Google announces the cheaper version of their previously launched Pixel Buds called Pixel Buds A series. The company promotes with the tagline ‘Rich Sound for less’ since it just cost half of its previous generation. Yes, these new buds cost just $99 in the States. These TWS earphones adopt ‘flush to ear’ design as revealed by the brand. It also packs 12mm drivers. So in this article let’s have a closer look at the newly launched Pixel Buds A series.
Pixel Buds A series features:
▶ Touch controls let you answer calls, play, pause, and skip between tracks easily.
▶ Beam Forming mics focus on your voice, so the person you’re talking to hears you loud and clear.
▶ As you move between noisy and quiet places, Adaptive Sound adjusts the volume to fit your surroundings, so you don’t have to
▶ With a flush-to-ear design, three eartip sizes, and a stabilizer arc, your earbuds stay in place and create a gentle seal for amazing sound.
▶ Get up to 5 hours of listening time or 2.5 hours of talk time on a single charge, and listen for up to 24 hours with the charging case.
Google Pixel Buds A series Specifications:
- Drivers: 12mm dynamic speaker driver
- Noise Reduction: Dual microphones with passive noise reduction support
- Hands-free Google assistant
- Other Features: IPX4 sweat and water-resistant, Capacitive touch sensors for music, calls, and Assistant controls, Single IR proximity sensor for in-ear detection to play and pause automatically, Motion-detecting accelerometer
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0 support
- Battery Life: Standalone battery life of up to 5 hours of listening time or up to 2.5 hours of talk time and with charging case up to 24 hours of listening time with the case, or up to 12 hours of talk time is quoted by the company.
- Fast Charging: With a 15-minute charge of the earbuds in the charging case, it can provide up to 3 hours of listening time or 1.5 hours of speaking time. It lacks wireless charging, which was included in the original Pixel Buds.
Pricing and Availability:
▶ Google Pixel Buds A series comes in Clearly White, Dark Olive colors.
▶ Price: $99 (~INR7,200)
▶ As of now, these buds are available for pre-order in the US and Canada. We can expect these to launch soon in other regions too.