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A comprehensive comparison between Surface Earbuds and Pixel Buds

Both Google and Microsoft entered the wireless earphones market strongly with the company’s first release of a wireless earpiece called (Pixel Buds), while Microsoft called it (Surface Earbuds) in an effort to compete with Apple and its famous Airpods, but any headphones A wireless earpiece that's right for you?

Here is comprehensive comparison between the Surface Earbuds and Pixel Buds:

Sound quality:

Clearly, sound quality is the most important thing in any wireless earphones, as Pixel Buds comes with a 13.6mm driver, which delivers a good amount of deep sound, with Adaptive Sound technology that dynamically adjusts the volume during the transition from a quiet environment to an environment Noisy.

While Surface Earbuds comes with a 12mm driver, it has the ability to capture sound with excellent quality, reduce background noise when listening, while supporting SBC and aptX audio codecs, as well as a feature Microsoft calls (Surface Omnisonic sound profile) to improve audio, but Neither of them supports active noise cancellation.
the design:

The Pixel Buds headphones come in a small and circular design and are difficult to notice in a person's ear unless you look closely, and they gently close the ear to isolate loud external noise, and to provide high-quality sound.

The spatial ventilator located underneath the earphone allows the right amount of surround sound, so that users can stay informed about the things around them, and its charging case informs you of the charge status with a small clear LED on the front.

Surface Earbuds come in a slightly strange design, with a large rounded appearance. The flat round touch panels of the earphones are quite large compared to other wireless earphones.

Microsoft also states that the earphones have four anchor points to provide a strong ear grip, and at the same time, the charging case is a more sophisticated design, with solid bezels on the outside, and LED indicators that you can only see when opening the case.

When it comes to comfort in the ear, we find that the Surface Earbuds headphones are positioned correctly in the ear, although you may have to re-adjust them sometimes if you move a lot, while the Pixel Buds headphones provide the so-called (anchor bracket) that keeps it somewhat comfortable In your ear, as long as you put it right.

the performance:

Surface Earbuds come with several features, such as: support for IPX4 water resistance, up to 8 hours of battery life on a single charge, and support for touch controls to perform various tasks such as: changing the music playlist, making calls, and interacting with voice aids.

The speakers also support the spelling and writing feature in applications, such as: PowerPoint, Outlook and Word, where you can use your voice to dictate the content, while Microsoft's application writes it to you, thanks to the built-in microphone in the speakers.

While the Pixel Buds headphones come with two microphones that focuses on the user’s voice during phone calls while ignoring the sounds in the background, in addition to an accelerometer that can detect speech through the jawbone vibrations, so the user can hear even in wind conditions.

The headphones can also connect to smartphones and computers via Bluetooth, and it also detects automatically when placed in the ear, with support for touch gestures to perform various tasks, such as: turn on or off the sound, or control the volume.

The battery can work for 5 hours continuously, with support for water and sweat resistance, and support for Google Voice Assistant to perform many tasks, such as: playing a voice bulletin (podcast), sending a text message, or even simultaneous translation from and into foreign languages.


Pixel Buds comes at $ 179, while Surface Earbuds are $ 199.