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[Google.com] Google Pixel Buds $169

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I was in the market for some true wireless IEMs and noticed the Pixel Buds 2 on sale. Looks like its $70 off at various retailers. If you're in the market seems like a decent time to buy.

https://www.costco.ca/google-pixel-buds ... 42881.html
https://store.google.com/product/pixel_buds?hl=en-GB
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/go ... e/14699229
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Price in title please!
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Are the better than 99$ buds live or samsungs buds+?
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I was looking at the Jabra 85t's. Does anyone have experience with both of these?
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UnderKitten wrote: Are the better than 99$ buds live or samsungs buds+?
no , samsung's are quite hard to beat at that price.
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UnderKitten wrote: Are the better than 99$ buds live or samsungs buds+?
Both of those stomp on the Pixel Buds, even at the same price. There's not much of a comparison to be made.
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Dec 20, 2018
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Read some reviews and they complained about connection issues. Maybe this is a case for wait for the next gen.
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May 22, 2011
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Pixel buds "A" are rumored to be dropping this month. I wonder how the price will compare.
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real time translation sounds very useful in Quebec
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Nov 27, 2010
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I got a pair for Christmas but had to return them because one side would not connect to my Pixel phone.
Went through troubleshooting with Google Help and a few tutorials online but nothing worked.

I still want a pair but don't know if I should risk it again; returning them as a pain in the ass because they were opened.
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Apr 3, 2006
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UnderKitten wrote: Are the better than 99$ buds live or samsungs buds+?
Link to deal?
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Bought these for my wife a couple years back. She really wanted to like these but had to return them due to connection issues like other reported.
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Kinata wrote: Bought these for my wife a couple years back. She really wanted to like these but had to return them due to connection issues like other reported.
Wait, didn't these release exactly one year ago? Are you sure you are talking about the same model?
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CanadaCarlos wrote: Wait, didn't these release exactly one year ago? Are you sure you are talking about the same model?
Are these different than the pixel buds 2? If these are the updated version and still connection issues, that's a big yikes.
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My thing is. I got some KZ ZS10 Pro's from (got them from ali express) total cost $37 shipped, the best 500mah bluetooth adapter for them is $62 it has a 40 hour battery life and the latest qualcomm chipset, take a look, for $90 these will whip these headphones. With this setup you have wired, or wireless and amazing sound -- 40 hour battery life -- at half the cost.
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magical wrote: My thing is. I got some KZ ZS10 Pro's from (got them from ali express) total cost $37 shipped, the best 500mah bluetooth adapter for them is $62 it has a 40 hour battery life and the latest qualcomm chipset, take a look, for $90 these will whip these headphones. With this setup you have wired, or wireless and amazing sound -- 40 hour battery life -- at half the cost.
I also have KZs from Ali. Where did you get BT adapter from?
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chemical_echo wrote: I got a pair for Christmas but had to return them because one side would not connect to my Pixel phone.
Went through troubleshooting with Google Help and a few tutorials online but nothing worked.


I still want a pair but don't know if I should risk it again; returning them as a pain in the ass because they were opened.
I went through the same issues as you. I couldn't get the left ear bud to connect with my pixel, spoke to support, they got me to do a few things with no luck and offered a full refund.

It's a shame because in my opinion they're the better looking airbuds on the market but I couldn't trust them to work if at all. Patiently waiting on the new Sony wireless airbuds to come out.

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