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

Apple AirPods

From: Phones LTD

Now: Free with a mobile contract

Phones LTD bundles a free pair of AirPods with selected phone contracts, including (as you'd expect) the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max, but some older models too.

Apple AirPods

From: EE

Now: £14 per month (for 11 months)

EE is offering to add a pair of AirPods to an existing plan for £14 a month, for 11 months, with no upfront cost - a small saving on the RRP (the total outlay will be £154), and spread out to make it easier to manage.

Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless Earphones

From: Amazon

Was: £169.95

Now: £149 (£20 off)

A small but not unpleasant saving on the Powerbeats3, which earned 4 stars in our review. More product details here.

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Speaker Deals

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.

LG ThinQ WK7

From: Currys PC World

Was: £199.99

Now: £99 (50% off)

An excellent half price deal on this Google Assistant smart speaker from LG

Sony SRS-XB21

From: Amazon

Was: £100

Now: £59.99 (£40 off)

This Sony Bluetooth speaker is waterproof and can be connected to up to 100 others for a huge party.

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Funcl W1 True Wireless Earbuds

From: Amazon

Was: £49

Now: £24.50 (with code IDGEXCLUSIVE)

Get 50% off these wireless earphones with our exclusive code IDGEXCLUSIVE.

OnePlus Valentine's Day Bundle

From: OnePlus

Was: From £595.95

Now: From £575.95 (Up to £20 off

OnePlus is bundling its OnePlus 6T phones with its Bullets Wireless earphones and case for Valentine's Day. You can get discounts on other accessories too.

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Audio Deals

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.


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 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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