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Noise-canceling headphones are all the rage these days—cue the hoards of people hunkering down and working from home. It’s one of the best ways to get some peace and quiet amidst busy households and noisy neighbors.
Some noise-canceling headphones can cost hundreds of dollars—but not this top-rated pair.
These Sony Noise Canceling Headphones are on sale for $38, or $31 off at Amazon. That’s a 45 percent savings!
These headphones deliver outstanding audio at an affordable price. They’re wired, with a nearly four-foot long cable and a 3.5mm headphone jack, and they offer impressive active noise-canceling with a whopping 80 hours of battery life. Translation: You can block out just about all background noise for days on end (that’s more than three days if you’re not keeping track).
“These exceeded my expectations,” writes a happy Amazon reviewer. “It's an eerie thing to have an air conditioner or fan running nearby just cease to exist when you hit the switch on the back. And while it's true it doesn't block out people speaking the same way, once I have music pumping through my headphones it doesn't seem to matter—I can see folks are talking but I can't really hear them. They are magic and I cherish them. Someone will have to pry these suckers from my cold, dead hands to make me give them up.”
Thanks to a foldable design, these Sony headphones are easy to pack in a suitcase or toss in a backpack. And at just over five ounces, you’ll barely notice them.
“I love that they fold up into a flattened shape, which I believe helped them survive the hectic trip,” adds a satisfied shopper. “They were comfortable enough to wear for multiple hours at a time. While the noise canceling feature did not drown out all of the noise around me, it definitely functioned well enough considering the price.”
At 45 percent off, these Sony Noise-Canceling Headphones are a great buy. While they’re not wireless, they do offer a long 80-hour battery life for noise-canceling—more than any pair of wireless headphones, including Sony’s popular WH-1000XM3 model.
“I am quite impressed with these headphones, both in terms of sound quality and noise cancellation,” shares another five-star Amazon reviewer. “Mid-range and highs are clear and bass is stronger than I expected. They sound better than anything I've tried in this price range and beat somewhat more expensive headphones.”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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