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Amazon.com Black Friday 2016 audio deals

Amazon.com Black Friday 2016 audio deals

by Stephen Charlton2016/11/22

Black Friday 2016 is coming up this week, and there’s no better time to snap up that tempting piece of gear you’ve been drooling over. Amazon.com has started the party early and there’s plenty of deals already, with some reductions going as far as 90 per cent. We’ve collected the very best Black Friday 2016 deals for headphones, speakers and phone/audio accessories. This year has some great deals on sports headphones and portable Bluetooth speakers in particular. Amazon.com is offering free shipping for orders over $49, although at these prices, you might have to order a couple of items to get up to that figure!

Headphones and earphones

Bose QuietComfort 20 Noise Cancelling Headphones, iOS (black)

Bose QuietComfort 20 Black Friday Amazon

Bose QuietComfort 20 for Apple devices

Bose lead the industry when it comes to noise-cancelling headphones and the QuietComfort 20 are a great set of earphones. The main downside to the model is the price, but with $50 cut, they are starting to look a lot more attractive. This model is comfortable and features a balanced audio response. Read more on the QuietComfort 20 in our Bose earphones buyer’s guide here.

Buy QuietComfort 20

Sale price: $199.00 & FREE Shipping. — Regular price: $249.00 — Saving: $50.00 (20%)

Intcrown S960 Bluetooth Sports Headphones (Black)

Intcrown S960 in-ear headphones

Intcrown S960 in-ear headphones

The Intcrown S960 earphones may not be a big name product, but at 85 per cent off, you’re getting some serious quality for the outlay. These sports earphones have a bass-focused sound and would be an excellent choice for playing tunes while hitting the gym.

Buy Intcrown s960

Sale price: $13.49 — Regular price: $89.99 — Saving: $76.50 (85%)

Besiva Sports Headphones with Microphone, iOS and Android compatible (white)

Besiva Earbuds Sports

Besiva Earbuds

These sports earphones have a great design that allows you to loop the cable around your neck, preventing the earpieces from falling out during workouts. They stay firmly in place and provide solid passive sound isolation. Amazon list them as earbuds although they actually have an earphones build.

Buy Besiva Earbuds

Sale price: $10.99 — Regular price: $29.99 — Saving: $19.00 (63%)

Intcrown Bluetooth V4.1 Sports Headphones, iOS and Android compatible (black)

Intcrown V4.1 headphones bluetooth

Intcrown V4.1 bluetooth in-ear headphones

These sports earphones are designed in the style of Beats Powerbeats, but will make a significantly smaller dent in your wallet. While they have taken visual inspiration from the Powerbeats, the audio profile is different, with less focus on bass. The earhooks will keep them firmly in place during exercise.

Buy Intcrown Headphones

Sale price: $14.39 — Regular price: $69.99 — Saving: $55.60 (79%)

Bluedio U (UFO) Over-ear Bluetooth Headphones (black and red)

Bluedio U overear headphones

Bluedio U (UFO) wireless headphones with mic.

These Bluetooth headphones have an eight-driver design for high quality audio reproduction. They also take inspiration from Beats’ aesthetics, however they are superbly comfortable and feature a balanced sound profile.

Buy Bluedio U

Sale price: $119.99 with free shipping — Regular price: $299.99 — Saving: $180.00 (60%)

ZZSY V4.1 Bluetooth Sports Headphones for iOS and Android (black and purple)

ZZSY bluetooth sports in-ear headphones

ZZSY 4.1 Bluetooth Sports headphones

These sports earphones feature active noise cancellation and include a microphone set-up for calls. They stay firmly in your ears during exercise and the reflected cable provides some extra visibility at night while out on a run.

Buy ZZSY Headphones

Sale price: $24.69 — Regular price: $99.99 — Saving: $75.30 (75%)

Portable speakers and computer speakers

DKnight MagicBox II Portable Bluetooth Speaker (red)

DKnight MagicBox II portable speaker

DKnight MagicBox II portable speaker

This compact 10-watt unit has enhanced bass and a built-in mic for hands-free phone calls. Even not counting the $99 reduction, it’s hard to find better quality audio at this price-point. The blue and black versions are already sold out so ypu better act quick to snap up the remaining red speakers.

Buy DKnight Magicbox II

Sale price: $30.99 — Regular price: $129.99 — Saving: $99.00 (76%)

Zealot S5 Bluetooth Portable Speaker (black)

Zealot S5 portable speaker

Zealot S5 portable speaker

The Zealot S5 will give you 12 hours of playtime on a single charge. It supports use with 3.5mm auxiliary input, USB or a TF Card. There’s also a microphone included for hands-free phone calls. You can crank it up a fair amount considering the size.

Buy Zealot S5 Speaker

Sale price: $12.99 — Regular price: $49.99 — Saving: $37.00 (74%)

Basse Portable Bluetooth Speaker (black)

Basse Speaker

Basse Speaker

The Basse Portable Bluetooth Speaker is a classy-looking design with a stainless steel. It can also be used with USB, TF Card, auxiliary. It’s easy to use and provides a solid audio response considering the small size of the speaker.

Buy Basse Speaker

Sale price: $19.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. — Regular price: $49.99 — Saving: $30.00 (60%)

SoundPEATS Water Resistant Portable Bluetooth Speaker (blue or green trim with black case)

SoundPEATS S3 portable speaker

SoundPEATS S3 portable speaker

The SoundPEATS portable Bluetooth speaker has dual five-watt drivers and can operate for 10 hours on a single charge. It’s water and dust resistant and can be cranked up appropriately loud for outdoor use.

Buy SoundPEATS Speaker

Sale price: $32.99 — Regular price: $69.99 — Saving: $37.00 (53%)

Creative Inspire T12 2.0 Multimedia Speakers with Bass Flex Technology

Creative Inspire T12 Speakers

Creative Inspire T12 Speakers

It can be hard to find a decent set of computer speakers at this price-point, but Creative get it right with the Inspire T12. They are easy to set up and are equally easy to use. They’re on the heavy side for their size but they can be a good thing for smaller speakers.

Buy Creative Inspire T12

Sale price: $31.00 — Regular price: $79.99 — Saving: $48.99 (61%)

Phone and audio accessories

iXCC High Capacity Car Charger with 5 USB Ports

iXCC portable car charger

iXCC portable car charger

These days it’s a bit of a battle to keep all your devices juiced up. The iXCC five-port car charger makes everything a lot easier. The 50-watt unit can be used to charge a combination of phones, tablets or other USB-charged devices simultaneously. It’s compatible with standard cigarette-lighter sockets.

Buy iXCC Car Charger

Sale price: $15.99 — Regular price: $39.99 — Saving: $24.00 (60%)

iXCC 3400mAH External Battery Pack Portable Charger for iOS (pink, grey or black)

iXCC portable phone charger

iXCC portable phone charger

This aluminium battery pack is lipstick sized and includes a four-inch Apple MFi Certified Lightning Cable. It’s compatible with most smartphones, tablets, cameras and MP3 players, including: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Galaxy, Nexus, HTC One, Motorola, Nokia and LG.

Buy iXCC Battery Pack

Sale price: $16.99 — Regular price: $49.99 —Saving: $33.00 (66%)

Asamoom 3.5mm Aux Cable Male to Male 1m (black or gold)

Asamoom 3.5mm Aux Cable

Asamoom 3.5mm Aux Cable

If you’re looking for a high-end auxiliary cable you aren’t going to get a better deal than this. The Asamoom aux cables look good and are made out of premium, durable materials. They are available in black or gold.

Buy Asamoom Aux Cable (black, gold)

Sale price: $5.22 — Regular price: $53.99 — Saving: $48.77 (90%)

IMFair Lightning Cable 3ft for iOS devices (silver or rose)

IMFair lightning to USB IOS Cable

IMFair lightning to USB IOS Cable

This iOS charging cable has a braided-nylon fiber jacket and anodized aluminum shell which is both sturdy and flexible. It has charge and sync compatibility with Apple devices including iPhone 6s, 5s, 5c 5, iPad Air, Air 2,iPad, Mini 1, 2 and 3, iPad (4th generation), iPod Nano (7th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation).

Buy IMfair Lightning Cable

Sale price: $5.00 — Regular price: $13.00 — Saving: $8.00 (62%)

Further Black Friday 2016 coverage coming this week

SoundReview.org will be doing further Black Friday 2016 coverage throughout the week. Amazon.com isn’t the only site with jaw-dropping Black Friday deals, so we’ll do another round-up soon. We’ll also bring you coverage for the finest Cyber Monday 2016 deals.


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Stephen Charlton
Stephen Charlton is a musician and journalist based in Melbourne, Australia.

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