At its Pixel 4 event days back, Google launched its second-generation Pixel Buds. These earbuds will come with hands-free access to Google Assistant and the ability to make phone calls, reply texts, use Google Translate e.t.c. It has an amazing, cordless design too. Alongside the upgraded Pixel Buds, Google unveiled Pixel 4 and 4 XL phones, a new Pixel book Google Chromebook and Google Nest Home Mini.
Google's new buds will storm the market when they ship in the spring, and it is expected to compete against fellow heavyweights like Apple's AirPods 2 and Powerbeats Pro, Microsoft Surface Earbuds, Amazon's Echo Buds in 2020. See below for All You Should Know About The New Pixel Buds?:
All I Should Know About Google's New Pixel Buds?
The new Pixel Buds is Google's second attempt at giving its customers a wireless earbud. Their first attempt exposed some flaws that the company has tried to correct this time around. Like the 1st generation, the new Pixel Buds is home to Google Assistant built-in, which can be used by voicing these words out, "Hey Google."
As an upgrade on the 1st generation, the buds are cordless and both earpieces are not tethered together.
What Can The New Pixel Buds Do?
Apart from them being wireless earbuds, Google has also come out to say that the 2nd-generation Pixel Buds will provide hands-free access to Google Assistant as soon as they paired with a device running Android 6.0 or later.
Via the assistant, users will be able to send an SMS, request for directions or translation assistance. With one touch, owners can play, pause and volume.
Immediately it is paired with an iOS device though, Google's Pixel Buds will begin to function as normal Bluetooth earbuds, without Google Assistant.
How Can I Connect My Phone To The Pixel Buds?
Google has said the Pixel Buds will pair with Pixel devices and other phones running Android 6.0 and later with one tap. Users can also pair with other Bluetooth 4.0+ devices, PCs and tabs. The buds will remain connected to your smartphone 3 rooms away indoors or 100 yards away outdoors.
What Is The Battery Life Of The New Pixel Buds?
The new Pixel Buds will provide 5 hours of continuous listening time with a full charge. Or twenty-four hours when you use a wireless charging case.
How Much Will The New Pixel Buds Cost?
You will need to part with $179 i.e 64,708 nairas to lay your hands on the new Pixel Buds.