Microsoft recently has made a lot of announcements in the form of Surface Go 2, Surface Book 3 and obviously the new Surface Headphones 2. It’s improved noise-cancelling headphones with better specs is surprisingly to cost cheaper than before.
There are some key changes to the Surface Headphones 2 and also features the same ANC dial on the side which you can rotate to control the amount of noise cancellation you want. There are 13 levels of ANC adjustments like the predecessor.
Most of the core specs including the 40mm drivers, Microsoft’s Omnisonic sound profile remains identical to the original Surface Headphones. On the other hand, Microsoft has upgraded the Surface Headphone 2 to feature the new Bluetooth 5.0, and also support for aptX.
The Surface Headphones 2 feature better integration with Microsoft Office Suite applications like Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. You can dictate using the headphones, get live captions with translation in PowerPoint presentations, easily read or reply to emails in the iOS app for Outlook, and much more.
Microsoft claims all-day battery life for the Surface Headphones 2 of up to 20 hours with ANC turned on. It also has a quick-charge feature and lets you enjoy one hour of playback time with just 5 minutes of charge.
Overall, the Surface Headphones 2 looks promising and its decreased price of $249 (around Rs.18,946) will encourage users to go for this. Its availability in the US starts from May 12th onwards.
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