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 MDRZX310

From: Amazon

Was: £25

Now: £12.99 (48% off)

If you just need a pair of decent wired headphones without spending much then these Sony cans will do the trick.

Bose SoundSport

From: Amazon

Was: £88.95

Now: £44.95 (50% off)

Bose is an audio brand you can trust and this is a great price for headphones that offer both comfort and sound quality. Great for general use as well as sport and available for iOS or Android.

B&O Beoplay H4 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

From: eBay

Was: £249

Now: £149 (£100 off)

Save £100 on these over-ear Bluetooth headphones from Bang & Olufsen brand B&O from eBay.

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Speaker Deals

Sonos One (with Alexa)

From: Sonos

Was: £199

Now: £179 (£20 off)

See our Sonos One review, where it received 4 stars out of 5 and a Recommended badge. You can also save £50 if you buy two Sonos One speakers.

UE Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker

From: Amazon

Was: £119

Now: £74.99 (£44 off)

Get £44 off this durable, waterproof and shockproof Bluetooth speaker. See more great speaker options: best cheap Bluetooth speakers.

Marshall Acton

From: Currys

Was: £169

Now: £99 (£70 off)

If you want style and great audio then Marshall knows how to do both. The Acton is similar to the Stanmore featured in our best Bluetooth speaker chart.

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More Audio Deals

Amazon Echo Input with UE Boom 3 Wireless Speakers Bundle (Pre-order)

From: Amazon

Was: £164.98

Now: £129.99 (£34.99 off)

The Echo Input converts any speaker into an Alexa smart assistant via a 3.5mm audio cable or Bluetooth. Releases 12 December, just in time for Christmas.

Apple HomePod

From: Currys PC World

Was: £319

Now: £279 (£40 off)

Get £40 off the HomePod from Currys, which includes nine months of Deezer Premium music streaming.

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Audio Deals 2018

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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