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Sony's WH-CH720N headphones are just $98 for Prime Day

This matches a record-low for the headset.


Sony’s well-reviewed WH-CH720N headphones are on sale for just $98, which is $52 off the MSRP. It’s part of Amazon’s October Prime Day event, so make sure to snatch one up soon before the deal ends or before the stock runs out. These headphones are typically $150, and considered a bargain at that price, so this discount is sure to entice many consumers.

The WH-CH720N is already a budget-friendly purchase when compared to Sony’s spate of high-end headsets, but it still brings some modern features to the table. During our review, we called out the proprietary V1 chip that allows for high-grade active noise cancellation (ANC) and helps boost the sound quality a bit. We also appreciated the robust battery life, allowing for 35 hours of use per charge, which is a mighty fine metric for budget or mid-range headphones.

The controls are easily accessible, with a power/pairing button on the left side and a noise canceling button on the right side that cycles between ANC and transparency modes. There’s also the typical three-button array for volume and for switching tracks. The center button, however, can be used to instantly call up your preferred voice assistant, like Siri or Google Assistant.

As for connections, there’s the standard USB-C port for charging and there’s a 3.5mm headphone jack if you want access to sweet, wired audio. The design is comfort-forward, with ample cushioning in the ear pads and a lightly-wound headband hinge that won’t squeeze your noggin.

What are the downsides here? The exterior uses a whole lot of plastic, which takes the aesthetic appeal down a notch. This model also lacks Sony’s Speak-to-Chat feature that automatically pauses audio when you’re talking. The 720N headphones don’t even pause when you take them off, so make sure you manually push the stop button on your track to preserve battery life.

As previously stated, this is a limited-time Amazon Prime Day deal that will likely bid adieu by the end of the day. These headphones are available in both black and white.

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