The Beats division inside Apple revealed its first truly wireless earphones earlier this year, the Powerbeats Pro. And unsurprisingly, it was instantly adored by design enthusiasts and athletes alike.
Specifically designed for working out, the earphones are sweat-resistant and water-resistant and feature Apple's new H1 chips for AirPods-style sync times and better connection stability. The battery can reach nine hours of continuous listening, which handily beats the AirPods, while the included charging case holds an additional 15 hours or so of power. It's also clad with physical buttons for volume and track control and the same motion sensors as the AirPods for auto-sleep mode while idle.
But the design, in our opinion, is where these really shine. Though the awkward AirPods design has unexpectedly become a status symbol of sorts, the Powerbeats Pro features a sleeker, more secure fit with colorways that go beyond white. They look really great, especially on the ear.
And to make the earphones even more appetizing, it just got the Black Friday treatment from Amazon. All of the different styles are marked down considerably from its normal price of $249 USD, with the best scores being the Moss Green and Spring Yellow versions at just $159 USD.