Everyone always talks about AirPods (and AirPods Pro), but let's not forget Apple's "other" true wireless headphones, the Beats Powerbeats Pro. Although they often don't lower their $ 250 list price, and they almost never lower their price For occasional sale of $ 200, Nationwide Distributors through Google Shopping are offering Beats Powerbeats Pro for $ 177.29 when you apply the promotional code UKMHJX. Note that there are two promotional codes available on the payment page, but use this: the other code (which I will not mention by name so as not to confuse it) has a $ 10 discount.
The Powerbeats Pro are designed with athletic users in mind, and are based on hooks to place over the ears and rubber tips with noise insulation. These hooks make it almost impossible for buds to come loose, even during the most intense exercise. In addition, they are sweat resistant; AirPods are not.
Meanwhile, that noise-insulated design helps give the Powerbeats an audio quality advantage over the AirPods: "Richer, cleaner sound with bass that's not only much bigger but tighter," according to David Carnoy.
However, the case is a bit large and does not charge wirelessly. Even so, the Powerbeats Pro easily got a place on our list of the best sports headphones for 2020, and that was based on the price of $ 250. If you've been looking at this but shrunk for the price, this is your chance to reduce the pain factor at more than $ 70.
Professional advice: do you want to save even more? Best Buy currently has the Geek Squad Certified Beats Powerbeats Pro reconditioned for $ 149.99 (Although I've seen them as low as $ 119.99, so watch for future discounts if you're not in a hurry). Although it is sacrificing some guarantee, which is covered for 90 days instead of one year, it is also saving a little more money.
What you think? Good deal at this price or still too expensive?
This article was previously published. It has been updated with a lower price.
Note: Originally published last year. Updated to reflect changes in availability.
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