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Jul
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If you're looking to flesh out your phone with some high-tech audio, Best Buy has two options at a significant discount today. The JayBird BlueBuds X is a highly-recommended pair of Bluetooth headphones that includes workout-friendly water resistance and an integrated microphone and music controls. The Ultimate Ears Mini Boom is a great little Bluetooth speaker. Right now you can pick them up in a bundle for $169.98, a hundred bucks cheaper than the combined retail price.

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As it happens, Android Police has reviewed both of these products, and each one gets a hearty recommendation. The BlueBuds X are Artem's personal favorite Bluetooth headphones (seriously, he carries them everywhere), justifying their premium $170 price with a solid one-piece design, great battery life, and the ability to charge from any MicroUSB cable. Cameron says that the Mini Boom speaker's loud volume, "double up" stereo capability, and NFC pairing make it well worth the $99 MSRP. With Best Buy's discount, you could take the view that you're buying the headphones and getting the speaker for free.

Shipping is free for online orders, and in-store pickup seems to be available at most of Best Buy's retail locations. Since they have stores in pretty much every state of the Union, I doubt you'll be able to avoid sales tax on this deal. If you want it, get an order in fast - the price will probably only last for today.

Best Buy - JayBird BlueBuds X and Ultimate Ears Mini Boom speaker bundle, $169.98

Michael Crider
Michael is a native Texan and a former graphic designer. He's been covering technology in general and Android in particular since 2011. His interests include folk music, football, science fiction, and salsa verde, in no particular order.

  • Derek Duncan

    This deal has been there for at least a month. So I wouldn't worry about it going away.

    • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

      Are you sure? It's supposed to be the best buy deal of the day.

      • Jacob Beneski

        I work for best buy. We have had the bundles in stores for about a month now.

        • Michael Lavi

          How much longer do you think you'll be carrying this bundle?

        • remister

          Do you think they would be able to upgrade to the UE Boom?

      • Derek Duncan

        I remember seeing it last month for a few days before I stopped following it

  • jamaall

    Avoid sales tax? Hah! I live in Delaware 😁

  • Connor Mason

    BlueBuds are $147 on Amazon, so it's more like getting the speaker for $20

  • remister

    I just got the UE boom and they are pretty nice. Mini Boom isn't that bad paired with the BlueBudsX, I might need to make the jump for it. I want to pair up another UE boom though.

  • Double_a2013

    I gotta say, those are the best headphones I have ever owned. I love my BlueBuds X

  • bearballz

    I have the Mini Boom and it's a great little BT speaker.

  • CastroLan

    Hello I couldn't find this deal!

  • Spasillium

    Of course this deal happens right outside of my 15 day window with them. If you get these, order a pair of Comply foam tips as the ones that come with the earbuds suck and easily slip from your ears.

  • Pete Tandon

    Got this bt headset from a friend for xmas. Best friend ever.

  • Cypress Frankenfeld

    that link to the deal is broken for me

    • APReader

      "If you want it, get an order in fast - the price will probably only last for today."

      So yeah. It's kind of the next day after this alert was posted.

  • Garrett Beachy

    I ordered mine for local pickup, and when I showed up they had 2 of the bundles set aside for me. I thought at first I had accidentally ordered twice, but no. So I somehow ended up with 2 pairs of Bluebuds and 2 mini booms for $181. They insisted that I had purchased both for the price of one.

  • leDerp

    Gotta love these deal alerts, got my JayBird Freedoms for 40$ thanks to that. Love them, use them erryday for commuting and workouts.

  • HiDEFF

    after reading some of the reviews, it seems like its 50/50 on the JayBird's. Anyone ever not like them? Hows the call quality?

    • Garrett Beachy

      I only got them today, but I love them so far. Music quality is excellent. I usually use triple driver Ultimate Ears, and while they are not up to that level, they do have good bass and very clear highs. They are a bit large if you are used to other in ear headphones. Call quality is not great for me because I use them in a configuration that puts the mic directly behind my left ear; I don't talk on the phone too much though, so not a problem for me. I have yet to work out with them either, but I did spend all day in a non-air conditioned room in Georgia, and sweat was not an issue. They did not slip out of my ears like some headphones do. My first impressions are very positive so far.

      • HiDEFF

        Thank you for your opinion. I was really hoping call quality was good cause I will be using it for that.. Not sure yet if I'm going to get them.. But thank you, once again.