Apart from the Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 6 and the Surface Studio 2, Microsoft has also announced the launch of new Bluetooth headphones, the Microsoft Surface Headphones, today, in the US. The new Surface Headphones comes with Active Noise cancellation, as well.
The Microsoft Surface Headphones feature 40 mm Free Edge Drivers which have a frequency response range of 20 Hz to 20 kHz. When the headphones are connected via a cable with NC turned on, the SPL output goes up to 115 dB at 1 kHz, while over Bluetooth it goes up to 115 dB at 1kHz with 0 dBFS.
As mentioned earlier, the Surface Headphones offer Noise Cancellation up to 30 dB for active noise cancellation and up to 40 dB for passive noise cancellation. The headphones come with a power button, a mute button, a volume dial, and Noise Cancellation dial as well.
The Surface headphones are claimed to last up to 15 hours of music playback over Bluetooth with ANC, and hands-free Cortana enabled, while it takes less than 2 hours to charge fully. The headphones are compatible with Windows 10, iOS, Android as well as MacOS. It also has automatic Pause/Play feature which pauses the song once you remove it from ear and starts playing once you put them back on.
For other inputs, the headphones have a USB C connector as well as 3.5 mm audio connector. Microsoft also bundles a USB cable as well as an auxiliary cable along with the Surface Headphones.
Pricing and Availability of Microsoft Surface Headphones
The Microsoft Surface Headphones come in Light Gray color and are available for USD 350 (INR 25,660 approx.) and will ship later this year, in the US.