Editors Liked

  • Sound quality just as good as regular Pixel Buds
  • Improved comfort
  • Retains IPX4 water resistance and features like ear detect despite low price
  • Deep Google Assistant integration
  • Small size keeps things comfy
  • Does for Android what AirPods do for iOS
  • Google Fast Pair
  • Excellent value
  • Every bit as slick as AirPods
  • Nice materials and build

Editors Didn't Like

  • Ear hooks are nonremovable
  • No wireless charging
  • No on-board volume controls
  • Could use better iOS functionality
  • Bass doesn't always hit hard
  • No active noise-cancellation (ANC)