Announced last October and promising integration with Office 365 – now called Microsoft 365 – the Microsoft Surface Earbuds wireless headset can finally be launched next May 6.
Microsoft's wireless headset should have been launched at the end of last year, but the company postponed its launch until spring 2020 between March and May. At the time, Microsoft did not cite a specific reason, with the tweet confirming the postponement just saying that The manufacture of products on the ceaseless quest to get all the details right, which takes time … sometimes more than we planned.
The new headphones cost $ 49.95, have a battery life of up to 20 hours and will be available …
Now, according to information from several European retailers, Microsoft is preparing to launch the Surface Earbuds wireless headset in Europe and elsewhere in the coming weeks. The sources also say that the company intends to launch another headset from the Surface line, but no information about this new model has been released.
If the information is really correct, the Microsoft Surface Earbuds wireless headset will be available in Europe from May 6th and cost 199. In the United States it should hit the market on the same date costing $ 249, the same Apple's AirPods Pro price.
The wireless headset offers 24 hours of battery life thanks to the case that comes with an integrated battery that can charge the headset twice from 0 to 100%. With a single charge, the headset offers 8 hours of autonomy.
The integration of Surface Earbuds with now Microsoft 365 allows users to dictate words for Word and Outlook, control PowerPoint slide shows, access their calendar and more. Another promise from Microsoft that headsets can also translate more than 60 languages in real time. The headset can be controlled using touch, gesture or voice. On Android devices, users can double tap the phone to start controlling music playback on Spotify.
Each headset has a 13.6mm diameter speaker, supports noise cancellation and has Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. It can also quickly connect to Surface line devices via Swift Pair.
Source: Neowin.net, WinFuture.de. [TagsToTranslate] microsoft