Surface Earbuds review: too little, too late

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The Surface Earbuds - back in October, Microsoft announced these tiny PopSocket-looking satellite dish things for your ears. It’s the company’s first attempt at a fully wireless in-ear bud and seven months later they are finally available for an asking price of $200. But in the time they were announced to the time they were released, we have seen a lot happen in the wireless earbud world and the Surface Earbuds come too little, too late.
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Chapters:
0:00 Unboxing
0:18 Intro
0:48 Hardware
3:05 Mic Test
4:48 Office Integration
5:30 Touch Controls
6:15 Audio Quality
8:10 App Support
8:40 Battery Life
9:05 Conclusion
9:42 Outro
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The Verge
The Verge 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What features do you look for in earbuds?
Wolfram
Wolfram 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Call quality
Luke Deveraux
Luke Deveraux 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
My World needs a, Comfortable, Better Sound, - Pixel Buds with Google Assistant and believe it I am SOLD...
ColtsFan4Life 35
ColtsFan4Life 35 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Long battery life
Mello Cruz
Mello Cruz 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bluetooth wireless, Long battery life, no wires and connecting ports, music sound quality and noise cancelling.
Alex Tikhomirov
Alex Tikhomirov 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
for them not to look like earrings
Nathaniel Champness
Nathaniel Champness 2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
bro those wired apple earphones are on another level
koZmo .seVen
koZmo .seVen 6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Fantastic review and thorough review Thank you!
Sophie Fliegler
Sophie Fliegler 20 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
wow the wired headphones are so clear
Andrew Gutierrez
Andrew Gutierrez 22 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
In-ear detection is becoming more & more standard, & I'm happy with that. No buds or cans should be releasing nowadays without that.
Shameem REZA ATIQ
Shameem REZA ATIQ 24 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Too little Too late is the right word you said. From Bangladesh Happy New Year.
Forefather Of Mankind
Forefather Of Mankind 25 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What about *codecs* ?! At least tell that about Bluetooth earphones !!! 😡😡😡
Berkalp Çelen
Berkalp Çelen ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was a very good review from so many perspectives. Good job, whoever you are.
Andre Staten
Andre Staten ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Listening on my pixel buds 🙆🏾‍♂️
Kanye from the west
Kanye from the west ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
F I L T H
Paul M
Paul M 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You look like a dude. Don't know if that's the look you were going for or not, but it's something to consider.
Shawn Hale
Shawn Hale 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Got them cause she mentioned, as well as other reviewers say, they’re comfortable.......and I agree.
Patrick Hatfield Blogs
Patrick Hatfield Blogs 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1:16 Serious ASMR right dere
Chuck Badics
Chuck Badics 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
👍 for Becca AirPod pro review
Akmal Danial
Akmal Danial 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
0:15 "ur buds do this?" Me: *Yeah* , & my neighbors
MaybeThisIsMark
MaybeThisIsMark 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
She said “new buds who dis?“. Like the meme
Mark Dickson
Mark Dickson 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Interesting review, somehow missed that these got released finally. Separately, gods she is just impossibly adorable
pandu nani
pandu nani 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i think double tap is to avoid accidental touches
Bamwich
Bamwich 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
are you related to fort nine?
TheAmoscokkie
TheAmoscokkie 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
MS Store selling at US 267. I was like....
Steve Lendobeja
Steve Lendobeja 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1000!
igor juricek
igor juricek 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The Verge - experts in yapping "too little, too late" whenever possible.
Özgür Arpaci
Özgür Arpaci 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
the wired ones are the best
Ben Ferguson
Ben Ferguson 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca, can you review the over ear headphone options? I love this video format, but I'm looking for some good over-ears, not buds.
workfasts
workfasts 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The earbud look like two big drum poking out from the ears...
Anthony Tarantino
Anthony Tarantino 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
How are they too late? New wireless earbuds come out all the time, there isn't a time limit Microsoft has to adhere to.
Rajit Hossain
Rajit Hossain 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
hey becca just to let you know I am a great fan of you and this channel! Trust me I just loved your playlist please share more if you have any! One more thing what phone did you use?
Dax Alexander
Dax Alexander 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was a quality and thorough review. Thanks Becca!!
Gregory Whiting
Gregory Whiting 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
they look like frying pans on your ears
Mortino Canoo
Mortino Canoo 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I literally stopped watching the Verge PApost channel because of this reviewer. Come on, grow up, the Verge!
DisasterTheory
DisasterTheory 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
$200 for THIS, what were they thinking? For only like $20 more you can get AirPod Pros! Which have way features like noise isolation, wireless charging, and transparency mode.
visiondriven1967
visiondriven1967 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Unrelated but that Handel’s Ice Cream T is 🔥🔥🔥
Nick G
Nick G 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This review is summed up in the line "So I recently got into slack lining..." No one cares about what predictably hipster trend you're wasting your life on just say "they where stable during physical exercise". The whole review replaced consumer advise with sycophantic stories.
Jai medidhi
Jai medidhi 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm in love with youu❤️❤️
Yarik Sychov
Yarik Sychov 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Cool reviews, thanks!
Chris Messias
Chris Messias 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung's still sound the worst, lol
Shawn Hale
Shawn Hale 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What about putting on a motorcycle helmet?
Mr. Cloverfield
Mr. Cloverfield 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If I'm looking for a product review and I see Becca, I click.
Padraig O'Goire
Padraig O'Goire 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I have the Sony wf-1000xm3... These earbuds are amazing... They are more comfy than Sony and have as good as soon and maybe even better base
Giacomo Ceccarelli
Giacomo Ceccarelli 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple Wired Headphones are #1 easy, with the Google PixelBuds in 2nd place, in my opinion.
UltimateDailga12
UltimateDailga12 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm so surprised she didn't have a windows 10 device like at this point who doesn't have one (besides apple people) especially a reviewer
MikeCharlieAlpha
MikeCharlieAlpha 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Slack lining is not a sport.
Kailyn F
Kailyn F 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Fav reviewer!!
Ewen Mackenzie
Ewen Mackenzie 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
And I find myself here, waiting patiently a review on the new Galaxy Buds Live...
Ranjith Kumar Rajagopal
Ranjith Kumar Rajagopal 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Just just just love wd you❤️
Ash Russell
Ash Russell 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
just looking at ONLY the microphones, I'd choose wired. it's really a no brainer, it's just superior to wireless no question
Bryan Manx
Bryan Manx 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
"too little too late" ya the fact that they put a full gesture control surface in your ear is sooo already done by everyone. I was using my apple pods to control a power point during a presentation thinking "Why is Microsoft so late to the game with these earbuds that can also function as a remote control?"
Anonymous 1289
Anonymous 1289 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The title must be: Microsoft's new Ear Rings😂
RR.THANUSHRAMAN RAMAN
RR.THANUSHRAMAN RAMAN 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
She is amazing man
JojiSpoon
JojiSpoon 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I can’t believe how good the Apple EarPods sound, i wouldn’t even notice if they shot the video with those
JojiSpoon
JojiSpoon 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
These don’t deserve to be anywhere near $200, I honestly don’t see any point in spending anymore than $100 for Tws.. you can get amazing earbuds that push waaaaay above their price under $100
Josef Richter
Josef Richter 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I though Airpods have the most idiotic case in history. Until I saw this...
UnrealUnicorn
UnrealUnicorn 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I will wait for second gen I think they will be fixing a lot of the issues also Id like more colors and maybe a custom design at an extra cost
Ravnish Gandhi
Ravnish Gandhi 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
love beccas reviews :-) brings a smile
Ordinary G33K
Ordinary G33K 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They LOOK awful. TERRIBLE design.
Silver Reign
Silver Reign 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Does she have her own PApost channel?
Gregory Joseph
Gregory Joseph 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
didn't they say they have a translation mode?
Joseph Olin
Joseph Olin 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
6:59 Nuclear launch will occur in 15 seconds.
Jaime IA
Jaime IA 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
U are a genius !!! U are the gold standard for reviewing....
Adam Piercy
Adam Piercy 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1. EarPods 2. Pixel Buds 3. Surface Buds 4. Galaxy Buds
Derrick B
Derrick B 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The verge just let's anyone do a video on their channel
Agate Thomas
Agate Thomas 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1000
Agate Thomas
Agate Thomas 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
2
Noah Bowie
Noah Bowie 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Sticking with the galaxy buds+
Johnny Storm
Johnny Storm 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow doesn't seem to be worth the price. No In ear detection? That's a deal breaker.
Brian Hartman
Brian Hartman 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Out of the wireless, the Galaxy buds sounded best to me. The others were too tinny.
sam mahmod
sam mahmod 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
the galaxy mic seems like the better sound
Gunaseelan Selvam
Gunaseelan Selvam 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wired one is best . Wireless buds will win in feature. But i hate wireless buds.
Josh Fabregas
Josh Fabregas 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
does the click matter lmaoo
Josh Fabregas
Josh Fabregas 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this video’s quality is bomb thoo
Carlos Villacorta
Carlos Villacorta 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nice review
Asher Films
Asher Films 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
is it just me, or does she seem like, just, a really sweet person?
iiKraze
iiKraze 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
why do people still watch or read anything from The Verge, they are a bunch of jokes with no clue wtf they are talking about.
iiKraze
iiKraze 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@MaybeThisIsMark SIT DOWN? HAHAHAHA, nice try kid
MaybeThisIsMark
MaybeThisIsMark 6 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
iiKraze you’re on the channel and even commented under their video. Sit down please
AM G
AM G 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i love the mute button on the bigger headsets. I’d like this feature on these buds
AM G
AM G 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
great point about buds popping out when removing sweatshirt or whatever. It drives me nuts.
Bello Ahmed
Bello Ahmed 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca killed it🔥🔥🔥🔥
Rosalyn Peralta
Rosalyn Peralta 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The wired Apple headphones sounded the best to me
Zagica
Zagica 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You shoul compare them to Airpods Pro, Sony WF 1000xm3 and Sennheiser Momentum 2.
Almighty Givenchy
Almighty Givenchy 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I will marry you 😊😊
Nick Fisch
Nick Fisch 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
what a damn well done review, all around.
Robert Winters
Robert Winters 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
love this presenter. great presentation skills and calming. Feels like getting advice from a friend who happens to be an expert!
Kolop1
Kolop1 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They don't look any more ridiculous than ear pods...lol
Calum Harker
Calum Harker 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This reviewer is actually really good, I want to see more from her
Daniel
Daniel 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They are amazing! I love the futuristic Look! I will buy them for sure. Might not the very best but still amazing. I can't wait to see the 2. Gen. Thx Microsoft ❤
Bernice Corder
Bernice Corder 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
01:03 07:16 04:18
Reel Dino
Reel Dino 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Atrocious
forty inches
forty inches 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i might be the only one who is digging this style lol. but the only let down for me is that it doesn't have the tips part. I'm not a big fan of the no tips. too much outside noise just leaks into your music. hmmmm .... i hope they do a version with the foam, silicone tips type.
Rhino & Birds
Rhino & Birds 7 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Solid review and shots to show off the earbuds. Super pro.
Daniel Boes
Daniel Boes 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple AirPods
Jared Hung
Jared Hung 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
9:40 Hahaha You are adorable!
Will Norwood
Will Norwood 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why do companies that are releasing earbuds not include key features that have been standard for about 2 years?
Aquarius
Aquarius 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
doesn't she kinda look like graenolf
E B
E B 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Slacklining is not a sport. You can call it that to make yourself feel better but it's not.
Hunyo
Hunyo 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I kinda like the "popsocket" look. 😅
Joseph Wiesenfeld
Joseph Wiesenfeld 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They are ridiculously large
Cyril Johnson
Cyril Johnson 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple wired earphones are the best
Sathish Rao
Sathish Rao 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I guess there’re no substitutes to Sennheisers, Sonys, M&Ds, B&Os if Audio quality is the priority!
Anthony S
Anthony S 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Anybody know how to quickly move this playlist to Apple Music (if there a free app/web out there)?
Eashrak Zubair
Eashrak Zubair 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love love loveeee Becca's reviews 🔥🔥
Sourangshu Sarkar
Sourangshu Sarkar 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So Becca uses an S10e..
shortazn97
shortazn97 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
My favorite reviewer!! So much passion and energy and just generally seems like a cool person to talk to.
Ewen Mackenzie
Ewen Mackenzie 8 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I need your review on Galaxy buds
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