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Google Pixel Buds review

£160.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • In-ear
  • Wireless
Reviewed

The Pixel Buds headphones are Google's new high-end wireless earbuds, launching just after the Google Pixel 2 smartphone. Their headline unique feature is real-time translation with Google Translate (exclusively for Pixel phones), which allows you to 'speak' to people in a different language. But can Google surpass similar wireless headphones from Apple and Samsung in this growing market? We give them a spin in our full review.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • Real-time translation?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy them?
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We have tested 168 headphones and found that there are 39 Don't Buys and 32 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 96%
    Highest score
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