Can you wirelessly charge the Pixel Buds Pro?

Google Pixel Buds Pro in charging case on Pixel Stand v2 with case open
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Can you wirelessly charge the Pixel Buds Pro?

You'll be happy to hear that, yes, the Pixel Buds Pro do support wireless charging. You get a 2.5W wireless charging speed on these Google earbuds.

How fast do the Pixel Buds Pro charge wirelessly?

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In what seemed like a flurry of reveals, Google I/O 2022 saw the unveiling of loads of Pixel products on the software side and hardware sides alike. 

Between all the Pixel 6a and 7 series announcements, the Pixel Watch unveiling, and the Pixel Tablet teaser, the Pixel Buds Pro were slightly overshadowed at the conference. Looking at the Google Pixel Buds Pro in isolation, there's a lot to be excited about.

The beautiful dual-toned design looks both practical and attractive. With an IPX4 splash-proof rating, ANC, 31 hours of playtime (without ANC), and an auto-adjusting Volume EQ feature, the Pixel Buds Pro are making a strong case as some of the best wireless earbuds.

Google Pixel Buds Pro

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Thanks to a Wireless Power Consortium filing, we have known for a while now that the new Pixel Buds Pro have a wireless charging speed of 2.5W. For those of you who want the complete picture, here are the specifications of the latest Google earbuds.

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CategoryGoogle Pixel Buds Pro
AudioCustom-designed 11mm dynamic speaker drivers, Active in-ear pressure relief
Active Noise Cancelation✔️
Volume EQ✔️
Voice (each earbud)Three mics, Voice accelerometer, Wind-blocking mesh covers
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0
Battery11 hours without ANC, 7 hours with ANC, 31 hours with case without ANC
ChargingUSB-C, 2.5W Wireless
Sensors (each earbud)Capacitive touch, IR proximity, Motion detecting accelerometer and gyroscope
Sweat and water resistanceIPX4 (earbuds), IPX2 (case)
ColorsCharcoal, Fog, Coral, Lemongrass
Price$199

The Google Pixel Buds Pro come in a set of four shades, each of which corresponds with the colorways of the Pixel 6a. The Pixel Buds Pro tout many premium features, so it's no surprise that a pair of these buds will set you back quite a bit. Be prepared to spend $200 when purchasing a pair, unless you find a steal of a deal somewhere.

If you're bent on acquiring an affordable made-by-Google set of earbuds, the last-gen Google Pixel Buds A-Series are still worth your money. You'll miss out on active noise cancellation and a few other flagship perks, but these affordable wireless earbuds won't disappoint you either. The buds themselves are reasonably comfortable, and their 12nm drivers push out far above average sound quality. Plus, Always-on Google Assistant is a useful feature built into the Pixel Buds A-Series.

Namerah Saud Fatmi
Contributing Writer

Namerah Saud Fatmi is a contributing writer for Android Central. She has a passion for all things tech & gaming and has been an honorary Goodreads librarian since 2011. When she isn't writing, she can be found chasing stray cats and dogs in the streets of Dhaka or slaying dragons in the land of Skyrim. You can reach her on Twitter @NamerahS.