On October 4, 2017, Google announced during its annual event its new innovations based on artificial intelligence.
Let’s go back to the top 3 big announcements …
New products “Made by Google“:
– Google Pixel 2: 2nd model of the smartphone brand. It comes in 2 models: Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
– Google Clips: the portable camera that uses the AI to take pictures for you at the best time.
And … the Google Pixel Buds:
“Ok Google, use your artificial intelligence”
Cause yes, artificial intelligence is at the heart of the headphones.
In addition to the classic functions of Bluetooth headsets, such as listening to music, calling … Google Pixel Buds have the artificial intelligence, the Google Assistant.
Google Assistant to open Google Translate and …
… translate 40 different languages, in real time.
Imagine you were wearing Google Pixel Buds on the street. You listen to your music on Spotify when suddenly, a stranger engages you. When he asks you where is this street? The problem is that you don’t speak English or the spoken language is simply unknown to you.
Press. Speak. Enjoy.
- Touch the touch-sensitive surface of a headset to activate Google Translate.
- Speak in your own language.
- Enjoy real-time translation to answer your interlocutor.
Other things to know …
– Optimized for Android (with Google Translate)
– Usable on iPhone and other smartphones (without Google Translate)
– Fast connection (“Fast pair”) to pair headphones to the phone: lift the lid of the box and the Google Assistant asks you if you agree to connect the Pixel Buds. Easy, fast and inspired by Apple …
– Battery life of 5 hours but 24 hours of accumulated autonomy with the storage case (thanks to the built-in battery, like the AirPods of Apple).
179€, the price to enjoy these innovations.
For comparison, Apple’s AirPods cost exactly the same price. Game on.
Huge disappointment, these headphones will not be available in France.
However, if you are interested to buy the Pixels Buds, you can buy them in November in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia or Singapore.