Alongside the new Surface Go 2 tablet and Surface Book 3 laptop, Microsoft has launched new earbuds and headphones. Read more to find about Microsoft Surface Headphones 2, Surface Earbuds Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Microsoft Surface Headphones 2||$249 (approx Rs 18,990)|
|Microsoft Surface Earbuds||$199 (approx Rs 15,175)|
The Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 is priced at $249 (approx Rs 18,990). It comes in Black and Platinum color options.
On the other hand, the Microsoft Surface Earbuds costs $199 (approx Rs 15,175). It will be available in a single Glacier color option.
Sales start on May 12. As of now, there is no information about the Indian price tag and launch date.
Additionally, Microsoft has launched Surface Dock 2 and a new USB Type-C Travel Hub dock at $259 (approx Rs 19,750) and $99 (approx Rs 7,550), respectively.
The company has also announced a new Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop and Microsoft Bluetooth Desktop keyboard and mouse sets.
Highlights and Features
The Microsoft Surface Headphones come with 13 levels of ambient noise reduction. They are touted to offer better sound quality.
The new headphones can last up to 20 hours of battery life. You can get almost an hour’s worth of usage with a five-minute charge.
The earcups can now fold flat for easier storage. Additionally, on-ear dials can be used to adjust volume and background sound cancellation.
On the other hand, the Microsoft Surface Earbuds are IPX4 rated for water resistance. These are said to offer a comfortable fit and touch controls. Silicone ear tips are included.
The new earbuds are rated to last up to 24 hours (earbuds + charging case). A 10-minute charge delivers up to one hour of use. The earbuds themselves offer eight hours per charge.
Microsoft claims that the custom drivers are designed and tuned to ensure rich sound (for music as well as voice calls).
Additional features include integration with Spotify and the dictation features of Microsoft Office.
Alongside the Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds, Microsoft also launched Surface Dock 2 and USB-C Travel Hub.
The Microsoft Surface Dock 2 allows you to expand your workspace with a simple magnetic click. It offers faster charging, higher data transfer rates, and enterprise management tools.
On the other hand, the multi-port Microsoft USB-C Travel Hub offers more ways to connect to networks, displays, and USB-C accessories on the go.
Additionally, the Microsoft Ergonomic Desktop (priced at $89.99) is said to reduce fatigue along with comfort and control. A split keyboard design features a cushioned palm rest and an ultra-precise mouse with cushioned thumb rest.
Whereas the Microsoft Bluetooth Desktop (priced at $59.99) offers a full-sized keyset and a compact mouse.
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