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These awesome AirPods Pro alternatives are on sale

Think noise-canceling earbuds, and most people will think Apple's AirPods or AirPods Pro. But the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and Buds 2 Pro are good alternatives, and you can catch these at major discounts.
Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Contributing Writer
Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro in case with water drops around them

The very cool Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro


I don't know how I ever managed without a decent pair of noise-canceling earbuds. They make hectic modern life so much more bearable. You pop them into your ears, and you can be in a world filled with music or audiobooks or podcasts... or just some well-deserved silence!

Think earbuds, and most people will think Apple's AirPods or AirPods Pro

But they're not for everyone.  

People who aren't in the Apple ecosystem, or those who don't want to pay the sort of money that Apple is asking for these products, still deserve decent earbuds.

Well, you might have noticed that there are a lot of sales going on, making it a great time to pick up a quality set of earbuds for a lot less than you normally pay.

Also: The best Apple Cyber Monday deals on AirPods, iPads, and more

Here are two pairs that I highly recommend checking out.

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro highlights

  • Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation
  • Answer calls and switch to talking with voice detection and let in the sounds that matter with four ambient levels
  • 11-mm woofer and 6.5-mm tweeter built into every earbud
  • IPX7 water-resistant Galaxy Buds Pro can withstand immersion up to 3 feet deep for a half hour
  • Skip songs, launch music and answer calls by tapping your buds
  • Battery life: ANC on - 5 hours for the buds, 13 hours for the case/ANC Off - 8 hours for the buds, 20 hours for the case

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro highlights

  • Intelligent Active Noise Cancellation will quiet down even the loudest outside sounds
  • Enhanced 360-degree audio creates a personalized surround-sound experience 
  • Designed to be comfortable and fit securely no matter what you're doing
  • HD Voice Technology separates your voice from surrounding noise
  • IPX7 water-resistant Galaxy Buds2 Pro are protected during immersion up to 3 feet deep for a half hour
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