Tired of overpriced, underperforming headphones? Amazon's got this noise-canceling Sony pair for just $10

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Save half on these Sony ZX Noise-Canceling Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)
Save half on these Sony ZX Noise-Canceling Headphones. (Photo: Amazon)

Noise-canceling headphones are all the rage these days — just ask any work-from-home-r or out-and-about city dweller — they're a great way to get some peace and quiet amidst busy households and noisy neighbors.

Problem is, some noise-canceling cans can cost hundreds of dollars, especially if your audio standards are high. But we've found a pair that's both top-rated and eminently affordable. Brace yourself: These Sony ZX Noise-Canceling Headphones are on sale for $10, or half off, at Amazon.

The retail giant will give you free shipping on eligible orders over $25. But if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get so much more — from access to new movies and TV shows, discounts at Whole Foods, exclusive sales and two-day free shipping on many, many items. Not yet a member? Sign up for your free 30-day trial here.

Impressive noise-canceling

These headphones deliver outstanding audio at an affordable price. They’re wired, with a nearly four-foot-long cable and a 3.5mm headphone jack, and they offer impressive active noise-canceling with a robust 80 hours of battery life. Translation: You can block out just about all background noise for days on end (that’s more than three days if you’re not keeping track).

“...These exceeded my expectations,” raved a delighted five-star reviewer. “...It's an eerie thing to have an air conditioner or fan running nearby just cease to exist when you hit the switch on the back. And while it's true it doesn't block out people speaking the same way, once I have music pumping through my headphones it doesn't seem to matter — I can see folks are talking but I can't really hear them.... They are magic and I cherish them. Someone will have to pry these suckers from my cold, dead hands to make me give them up.”

Get these Sony noise-cancelation at a really, really affordable price! (Photo: Amazon)
Get these Sony noise-cancelation at a really, really affordable price! (Photo: Amazon)

Super portable

Thanks to a foldable design, these Sony headphones are easy to pack in a suitcase or toss in a backpack. And at just over five ounces, you’ll barely notice them.

“...I love that they fold up into a flattened shape, which I believe helped them survive the hectic trip,” added one happy wanderer. “They were comfortable enough to wear for multiple hours at a time. While the noise-canceling feature did not drown out all of the noise around me, it definitely functioned well enough considering the price...”

At half off, these Sony ZX Noise-Canceling Headphones are a great buy. Although they’re not wireless, they do offer a long 80-hour battery life and effective noise-canceling.

“I am quite impressed with these headphones, both in terms of sound quality and noise cancelation,” shared another five-star Amazon reviewer. “Midrange and highs are clear, and bass is stronger than I expected. They sound better than anything I've tried in this price range and beat somewhat more expensive headphones...”

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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