Google's new true wireless Pixel Buds show up in FCC filing
Google’s – a true wireless successor to its neckband-touting forebear – was announced in October during the company’s , and now they’ve been spotted passing through the .
The new Buds were scheduled to land sometime in Spring (for the US), and that season has just now begun, so the timing for them to gain certification from the FCC is right on track and they’ll likely be hitting shelves soon.
Initially, we were fully anticipating the new Pixel Buds to launch at this year’s scheduled for May 12-14, but this was completely cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus , so it’s likely that they’ll instead roll out with slightly reduced fanfare via a blog post or similar.
The filing contains two different listings, with (who spotted the listing to begin with) positing that each model number could correlate to the earbuds and the charging case respectively.
What we know so far of the new earbuds is that, unlike the , they will be truly wireless, with no cord to connect them. The charging case will be considerably more compact, sleek and compatible with wireless charging as well.
The Buds themselves will offer 5 hours of listening on a single charge, and the case will hold an extra 24 hours in reserve. The new ear-tip design promises to offer more of a seal but still allows you to hear ambient sound with what Google calls a ‘spatial vent’.
They’re sweat- and water-resistant, have a small wing to help secure them in place, feature ...
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