After reports, Google has officially introduced Pixel Buds A-Series, a cheaper truly wireless earbuds compared to the Pixel Buds that was introduced last year. These have custom-designed 12mm dynamic speaker driver that promise full, clear and natural sound, and Bass Boost option. These offer passive noise reduction, thanks to secure fit along with a spatial vent that in-ear pressure and spatial awareness. The stabilizer arc ensures a gentle, but secure fit.
It uses Bluetooth 5.0 with Fast Pair option to quickly connect to devices, has touch controls, but lack swipe to control volume like the Pixel Buds. The earbuds feature dual beam forming mics to focus on voice and reduce outside noise during calls. It features Adaptive Sound, which increases or decreases the volume based on your surroundings. There is built-in Google Assistant with support for real-time translation in more than 40 languages while using a Pixel or Android 6.0+ phone. The earbuds have IPX4 rating for sweat and water-resistance.
The earbuds offer up to 5 hours of listening time or up to 2.5 hours of talk time and up to 24 hours of listening time with case, or up to 12 hours of talk time with the charging case. It also has fast charge that offers up to 3 hours of listening time or up to 1.5 hour of talk time with 15-minute charge of earbuds in the charging case. It doesn’t have wireless charging that is present in the original Pixel Buds.
The Google Pixel Buds A-Series comes in Clearly White with new gray undertones and Dark Olive colours, is priced at $99 (Rs. 7,230 approx.) and will go on sale from June 17 with pre-orders starting today.