A characteristic we anticipated at launch might be across the nook

The Google Pixel Buds Professional are one among our favourite pairs of wi-fi earbuds proper now, however they are not with out their faults. Amongst them: the buds launched with out user-customizable EQ settings. Thus far, practically two months later, you continue to cannot change the best way they sound utilizing the Pixel Buds app, past a setting that is meant to spice up bass at low volumes. In accordance with a teardown by 9to5Google, although, that might be altering quickly.


In analyzing the most recent model (1.0.474476083) of the Pixel Buds app, 9to5 found references to an upcoming five-band equalizer that enables for guide management of “Low Bass,” “Bass,” “Mid,” “Treble,” and “Higher Treble.” Apparently, it looks as if these frequency ranges shall be configured utilizing sliders that transfer horizontally moderately than vertically. There’ll even be built-in presets, together with two totally different bass enhance modes and a “Vocal enhance” setting.

9to5 additionally discovered references to a setting that’ll let customers change the quantity steadiness of the buds utilizing a slider — transferring it to the left will increase the quantity on the left facet whereas decreasing it on the precise, and vice versa.

None of those settings are purposeful simply but, however the presence of references to them throughout the Pixel Buds app signifies they might be coming within the close to future. Why it is taken so lengthy to implement such seemingly fundamental options we’d’ve anticipated to be prepared previous to launch is a permanent thriller, however at the least we should not have for much longer to attend.