It’s Surface day everyone and a number of new and refreshed devices have broken cover officially. This article focuses on Surface Headphones 2. Stay tuned for additional Surface coverage.
Today Microsoft unveiled their refreshed Surface Headphones 2. The headline feature improvements are a larger battery that boasts 20 hrs of battery life, now supports Bluetooth 5 and now includes aptX, which is a protocol that reduces latency and improves audio clarity. Pre-order a set for yourself here.
|Noise cancellation||Up to 30 dB for active noise cancellation|
Up to 40 dB for passive noise cancellation
|Speaker||40mm Free Edge speaker|
|Sound pressure level output||Up to 115 dB (1kHz, 1Vrms via cable connector with power on)|
Up to 115 dB (1kHz, 0dBFS over Bluetooth connection)
|Charging||Full charge in less than 2 hours|
|Battery||Up to 20 hours (with music playback over Bluetooth, ANC on)|
3.5mm audio connector
|Buttons / Controls||Power button, Mute button, Volume dial (right ear), Noise Cancellation dial (left ear), Touch interface on both ear cups|
|Compatibility||Windows 10, MacOS, iOS & Android|
|Available||May 6 pre-order (today), In stores May 12|