For us the Pixel Buds Pro are some headphones They are worth every euro they cost. Yes, it is true that Google took a little longer than the rest to get into this business, but it did so with very established foundations and a good offer. And today these TWS go a step further.
The March update for the Pixel Buds may have been delayed, but users will get a long-awaited new feature today. That is, if you have Pixel Buds Probecause Google is finally rolling out the promised Spatial Audio update with Head Tracking.
The update comes in the form of firmware version 4.30 of version 3.14 that was released in October. The October firmware added the ability to set your own 5-band equalizer, as well as balance control for the left and right earphones, as well as various bug fixes.
Besides, Google has posted an instructional video on its YouTube channel showing users how to turn on and use Spatial Audio. with Head Tracking on your Pixel Buds headphones.
Spatial audio only with the most modern Pixels
Note that the feature will only be available on newer non-A-series Pixel devicessuch as the Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 7, and Pixel 7 Pro. This means that Pixel 6a owners will unfortunately miss out on this update.
Google has also updated the Pixel Buds’ help page accordingly with a guide on how to use the feature, as well as a quick explanation of its benefits and the apps you can currently take advantage of it in.
For now, the only apps mentioned are HBO Max and Netflix.but it is supposed that
it will work with movies and shows in 5.1 surround sound or better, which should also include other streaming apps like YouTube.
As is often the case with Google staggered releases, it may take a few days before you see the update available. It consists of a firmware update for the Pixel Buds Pro and another for the charging case shortly after a system reboot.