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DON'T Buy The Google Pixel Buds

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The Google Pixel Buds are a cool concept but the execution feels a little underwhelming. For me, the fit isn't ideal and the lack of a fully wireless design puts them a step behind other options. The translation potential is HUGE but at the moment functionality is almost identical to the Google translate app on it's own. Hopefully generation 2 addresses some of these shortcomings to help justify the price tag. At this point I wouldn't recommend buying the Google Pixel Buds. _________________________________________ WATCH SOME MORE VIDEOS... How To Turn Any Android Phone Into An iPhone... https://youtu.be/14pYNywLqDs?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Unboxing Jack's New Laptop... https://youtu.be/foTr-nfrvTI?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Is The LG V30 The Most Underrated Smartphone? https://youtu.be/YsWIHhKmmvY?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Best Wireless Headphones You Can Buy Right Now https://youtu.be/SXyObZahu-o?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Unboxing The Samsung Galaxy S9 Clone https://youtu.be/1xgbmrsgrq4?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 It Has Double The Battery of iPhone X https://youtu.be/8Np9Kk82-zA?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Mind Blowing 33 Million Pixel Display... https://youtu.be/OKAU1Xx59ho?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 soon https://youtu.be/4vwGDDMleOI?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 5 Cool Gadgets Under $10 https://youtu.be/hNrSNrEVpkQ?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Using Your Wrist To Power Your Smartphone... https://youtu.be/Dbuh0n6kvfI?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Which Smartphone Do They ACTUALLY Use? --- MKBHD, Austin Evans, Linus + More https://youtu.be/Hi2tjMLVpdQ?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Best Headphones That Money Can Buy... https://youtu.be/sRVRN2DlDp4?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The DIY Jacket Upgrade, Thank Me Later https://youtu.be/DCK-h-xXk3k?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Unboxing The World's Smallest Phone https://youtu.be/SSzyGCjH88o?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Most RIDICULOUS MacBook Pro https://youtu.be/46qTg3swoEo?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 This Slime Could Be Good For Your Phone... https://youtu.be/aarsyus_dP0?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 A Message from Apple... https://youtu.be/UiaqBdzCcBA?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 4 Unique Gadgets You Didn't Know Existed... https://youtu.be/65U9iYYMLjc?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The World's Most Dangerous iPhone Case https://youtu.be/bfArLcysAIc?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 You Wish You Got THIS For Christmas... https://youtu.be/AIyFyjdOamM?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Most Requested Smartphone I've NEVER Featured... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXTwf2qKJsA&index=1&list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Apple Is Deliberately Slowing Down Your iPhone https://youtu.be/KvrffRnxD6k?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 OnePlus 5T Limited Edition Unboxing + Easter Egg https://youtu.be/k9dsVWmEZn4?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Unboxing Google Home Mini With Demar DeRozan! https://youtu.be/rKh6N79h-MQ?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Coolest Laptop You've Never Heard Of... https://youtu.be/pfMfW_6aaPE?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 You've Never Seen A Mouse Do This... https://youtu.be/8nN9x8EmEF8?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Could This Phone Be The New Bezel-Less Champ? https://youtu.be/yyi1WYMvvHs?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The $12 Smart Watch - Does It Suck? https://youtu.be/OGfOmbzinc0?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 DON'T Buy The Batband, Unless... https://youtu.be/DlE4Q-Ti07Y?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Smartphone For Superheroes... https://youtu.be/FAz_nKQbTj0?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 4 Unique iPhone Accessories https://youtu.be/uZgnXJz_9DM?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 Unlock Any MacBook Without The Password https://youtu.be/IPsUM48H4MY?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 DON'T Buy The iPhone X https://youtu.be/2fGXDFiFBhg?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 The Super Smartphone You've Never heard Of... https://youtu.be/HkdoOyIRCj4?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 This 3D Audio Experience Will Blow Your Mind (Wear Headphones) https://youtu.be/40r8JE7aVI8?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 How LOUD Is The Razer Phone? (vs iPhone X, Pixel 2 XL, Note 8) https://youtu.be/Rh_iWXRxIY4?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 OnePlus 5T Unboxing - Is This The One? https://youtu.be/0KcvQpRdCzQ?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34 FOLLOW ME IN THESE PLACES FOR UPDATES Twitter - http://twitter.com/unboxtherapy Facebook - http://facebook.com/lewis.hilsenteger Instagram - http://instagram.com/unboxtherapy Google Plus - http://bit.ly/1auEeak

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Unbox Therapy (3 months ago)
How To Turn Any Android Phone Into An iPhone... https://youtu.be/14pYNywLqDs?list=PL7u4lWXQ3wfI_7PgX0C-VTiwLeu0S4v34
Brick Customs (1 month ago)
Unbox Therapy lol when you said ok Google it made my home mini go off
Bradley Valo (2 months ago)
Hashir Karkhana shut up
Alexander Mercer (2 months ago)
Why the hell would you want that 😂
Yann Roger (2 months ago)
But this is useless, seriously I bought a Pixel Xl because I really don't want any product of Apple... I you want an Apple just buy one.
Myke Day (2 months ago)
Glenn John in what way are apple first in everything? They are not first in anything. All of the things you listed there (apart from apple TV, which is just a knock off of many other better products) they did not create first.
Bart Anderson (17 hours ago)
Translation is a VERY hard problem. Don't expect magic! Google Translate works best with common words used with their usual meanings.
LCJ MadeintheA (1 day ago)
This is big for missionary trips into foreign countries
Sergey Topchiy (3 days ago)
Google Pixel Buds are great!
codepriest (3 days ago)
Consider yourself walking in China wanting to make a talk to someone, you notice Google doesn't work in China.
Crazy Pekka (4 days ago)
Demonitazation he didn't recommend them
notanewbie dude (5 days ago)
What if you didn't buy 'em for the translation thing?
mayobornwild (6 days ago)
You were in India I wanted to see you once 😍
Harsh (6 days ago)
Aight Apple Fanboy.... I'll definitely take your word for it
Akash Singh (6 days ago)
Google is an apple fan, removed headphone jack to sell their pixel buds like apple did to sell their airpods, bad move google!
Alex Wangen (7 days ago)
When he said hey google my google triggered 😂😂
Rock star (7 days ago)
How do you say don't buy pixel duds ...... You are crazy 😀😀 because you don't know what is google ...... U r fake
___ (7 days ago)
Hey they're playing cortex as background music! Nice
Carter Inomata (7 days ago)
JBL boombox review?
googlewolly (8 days ago)
"The translation potential is HUGE but at the moment functionality is almost identical to the Google translate app on it's own." It's "its" in this case in case u wanna edit that
InfiniteDuck kk (8 days ago)
Google translate doesn't work properly either soo....
Matthew Guariglia (9 days ago)
Got these with my pixel II XL. Love the phone, but the earbuds did not stay in my ear. Also not too comfy b/c the part that faces your ear is where it charges. I returned them.
cillian smith (10 days ago)
Why would you want wireless earbuds? That's stupid, you could looked them so easily and you can't put them anywhere except for shipping them in your pocket. You can at least put these around your neck..
Isaiah Craver (10 days ago)
Do you sell the items you buy
Matthew Hagerty (11 days ago)
If you get them wet you're fucked
Mirroez (11 days ago)
Why no pixel buds? I wanna buy them.
karibu1404 2.0 (11 days ago)
The neck cord is a plus in my opinion, this way its inpossible to loose one of them, you can only loose both or nothing
Joergen Jore (11 days ago)
The problem is not the headsett, but Google translate
Matt Worthy (11 days ago)
I feel like to do a translate test in Mandarin is a little unfair being it’s the most difficult language in the world.... how many people will be using that language. Very few. Maybe Spanish is a more fair review. But it’s silly to think you need to buy the buds to test google translate. It’s not a separate software. It uses the app- google translate. Anyone can test google translate on the google translate app, without headphones, and they would know if you over complicate sentences then it doesn’t work well. You should treat it more like a person who knows a little English and you have to talk simple for them. People do it all the time in day to day life. But that’s besides the point, because basically you’re saying the headphones need to get a 2.0 for an apps software to get better..... the app will get better once the app updates. Plain and simple. I also find it curious you seemed to focus on a thing such as translate but not compare it to the translate functionality in the apple AirPods which you didn’t fail to bring up several times. You did fail to bring up that the google Assistant is great as an assistant, and someone like me who doesn’t want to pull out my phone and don’t have a smart watch would love to send texts make calls and set events while I’m at work which is outside. But thanks for reviewing the sound, good info
Sun Vash (11 days ago)
Huh until they pay you
Ryan Hall (12 days ago)
He said "Hey Google" and my Assistant opened.
Kippenoma (12 days ago)
I think the cable is nice because you won't easily lose it.
Marcus McKay (15 days ago)
I love mine.
raney150 (15 days ago)
"Would have been nice to see a fully wireless design" No. This design is better. It helps prevent you from losing one.
SpiCa Yap (15 days ago)
Julie senior pilot (祝你新年快乐, zhu ni xin nian kuai le) Lmao I ded
Sarvaiya Kevin (16 days ago)
Thanks for coming to India
IronLover 64 (16 days ago)
They look like mentos
Insert clickbait Title (17 days ago)
you are very clickbaity
eel1331 (17 days ago)
I bought them.
Greg Childers (17 days ago)
They aren't fully wireless because that little wire that goes behind you neck makes any wireless earbud sound 10x better. That is true for all wireless earbud, and also why "truely" wireless earbud are so much more expensive for the same sound quality
Amber Lynn Martin (18 days ago)
Maybe they want it wireless as an f you to apple and allow you to use them with Apple iPhone.
Gungan (18 days ago)
Screw BT audio. You can't play flacs over BT without losing half the bitrate.
Eryk Kosarewicz (18 days ago)
They're perfect for going downtown with cars around. Really saved my life many times because I could still hear the car
Jordan Modi JM (19 days ago)
Well that google translate is better than having no Google translate on an airpod don't ya reckon?
I main IQ (19 days ago)
I thought everyone know google translate is a joke
Idiotic Critiquing (20 days ago)
You don't say how it's better than air pods but you say you don't recommend it. Please be more specific.
Herodotus Techne (24 days ago)
Sorry, I did... and love them
Nathan Savage (25 days ago)
I kinda like the cable, you would feel it tugging on the other if it falls out
Bryan Hill (27 days ago)
Does Apple buds do any of this. Nope. Amazing how the iSheep flock.
KYLER BOUTWELL (29 days ago)
Dont tell me what to do unbox therapy
why are there chinese subtitles
Andy Hua (1 month ago)
the chinese dude with the thrasher hoodie was cringy af lmao
Cayden (1 month ago)
that wasnt perfect
Xno Dragon (1 month ago)
BinkTinks (1 month ago)
When google don’t pay you.
Killerkings 1111 (1 month ago)
Dude are you actually from toronto!! I'm from Kitchener and would love to come see your setup! I seriously enjoy your videos and can't exactly figure out why. I mean you make great footage,the tunes are epic, and actually have humor. but your attention to details and specs are what I love. I just ordered the pixel 2xl because of your videos and can't wait for it to arrive!! Keep this up dude your killing it.
Nexalion NS (1 month ago)
How he did that conversation feature with google assitant?? or is it google translate app already??
NANA TOTALK (1 month ago)
Might be Pixel Bud "2" for this year
Jorge Yepez (1 month ago)
And the raptors gonna lose game one to my wizards
Tephrex (1 month ago)
Lmao, listening to this with Apple AirPods
PandaMage 69 (1 month ago)
When Luis learns Chinese
DarkFrosty- Does IDK (1 month ago)
Google translate is a very bad translator
ZanderCross (1 month ago)
They are wireless pods, the cord connecting them. Both is only to prevent one falling out and bing lost it is possible to take them off and use them as normal.
steve gee (1 month ago)
i am looking to purchase a pair of good blue tooth headphones for my pixel 2 XL? Any recommendations? Budget is about $100
sevan grigoryan (1 month ago)
He sounds so emo
Triple Killer og (1 month ago)
Who else google Home went off
Garry Fam (1 month ago)
i will buy it if 20 bucks , haha
Otto Caspar (1 month ago)
How can you write "DON´T Buy The Google Pixel Buds" when in the video you then say that they actually sound better than the airpods. I mean the Pixel Buds are earphones! Sound quality is literally the most important thing about them. Oh and totally wireless is soooo impractical! When you use earphones like the Pixel Buds and have to talk to someone or something like that (or cross the street etc.) you can just remove one or both of them and let them hang around your neck with the totally wireless option you then have one or two earphones in your hand with no where to put them. Also when using the translation feature you are only testing google translate not the earphones so really there is no point in evaluating the earphones based on this feature.
I actually do appreciate the wire between the buds because I'm more secure of not losing them, like, if one drops off my ear the wire will make it hang on my shoulder. And even if that's not very probable, I still would feel ok with it..
Michael M PREC* (1 month ago)
I will wait, thanks for the video
You Mad Tho (1 month ago)
Garbage. The problem with these shitty products is that they're rushed for the sake of saying "we have it too!". When Apple releases something, it's been in the works for years. When a competitor releases their version, it's a rushed piece of shit that only exists because of Apple
Art P (1 month ago)
Do not buy that giant watch. it's not wireless
mohamed faraas (1 month ago)
Hate google
Proyash abed (1 month ago)
Dude, When apple made their apple airpods then you had problems for having no wires and could easily be loosen. and now you had problems for having a wire also. Why is this hypocrisy?
Cyan SweetNess (1 month ago)
The High Pineapple (1 month ago)
Dude who was speaking Mandarin looked pissed
L.A. Ang (1 month ago)
The sheer amount of hassle putting the buds back into the case because of that stupid wire is reason enough to ignore this product. I wonder why you didn’t mention this, MKBHD did.
duoduo (1 month ago)
I feel old. Many young Chinese guys speak both Chinese and English well, which is rare in the old days.
CreakySalmon (1 month ago)
I don’t like truly wireless vids as I can lose them easily
wai642 Helldiver (1 month ago)
Are these better than the Axgio dash ones he reviewed a while back?
liya liya (1 month ago)
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*I Like Dogs* (1 month ago)
Meanwhile I'm using a headphone Jack still
Jason Weber (1 month ago)
Jack confirmed! Somebody laughed in the background...
C Rivera (1 month ago)
That’s because the Raptors suck. Go Cavs!
Edric San (1 month ago)
Y U Fuching activate me Gugal Ahsistant
Lucas Pedrini (1 month ago)
I like the idea of that cable... Idk, i think it's comfortable if you wanna talk with other person and just hang them on your neck or just makes it harder to lose 'em, cuz they seem bigger that way, and you don't just drop one of them
Teodor Kuběna (1 month ago)
I love how he tries to give a review on audio device, when he doesn't even listen to music that could challange the device. You gotta listen to bass songs, rock, high tones, song with a lot of human voice etc.
eolstarky (1 month ago)
What about Elari NanoPods?
Hunter Bona (1 month ago)
Bruh when u said hey google in the video my google home mini turned on lmao.
Google said “I am wee todd did”
Mr.Magnificent (1 month ago)
Next video : Demonetized
Camus Lance (1 month ago)
Cotaku (1 month ago)
Does the google buds only works on google phones?
Tammy Stoned (1 month ago)
Not everything is made with apple competition in mind.
Despite some minor problems ( upcoming update fixing them) I am pretty much happy with them. And call me weirdo but I love the design and how they look. On the other hand I don't like the asthethics of Airpods at all...so yes, I am a weirdo 😆
sochyvonn nora (2 months ago)
Male voice? Gay as hell
sax3463 (2 months ago)
i wonder why people like me would watch this if Lew does not recommend a product
sharin god (2 months ago)
Have you tried Gear Icon X 2018 ?
Depending on how skilled u are at this type of motion hahahahaha
kinan contreras (2 months ago)
You have to review the Samsung iconx earbuds.
iGoHamOnZombies 51 (2 months ago)
Do the google pixel laptop
Alex Kachura (2 months ago)
With the wire I feel safe that I won't loose one of them, sound is surprisingly good. Initially I would put them in at some wrong angle and my ears would hurt after about 2 hours, later I just found a good position. I wish the wires could be fixed in position better, because they do slip through the earphones from time to time. But generally I love those buds even in their v1.0
Viperr (2 months ago)
the way you spoke is unnatural, there's no way an ai like this would understand it properly when most people wouldn't even understand what you're trying to say
Tom G (2 months ago)
卧槽,这么烂的嘛。 怕不是大陆把谷歌墙了,所以翻译给跪了
Sundram Chellapah (2 months ago)
Why are you already so negative ?

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