Today we're tracking the first $50 discount on Apple's AirPods Max headphones. You can get the Sky Blue AirPods Max for $499.00 on Amazon, B&H Photo, and Adorama, down from $549.00. Sky Blue is the only color at this price.

airpods max reaons 3Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Adorama. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

Over the past few months, the best straight cash discount on the AirPods Max was about $30 on Amazon. Today's sale is the first time a major Apple reseller has knocked down the price of the AirPods Max to below $500, so if you are still shopping for a Sky Blue version of the AirPods Max, this is definitely the best sale around.

We track sales for every model of the AirPods in our Best AirPods Deals guide, so be sure to bookmark that page while you shop around for the wireless headphones.

Update: Amazon is now also offering the Silver AirPods Max at $499.00.

Related Roundups: Apple Deals, AirPods Max
Buyer's Guide: AirPods Max (Neutral)
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Top Rated Comments

smuzzy Avatar
22 months ago
I can't use these for production. I can't walk down a city street without fear of these getting snatched. I wouldn't wear these in a conference call. And I can't work out with these. Therefore, I consider them purely travel headphones. Once they are in range of travel headphone prices, which max out at about $350 , then I will consider.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
StupidOpinion Avatar
22 months ago
these headphones are only worth about $300. maybe $350 due to the build quality
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Deliro Avatar
22 months ago

these headphones are only worth about $300. maybe $350 due to the build quality
I thought the same. Until I tried them. But people going to hate. That’s fine.
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kennyt72 Avatar
22 months ago
Still a good $400 overpriced ?
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RFolk Avatar
22 months ago
nope, too heavy for any serious listener . First 10 minutes is heaven , they do sound amazing, but then it will act like a neck muscle builder device. Also, and this might be unclear for many, but due to the used materials, they do not age well.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
diamornte Avatar
22 months ago
Today, for $500 you could buy 3.9 shares of AAPL and turn it into profit or you could waste money on a used material non-aging-well device that can't even play Apple Lossless.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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