Microsoft is preparing a reliable wireless headset. The company recently announced the new $ 249 Screen Headphone, the second product in its earphones since last year on the Screen Speaker. Headphones are similar to other wireless headsets available, but Microsoft has included product-features to show them that you can’t find anywhere else. Which will be available this year.
I had the opportunity to introduce the new Speakers after Microsoft’s presentation today, although the environment was not good enough to evaluate the quality of the headphones, I have to point out some of its features. unique.
Headers look exactly like any other wireless headset. The battery life is eight hours and the credit case provides up to 24 hours of operation, resting in your ear without blocking the ear canal. That means it doesn’t block all external noise, which is fine, as Microsoft says by design. They sounded better than most ears, but, they were able to stay in my ears when they received the right instructions.
The exterior is different, so the Headphones feature a large device-like charger that is used for touch interactions. You can tap on the tablet to play or play music, launch apps like Spotify, resize or skip tracks. You can also you call Cortana by long press on the tablet, but there is not always a listening feature, such as Alexa or Siri on the ears of Amazon and Apple.
Perhaps the best part of Headphones is that it has the ability to live while recording as you read and present PowerPoint on a connected computer. I could see the words you spoke to me from the light above the screen, just below the ceiling, despite the noise levels in the test room (you can hear the video tape) not very good.
Microsoft has to rely on those production features to accurately determine the cost of the Boxes: although: $ 250, it costs more than the competition. So while they do not have such things as noise reduction, you are missing out on features found on the low-cost Amazon Buds.
We have a lot to say about the Sane Screen that allows us to review and evaluate its audio performance. Needless to say, between Amazon and Microsoft will soon enter this space, not just global AirPods.