Apple’s new AirPods Pro are now available for purchase, and you’re going to read a lot of mixed things in reviews and on social media in the coming days. Apple super-fans who have never really tried anything else are going to gush about them nonstop, but audiophiles who know what they’re talking about aren’t quite as easy to please. Ask anyone who knows what’s up, and he or she will tell you that the Sony WF-1000XM3 True Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling in-Ear Headphones blow AirPods Pro out of the water — and if you hurry up before they’re sold out on Amazon, you can get a pair of refurbs for just $179.99! That’s $50 off retail and $70 less than AirPods Pro, so definitely don’t miss out.

Here’s more info from the product page:

  • Truly wireless design with proprietary technology for premium sound. Just your music, with no wires to get in the way. Sony’s proprietary HD Noise Canceling Processor QN1e brings the WF-1000XM3 to the pinnacle of noise cancellation. With 24bit audio signal processing and best-in-class signal-to-noise ratio, the WF-1000XM3 headphones dramatically improve the sound quality of whatever you choose to listen to.
  • Industry-leading Digital Noise Cancellation. Industry-leading noise cancellation technology means you hear every word, note, and tune with incredible clarity, no matter your environment. Additional microphones also assist in isolating sound while talking on the phone, resulting in improved phone call quality.
  • Extended battery life plus quick charging. The WF-1000XM3 headphones have enough power to last all day. Get up to 6 hours of battery life on a single charge, and the charging case supplies another three full charges, delivering a total of up to 24 hours of battery life. Low on battery? No problem – 10 minutes of charge time gives you up to 90 minutes of playback.
  • Touch controls. Change the track, activate your phone’s voice assistant, and take or make calls by tapping or swiping the touch panels located on each earbud with your fingertip
  • Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically switches modes based on your surroundings and activities. Smart Listening by Adaptive Sound Control automatically detects your activity, whether you’re travelling in an airport, walking on a crowded street, or sitting in a quiet area. You can customize the sound settings to your preferences with the Sony I Headphones Connect App.


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