Audio Deals

Audio gear ranges dramatically, from tiny in-ear headphones right up to mammoth 7.1 surround sound systems. But whatever equipment you need, the best sound quality costs money, which is where we come in - we've gathered the best deals around on headphones, speakers, and more, so check here regularly for the best prices, no matter what you're listening to.

Best Audio Deals

Headphones Deals

Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless NC Headphones with Alexa

From: Amazon

Was: £330

Now: £267 (£63 off)

These Sony smart headphones with Alexa have £63 off right now, which is only £4 more than what you would have paid over Prime Day.

Paww SilkSound Wireless Headphones

From: Amazon

Now: £41.99

These Bluetooth wireless headphones are a part of Amazon's Launchpad, which features new products from innovative startups.

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Speaker Deals

Aukey Eclipse Bluetooth Speaker 20W

From: Amazon

Was: £43.99

Now: £38 (£6 off with voucher)

Apple the £6 off voucher to get a discount. It's not a Prime Day deal, so is available to all.

Q Acoustics M3 Soundbar

From: Amazon

Was: £299

Now: £149 (£150 off)

Get an amazing £150 off this soundbar with built-in subwoofer. It received 4/5 stars in our review and a Tech Advisor recommended badge, here's why.

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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd-gen)

From: Amazon

Was: £49.99

Now: £24.99 (£25 off)

Get the Echo Dot 3 for 50% less. Don't forget to claim 90 days of Amazon Music Unlimited for free.

Bose QuietComfort 20

From: Amazon

Was: £249.95

Now: £179 (£70.95 off)

Bose make some of the best noise cancelling headphones on the market and these in-ears are great for any situation.

Funcl W1 True Wireless Earbuds

From: Amazon

Was: £49

Now: £24.50 (with code IDGEXCLUSIVE)

Get 50% off these wireless earphones with our exclusive code IDGEXCLUSIVE.

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Audio Deals

There are enough speakers and headphones out there that you can always find audio gear with serious price reductions. But it's equally easy to get misled into a deal that isn't as good as it looks - here's what to look for.

Speakers

Most likely you'll be in the market for a Bluetooth speaker so you can play music wirelessly from your phone, tablet, computer, or similar.

The best Bluetooth speakers start from around £150 (before discounts or deals), though you can also find plenty of Bluetooth speakers below £100, and you should look for features like 360-degree audio, Wi-Fi support, and a long battery life if you want something portable.

If you'd rather something to pair with your TV, a soundbar is often the simplest option - they feature a variety of inputs and even Bluetooth support to serve as a general speaker too. Otherwise, there's always 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound systems if you're really committed.

Finally, a word about smart speakers like the Amazon Echo and Google Home. These usually aren't the best speakers around, but their voice controls and smart home integration are undoubtedly appealing - just don't expect them to match the sound quality of top speakers at the same price.

Headphones

Headphones come in even more varieties than speakers these days, but you're often looking for the same sort of features.

The best headphones tend to start from £100, and these days you can get great sound quality from in-ear, on-ear, or over-ear varieties - though there are plenty of cheaper headphones out there too.

It's likely you've considered picking up wireless headphones, which now have enough battery life to avoid being inconvenient - though the sound quality still can't quite match a cable. There are also more niche headphones designed specifically for sport or for kids.

No matter what type of headphones you buy, look for a wide frequency response, balanced sound profile (unless you know you like your audio with particularly heavy bass or treble), and make sure it's got the right sort of cable to fit your device.

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