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Just $35, these open box Sony headphones deliver 8 hours battery life

When it comes to headphones today, the space is an exaggeration of riches. Whether it’s in-ear, on-ear, over-the-ear, around the neck, or something else, there’s no shortage of selection. But, with that also comes a bunch of high-priced options that are just a little more costly than we like.

If you’re looking for an affordable, quality set of headphones without all the extras, we’ve got just the thing. Right now you can pick up a pair of Sony ZX220BT wireless headphones for just $35.

With up to eight hours of continuous playback, they pair via Bluetooth or NFC and provide a comfortable listening experience. Not just for music, they’ve got a built-in microphone for calls and voice commands.

  • Bluetooth connectivity: Pair your device via Bluetooth & enjoy your music or control playlists, volume, and calls right from your device
  • NFC One-Touch: Simply touch your NFC-enabled device to the on-body N-mark for quick, seamless connection
  • 1.18″ drivers: Listen to your jam in clear, dynamic audio
  • Built-in mic: Take calls & issue voice commands even w/ your phone secure in your pocket or bag
  • Swivel folding design: Slip these headphones easily into a suitcase or bag
  • 8-hour playback: Keep your tunes playing throughout the day

What’s the catch? Well, while the headphones are in new condition, they’re technically considered “New Open Box” items. That essentially means they’ve come from excess inventory from store shelves and may have been exposed to customer contact. The packaging may show some wear and tear, or have assorted retail stickers on it.

Nevertheless, these headphones have gone through verification and have been put in clean packaging. You’ll get a 15-day return policy and a 90 days parts and labor warranty, too.

Get Yours Today!

Normally priced around $80 for a brand new pair, you can get yours for just $35 today. That’s more than half off and a terrific price for something that has a potentially worn box.

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These open box Sony headphones are more than half off

When it comes to headphones today, the space is an exaggeration of riches. Whether it’s in-ear, on-ear, over-the-ear, around the neck, or something else, there’s no shortage of selection. But, with that also comes a bunch of high-priced options that are just a little more costly than we like.

If you’re looking for an affordable, quality set of headphones without all the extras, we’ve got just the thing. Right now you can pick up a pair of Sony MDR-XB650BT Extra Bass wireless headphones for just $60.

With up to 30 hours of continuous playback, they pair via Bluetooth or NFC and provide a deep, punchy sound with boosted bass. They’re comfortable as hell and come with a two year warranty.

  • Connect & stream music easily w/ Bluetooth & NFC
  • Enjoy full, deep, resonating sound w/ the Extra Bass technology
  • Get up to 30 hours of continuous playback
  • Experience long-lasting comfort w/ the self-adjusting headband & soft, cushioned earcups
  • Switch easily between songs & calls using the built-in button & mic

We can hear you now: What’s the catch? Well, while the headphones are in new condition, they’re technically considered “New Open Box” items. That essentially means they’ve come from excess inventory from store shelves and may have been exposed to customer contact. The packaging may show some wear and tear, or have assorted retail stickers on it.

Nevertheless, these headphones have gone through verification and have been put in clean packaging. You’ll get a 15-day return policy and a two year warranty from Sony, too.

Get Yours Today!

Normally priced around $130 for a brand new pair, you can get yours for just $60 today. That’s more than half off and a terrific price for something that has a potentially worn box.

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For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.

First Time Buying?

If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.

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Jaybird X4 Review: Has the king of Bluetooth headphones returned?

Whenever you think about wireless Bluetooth headphones, chances are that Jaybird is one company that comes to mind. Jaybird has been in the game for quite some time and is back with one of its more popular products, the Jaybird X4.

Read More: Jaybird Run Review

These are the true successor to the Jaybird X3 that were launched back in 2016. Since then, we have seen the Jaybird Freedom and Jaybird Run headphones launched, but nothing beats the fan favorite, right?

What’s in the Box?

Before jumping into all of the fun stuff, let’s take a look at what you get for the $130 price tag. Jaybird sure knows how to take care of its consumers, as it includes an assortment of ear and wing tips.

Doing so ensures that you will be able to use the Jaybird X4 regardless of how big or small your ears are. Already installer is a set of medium, plastic, ear-tips, but you’ll want to change these out for the included Comply Foam tips.

Additionally, Jaybird included a carrying pouch, so that your brand new headphones won’t get tangled up with anything else in your pocket or bag. Finally, there is a proprietary charging cable that can be used with any USB wall-plug in your home. You can even use your computer in a pinch.

The problem with this charger is that Jaybird continues to opt for its own proprietary charging method. Why we can’t get USB-C or even micro-USB is still a mystery that has yet to be solved.

Design

When you look at the Jaybird X3’s and the Jaybird X4’s there’s really not much difference here. You have the two earbuds with a cable connecting them, and in-line controls on the right side of the cable.

This hub also provides the housing for the included battery and is what you use to connect the charger too. There are three buttons for Volume Up, Volume Down, and Play/Pause.

Moving back to the cable for a bit, there is a new clip that helps you control how much spare cable you have. Obviously, this is a great addition for those who don’t want a cable flopping around and getting caught on something while you’re working out.

If you’re someone who frequents the gym, then you’ll be happy to learn about the sweat rating. The Jaybird X4 includes an IPX7 rating which means that they can be submerged in up to 3-feet of water for 30 minutes.

Obviously, you won’t really want to go swimming with these. However, the IPX7 rating ensures that the X4’s will continue pumping out the music even if you’re caught in a rainstorm.

Usability

As is the case with just about every set of Jaybird headphones, there is an accompanying app for iOS and Android that helps get things set up. Simply install the app, turn on your new Jaybird X4 headphones, and follow the prompts on your device.

In order to put your device in pairing mode, you’ll need to press the middle button on the in-line controls. The charging light will begin blinking between Red and Green, and a voice will say “Ready to Pair”.

From there, just follow the instructions in the Jaybird app and you will be on your way. After the pairing process has been completed, then you can begin listening to your favorite content.

Sound

Now that we got the pairing process out of the way, you’re likely wondering just how well the X4’s sound. Well, if you are a fan of Jaybird then you will feel right at home.

As expected, these won’t really replace your favorite over-the-ear cans, but they are perfect for when you’re on the go. The bass is heavy enough that it won’t blow your eardrums out, while the high’s are just good enough.

The best part about the entire Jaybird experience is the aforementioned MySound application. This allows you to fine-tune the EQ to your taste and updates in real-time to help you decide what is the best fit for your music.

Jaybird has really figured out how to create a set of great-sounding headphones. And that trend continues with the X4’s.

Battery Life

Other than sound and sweat-resistance, the next biggest question behind Bluetooth headphones is battery life. Jaybird claims that the X4’s will provide up to 8 hours before needing a recharge.

In our testing, we never really hit that 8-hour mark. Instead, we consistently saw between 6 to 7 hours of usage before needing to recharge.

What makes this even better is that Jaybird has finally hopped on the quick-charge train. The X4’s are capable of getting about an hour of listening time with just a 10 to 15-minute charge. If you are charging them after being drained to 0%, you can recharge back to 100% in just about an hour.

For this reason alone, the Jaybird X4’s are a must have for anyone looking for a solid set of Bluetooth headphones.

Conclusion

Jaybird has become one of the most reliable brands in Bluetooth headphones. The Jaybird X series is extremely popular and for good reason.

While we have some quirks about the X4 headphones, primarily around the proprietary charging, these are still great. The Jaybird MySound app makes it extremely easy to tune these to your personal listening habits.

All-in-all, the Jaybird X4 is a great buy for anyone looking for a solid set of Bluetooth headphones. Even the $129.99 price tag won’t scare anyone away from at least considering these.

Be sure to sound off in the comments below to let us know what you think about the Jaybird X4. Are you going to pick a set up for yourself? Or is there another set of headphones that has your attention.

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Paww WaveSound 3 headphones: big on sound and noise cancellation, small on price

Music is part of every man or woman’s DNA, an indelible part of who we are and what we love, and the music-listening experience is a pleasant one when you have the right hardware in place. Whether you’re on a plane overlooking the ocean, or in your office taking a breather for lunch to drown […]

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Ventura Wireless Headphones only $69 (Deal of the Day)

Wireless headphones and earbuds are some of our favorite accessories. Once we’ve become accustomed to cutting the literal cord, it’s hard to go back to something that’s physically tethered. To us, Bluetooth is the way to go. About As our Deal of the Day, the TRNDlabs Ventura Wireless Headphones deliver an audio experience that is crisp, […]

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Gear Up: Taotronics wants to replace all of your audio needs

In case you haven’t noticed, those of us here at AndroidGuys love audio accessories. Whether it’s headphones, speakers, or a complete sound system, we love testing out new products to determine whether they’re worthy to grace your home. TaoTronics is one of those companies which has a decent following, but is still looking to make […]

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Save up to 35% on Xiaomi audio products with these coupon codes (Promoted Deals)

If you’re in the market for some high quality but low priced audio tech, you’ve come to the right place. You might know Xiaomi from the phones that it makes, but it does so much more. You can find Xiaomi battery banks, smart light bulbs, pens, soil testers, and pretty much anything else under the […]

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Gear Up: Braven’s summer line is as sporty as it is practical

With some of the hottest days of the year happening lately, we often find ourselves spending time at the pool or beach. There are few things that feel as good as a dip in the water when temps reach 90’s or higher. One of the first things we like to grab when we head out […]

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Check out these amazing, cheap Bluetooth Headphones (Promoted Deals)

Our music addictions can be expensive. Sure, there are cheap pairs of headphones and earbuds that sound bad enough to where you might want to turn the music off, but that sucks. And who wants to pay $100+ for a pair of Bluetooth earbuds? I just want to listen to music in peace without having […]

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Gear Up: Anker’s SoundBuds lineup provides great value while keeping your music bumping

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, there are a lot of new options on the market. Today, we take a look at the Anker SoundBuds Slim, Tag, and Sport to determine which option is best for you!

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