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- Google is developing an automatic equalizer adjustment feature for Pixels.
- Dubbed Adaptive Sound, the feature tweaks audio settings based on environment acoustics.
- The Google Pixel 5 will likely receive the feature in an update, but it’s unclear if any other Pixels will join it.
The forthcoming Google Pixel feature drop could include a new toy for music lovers. Dubbed Adaptive Sound, the feature was uncovered on a Google Pixel 5 by XDA‘s APK sleuths.
The feature confusingly shares its name with a Google Pixel Buds feature. But while Adaptive Sound on the Buds automatically adjusts the volume levels on the fly to suit the wearer’s environment, Adaptive Sound on Pixel phones will tweak the equalizer instead.
While playing music on a Pixel phone, Adaptive Sound may up the bass and treble in noisier environments, or drop both in quieter settings. The feature uses