Google Pixel Buds 2: Features You Should Know About

By Amit Chowdhry • Oct 22, 2019

Google Pixel Buds 2

  • Google recently announced the second generation Pixel Buds. Here is an overview of the Google Pixel Buds 2 specs you should know about.

At Google’s hardware event in October 2019, the company unveiled the second-generation of its Pixel Buds. The second-generation Pixel Buds is a successor to the original Pixel Buds — which were released in 2017.

The new wireless Pixel Buds are priced at $179. And the new Pixel Buds can be carried in a round egg-shaped case compared to the flat square case of the original Galaxy Buds.

The Pixel Buds feature hands-free access to Google Assistant so you don’t have to take your phone out to activate it. You simply have to say “Hey Google.”

And the Pixel Buds also have a long-range Bluetooth connection. The Pixel Buds can be used up to three rooms away or up to a football field away while outside.

You can connect the Pixel Buds to your Pixel Phone or Android devices with the operating system of 6.0 or higher with a single tap. And you can also pair it with laptops, tablets, and iOS devices with Bluetooth 4.0 or higher.

The new Pixel Buds is flush within the ear and can automatically detect when it is placed in your ear. Plus it has touch controls for playing, pausing, and controlling the volume. Google has tested the new Pixel Buds with thousands of ears in order to optimize the design.

In terms of battery life, it supports five hours of continuous usage on a single charge. Plus it supports up to 24 hours of battery life using the case. There is a vent at the bottom of the new Pixel Buds so you can hear environmental sound.

While you are making phone calls, the two microphones in each of the new Pixel Buds focuses on your voice. And there is a built-in accelerometer that detects speech through jaw vibration so you can still be clearly heard while exercising or walking outside on a windy day. The new Google Pixel Buds are also sweat and water resistant.

The new Google Pixel Buds will be available in four colors: “clearly white,” “oh so orange,” “quite mint,” and “almost black.” And the new Pixel Buds will be available in spring 2020.