Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2023: Best Amazon Deals on Speakers, Smart Speakers, and Headphones

Black Friday / Cyber Monday - Best Amazon Deals

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As another holiday season approaches, it is time to think again about holiday gift-giving, and so it’s time to think about shopping and sales – and especially the incredible discounts you can find on Amazon for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023.

And this year, with as much time as we are all spending at home, it is perfectly understandable if you would also like to get a gift for yourself – a great-sounding set of speakers for your stereo, your home theater system, or your home office, a cool smart speaker or some amazing new headphones.

Or, if you’re just that generous, any of the choices here would also make incredible presents for your family, friends, and loved ones.

We have scoured the Amazon website, and are here to report on the best 2023 Black Friday and Cyber Monday prices on an incredible sounding home stereo, home theater and home office speakers, smart speakers, gaming, and music headphones. 

Please enjoy our holiday gift guide – The Best 2023 Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sales on Speakers, Smart Speakers, and Headphones – and Happy Holidays!

If you want to check out ALL deals available on Amazon, below we have links to specific Black Friday deal pages for each of the categories:

  1. Headphones
  2. Home Audio
  3. Musical Instruments

Table of Contents

Deals On Home Stereo Bookshelf Speakers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023

The selection of home stereo bookshelf speakers this year is pretty amazing, with a couple of our most well-known and well-loved brands offering some of their most popular products at great discounts, and three other companies which may be a bit less well known, but whose products are superb in every way. 

So here you’ll find both obvious choices and expert inside tips, but however you go, at these discounts you just can’t lose!

Klipsch R-41PM Powered Bookshelf Speaker, Black

Klipsch R-41PM Powered Bookshelf Speaker,Black
  • Powered monitor
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Phono/line analog (with switch and ground screw terminal)
  • 3.5mm analog Mini jack
  • USB digital

Let’s save the best for first, shall we? One of the finest, most powerful, accurate, clear, detailed, and musical bookshelf speaker systems I’ve ever heard, the Klipsch R-41PM, is available on Amazon Black Friday for an enormous discount.

With Bluetooth wireless as well as digital wired inputs (USB and optical), standard analog wired inputs, a big, beefy, and exceptionally high-resolution amplifier built-in, and even a phono stage so you can directly connect a turntable, this is the perfect speaker for today and will work perfectly with, well, pretty much anything and everything.

But the sound of this pair of bookshelf speakers is what really blows me away, with that legendary Klipsch low distortion and high resolution, they open up like few speakers I know at any price, and are an absolute joy to listen to with all kinds of music. The Klipsch R-41PM would get my strongest recommendation even at full retail, but again, the Black Friday discount is outrageous – don’t wait!

Mackie CR8-XBT 8-Inch Powered Bluetooth Wireless Monitors

Mackie CR-X Series, 8-Inch Multimedia Monitors with Professional Studio-Quality Sound, Bluetooth and...
  • Professional studio-quality sound
  • Flexible inputs - 1/4”, RCA, and Bluetooth
  • 160 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound
  • All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character
  • Hookup cables and isolation pads included

I am amazed at Mackie speakers and headphones, and in fact, I am including a full five Mackie products on this list of my most recommended Amazon Black Friday 2023 products. But in some ways these big Mackie 8-inch powered wireless bookshelf speakers are the most impressive, with a truly neutral and honest audiophile-grade sound that is open, detailed and effortless, and absolutely gorgeous, with awesome bass for their size, and some of the best imaging I’ve ever heard. 

With a sound like this, a powerful built-in amplifier, and the ability to use them wired or wireless, at any price, these are a steal, and they don’t seem to be on sale that often. But they are nicely discounted for Black Friday, as are their smaller line-mates, the Mackie CR5-XBT five-inch bookshelf monitors, with a bit less bass but the same lovely high-resolution sound overall. Also check out the hyper-powerful, fast, deep, and beautifully defined Mackie 8-inch wireless subwoofer.

KRK Classic 5 Powered Active 5 Inch Studio Monitor

KRK 5" Classic Studio Monitor
  • High/Low-frequency controls contour your sound for environment, preference, and music style, and the custom bi-amped, class A/B amp offers...
  • Soft-dome tweeter with optimized waveguide provides smooth, pristine and articulate highs up to 35kHz
  • The low-resonance enclosure minimizes distortion and color, and the lightweight, glass-aramid composite woofer delivers clear midrange and...
  • Flat Low Frequency Adjustment adding versatility and improved accuracy for mixes that translate in different environments
  • Superior low-end extension with optional setting of plus-2dB KRK Bass Boost acclaimed by music creators worldwide

It’s pretty common knowledge among audiophiles and music lovers that professional studio monitors, like the ones used in music production and sound engineering, make a great choice as speakers for everyday home use as well – they have a kind of open, honest, detailed quality that makes any music sound as good as it can possibly sound, and they can be listened to for hours and hours without a hint of fatigue.

This describes the KRK-powered bookshelf speakers to a T, although I would go on to say that, for all their accuracy and honesty, the KRK has a wonderfully warm and musical quality, and slightly up-tuned bass as well – boosted just enough for real impact and excitement, but never overwhelming. One of my favorite speakers, the KRK Classic 5 is now available at a great Black Friday discount!

PreSonus R65 V2 Studio Monitor with Acoustic Tuning

PreSonus R65 V2 Studio Monitor, 6.5"
  • 2-way active AMT tweeter design provides articulate high-frequency response, wide stereo imaging, and narrow vertical dispersion.
  • Custom-designed, 6.8-inch, AMT tweeter responds to the subtlest waveforms and the highest frequencies for audiophile-grade air and space.
  • 6.5-inch LF drivers provide transparent mid- and low-frequency reproduction for clean, punchy bass.
  • Acoustic tuning controls (Low cut, Mid, High, Acoustic Space) compensate for room acoustics and placement.
  • Now comes included with Studio One Prime and Studio Magic plug-in suite, over $1000 USD worth of music production software.

One of the best things in the world, at least to me, is a speaker that combines audiophile clarity, neutrality, detail, and resolution with a beautiful musical sound that will appeal to everybody. And when such a speaker also has awesome bass – especially for a mid-sized bookshelf – and real musical power, it is a winner on all fronts.

The PreSonus R65 professional studio monitor is just such a beast, and I love it as well for its ability to play soft background music with life, beauty, and exquisite expressiveness, and loud party music with intense volume, slamming bass, and not touch of strain.

A nicely designed amplified speaker with built-in high and low-frequency level controls, the R65 works perfectly in any room and with any kind of music, and at this discount price is one of the best deals on Amazon’s Black Friday sale this year.

Sony SSCS5 3-Way 3-Driver Bookshelf Speaker System (Pair) – Black

Sony SSCS5 3-Way 3-Driver Bookshelf Speaker System (Pair) - Black
  • Bookshelf speaker with Hi-Res Audio perfect for your home theater or music listening setup
  • Amplify your movie, music, and gaming experience with a speaker that provides full frequency audio with a three-way, three-driver speaker...
  • Create a robust 5.1.2 home theater setup perfect for Dolby Atmos with the complete range of CS speakers from Sony with 2 SSCS5 bookshelf...
  • ¾ in. super tweeter and 1” tweeter accurately reproduce high frequency sounds for an expansive soundstage
  • 5.12” woofer delivers deep, stable bass and detailed mid-range sounds

Three of my recommendations for best Black Friday speaker deals are for essentially professional quality monitor speakers that are designed for audio engineering and production but are especially well suited for accurate listening at home. They are also, despite the fact that I’m sure they would appeal to so many different people, from slightly less-known brands.

But I’m guessing you – and every other human alive – have heard of Sony, and you probably also know of how consistently high quality and great sounding their gear is.

These Sony SSCS5 3-way bookshelf speakers are one (or two, I guess) of my favorite Sony products, and while they are definitely not designed for the exacting work of audio engineering, and have that decidedly, bright and bassy ‘street-tuned’ sound that is so popular today (and that Sony seems to do better than pretty much anybody else), they are still honest, low distortion speakers that would satisfy even the discerning audiophile. Fun, powerful, exciting, and surprisingly accurate, the Sony SSCS5 is now available at an equally exciting discount and is a sure-fire gift idea.

Deals On Home Office Speakers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023

In addition to the fantastic speakers we’ve listed above, we found a couple of really great choices specifically suited for home offices and desktop use – speakers that will engage you with their detail and dynamics even at low volumes, but without that distractingly bright, boomy and distorted character some others have, and will blow you away if you want to crank it!

But please, if your office is not at home, crank it judiciously – even if it’s a safe bet everybody else in earshot will also love the sound!

PreSonus Eris E4.5-2-Way 4.5″ Near Field Studio Monitor (Pair)

PreSonus Eris E4.5-2-Way 4.5" Near Field Studio Monitor (Pair)
  • A great choice for music lovers, content creators and gamers, the Eris E4.5 media reference monitors bring studio sound to the home...
  • Now comes included with Studio One Prime and Studio Magic plug-in suite, over $1000 USD worth of music production software.
  • 4.5-inch, woven-composite, low-frequency transducer produces an accurate, balanced sound.
  • 1-inch (25 mm), ultra-low-mass, silk-dome, high-frequency transducer eliminates harshness
  • High- and low-frequency controls let you fine-tune the speaker’s response for the space you're in.

Yes, any of the above bookshelf speakers would make wonderful desktop speakers as well, but we can benefit from a bit of newer speaker design that is particularly intended for high-precision studio monitors that sit very close to sound engineers. Near-field technology provides the best imaging, balance, and overall sound with speakers placed closer than what is optimal, and will give you astonishing sound on the desktop.

And nobody does near the field much better than PreSonus, whose Eris 4.5 are superb audiophile monitor. They have effortless, wide-open sound even when cranked, but are so high in resolution, so sensitive to dynamic nuances and so low in distortion that even at the lowest levels the music really comes alive.

At well under $200, these powered speakers, which will run perfectly right from your PC’s headphone output, are one of the best values I know in audio today, and at a Black Friday discount, they are self-recommending.

Mackie CR3-XBT 3-Inch Multimedia Monitors – Pair

Mackie CR3-XBT Creative Reference Series 3" Multimedia Monitors with Bluetooth (Pair)
  • Professional studio-quality sound
  • Flexible inputs - 1/4”, RCA, and Bluetooth
  • 50 watts of clean, articulate stereo sound
  • All-wood cabinet provides a natural sonic character
  • Hookup cables included

Again, you could use any of our above choices for best bookshelf speakers on the Amazon 2023 Christmas sale for your desktop, but I have to say that the big Mackie 8-inch jobs, or most of the others for that matter, might be a bit too much, and I’m not sure I myself would get any work done.

But for the same quality, with slightly less bass (though still an enormously satisfying low end) the same company’s 3-inch CR3-XBT, or the Mackie CR4-XBT 4-inch, would make a wonderful choice. Bluetooth wireless and wired connectivity, a powerful high-resolution amp built in, and professional grade material and construction quality make these Mackies among the most thoughtful and impressive gifts I could imagine giving or receiving, and even at the regular price they are super-affordable – but at the Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday discount they are ridiculously cheap!

Deals On Home Theater Speakers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023

Nothing is as wonderful as the immersive and powerful experience of a good home theater system, and these four great sale items from the 2023 Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday sales will bring your home theater enjoyment to a new level – and they are all amazing bargains at these discount prices!

JBL Bar 5.1 – Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar with True Wireless Surround Speakers

JBL Bar 5.1 - Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar with True Wireless Surround Speakers
  • JBL 5.1 surround sound with 510W of power
  • Detachable, battery-powered wireless surround speakers
  • Thrilling bass from a 10 Inch (250mm) wireless subwoofer
  • Wireless music streaming with Bluetooth
  • True 4K connectivity with 3 HDMI in/1 HDMI out (ARC)

Out of all the products participating in the 2023 Amazon Black, Friday / Cyber Monday sale, this JBL complete home theater package may be the one I am most excited to share. I have heard this system installed in a friend’s house, and can personally attest that it is just fantastic, with powerful bass, superbly holographic and immersive 3-dimensional surround-sound imaging, perfect clarity and realism in dialogue, music, and all sounds, and really beautiful sound signature overall.

At full retail, the JBL Bar 5.1 is quite possibly the best value I know, and at this substantial Black Friday discount it is unmissable – an incredibly impressive gift for anybody, including yourself, and remarkably affordable!

Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer

Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer, S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound, and...
  • S-Force PRO Front Surround and Dolby Digital create cinematic style surround sound
  • 2.1ch front surround sound with X-Balanced speaker delivers clear, rich dialogue
  • Wireless subwoofer delivers deeper, richer bass sound
  • Powerful 330W of total output brings your content to life
  • Simple and easy operation with compact remote and convenient OLED display window

I actually want to point out two amazing Black Friday 2023 deals here: The first is the Sony HT-S400 soundbar/subwoofer combo, which is one of the cheapest and simplest ways I know to move into incredibly powerful home theater sound, and at this discount is even cheaper.

Second, the highly capable Sony HT-A5000 5.1.2ch Dolby Atmos Sound Bar Surround is a more pricey affair but without doubt one of the most advanced and impressive Atmos-ready soundbars I know, and not often discounted.

Both are exceptional units at their price points, with clear, clean, and immersive sound, great bass, and real dynamic power, and with that legendary Sony quality on all levels.

Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar Sound System with Universal Remote Control, Black

Bose Solo 5 TV Soundbar Sound System with Universal Remote Control, Black
  • Single sound bar provides better sound quality compared to your TV.The Solo 5 TV sound system is an easy solution, with advanced...
  • Dialogue mode to make every word and detail stand out
  • Bluetooth connectivity to wirelessly stream music from any of your devices
  • One connection to your TV. Optical audio input (digital); Coaxial audio input (digital); 3.5 mm aux input (analog)
  • Universal remote controls TV, bass, Bluetooth connections and more

I was so thrilled to find this popular and surprisingly affordableBose Solo 5 TV soundbar on the list of best Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals for 2023 because it is an incredibly well-made product with superbly accurate, clear, and powerful sound – if you don’t think you can afford Bose, check this beauty out while it’s on sale!

Definitive Technology CS-9060 Center Channel Speaker with 8″ Powered Subwoofer

Definitive Technology CS-9060 Center Channel Speaker | Built-in 8" 150-Watt Powered Subwoofer for...
  • THE BEST CENTER CHANNEL YOU'VE EVER KNOWN – It is so good that you'll forget it is just a center channel. Pair with the BP9000 Tower...
  • SOUND THAT TRANSCENDS THE STATUS QUO - Features BDSS technology drivers – 1" Aluminum Dome tweeter & (2) 4.5" mid drivers that deliver...
  • BETTER TONAL BALANCE – Definitive's proprietary Intelligent Bass Control helps enhance bass, which maintains an overall balance between...
  • DESIGNED WITH RIGID STANDARDS FOR BETTER IMAGING – The Totally inert resonance-free cabinet help minimize disturbances, giving you...

If you know home theater, you know that Definitive Technology is as good as it gets. What you might not know, though, is that their superb center channel speaker system, with an integrated (and awesome) 8-inch subwoofer, works beautifully with any other brand of speakers. No, not just works beautifully – this center/sub will totally transform your system.

And be sure to check out the even more powerful Definitive Technology CS-9080 Center Channel / Subwoofer, the Definitive Technology CS9040 Center Channel Speaker, and the Definitive Technology A90 Height Speaker Module for Dolby Atmos – really, these premium products are rarely on sale but are offered at surprisingly big discounts for Black Friday.

Deals On Smart Speakers and Powered Bluetooth Speakers for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023

We here at Speakergy are so excited to see some really popular and incredibly successful Bluetooth wireless speakers on sale for Black Friday 2023 – perhaps not as many as in previous years, but I’m still able to list out 7 amazing speakers from three of the very best brands, and in every case speakers so popular that they definitely don’t need to be discounted.

But they are, and from budget to affordable premium, they all would make fantastic gifts.

Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Bluetooth Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof

Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Powerful Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for...
  • Play it loud with EXTRA BASS sound
  • Built to last with an IP67 waterproof rustproof and dustproof design
  • Listen all day and night with up to 24 hours of battery life
  • Boost your music with 2 speaker lights and multi-colored line lights and turn the lights on or off via the Fiestable App
  • Get things booming with Party Connect and sync up to 100 speakers

I have a lot of experience with, and absolutely love, both Bose and JBL wireless Bluetooth speakers, but recently I had the opportunity to really listen to the Sony SRS line of active speakers, and I was pretty amazed by what I heard. Bose has a kind of dark, rich musicality that makes them incredibly popular at their higher prices, and the JBL is pure fun, with a big, bass sound and tons of energy, and is as tough and durable as it gets.

The Sony SRS-XB43, though, and the less expensive Sony SRS-XB23, are excitingly best-of-both-worlds products, which might well appeal to even more people. They have a bright, clear, and detailed sound that is more open than Bose and more accurate than JBL, and seem just right for EDM and Hip Hop fans as much as audiophiles – not, of course, that these are somehow mutually exclusive.

Incredibly well made and so musical, with huge bass and yet somehow beautiful tonal balance, these Sony Bluetooth wireless units are amazing speakers, and the Amazon Black Friday discounts on them for 2023 are pretty amazing too.

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ (Series II) Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ (Series II) Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Wireless Water-Resistant Speaker...
  • More sound all around—Engineered to deliver true 360° sound for consistent, uniform coverage from a bluetooth speaker. SoundLink Revolve...
  • Improved battery life — With up to 17 hours from a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, you get more play time than the original SoundLink...
  • Durable portable speaker—SoundLink Revolve II is dust and water resistant (IP55 rating), so it will stand up to splashes by the pool....
  • Built-in microphone — Take calls and access your device’s default voice assistant right from the portable speaker. Or connect the...
  • Connecting is easy — Voice prompts talk you through pairing your device to this Bluetooth speaker. Multi-connect lets you pair two devices...

Lots of people have been waiting to purchase their dream speaker, the Bose Revolve+ II, with its wonderfully rich and musical sound, premium fit and finish, superb material and construction quality, smart integration that’s actually smart, and the best tech overall – but the admittedly high price might be a bit deal-breaking. 

But not now, since Amazon’s Black Friday list includes the Revolve+ 2nd Generation, and at a surprisingly substantial discount! Also on sale is the cool Bose SoundLink Color II, a great little smart speaker which, despite its diminutive stature, is every bit Bose in its sound, as well as its overall quality.

JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

JBL FLIP 5 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker Made From 100% Recycled Plastic - Blue
  • Wireless Bluetooth Streaming
  • 12 hours of playtime
  • IPX7 waterproof
  • Premium JBL Sound Quality
  • Made with 100 Recycled Plastic

With its crystal clear, dynamic, fun, and absolutely huge sound, its waterproof design, and its seemingly indestructible build, the JBL Flip 5 may be my favorite portable Bluetooth wireless speaker, and at this discount, it’s just irresistible.

Even though the Flip 5 is such an amazing deal at this discounted price, you might also want to check out the little JBL Go 3 – incredibly big JBL sound, and downright cheap for Black Friday / Cyber Monday, or even the JBL Clip 4, which is nice in the middle and a great balance between power and portability.

Deals On Headphones for Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023

Our last category in this 2023 Buyer’s Guide of best Amazon sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday is headphones – a really ideal gift for any music lover or gamer, and so we’re lucky to see more great deals on more great products than in any other category. Sports headphones, audiophile over-ear headphones, immensely popular street-tuned wireless ‘buds, and awesome gamers, they’re all here, and they’re all on sale!

Bose Bose SoundLink II Over Ear Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Bose SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II- White
  • Deep, immersive sound, improved EQ best in class performance for wireless headphones
  • Latest Bluetooth technology for easy connectivity and seamless audio or video syncs
  • Advanced microphone system, HD voice for clear calls in windy or noisy environments
  • Up to 15 hours play time with rechargeable lithium ion battery,Ear cushion:9.6 cm H x 7.4 cm W
  • Switch between two Bluetooth devices so you can watch a video while staying connected to your smartphone.Wireless range up to 30 ft (9...

The best noise canceling, the smoothest, most beautiful sound, incredible material and build quality, and premium fit and finish – the SoundLink II by Bose are amazing headphones, and at such a great Black Friday discount they are affordable to a lot more people. And for that lovely Bose sound in a tough, hi-tech in-ear headphones, I’m thrilled to say that the Bose Sports Earbuds are also on sale.

Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

Soundcore Anker Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Over Ear Bluetooth...
  • Incredible Sound Loved by 20 Million+ People
  • Hi-Res Audio Certified: Custom oversized 40 mm dynamic drivers produce Hi-Res Audio—a certification only awarded to audio devices capable...
  • Reduce Ambient Noises By Up to 90%: Our team of engineers conducted more than 100,000 tests in real-life scenarios to fine-tune Life Q20’s...
  • 100% Stronger Bass: Our exclusive BassUp technology conducts real-time analysis of the low frequencies to instantly strengthen the bass...
  • 40-Hour Playtime*: Up to 40 hours of non-stop playtime in wireless active noise cancellation mode (at 60% volume) is extended to an enormous...

Ok, not the biggest discount for Black Friday 2023, but these superb Anker Soundcore wireless noise-canceling headphones are rarely discounted at all, and even at full retail are possibly the best value I know at their level – fantastic for all kinds of music and highly recommended.

Echo Buds Wireless earbuds with ANC and Alexa (2nd Generation)

Echo Buds (2nd Gen) | Wireless earbuds with active noise cancellation and Alexa | Wireless charging...
  • Dynamic audio and active noise cancellation (ANC) - Premium speakers deliver crisp, balanced sound. Sealed in-ear design and ANC limit...
  • Customize your audio - Audio Personalization helps tune audio for your unique hearing preferences to enhance your enjoyment of music and...
  • Compact and comfortable - Echo Buds are small, light, and sweat-resistant, with a secure, customizable fit that's made to move with you.
  • Hands-free entertainment - Echo Buds work with the Alexa app to stream music, play podcasts, and read Audible audiobooks—just ask.
  • Long-lasting battery - Get up to 5 hrs music playback per charge and up to 15 hrs with the charging case. A 15-min quick charge provides up...

If the first generation of Echo Buds was a bit underwhelming, Amazon really showed us something with Gen 2 – specifically that they actually listen to their customers and our feedback. The all-new Echo Buds are amazing sounding, have superior noise canceling and the best overall functionality, including seamless Alexa integration – a superior pair of TWS (true wireless stereo) earbuds, and at this discount, they’re a no-brainer!

Beats Studio Buds – True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Beats Studio Buds - True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Compatible with Apple & Android,...
  • Custom acoustic platform delivers powerful, balanced sound
  • Control your sound with two distinct listening modes: Active Noise Cancelling (ANC) and Transparency mode
  • Three soft ear tip sizes for a stable and comfortable fit while ensuring an optimum acoustic seal
  • Up to 8 hours of listening time (up to 24 hours combined with pocket-sized charging case)
  • Industry-leading Class 1 Bluetooth for extended range and fewer dropouts

Beats have improved so much over the last few years, and are now among my very favorite earbuds and headphones – these Studio Buds, for example, still have that trademark Beats driving bass, as intense as ever, but now the vocals and high frequencies are startlingly clear and musical. The best tech by far, too, and available now at a substantial Amazon Black Friday 2023 discount.

You should also know that the equally hyper-popular on-ear Beats Solo3 headphones, which are as fun sounding and as beautifully built as any headphone I know, also can be found at a significant Black Friday 2023 discount.

JBL Tune 230NC TWS True Wireless In-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones

JBL Tune 230NC TWS True Wireless In-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones - Blue
  • JBL Pure Bass Sound: Smartly designed 10mm drivers enhanced by the Dot form factor deliver JBL's Pure Bass Sound so you'll feel every...
  • Product Note : If the size of the earbud tips does not match the size of your ear canals or the headset is not worn properly in your ears,...
  • Active Noise Cancelling with Smart Ambient: Hear more of what you want, less of what you don't. Active Noise Cancelling technology with 2...
  • 6 mics for perfect voice calls: Enjoy hassle-free, hands-free calls in stereo. The Tune 230NC TWS are equipped with 4 microphones, so you'll...
  • Up to 40 hours of battery life: Never miss a beat with 40 (10 plus30) hours of battery life or 8 hours, plus 24 hours in the case when noise...

One of the most popular and highly rated true wireless headphones on the planet, the JBL 230NC has clear, powerful, and enormously fun sound, great microphones for phone calls, and superb noise canceling – and the Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2023 discount is as big as the sound!

As a low-price alternative, with no noise canceling but still pumping out that big JBL sound, the JBL Vibe 200TWS True Wireless Earbuds – Black make a wonderful, and wonderfully affordable, gift.

JBL Live 660NC Wireless Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones

JBL Live 660NC - Wireless Over-Ear Noise Cancelling Headphones with Long Lasting Battery and Voice...
  • The JBL Live 660NC wireless headphones feature 40mm drivers and a sound signature that can be found in the most famous venues all around the...
  • Keep the noise away and stay focused on the music with Adaptive Noise Cancelling of these Bluetooth headphones. The Ambient Aware technology...
  • Get help from your preferred voice assistant using your voice or with a tap on the earcup. Activate Nose Cancelling or Ambient Aware, check...
  • Stay in touch with your world by managing calls with the buttons on the ear-cup. The mic technology allows for perfect stereo calls.
  • Rock on for up to 50 hours (or up to 40 hours with ANC and BT on) . Then, stop for a quick 10-minute charge to get extra 4-hour fun.

These big, fantastic JBL over-ear wireless headphones can easily compete with much more expensive choices from Sony or Bose for sound quality, noise cancellation, and overall fit and finish, and are to my ears a lot more powerful – a great value already, and with this discount a steal!

And for that great JBL sound at a very low price – and even lower now with the big Black Friday 2023 discount, check out the JBL Tune 510BT wireless headphones.

Mackie MC Series Professional Studio Headphones – Black (MC-250)

Mackie MC-250 MC Series Professional Studio Headphones Black
  • Powerful high-performance 50mm drivers: both models are equipped with large 50mm drivers for exceptional low-frequency response so you can...
  • Wear them all day: nothing is worse than headphones that don't feel great to wear. With plush ear pads and headbands, MC Series headphones...
  • Collapsible design: when inspiration strikes, you can act on it. Mc Series headphones feature a collapsible design plus an included soft...
  • From studio to living room: The mic-150 offers punchy bass and crisp highs perfect for studio monitoring, DJs, and personal listening. The...
  • High-performance monitoring headphones: experience the signature Mackie Studio sound in headphones that reveal every detail. High-headroom,...

A bit of an inside tip, the Mackie professional studio wired headphones are obviously not as well known as JBL, Bose, Beats, or other biggies, but they are definitely worth getting to know.

They have such beautifully accurate, open, and musical sounds and are incredibly overbuilt and at the same time supremely comfortable. The best bet for that audiophile on your list, or for yourself, especially when you can find them discounted – which, I have to say, ain’t often!

Turtle Beach Recon 500 Multiplatform Gaming Headset

Turtle Beach Recon 500 Multiplatform Gaming Headset for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4,...
  • Turtle Beach 60mm Eclipse Dual Drivers
  • AccuTune Precision Engineered Earcup Design
  • Pro-Level TruSpeak Microphone
  • Athletic Fabric-Wrapped Memory Foam Ear Cushions
  • Durable & Lightweight Metal-Reinforced Headband

I should first mention that there are great gaming headphones on sale this Black Friday from bigger brands, like the tough and fun JBL Quantum Gaming Headphones or the very nice high-performance Sony Inzone H3, Inzone H7, and Inzone H9. But I’ll give you a bit of advice – if you have a gamer on your list and you really want to impress them – with your inexplicable insight into the gaming world and its hippest products as much as with the gift itself – go for the Turtle!

Already affordable at full price, the Turtle Beach Recon series are among the best and most beloved – and most desired – gaming headphones amongst serious gamers (not that gamers are ever that serious…), and have that perfect combination of the detail, imaging, and energy gamers need, incredible wearing comfort and seriously overbuilt quality and durability.

Plus, they’re just so much cooler! The Recon 500 would be my first choice, and that’s the link I put above, but you would be equally loved and appreciated if you get your gamer the Turtle Beach Recon 200 or the budget-friendly Turtle Beach Recon Spark.

Final Thoughts: Why We Love Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales!

We are so happy to be able to bring you this holiday buyer’s guide for the very best Black Friday / Cyber Monday discounts and sales on Amazon in 2023, especially since we get to share not only great sales prices but also great gear and the great experiences they bring.

Because, while it may be a tired old cliché, “the gift of music” nonetheless leads us to a whole range of brilliant gift ideas. Really, we can’t think of a single present we’d love more than a great-sounding pair of speakers or headphones, since they get us closer to what we love most – movies and music!

So that is why we wanted to make sure our faithful readers were aware of the amazing deals available right now (and, to be clear, only for a limited time) on And not just the biggest discounts or the most impressive sales, but products we know are of the very best quality and sound absolutely amazing.

We hope you have enjoyed reading our article – The Best 2023 Amazon Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sales on Speakers, Smart Speakers, and Headphones – and that you will visit our site for more reviews and buyer’s guides.

But, most of all, everybody here at hopes that you have a wonderful and joyous holiday season and a prosperous new year!