Google may be publishing the following genuine wireless in-ear headphones. The so-called Google Pixel Buds A will be launched this year, maybe even this month.
These new Pixel Buds are expected to improve to the company’s last wireless in-ear headphones – In fact, they have to if Google wants to compete with popular models Apple AirPods Pro and Sony WF-1000XM3.
While Google hasn’t yet officially confirmed the existence of Pixel Buds A, we’re pretty sure they’ll be launched soon. In fact, the company itself ‘accidentally’ sent a marketing message to Google Nest customers that included a picture of the new Pixel Buds and a link to the Accessories section of the Google Store.
This leak was followed by another later tweet from the official Android Twitter account refers to the “new Pixel Buds A-Series” and “one-tap Bluetooth pairing with an updated Fast Pair experience”. Tweet was taken quickly down, but the leakage current in a timely manner Google’s annual I / O event in May suggests that the Google Pixel Buds A date is likely to be immediate.
Here’s everything we know about the rumored wireless in-ear headphones so far.
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- What are they? The following are real Google wireless in-ear headphones.
- When will they be released? Probably in 2021.
- How much they cost? It’s still TBC, but we think less than their predecessors ($ 179 / £ 179 / $ 279).
Google Pixel Buds Release Date
While we don’t have a confirmed Google Pixel Buds A release date yet, all the rumors so far point to a release in 2021 – they could even be launched this month.
Tipster Jon Prosser, who has often proven correct in his predictions, claimed that the new Google in-ear headset will launch in April and that soon after that a new Google phone will join on June 11:
Google Stuff: New Pixel Buds products coming in mid-April. The new Google phone is scheduled for June 11, 2021. You’re still not sure which one it is yet. 🧻🧻🧻🧻🧻 🧻🧻🧻🧻🧻 pic.twitter.com/vjOzT4M7nxMarch 5, 2021
Of course, they didn’t actually materialize in April, but the rumors on release date are still thick and fast.
Prosser’s tweet was quickly followed by a 9to5Google report that gave us the first clue that earbuds called Google Pixel Buds A, and also announced that they will be launched in mid-2021, and not as part of the launch of the ‘Made by Google’ hardware that we expect later this year.
Since then, Google has leaked an image of Google Pixel Buds A. The company sent a marketing message to thousands of Nest customers that included a picture of upcoming earbuds and a link to the Accessories section of the Google Store.
This was a seemingly accidental leak (although it’s always possible that it was part of Google’s marketing pen), but the fact that the company has images of the buds suggests an immediate release date.
Because Pixel A Buds didn’t launch in April, the next possible release date could be Google’s annual I / O event, which takes place May 18-20.
In previous years, Google’s annual developer conference introduced new software and hardware, including Google Assistant, new Pixel phones, Android OS updates, and flashy, short-lived gadgets like Glass and Daydream. This year we look forward to seeing you Android 12 showcase, Pixel 5a launches, and it’s entirely possible that Pixel A Buds will also appear.
Google Pixel Buds Price
Previous Google Pixel Buds costs $ 179 / £ 179 / $ 279, which made them quite expensive for real wireless in-ear headphones – especially when they didn’t affect us in terms of sound performance or battery life.
So, how much does Google Pixel Buds A cost?
Well, the rumored name for the next generation of loops may suggest a lower price than its predecessor because Google has previously offered cheaper versions of its Pixel phones Pixel 3a and Pixel 4a.
We would like to see Google underperform Apple AirPods, which cost $ 159 / £ 159 / $ 249 with a standard charging case – hopefully we won’t have too long to figure out if that’s the case.
Google Pixel Buds Design
The leaked images from Google Pixel Buds A suggest that the design of real wireless in-ear headphones doesn’t differ too much from the design of its predecessors.
Previous Google Pixel Buds are possibly the most expensive real wireless in-ear headphones with a clean, rounded design that looks sleek and modern.
It looks like the newer model has a similar look, albeit with newer colors. According to 9to5Google, they are available in two colors: white and green. The white model apparently has an all-white case interior and an all-white loop, unlike the black earbuds, wings, and case interiors seen in the previous model.
The green variation of Pixel Buds A is apparently a darker forest green color than the Quite Mint shade seen with previous Pixel Buds. The hue would cover the gadget and the entire case. It is possible that these colors correspond to the rumor Google Pixel 5a, although it has not yet been confirmed.
This darker green color appears to have confirmed the leaked image included in the Google Nest marketing message.
Google Pixel Buds A features
While we know quite a bit about the design of the new Google Pixel Buds A, the information about the features we can expect is slim.
According to 9to5Google, Pixel Buds A apparently also has touch controls to adjust and use music playback Google Assistant – one of the few features we really loved about previous Pixel Buds.
Saying that there are quite a few updates we would like to see on Google’s next in-ear headphones. For starters, Google needs to make some solid improvements to the audio performance of Pixel Buds, which we found to be an aggressive, exhausting, and weak bass response.
Also, a longer battery life wouldn’t go wrong; the 2020 Pixel Buds headphones have three hours per charge inside the earbuds, and the charging case offers another 21 hours.
While the combined 24-hour battery life isn’t terrible, the three-hour internal playing time is pretty lousy compared to other real wireless in-ear headphones on the market (especially for $ 179 / £ 179 / $ 279), and we would like Google to give the upcoming Pixel Buds a decent update on this in the field.
Of course, if Pixel Buds A is paired with cheaper wireless in-ear headphones, we may not see much significant improvement at all. Still the best budget headphones from 2021 proves that a low price is not an excuse for malfunctions and battery life, and we hope Google takes some clues Lypertek PurePlay Z3 (Tevi), Cambridge Audio Melomania 1and Earfun Air Pro with their next loops.