If you’re looking for a new set of true wireless earbuds — and you’re not in the it-must-be-Apple camp — you’re probably wondering how Samsung and Google’s latest true wireless earbuds compare. Well, look no further as we have the full run-down on major specs and features right here.
Because the Pixel Buds 2 (which, confusingly, Google simply calls “Pixel Buds”) haven’t been released yet, we can’t comment on things like sound quality and comfort, but we can still give you a sense of where these two products have their strengths and weaknesses. That might be all you need to make a buying decision, or you may want to wait until we can do a full head-to-head comparison. Either way, this should give you a good idea of how they stack up.
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Samsung and Google have both increased the prices of their latest models over their previous generations by $20. With Google, the original Pixel Buds initially sold for $159 — though we’ve seen them for as little as $129 recently — but you can expect to pay $179 when the new Pixel Buds go on sale.
Samsung’s Galaxy Buds were $129 at launch, while the Galaxy Buds+ are now $149. This makes Pixel Buds $30 pricier than the Galaxy Buds+. Of course, you can expect that both Google and Samsung will be offering special promotions to make these earbuds free (or close to free) if you buy one of their smartphones, but for regular folks looking for a new set of wireless earbuds,…