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Snag the popular Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones for a discount this October Prime Day

One of Sony's best over-ear headphones is more accessible than ever thanks to Amazon Prime's Big Deal Days deal.
Written by Christina Darby, Associate Editor and  Nina Raemont, Associate Editor
Closeup of Sony WH-1000XM4 headset

If you've read any of ZDNET's best headphones lists, then you're probably familiar with the excellence that is Sony headphones. In nearly every category, the Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones are the ones to beat. But the earlier version, Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones, offer a lot of the same features as the XM5s, as well as a lower price. Well, that price just got even lower with this Amazon Prime's Big Deal Days deal. 

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The Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones are $100 less during October Prime Day. Perfect for deep work or exercising, the headphones use dual sensor noise canceling technology that make it easy to block out chaos so you can work, walk, and go about your day immersed in the sounds of your choosing. 

One fun feature that many competing headphones don't have is Speak-To-Chat. The feature automatically pauses your music once you begin talking and resumes once a conversation ends so you don't have to fumble with the pause and play button. 

You can grab these cans in blue, black, or silver. The sleek headphones aren't just designed for looks, but for comfort, too. Sony says this model features an updated design, engineered to not only reduce pressure-build up, but relieve pressure altogether. 

Read the review: Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headset: Making the world better through a flawless music listening experience

With up to a 30-hour battery life and quick charging, the Sony WH-1000XM4 headphones might be the perfect accessory to lock in and listen during study sessions, when you're churning out business proposals, or when you're digging into spreadsheets. Be sure to take advantage of Amazon's sale and save $100 on top-quality, reliable headphones. 

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