Google recently announced the arrival of its new Google Pixel buds A. However, the wireless buds will be a cut-off version of the original Google TWS buds. The new buds will lack some features of the original buds such as wireless charging and touch control. The Pixel Buds A will first be available in the US and Canada, Its availability in India is confirmed, but Google didn’t reveal the launch date yet. Google also said that the users will be able to buy the buds through Flipkart.
Google’s tech Twitter account, Made by Google, announced it on Twitter. And further, by replying to an Indian user about the availability of buds in India, it tweeted “Pixel Buds A will be available on June 17th in the U.S. and Canada, and later in the year for other regions. In India, it will be available through Flipkart, but we have no estimated timeline.”
To make the price of buds low and affordable, Google has trimmed out some features that were available in the original buds. The new budget-friendly buds will not be having wireless charging and swipe touch for volume functionality. It will be available on Flipkart for $99 that is approximately Rs.7,300 but the exact price of buds in India is still unknown.
Talking about sound quality, it is stated to have the same integrity as the original buds. A 12 mm custom dynamic driver performs full, precise and realistic sound. The other feature to talk about is its adaptive sound technology. The buds automatically adjust the sound with respect to the surrounding. For a better calling experience, the buds come with beamforming mics that focus on your voice reducing the outer noise. The earbuds also come with Google Assistant and users can perform actions using the “hey, Google” command. The buds function IPX4 tasting for sweat resistance.
Along with the charging-case, one can use the buds for about 24 hours. The buds have a five hours working span on a single charge. The company also claimed quick charging support which gives 3 hours of listings with 15 minutes of charging through a USB Type-C charger.