Amazon is upping the Apple ante forward of Prime Day.
A week after placing the sky blue AirPods Max on sale for $529, the net retailer has marked them and the silver version of the over-ear headphones right down to solely $519.99 — that is slightly below $30 off Apple’s prompt retail value of $549 (and solely $1.87 away from the all-time-low price they each briefly hit in late Could).
Observe that the inexperienced and pink ones have been additionally cheaper than their MSRP on the time of writing, however at $540.03 — or about $9 off — their low cost is barely value it. If both a kind of is your most well-liked colour, we advise ready a bit to see in the event that they be part of their comrades at $520. (Professional tip: You may set a value alert utilizing sure Chrome extensions.)
For the uninitiated, the AirPods Max marked Apple’s first foray into the world of non-Beats-branded over-ear headphones after they dropped this previous December. After taking them for a take a look at drive, Mashable tech reporter Brenda Stolyar concluded that whereas they will not be tremendous comfortable for folks with smaller ears and glasses-wearers — their earcups are fairly huge — they are a actually good pair of headphones total, with “nice sound high quality, ideally suited battery life, simple controls, and a classy design.” (We would be sort of salty in the event that they weren’t, TBH, given what Apple’s charging for them — you’ll be able to learn Stolyar’s full assessment here.)
See what all of the hype’s about: That blue button under will take you on to Amazon’s AirPods Max product web page.