In the morning of May 7, it was said that Apple's airpods is undoubtedly the leader in the real wireless Bluetooth headset. However, in the past two years, many brands have begun to introduce competitive products to challenge it. Google recently released its second-generation pixel pads headset. Can the new Google pixel pads challenge Apple's airpods? Macrumors, a foreign media, brings a detailed comparison between the second generation of pixel buses, airpods and airpods pro. Sina digital compiles it for you.
Google pixel bugs II
Apple AirPods a wireless charging box for $199 and a single machine for $159. Apple products are usually more expensive. The $179 price of google's Pixel Buds second generation is somewhere in between, much cheaper than the $AirPods Pro249 price Pixel Buds the second generation, but it does n' t have the initiative to reduce noise.
Pixel buds II still has some unique designs. Its matte white Mentos sugar shaped body is located on the outside of the ear and provides space for gesture operation.
However, google didn't think much about weight in Pixel Buds second-generation designs. which is more than a gram heavier than the apple AirPods, Pixel Buds the second generation of charging boxes. portability is the selling point of all wireless headphones, weight is important. Apple's AirPods is therefore a lighter option for people who often go out.
Pixel Buds Wear Effect
The pixel pads are comfortable to wear, but as with any earphone, long-term use can cause ear fatigue and some earache. If you wear it for a short time, the pixel pads and the "airpods" and "airpods Pro" used by most people are very comfortable.
Support to control volume by sliding left to right
Outside, a touch area like Mentos is useful. Tap once to play / pause, twice to play the next track, and three times to return. There is also an option to control the volume by sliding left to right, which is a missing feature of the airpods family.
Pixel Buds second generation also comes with wireless charging box, which can increase battery life. Pixel Buds second generation charging box is a little round, the shape is more lovely than AirPods.
Obviously, this is a more subjective part. Apple's AirPods and Google's Pixel Buds second generation both provide good sound quality.
Pixel pads can handle music and video very well. Low frequency, medium frequency and high frequency are separated, and the sound of different instruments can be heard clearly. However, pixel buses have been lacking in bass, but macrumors believes that the sound quality of pixel buses is better than airpods, close to airpods pro.
Support for adaptive volume adjustment
Of course, there are still some differences between the two. Pixel pads II uses so-called "hybrid acoustic design", which uses earplugs to close off external noise and space vents to eliminate any "in ear" feeling. The result is that more external sound can be blocked, and the sound played by headphones can be left in the ear more, so as to improve the noise reduction effect. Therefore, the second generation of Google pixel buses is slightly better than the second generation in the side-by-side listening comparison.
However, there is a problem with the second generation pairing of pixel buses. Without music playing, the right earplug makes a buzz. It is interrupted when playing music, but can be heard during a call.
continuation of the journey
The test of whether a pair of wireless headphones is good enough is the duration. After all, frequent charging is inefficient. Apple's airpods can be used for five hours in a row, while Google's pixel pads II is similar. Both products come with a charging box, which can be stored when not in use. With a charging box, Apple's airpods can last up to 24 hours, as can the second generation of Google's pixel buses. So in the range comparison, they are even.
Comparison of Charge Boxes
However, the second generation of pixel buses can be charged via usb-c and supports the wireless charging of Qi standard, while the airpods can only be charged via lightning interface or Qi standard.
Functionality and ease of use
Pixel Buds second generation is much richer in functionality, supporting IPX4 waterproofing, bluetooth 5.0 technology, google translation, and adaptive sound. Using adaptive sound applications, it can dynamically adjust the volume when you move from a quiet home to a noisy street, and vice versa.
Pixel pads II has more functions
同“欤”IPhone When paired use, Pixel Buds is equivalent to any other Bluetooth headset without special function, but when used in conjunction with Android, more functions can be used.
The final foreign media macrumors give advice, for iPhone users, there is no reason to buy Pixel Buds second generation, because AirPods and iPhone match better, but for Android users, the second generation is worth considering.