July 1, 2022

Smartphones are laden with smarter features every year, and one of the constants is Google Assistant, which you can find on several different devices. Some of those include headphones, where the trusty Assistant can pipe in on-demand, either by voice or a simple button press. Google’s own Pixel Buds A-Series are the leading example for making that access easy, functional, and consistent. But there are plenty of other options to choose from, so we gathered the best Google Assistant headphones for you to consider.

These will get Google talking

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Best overall

Reasons to buy

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Excellent Assistant integration

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Wireless charging case & USB-C wired charging

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Comfortable fit for most

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Good sound

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Fantastic media controls

Reasons to avoid

Lacks active noise cancelation

Earbud battery life could be longer

No swipe gestures

No wireless charging case

When Google remade its Pixel Buds, the 2020 iteration was a huge departure from the original model in that they were true wireless earbuds. The Pixel Buds A-Series take so much of the 2020 iteration and came out with what is essentially a cheaper variant that performs more consistently.