Google today released the second-generation version of Pixel Buds, earbuds with a dedicated chip for on-device machine learning that gets rid of the string that held the first-generation earbuds together. The device is made to allow environmental ambient sound in and uses adaptive sound to adjust volume based on your environment. This means it may go up on the subway and down when you’re walking home, for example.
The new Pixel Buds go on sale in spring 2020 for $179.
Pixel Buds debuted today alongside the latest version of Pixelbook Go and the anticipated release of Google’s flagship smartphone Pixel 4 at a Made by Google hardware event held in New York City.
Unlike other devices introduced at the event, little was known