54points

Google Pixel Buds A-Series

65points

Google Pixel Buds Pro

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Google Pixel Buds Pro
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Google Pixel Buds A-Series vs Google Pixel Buds Pro

Google Pixel Buds A-Series
Google Pixel Buds Pro

Why is Google Pixel Buds A-Series better than Google Pixel Buds Pro?

  • 1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    12mmvs11mm
  • Has find earbuds feature
    ?
  • Has AAC
    ?
  • 2.2g lighter
    ?

    10.2gvs12.4g

Why is Google Pixel Buds Pro better than Google Pixel Buds A-Series?

  • Has active noise cancellation (ANC)
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • 6h longer battery life
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    11hvs5h
  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    6vs4
  • Has ambient sound mode
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  • 5.26% longer battery life of the charging case
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    20hvs19h
  • Has wireless charging
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Price comparison

Google Pixel Buds A-Series

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel Buds A-Series amazonGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series - Wireless Ea...Google Pixel Buds A-Series - Wireless Earbuds - Headphones with Bluetooth - Dark Olive
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$99
Google Pixel Buds A-Series bhphotovideoGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series True Wireless...Google Pixel Buds A-Series True Wireless In-Ear Headphones (Olive)
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$99
Google Pixel Buds A-Series walmartGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series - Truly Wirel...Google Pixel Buds A-Series - Truly Wireless Earbuds - Audio Headphones with Bluetooth - Olive
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$99
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$2.18
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Google Pixel Buds Pro

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$200

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Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling ...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling Earbuds - Up to 31 Hour Battery Life with Charging Case - Bluetooth Headphones - Compatible with Wireless Charging - Fog
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling ...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling Earbuds - Up to 31 Hour Battery Life with Charging Case - Bluetooth Headphones - Compatible with Wireless Charging - Charcoal
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonEGNARO ES3 True Wireless Stereo Earbuds,...EGNARO ES3 True Wireless Stereo Earbuds, Bluetooth 5.1 Earphones, Touch Controls with Microphone, Color White
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$49
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - True Wireless Ea...Google Pixel Buds Pro - True Wireless Earphones with mic, W128110390 (Wireless Earphones with mic)
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$291
Google Pixel Buds Pro ebay-newNew 2022 Google - Pixel Buds Pro True Wi...New 2022 Google - Pixel Buds Pro True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds
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$250
Google Pixel Buds Pro ebay-newGoogle - Pixel Buds Pro True Wireless No...Google - Pixel Buds Pro True Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Fog
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$200
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$200
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro walmartGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Wireless Earbuds...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Wireless Earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation - Bluetooth Earbuds - Fog
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro walmartGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Wireless Earbuds...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Wireless Earbuds with Active Noise Cancellation - Bluetooth Earbuds - Charcoal
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$192
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User reviews

Overall rating

Google Pixel Buds A-Series
8.5
2 User reviews
Google Pixel Buds A-Series
8.5/10
2 User reviews
Google Pixel Buds Pro
8.4
22 User reviews
Google Pixel Buds Pro
8.4/10
22 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.0/10
2 votes
8.3/10
21 votes

Sound quality

9.0/10
2 votes
8.5/10
21 votes

Design

10.0/10
2 votes
8.2/10
21 votes

Comfort

9.0/10
2 votes
8.6/10
21 votes

Battery life

8.0/10
2 votes
8.8/10
20 votes

Comments

Abraham

Abraham

1 year ago

8 / 10

Bass boost and Adaptive sound is fantastic.

Abraham

Abraham

1 year ago

8 / 10

Pros

  • Bass boost
  • Adaptive sound
  • Google assistant
  • Pleasant design

Cons

  • Sometimes uneven sound
  • Without ANC
  • Without gesture volume control
1 users found this helpful
l

l

11 months ago

9 / 10

Great fit, sound, and software

l

l

11 months ago

9 / 10

0 users found this helpful

Design

Fit

In-ear

In-ear

The fit of the earbuds.
The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
weight

10.2g

12.4g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
has no wires or cables
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
wingtips included
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
sweat resistance
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
is dustproof and water-resistant
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
has stereo speakers
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
waterproof depth rating

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The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Sound quality

has active noise cancellation (ANC)
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
has passive noise reduction
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
lowest frequency

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Google Pixel Buds Pro)

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
highest frequency

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
has Dolby Atmos
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
sound pressure level

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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
impedance

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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
has a neodymium magnet
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has wireless charging
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
has a battery level indicator
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

Has USB Type-C
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
has LDAC
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
has aptX Adaptive
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
has aptX Low Latency
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
aptX Low Latency is a codec developed by Qualcomm. It uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology to provide low latency audio (around 40ms), which is useful when you want to avoid audio lag (e.g. when playing games).
has aptX HD
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
has aptX
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
audio latency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Google Pixel Buds A-Series)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Google Pixel Buds Pro)

Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your headphones/earbuds. Lower latency reduces audio lag, and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Features

has ambient sound mode
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
has in/on-ear detection
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
has find earbuds feature
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ–Google Pixel Buds Pro
You can use the app to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
Supports fast charging
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Google Pixel Buds A-Series)

2

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
has a mute function
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
can be used as a headset
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
control panel placed on a device
βœ”Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.

Microphone

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a noise-canceling microphone
βœ–Google Pixel Buds A-Series
βœ”Google Pixel Buds Pro
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
mic sensitivity

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
highest mic frequency

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The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
lowest mic frequency

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The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.

Price comparison

Google Pixel Buds A-Series

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel Buds A-Series amazonGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series - Wireless Ea...Google Pixel Buds A-Series - Wireless Earbuds - Headphones with Bluetooth - Dark Olive
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$99
Google Pixel Buds A-Series bhphotovideoGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series True Wireless...Google Pixel Buds A-Series True Wireless In-Ear Headphones (Olive)
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$99
Google Pixel Buds A-Series walmartGoogle Pixel Buds A-Series - Truly Wirel...Google Pixel Buds A-Series - Truly Wireless Earbuds - Audio Headphones with Bluetooth - Olive
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$99
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$2.18
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$3.08

Google Pixel Buds Pro

Buy used:

$200

ProductStorePrice
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling ...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling Earbuds - Up to 31 Hour Battery Life with Charging Case - Bluetooth Headphones - Compatible with Wireless Charging - Fog
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling ...Google Pixel Buds Pro - Noise Canceling Earbuds - Up to 31 Hour Battery Life with Charging Case - Bluetooth Headphones - Compatible with Wireless Charging - Charcoal
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$200
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonEGNARO ES3 True Wireless Stereo Earbuds,...EGNARO ES3 True Wireless Stereo Earbuds, Bluetooth 5.1 Earphones, Touch Controls with Microphone, Color White
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$49
Google Pixel Buds Pro amazonGoogle Pixel Buds Pro - True Wireless Ea...Google Pixel Buds Pro - True Wireless Earphones with mic, W128110390 (Wireless Earphones with mic)
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$291
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$250
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$200
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$200
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$200
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$200
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$192
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