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Google Takes Aim At Apple With A More Affordable Pair Of Pixel Earbuds

Upon release last year, Google’s first pair of true wireless Pixel Buds were met with widespread praise for their sleek design, intuitive functionality, and top-notch build quality. No matter if you were an Android embracer or even just an Apple defector, they offered a pretty solid alternative to joining the droves of the Airpod army.

But with the launch of the Pixel Buds A-Series, Google has just made its case against choosing Apple even more compelling. For starters, they come with a set of custom-designed 12mm dynamic drivers, an addition that ensures crisp, clear sound from base to treble. What’s more, Google has given the A-Series earbuds Adaptive Sound for automatic, environment-informed volume adjustments, as well as Fast Pair functionality for consistent, stable smartphone connection. Add to that features like IPX4 water-resistance, capacitive touch control, and, of course, support for Google Assistant, and you’re left with some pretty capable earbuds. But when you consider that the Pixel Buds A-Series also offer 24 hours of playback (with the help of the case) and 15-minute top-ups — for just $100 — they make for a value proposition that seems too good to be true. You can pre-order them at the link below.

Purchase: $100

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