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Apple AirPod alternatives

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Monday, September 12, 2016 2:30 pm PDT

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Newsday

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While Sept. 16 is the debut of the new iPhone 7, the introduction of Apple's AirPods is coming later this year.

While the new iPhones will come with wired ear buds, the new wireless AirPods will be sold separately -- at a cost of $159.

If you want to wait to try out AirPods until the price comes down, here are some less expensive wireless headphone alternatives you can buy at various retailers. (Prices and availability may vary, and some of these models can also be found on sale.)

Plantronics BackBeat FIT

(Credit: Walmart)

The Plantronics BackBeat Fit was also picked as one of CNET's 10 best wireless Bluetooth headphones of 2016, and costs $83.10 at Walmart.

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