest, and now is the time to snap them up

After weeks of speculation and rumours regarding the start date, Amazon Prime Day is finally here – and we couldn’t be more excited.

There’s a whole host of impressive offers to snap up on everything from gaming consoles and laptops to clothing and alcohol. But that’s not the full extent of our coverage for the two-day shopping bonanza.

In fact, quite the opposite – we’re here to keep you up to date with the very best deals on tech, TVs, home appliances and toys, as well as any discounts on big-name brands, such as Apple, Nintendo Switch and Amazon’s own-brand items.

It’s Apple we’re most interested in here though. The tech giant is notorious for not taking part in sales, so when we spot a deal, you’ll always be the first to hear about it.

Case in point: Amazon’s Prime Day deal on AirPods. Right now, you can get the original earbuds and the higher spec AirPods pro with 25 per cent off their original price. So, if you’ve been debating whether to get a pair, now’s the time to do it. Read on for everything you need to know.

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Apple AirPods pro: Was £249, now £187.99, Amazon.co.uk

“AirPods pro are a high-end pair of earphones that are difficult to find much fault in,” noted our writer in his review of the earbuds. Retaining a similar design to the original AirPods (was £159, now £119.99, Amazon.co.uk), they have Apple’s classic glossy white finish.

With three differently sized silicone eartips to choose from, you can find the perfect fit for you – and there’s an eartip fit test on your phone to help you figure out the best option. As for staying in your ears, our reviewer was pleasantly surprised by how well they performed against sweat, water and head shakes, making them perfect for in the gym, running and more.

As for the noise quality, “it’s a sound topped by few rivals”, with an impressive active noise-cancelling function that shuts out ambient noise. These are sold at a pretty high price point, but according to our tester, they’re certainly worth it – so, snap these up while they’re in the sale.

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Apple AirPods: Was £159, now £119.99, Amazon.co.uk

Apple’s OG AirPods were highly regarded in our review of the best wireless earbuds, and for good reason. Having been immensely successful when they first launched in 2016, they remain, even now, “some of the very lightest in-ears you can find”.

Our writer said: “The design is unchanged since day one, but improved electronics inside mean that, like on the pro model, you can say, ‘Hey, Siri’ to invoke the virtual assistant without even touching the earbuds.”

Where they differ from the AirPod pro’s is in fit – there’s no silicone ear tip or noise-cancelling. Despite this, “audio quality is very good”, as is call quality, and they work even if you have just one earbud in.

There’s no point waiting any longer to invest, because there’s currently an impressive £39 saving this Prime Day. And if our review is anything to go by, you won’t regret it.

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Best Prime Day home appliance deals – Snap up huge savings across big-name brands such as Shark, Dyson, Nespresso and Philips

Best Prime Day tech deals – Whether it’s a new phone, tablet, laptop or noise-cancelling headphones, you’ll find the best deal here

Best Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals – Calling all gamers: prepare for big discounts on the popular console and bundles

Best Prime Day fashion and clothing deals – With prices slashed on dresses, jeans and more, it’s time to get your re-entry outfit planned

Best Prime Day kids’ toys deals – Find discounts on toys, gadgets and board games for kids of all ages

Best Prime Day TV deals – Update your at-home cinema experience without paying full price with our featured deals

Best Prime Day gaming deals – Looking for a new console, or after a new controller or game? Here are the best deals for gamers

Best Prime Day laptop deals – This year we expect big discounts on MacBooks, Microsoft Surface laptops and more

Best Prime Day Amazon device deals – Get ready for big savings on Amazon’s cutting-edge smart home tech

Best Prime Day Apple deals – With rarely seen savings on the brand’s products, it’s the perfect time to invest in new tech

Best Prime Day alcohol deals – All the boozy savings you need to know about on spirits, wine and beer

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