These AirPods alternatives are 40% cheaper right now, and they're just as good

For the first time ever, save over 40% on these fitness-focused AirPods alternatives this Black Friday

Woman wearing the Jabra Elite Active 75t workout earbuds
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The Apple AirPods are an excellent set of earbuds for iPhone users. The in-ear headphones use the company's H1 chip to integrate Siri, power Spatial Audio, and enable hassle-free use with Apple's devices but let's be honest, they aren't cheap!

They also don't work well with Android smartphones. So, if you don't have an iPhone or want a budget-friendly option, you're better off with an AirPods alternative.

The Jabra Elite 7 Active (opens in new tab) top our list of the best workout earbuds and right now, you can save an incredible 40% on the Jabra Elite Active 75t workout earbuds at Best Buy (opens in new tab). Not in the US? Don't worry, we've also included deals for your region below. 

This massive saving on the fitness-focused earbuds is impressive as they are still only 18 months old. Pick up a set of these great AirPods alternatives for almost half-price before the deal ends!

Black Friday Jabra Elite Active 75 deal

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Jabra Elite Active 75t | was $179.99, now $99.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Jabra's well-loved fitness-focused earbuds come with impressive noise cancellation to block out unwanted sounds. They come with a charging case, are available in three colors, and have an IP57 water resistance rating. Save over 40% right now!

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Jabra Elite Active 75t | was £169.99, now £99.99 at John Lewis (opens in new tab)
These workout earbuds have four microphones to power high-quality noise cancellation. Combined with the charging case, they last up to 28 hours on a single charge and connect easily to your devices thanks to Bluetooth 5.0 support. Buy today with an enormous £80 off!

Battery life is crucial for workout earbuds; after all, you don't want them cutting out in the middle of a weights session or long run. Each bud offers up to 7.5 hours, but the charging case brings this up to 28 hours.

They also have some of the latest wireless tech, including Bluetooth 5.0 support. With this, you shouldn't have any audio dropouts, and connections to your phone should be almost instantaneous. 

Not long after Jabra dropped the Elite 75t and Elite Active 75t earbuds, it returned with the Jabra Elite 85t (opens in new tab), another set of wireless earbuds. If you compare the Jabra Elite 75t vs 85t, there are a few key differences. 

The Elite 85t is positioned as the premium model, but the main difference is the number of microphones. There are six on the 85t compared to the four found on the 75t models. 

These mics are used to improve your audio experience. The earbuds pick up the noise around you on both models and use onboard tech to cancel it out before it reaches your ears. 

Now you've got your workout earbuds sorted, want more bargains? Check out Fit&Well's Black Friday weights deals to pick up muscle-building equipment with huge discounts. And you can add some cardio to your home gym with all the Black Friday treadmill deals as well.

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We're keeping a keen eye on all the best Black Friday fitness deals (opens in new tab) as they happen, with major discounts on cardio machines, fitness equipment, running shoes, Fitbit, Apple Watch and other fitness trackers, and much more. Don't miss out!

James Frew
Staff Writer

James is a London-based journalist and Staff Writer at Fit&Well. He has over five years experience in fitness tech, including time spent as the Buyer’s Guide Editor and Staff Writer at technology publication MakeUseOf. In 2014 he was diagnosed with a chronic health condition, which spurred his interest in health, fitness, and lifestyle management.

In the years since, he has become a devoted meditator, experimented with workout styles and exercises, and used various gadgets to monitor his health. In recent times, James has been absorbed by the intersection between mental health, fitness, sustainability, and environmentalism. When not concerning himself with health and technology, James can be found excitedly checking out each week’s New Music Friday releases.