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If you’re in the market for an affordable pair of trendy true wireless earbuds, we can totally understand why you’d rule out Apple’s many popular options pretty much right off the bat. Whether we’re talking about the “regular” second-gen AirPods or the high-end Pro model, it’s relatively easy to find cheaper alternatives with comparable if not superior features and capabilities made by a number of different companies.
Specifically, you’ll have to settle for a refurbished Moss-coated unit if you want to save the full aforementioned 160 bucks, certified by Best Buy to work flawlessly and look as good as new after a “thorough, painstaking, and loving” testing process.
Since the brand-new, unused, unopened, and undamaged Powerbeats Pro are still available for anywhere between $150 and $200 from most major US retailers in a wide array of color options, we can probably all agree this unbeatable $90 price makes the certified refurbished “compromise” well worth the effort.