A truly amazing deal on Sonys noisecanceling earbuds

first_img Review • Jabra Elite 65t give the AirPods a run for their money Sony WF-SP700N truly wireless sports earphones Sony’s latest truly wireless earphones are its best yet Mentioned Above Jabra Elite 65t 1:46 CNET’s Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on tech products and much more. For the latest deals and updates, follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page, and find more great buys on the CNET Deals page. $150 The Cheapskate See It $169 News • Jabra Elite 65t deal: One of our favorite AirPods alternatives slashed to $89.99 (Update: Sold out) CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Now playing: Watch this: See It Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. 16 Photos Hard to justify at $180, the Sony WF-SP700N is a lot more appealing at $69. Sarah Tew/CNET Just a couple days ago I posted a Jabra Elite 65t deal that sold out in mere minutes, which proves that lots of people are just as interested in high-end true-wireless earbuds (when they’re on sale) as they are in the no-name cheapie ones.Let’s try again, shall we? Today only, and while supplies last, deal-a-day site Meh has the Sony WF-SP700N true-wireless in-ear sport earphones for $69, plus $5 for shipping. They’re new, not refurbished, and priced at around $180 just about everywhere else. Note that CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. See it at MehHow do these compare with AirPods? That’s always the big question, right? I’ll answer in part by steering you to David Carnoy’s Sony WF-SP700N review, which is very enthusiastic overall and doesn’t take into account a recent firmware update that added, among other things, support for Alexa and Google Assistant.Unfortunately, that update didn’t fix one annoying flaw: audio lag with some video-streaming apps. With Netflix, the audio-video sync seemed perfect. But when I played Fleabag (amazing show) on Prime Video, there was a noticeable delay. Ugh. Carnoy was also correct regarding the difficulty getting the earbuds properly seated in their charging case. You can’t just drop them in; you have to wiggle them in just so.As to be expected from Sony ‘phones, however, I found the overall sound quality to be excellent and the noise-cancellation features pretty amazing. (Sony’s instruction manuals, however, remain as confounding as ever.)All this is to say that the WF-SP700Ns are way overpriced at $180 — but awfully tempting at $69. If you like an in-ear design for its bass and noise-isolation benefits, but still want the option of allowing ambient noise in while exercising, grab this deal before it’s gone.Read more: The best true wireless earbuds of 2019 Best Buy Headphones See it $169 Abt Electronics Walmart $169 Jabra Elite 65t 3 Comments Tags Share your voice See It Sonylast_img