Microsoft has determined to delay the launch of its Surface Earbuds. The $249 wireless earbuds, which the tech big unveiled in October, will not be popping out till someday in subsequent spring yr, mentioned Microsoft Chief Product Officer Panos Panay in a tweet Thursday. The earbuds had been initially expected to launch this year.
“Product-making is in regards to the relentless pursuit to get all the main points proper, which takes time typically greater than we deliberate on,” Panay wrote. “To make sure we ship the very best expertise for you, our followers & clients, Surface Earbuds will now launch worldwide in Spring 2020.
Microsoft unveiled the surface Earbuds at an occasion in October alongside its Surface Duo dual-screen Android telephone and new Surface Pro X and Surface Pro 7 tablet. The corporate stated the earbuds have a snug match, faucet-and-swipe controls that mean you can entry Spotify playlists without touching your phone (for Android customers), and on-the-fly translation capabilities, with help for 60 languages. Microsoft stated they’re going to additionally ship eight hours of battery life from a single cost and that the charging case (with USB-C charging) offers a further three prices.
Microsoft confirmed the surface Earbuds would not launch till 2020 and mentioned it’s going to have extra specifics to share on timing within the coming months.