The Pixel 7 series, including the Pixel 7a, may provide Bluetooth audio of improved quality, according to an new report . What precisely is going on? These gadgets might eventually support Bluetooth LE Audio.

With Android 13 came support for Bluetooth LE Audio. That is a brand-new standard that offers a lot of enhancements. Of course, it will take some time for Android to provide complete support.

The Pixel 7 andamp; 7A devices may provide Bluetooth audio of a higher standard. Before going any farther with Bluetooth LE Audio, why do we believe those three phones will support it? As 9to5Google reported, there was a conversation between Google employees. One of them inquired about Android’s use of a specific XML file that lists all the various Bluetooth LE Audio codec settings that are supported (as shown below).

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An employee of Google responded to his question by providing links to the places where the Pixel 7 series and Pixel 7a add their Bluetooth LE Audio settings. However, the Googler did not particularly name them. They were known as p22/p23a by him.

The Pixel 7 and 7 Pro are the phones designated by the prefix “p22,” which will go on sale in the fall of 2022. The Pixel 7a is probably the p23a for the A series phone(s) that will be released in 2019.

Advertisement This is currently the only indication those devices will support Bluetooth LE Audio. Naturally, as the Pixel 7, 7 Pro, and 7a codes are not yet available, we are unable to confirm anything.

WHAT ADVANTAGES CAN BLUETOOTH LE AUDIO PROVIDE? What advantages does Bluetooth LE Audio offer? The next generation of genuinely wireless earphones should be more effective as a result, I suppose. How? Both earbuds will be able to receive audio from your phone at the same time.

It’s also important to take note of Auracast, which promises to enable simultaneous audio playback from a single sender on many receivers (such as speakers, headphones, and so on). Included in the package are additional enhancements to battery efficiency.

Advertisement The LC3 audio codec is also made available by Bluetooth LE Audio. Compared to Bluetooth Classic audio settings, that code compresses audio more effectively. It can be set up to utilize more or less data and change instantly to reduce interference or improve long-distance connections.

Overall, Bluetooth LE Audio is a wonderful addition, and let’s hope that the forthcoming Pixel smartphones will include it.


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