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Google Made Another Headphone Dongle for the Pixel 2 for $12

14 September, 2018, 02:15 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • Google releases an improved headphone jack adapter with better battery life

It's an odd way to improve battery life, but if you're still carrying around headphone dongles in your pocket, this is probably worth the upgrade.

The new USB-C headphone adapter costs $12, which is up from the $9 previous model, but still way cheaper than the original $20 price Google tried to sell it at.


At the event, the firm is expected to announced the widely leaked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. But now Google is raising the value support up to $12 as its introduces a fresh mannequin of adapter which is smaller and more vital than its predecessor.

Google got in the headphone dongle business when the Pixel 2 infamously axed the 3.5 millimeter headphone jack after Google made a big to-do about Apple's recent iPhone's doing the same thing in its reveal of the original Pixel the preceding year. However, there are said to be some improvements. It's also ever-so-slightly smaller than the 2017 adapter, measuring in at 3.67 in. long, 0.46 in. wide, and 0.3 in. tall, and weighing just 0.17g. It also features a width of 0.46 inches and weighs barely about 4.9 grams. That could be because it's now the company's only product that requires the adapter, although it does also mention "other devices running Android P or higher". "Witchcraft", you cry, but no: Google says this is absolutely true when compared to the performance of the existing Pixel 2 headphone adapter.

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