Google recently launched the budget-centric Pixel 5a 5G in the US and Japan, followed by the Pixel Buds A series of TWS earphones in India today. Mountain View Giants launched TWS earphones in the US and Canada earlier this year. Today, the company has brought this product to India, making it the first TWS earphones Google has launched in India.
Pixel Buds A Launches in India
The Pixel Buds A Series is a more budget-focused option than Google’s expensive Pixel Buds 2. So Google had to truncate some corners to make the Buds A series a more affordable option, but it has the same features as its older brother.
Price and availability in India
Google has confirmed that it will release the Pixel Buds A in India on August 25th at the price of Rs. 9,999. Initially, it can be purchased from Flipkart, Reliance Digital, and TataCliq. However, according to Google, earphones will be available in more retail stores across India in the next few days.
Let’s take a quick look at the specifications and features of the Pixel Buds A series.
Pixel Buds A: Main specifications and functions
That’s why the Pixel Buds A Series boasts an in-house 12mm dynamic driver that supports Bass Boost. This allows users to provide clear, immersive audio with clear buds. In addition, the earphones feature a tight fit of the buds and passive noise cancellation enabled by spatial vents to adjust intra-ear pressure. Unfortunately, the Buds A series does not support Active Noise Canceling (ANC).
In addition, the earphones come with Adaptive Sound Technology, which automatically adjusts the sound based on environmental noise. Like the Pixel Buds 2, it also supports touch controls. However, swipe control is not supported. Also, unlike the Pixel Buds 2 charging case, the Buds A series charging case does not support wireless charging.
Speaking of charging, the Pixel Buds A series Up to 24 hours listening time In combination with a charging case. Thanks to fast charging support, earphones can be charged for up to 5 hours on a single charge and 3 hours on just 15 minutes.
In addition, the Pixel Buds A series connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth and gives you hands-free access to the Google Assistant via the “Hey Google” voice command. In addition, the earphones are IPX4 rated water resistant. Therefore, it can withstand sweat and occasional splashes.
The Google Pixel Buds A series has two color options: a clear white colorway with gray highlights and a dark olive color.