Google gave a sneak peek at a revamped version of its wireless earbuds, which will cost $180 when they launch next year

Business Insider Technology 1 month ago

Google announced new Pixel Buds at its October 15 Google Pixel 4 event.

The new Buds will feature hands-free access to Google Assistant, which can be activated by saying "Hey Google." They will also have a longer Bluetooth range than before: three rooms away, or across a football field. 

The Pixel Buds will have five hours of battery life, and up to 24 hours with the wireless charging case, which looks more similar to an AirPods charging case than the 2017 case.

This second edition of Google's Bluetooth earbuds is entirely wireless, much like AirPods or Galaxy Buds. The Pixel Buds 2 lack the cable connecting the two buds that the first version did, which many users complained was an inconvenience.

The 2019 version is sweat- and water-resistant, and also has interchangeable eartips to accommodate different ear shapes, with a stabilizer arc that tucks into your ear to help with fit. Google also says that volume will "dynamically adjust" depending on the environment you're in using a feature called Adaptive Sound.

The Pixel Buds 2 will go on sale in spring 2020 for $179.


Source link
Read also:
Business Insider › Technology › 1 month ago
True wireless earbuds don't have wires, connect to your phone with Bluetooth, and are stored inside a small case that recharges the earbuds when they're inside. As such, wireless earbuds are very convenient and great for carrying around all day. The...
Business Insider › Lifestyle › 1 month ago
Jaybird makes some of the best tech for runners, and its new Jaybird Vista earbuds ($179.99) are their best wireless earbuds yet. The Vista earbuds are sweat and waterproof (IPX7) and have six hours of playtime. You'll get an additional 10 hours...
The Guardian › Technology › 1 month ago
Our updated list of great bluetooth truly wireless earbuds – at the best prices right now It wasn’t long ago that true wireless earbuds, those that don’t need any wires even between the earphones, weren’t very good. Solid connectivity was a...
Forbes › 1 week ago
If you're tired of true wireless earbuds that can scarcely manage three hours of playing time, you'll love the new Audio-Technica ATH-CKS5TW true wireless earbuds with their stunning 15 hours of battery life.
New York Post › 1 month ago
About three years ago, Apple released its first wireless earbuds: the trendy, convenient, and compact AirPods. They may not have been the first wireless earbuds to hit the scene, but they quickly took over the market and have remained at the top for...
New York Post › 0 month ago
Apple’s famous AirPods are undeniably the trendiest wireless earbuds around. The only problem is they’re also insanely expensive, and we’ve all got bills to pay. Fortunately, the AirSounds Pro True Wireless Earbuds offer practically the same...
Forbes › 1 week ago
It's tricky knowing which true wireless earbuds to buy. With earbuds being a popular gift this year, make sure you know what's on the market and what sort of price to pay. Here are four different models tested and rated.
CNN › 1 month ago
Google announced this morning that they are updating their Pixel Buds to a true wireless format, though you'll have to wait until next spring when they'll launch for $179. Describing them as "floating computers," Google's true wireless product has no...
The Sun › Technology › 1 month ago
APPLE is reportedly planning to launch a more hi-tech and pricier version of its iconic AirPods wireless earbuds. The so-called AirPods Pro are tipped to debut before the end of October with a brand new design – and noise-cancelled technology on...
CNET › Technology › 3 weeks ago
They lack some pizazz, but the Echo Buds are likable true wireless earbuds with always-on Alexa and Bose noise reduction.
Sign In

Sign in to follow sources and tags you love, and get personalized stories.

Continue with Google
OR