//Sony’s open-style LinkBuds earbuds have returned to their all-time low

Sony’s open-style LinkBuds earbuds have returned to their all-time low

Sony’s unique earbuds are currently going for $52 off at multiple retailers, including Amazon. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge

Noise cancellation is all the rage these days, but jamming a pair of earbuds into your ears that fully tune out the world around you isn’t exactly safe, especially if you live in a big city. Open-ear earbuds like the Sony LinkBuds pose a safer alternative, however, one that allows you to easily keep in touch with your surroundings even while biking in traffic. And right now, they’re on sale for around $128 ($52 off) at Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy, matching their best-ever price.

Along with a quirky design that lets outside noise in, Sony’s wireless earbuds boast a few Android-specific tricks (including Fast Pair) and terrific mics for taking hands-free calls on the go. They also sport IPX4 water resistance, so they are able to…

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