AirPods Max have received an even steeper discount on Amazon today, dropping the headphones down to $489.00, down from $549.00 in select colors. Sky Blue and Space Gray are available at this price, and Pink are available for just a bit more at $490.30.

AirPods Max Deal Feature BlueNote: 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.

This sale beats the previous low price by about $10, and it's now the best deal available online for Apple's AirPods Max. The headphones are shipped by Amazon and are in stock today, so anyone with Prime shipping can get them within the next few days with free shipping.

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.

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Top Rated Comments

BGPL Avatar
12 months ago
Still a hard no.
Score: 35 Votes (Like | Disagree)
levitynyc Avatar
12 months ago
Just buy the XM4's for $248.
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
arefbe Avatar
12 months ago
So, the price is now just ridiculous, instead of outrageous?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
IIGS User Avatar
12 months ago
I would have to have an equivalent sum of money in reserve set aside to procure a supply of rock like tropane alkaloid stimulant before spending such on a set of headphones.

In other words, I would have to be smoking crack to pay that much for headphones....
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ignatius345 Avatar
12 months ago
Really enjoying all these takes on how much people would prefer the price to be! Keep them coming, please.

I would like a Mac Pro for $1200. Let me know when it reaches that price point.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Remy149 Avatar
12 months ago
I’d pay a max of $350 for these. I can’t justify the price for something I really don’t need.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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