Google Pixel Buds: can they outshine Apple AirPods?

In addition to the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, Google also released new wireless headphones Pixel Buds 2. Accessory was

Designed specifically for easy integration with Google Assistant and other Google services.

Second Generation Pixel Buds Aresmall round headphones. By themselves, they seem incredibly light. And they are designed in such a way as to be as unobtrusive as possible, which cannot be said about AirPods. Pixel Buds barely protrude from your ear.

In addition to the small size, the headphones are also verycomfortable to wear. You will not practically feel them, and this is very important when using wireless headphones. If you compare them with Apple AirPods, they are also convenient and comfortable to land, but less noticeable.

Similar to the first generation, the new Pixel Budsoffer deep integration with Google Assistant, which can be called with the usual phrase "Hello, Google" or "Ok, Google." Plus, they offer a number of powerful features, such as real-time translation.

They say that thanks to their hybrid designHeadphones provide powerful, clear sound. Google says the accessory will automatically adjust the sound to adapt to the surrounding noise and volume nearby. Note that Google’s wireless headphones do not have the function of active noise reduction, but the provided auto settings should have a similar effect.

Pixel Buds 2 are said to work continuously.are designed for 5 hours of battery life, which can be extended up to 24 hours using the supplied charging case. The case supports wireless charging in addition to the USB-C port at the bottom.

Headphones also boast improvedrange: up to three rooms indoors and at a distance of more than a soccer field in the open air. It is worth noting that many details at the time of the announcement are still unknown. But we already know that the new Pixel Buds have voice boosters that detect sound from your jawbone and respond faster to you.

Price. Pixel Buds 2 will be available by spring 2020 in four different colors: mint green, clear white, almost black, and orange. The stated price is $ 179, which makes them competitive with AirPods, but the accessory is slightly more expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Buds.

Given their light weight, user-friendly design, smart features and (supposedly) rich sound, the new Pixel Buds seem like a worthy addition to the growing segment of wireless headphones.