Google’s new Pixel Buds Pro appeared on Wednesday atFor $199 (which turns out to be around £160, AU$290), the new wireless earbuds focus specifically on active noise cancellation.
Google said the new earbuds, which will go on sale on July 21, will include built-in sensors to measure pressure inside the ear canal. Google says the technology, dubbed SilentSeal, aims to provide an airtight seal to block outside sound while avoiding the feeling of blockage in the ear.
In order to cancel out the noise itself, Google says it’s pairing custom speakers with a custom six-core audio chip that powers the company’s algorithms.
Google is also introducing Pixel Buds spatial audio, a feature expected to arrive later in 2022, with support for movies and TV shows on compatible Pixel phones.
The wireless earbuds will also support multipoint Bluetooth connections, which will allow the earbuds to automatically switch between two devices. Google says this will include any device, including iOS devices. Multipoint connectivity has been available in other headphones and wireless earbuds in the past, and is especially useful when switching between a phone and a computer.
The Pixel Buds Pro will also be IPX4 water resistant, and the case will be IPX2 water resistant with wireless charging support. Google says the earbuds will last for 11 hours of listening or up to 7 hours with active noise cancellation. It will also be available in four colors: coral (reddish pink), lemon (yellow), mist (white) and charcoal (black).
Pixel Buds Pro were among a number of announcements Google made on Wednesday, including revealingPhone and early looks at phones, a a and updates for (here ).
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