Google has recently announced the long-rumored Pixel Buds A-Series wireless earbuds which are the company’s latest attempt at the wireless audio market. Pixel Buds are considered one that can compete with Apple’s cheapest AirPods by $60.
Google’s Pixel Buds A-Series is available for $99, almost half the $199 price tag of the regular Pixel Buds. It is Google’s cheapest Pixel Buds priced at $99. Google claims that users will get the same sound quality as the 2020 Pixel Buds.
Pixel Buds A-Series Design
With good audio and a cheaper price tag, the Pixel Buds A-Series sport a new design that has a “gentle seal” and a spatial vent for normalizing in-ear pressure and to prevent that “plugged ear feeling.” These buds also have beam-forming microphones for clearer audio calls and Google Assistant built-in for hands-free help.
Pixel Buds A-Series Features
Google’s Pixel Buds A-Series has a so-called Adaptive Sound feature that will accordingly adjust headphone volume based on an environment’s ambient noise levels. it also features custom-designed 12mm dynamic drivers with optional bass boost functionality.
These buds are expected to last about five hours on a charge, and pack an additional 24 hours of battery life in their charging case. They’re IPX4 rated for water resistance which can be worn in the rain or during sweaty workouts.
They also feature quick charging which offers 3 hours of listening in a quick 15-minute charge but doesn’t support wireless charging.
The regular Pixel Buds are better when it comes to features, but the Pixel Buds A come with 90% of the features. The $99 Google Pixel Buds A-Series are available in white or dark olive colors with a glossy finish. Currently, they can be preorder and shipping will start on June 17.