Microsoft. The software giant synonymous with Windows OS has established itself as a formidable hardware maker. The Redmond tech firm’s Surface line of hardware, which has wowed many since 2012, has grown to include headphones and now, true wireless earbuds.
However, Microsoft’s offering, called Microsoft Surface Earbuds, is not your regular pair of true wireless earbuds. In addition gesture and voice control, it also touts screen-free integration with Office 365, allowing you access to Outlook calendar and email with voice and get live, on-screen captions and translations in PowerPoint.
Interestingly, Microsoft Surface Earbuds lets you play Spotify on your Android phone instantly, simply by triple tapping on either earbud.
Microsoft Surface Earbuds further promised ultra-comfortable and stable fit, Omnisonic sound for rich and immersive audio, support SBC and aptX audio codecs, IPX4 rated for dust and water resistance, and like any true wireless earbuds, it comes with a wireless charging case for an all-day use.
Microsoft Surface Earbuds will retail for $249 when it becomes available. Speaking of which, there is no indicative date on when it will drop. However, if you are extremely keen, you can sign up to be notified when it comes onto the market. Skip ahead for the product promo video.
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