If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on a pair of wireless headphones, you’re in luck. What most would consider to be the best active noise cancelling headphones on the market are currently on sale. The Sony WH-1000X M2 can be scooped up now on Amazon for a straight up $298, which is a good amount less than they normally go for.
Sony WH-1000X M2
Depending who you ask the new king of ANC headphones is the Sony WH-1000X M2, and for good reason. The WH-1000X M2 is slightly better than even the Bose at actively cancelling outside noise, and even more importantly are jam-packed with some of the best Bluetooth codecs. You’ll get aptX, aptX HD, AAC, and LDAC compatibility allowing for higher quality streaming. These also have touch-sensitive earpads that let you control music playback just by swiping.
The Bose QC35 Series II have them beat when it comes to comfort, but the WH-1000X M2 makes up for that with the technology packed inside enabling a higher sound quality and better ANC. If you want to dig even deeper you can read the full review to learn more.
On a related note, the Bose QC35 II are also on sale today. Assuming you don’t have $600 to blow on getting both pairs of headphones, you’re going to have to pick one. So which is it going to be?