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Noise-canceling headphones are on sale at Amazon and Best Buy


Noise-canceling headphones are your best friend if you value concentration at home. It doesn't matter if it's virtual learning or video work meetings (if you have that luxury), noise-canceling headphones help you focus on the task at hand. Or at least they provide a brief moment of relaxation, especially if you buy a premium pair on sale at an amazing price. For example, you can buy the Sony WH-XB900N wireless over-the-ear headphones for just $148 at Amazon. That's the best price we've seen on these since last holiday season.

These popular Sony noise-canceling headphones are at their lowest price ever


TL;DR: Buy the highly rated Sony WH1000XM3 noise-canceling headphones for just $248 at Amazon. This $101.99 discount makes this the lowest price we've seen, but this sale ends after Aug. 11. As we spend more of our lives at home, it's important to tune out those many everyday distractions. Whether for virtual learning or working from home if you have that privilege, one tool that can help is a dependable pair of noise-canceling headphones. And now you can grab one of the most popular models at their lowest price ever from Amazon.

Forget AirPods Max, here are 15 pairs of high-quality headphones that won't break the bank


An affordable pair of high-quality over-ear headphones can be hard to come by. There are plenty of other competing products that won't cost you an arm and a leg. Whether you want a new wireless option for working out or you're hoping to find some to help boost productivity while working from home, you can't go wrong with any of these deals. The TREBLAB Z2s pump out quality sound while drowning out unwanted background noise with T-Quiet ANC technology. They'll last you 35 hours on a single charge and resist water and sweat like it's their job.

Get lost in the music with noise-canceling Beats headphones on sale at Best Buy


SAVE $120: Get Beats Studio 3 wireless noise-canceling headphones on sale at Best Buy for $229.99 through Sept. 24. Everyone needs some time to shut the world off and relax with their favorite music or podcasts. And noise-canceling headphones are the best tools for the job to enjoy the latest episode of "Office Ladies" in peace and quiet. And for a premium noise-canceling experience, it's best to stick with top headphone brands such as Beats, especially when they're on sale. Through the end of Sept. 24, buy a pair of Beats Studio 3 wireless noise-canceling headphones for $229.99 from Best Buy.

The Best Noise-Canceling Headphones WSJD - Technology

Sometimes you need the world to just shut up, already. The roar of a jet, the clamor of a commuter rail and the murmur of an open office all conspire to keep you from concentrating. Noise-canceling headphones, long the refuge of pilots and road warriors, have become so convenient they're worth a look for ordinary commuters and cubicle-dwellers, too. Normal headphones just cover your ears and try to out-blast everything else. Noise-canceling ones use microphones and software smarts to actively delete sound before it reaches your ears.