Of course, being a Microsoft product, the Surface Earbuds feature integration with Office 365 software. You can use them to live caption your PowerPoint slides, dictate documents and emails in Word or Outlook, as well as have your incoming messages read to you from Outlook. When paired with an Android device, the Surface Earbuds offer deeper Spotify controls, so you can instantly play songs from the app with a triple tap on either bud. You can use these headphones with Windows, Android and iOS.
Microsoft promises “all-day battery” with the included charging case, with the device itself lasting up to eight hours per charge. At $199, the Surface Earbuds are priced much closer to the Pixel Buds and AirPods, and appears to offer more smart features than the competition. But we’ll need to wait for a full review to assess just how well those tools work.
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