It’s Surface day everyone and a number of new and refreshed devices have broken cover officially. This article focuses on Surface Earbuds. Stay tuned for additional Surface coverage.
Surface Earbuds will be available starting May 12 and you can pre-order a pair for yourself here. Microsoft Surface Earbuds is a first party pair of headphones but they function like platform agnostic headphones in that they will work will Cortana and other voice assistants such as Siri, Alexa, Bixby and Google Assistant, so no lock-in here.
Surface Earbuds pack a dual mic array, 24 hrs of battery life, with the circular area of the design being an interactive surface of gestures and taps. Pre-order a pair for yourself here.
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|Dimensions||Each earbud: 0.98″ (25 mm) x 0.78″ (19.9 mm)|
|Charging case||2.96″ (75 mm) x 1.31″ (33.2 mm) x 0.98″ (25 mm)|
|Weight Each earbud||7.2g with ear tip|
|Charging case||40g without earbuds|
|Frequency response||20 –20 kHz|
|Microphone||Two microphones per earbud|
|Battery life||Up to 24 hours battery with included charging case|
Up to eight hours of continuous listening per charge
A 10-minute charge provides up to one hour of battery life
|Cord||USB-A to USB-C cord (1 meter)|
|Audio codecs||SBC and aptX|
|Compatibility||Windows 10, Android 4.4, iPhone 5, iOS9, Bluetooth 4.1/4.2|
|Controls||Touch, tap, swipe, voice|
|Warranty||One-year limited hardware warranty|