Singapore, 25 August 2020 – Microsoft today announced that the Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds are now available for pre-orders in Singapore via the Microsoft Store.
Launched as part of the new Surface line-up, the Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds are designed to help users find moments of focus and connection anytime, anywhere. Both accessories will be available via the Microsoft Store and authorized commercial resellers from 8 September 2020.
“As the way we work and learn continues to evolve, the need for devices that keep us productive and connected has never been greater. The new Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds are designed to complete the Surface experience for users by offering all-day wearing comfort and amazing sound quality to enhance productivity and help users stay focused on their tasks throughout the day. We have seen strong, positive response during the launch period, and we are excited to be bringing these devices into the Singapore market,” said Shyamol Bansal, Business Group Lead for Surface & Mixed Reality, Microsoft Singapore.
Surface Headphones 2
Designed for users looking to focus and connect in any setting, Surface Headphones 2 slips comfortably over the ears with soft, lightweight ear pads, allowing users to enjoy their favorite music and shows in comfort and style all day.
Boasting an improved battery life of up to 20 hours, Surface Headphones 2 comes equipped with crystal-clear Omnisonic sound and 13 levels of active noise cancellation, which is adjustable through intuitive on-ear dials and specifically tuned to either block out or amplify human voices. This latest function comes in handy for users who are looking to focus on their work without distractions from background noises. The headphones also allow dictation in Microsoft 365 apps, including Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint, keeping both hands free for maximum productivity.
Surface Headphones 2 comes in two colors – Light Grey and Matte Black, and sports an improved ear cup design that rotates 180 degrees for greater wearing comfort. Users can connect the Surface Headphones 2 to their Windows 10 PC right out of the box with Swift Pair enabled.
|Exterior||Dimensions: 8.03” (204 mm) x 7.68” (195 mm) x 1.89” (48 mm) Mechanical features: Colors: Light Gray, Matte Blacki Buttons: Power button, Mute button, Volume dial (right ear), Noise Cancellation dial (left ear) Weight: 0.64 lbs (290.3 g)|
|Noise Cancellation||Up to 30 dB for active noise cancellation Up to 40 dB for passive noise cancellation|
|Speaker||40mm Free Edge speaker|
|Sound Pressure Level Output||Up to 115 dB (1kHz, 1Vrms via cable connector with power on) Up to 115 dB (1kHz, 0dBFS over Bluetooth connection)|
|Charging||Full charge in less than 2 hours|
|Battery||Up to 20 hours (with music playback over Bluetooth®, ANC on)ii|
|USB Cord Length||1.5 m|
|Audio Cable Length||1.2 m|
|Inputs||USB-C connector 3.5mm audio connector|
|Compatibility||Windows 10, iOS, Android, MacOS|
|Buttons/Controls||Power button, Mute button, Volume dial (right ear), Noise Cancellation dial (left ear), Touch interface on both ear cups|
|In the box||Surface Headphones 2 Carrying case USB cable Audio cable Quick start guide Safety and warranty documents|
|Warranty||One-year limited hardware warranty|
urface Earbuds feature an ultra-comfortable and secure design with intuitive touch controls, allowing users to start a phone call, change songs, or instantly play Spotify from an Android phone with a simple touch, tap or swipe.
Users can enjoy all-day battery life with the accompanying wireless charging case and experience incredible sound quality through custom-designed drivers in the earbuds that are precisely tuned to deliver an immersive acoustic experience. Each earbud comes with two advanced microphones that increase voice clarity, while blocking out background noise during calls.
Surface Earbuds include productivity-focused features such as screen-free integration with Microsoft 365, allowing users to manage their calendars, capture to-do’s, reply emails on the go and control PowerPoint presentations in Windows 10 effortlessly. Surface Earbuds also allow for seamless pairing with Surface PCs via Swift Pair, complementing the Surface experience for users who are looking for a premium audio accessory to fuel their productivity.
|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: 7.2 g with ear tip Charging case: 40 g without earbuds|
|Frequency response||20 –20 kHz|
|Microphone||Two microphones per earbud|
|Battery life||Up to 24 hours battery with included charging case4|
(up to eight hours of continuous listening with additional charges in the case) 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 or later, Android 4.4 or later, iOS 9 or later, Bluetooth 4.1/4.2|
|Controls||Touch, tap, swipe, voice|
|In the box||Two Surface Earbuds Charging case Three pairs of silicone ear tips USB-C™ to USB-A cable Quick Start Guide Safety and warranty documents|
|Warranty||One-year limited hardware warranty|
Availability and Pricing
Surface Headphones 2 and Surface Earbuds are available for pre-orders in Singapore starting 25 August 2020 and will be available via the Microsoft Store from 8 September 2020. Surface Commercial customers can also purchase the devices from commercial resellers AsiaPac, JK Technology and UIC.