Yes, Apple’s AirPods Max are pricey at $549 for MSRP, but they offer what may be the best wearable audio experience when considering all of the headphones today.
And in honor of Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale, Apple’s premium headphones are back with a 13% discount. Right now, you can get AirPods Max for $479 flat in silver, blue, pink, green, or gray.
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like apple (AAPL) The first over-ear headphones, AirPods Max sit completely comfortably over your ears and opt for a very premium design. You’ll find ear cups made of aluminum with stainless steel and breathable mesh materials.
In fact, the “umbrella”-shaped upper headband greatly reduces pressure on the wearer’s skull and lets you comfortably music AirPods Max for hours. And you can expect 20 hours of playback with noise canceling like listening.
Audio playback? Well, these are two Apple-made H1 chips that work in tandem with “Adaptive EQ” to blend sound for your ears. You’ll find that any track, regardless of genre, looks clear and lively. Apple hasn’t been shy about using bass and low notes in the mix, either. Spatial audio, which intelligently places sound around you, is supported here.
Active noise cancellation is among the best of any headphones currently available, and the AirPods Max do an excellent job of blocking out big, loud sounds as well as higher frequency sounds like HVAC or anyone talking. Transparency mode allows you to easily enter environmental sounds and is rivaled only by the second generation of AirPods Pro.
And like any AirPods, they will quickly pair with your iPhone and then sync with your iCloud account. The latter allows you to quickly turn off the Apple devices to which your AirPods Max is connected.
This deal on Amazon offers some of the best over-ear headphones at slightly more affordable prices, and luckily you get your choice of color since it’s $479 for all five shades.
Prices are accurate and items are in stock at time of posting.