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 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What features do you look for in earbuds?
Wolfram
Wolfram 15 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Call quality
Akhil Vijayan
Akhil Vijayan 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
It should look like earbuds🙂
Luke Deveraux
Luke Deveraux 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
My World needs a, Comfortable, Better Sound, - Pixel Buds with Google Assistant and believe it I am SOLD...
ColtsFan4Life 35
ColtsFan4Life 35 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Long battery life
Mello Cruz
Mello Cruz 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Bluetooth wireless, Long battery life, no wires and connecting ports, music sound quality and noise cancelling.
Akmal Danial
Akmal Danial 19 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
0:15 "ur buds do this?" Me: *Yeah* , & my neighbors
Mark Dickson
Mark Dickson 3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Interesting review, somehow missed that these got released finally. Separately, gods she is just impossibly adorable
pandu nani
pandu nani 4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i think double tap is to avoid accidental touches
Bamwich
Bamwich 6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
are you related to fort nine?
TheAmoscokkie
TheAmoscokkie 6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
MS Store selling at US 267. I was like....
Steve Lendobeja
Steve Lendobeja 11 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1000!
igor juricek
igor juricek 15 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The Verge - experts in yapping "too little, too late" whenever possible.
Özgür Arpaci
Özgür Arpaci 18 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
the wired ones are the best
Ben Ferguson
Ben Ferguson 22 ਦਿਨ 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 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The earbud look like two big drum poking out from the ears...
Anthony Tarantino
Anthony Tarantino 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 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 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This was a quality and thorough review. Thanks Becca!!
Gregory Whiting
Gregory Whiting ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
they look like frying pans on your ears
Mortino Canoo
Mortino Canoo ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I literally stopped watching the Verge PApost channel because of this reviewer. Come on, grow up, the Verge!
DisasterTheory
DisasterTheory 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 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Unrelated but that Handel’s Ice Cream T is 🔥🔥🔥
Nick G
Nick G 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 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I'm in love with youu❤️❤️
Yarik Sychov
Yarik Sychov ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Cool reviews, thanks!
Chris Messias
Chris Messias 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Samsung's still sound the worst, lol
Shawn Hale
Shawn Hale 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
What about putting on a motorcycle helmet?
Mr. Cloverfield
Mr. Cloverfield 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
If I'm looking for a product review and I see Becca, I click.
Padraig O'Goire
Padraig O'Goire 2 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 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple Wired Headphones are #1 easy, with the Google PixelBuds in 2nd place, in my opinion.
UltimateDailga12
UltimateDailga12 2 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 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Slack lining is not a sport.
Kailyn F
Kailyn F 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Fav reviewer!!
Ewen Mackenzie
Ewen Mackenzie 2 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
And I find myself here, waiting patiently a review on the new Galaxy Buds Live...
Ranjith Kumar Rajagopal
Ranjith Kumar Rajagopal 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Just just just love wd you❤️
Ash Russell
Ash Russell 3 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 3 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?"
Abhijit
Abhijit 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The title must be: Microsoft's new Ear Rings😂
RR.THANUSHRAMAN RAMAN
RR.THANUSHRAMAN RAMAN 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
She is amazing man
Junayd A.A
Junayd A.A 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I can’t believe how good the Apple EarPods sound, i wouldn’t even notice if they shot the video with those
Junayd A.A
Junayd A.A 3 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 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I though Airpods have the most idiotic case in history. Until I saw this...
UnrealUnicorn
UnrealUnicorn 3 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 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
love beccas reviews :-) brings a smile
Ordinary G33K
Ordinary G33K 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They LOOK awful. TERRIBLE design.
Silver Reign
Silver Reign 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Does she have her own PApost channel?
Gregory Joseph
Gregory Joseph 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
didn't they say they have a translation mode?
Raid Shadow Legends
Raid Shadow Legends 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
6:59 Nuclear launch will occur in 15 seconds.
Jaime IA
Jaime IA 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
U are a genius !!! U are the gold standard for reviewing....
Adam Piercy
Adam Piercy 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1. EarPods 2. Pixel Buds 3. Surface Buds 4. Galaxy Buds
I'LL NAME THIS CHANNEL LATER
I'LL NAME THIS CHANNEL LATER 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The verge just let's anyone do a video on their channel
Agate Thomas
Agate Thomas 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1000
Agate Thomas
Agate Thomas 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
2
Noah Bowie
Noah Bowie 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Sticking with the galaxy buds+
Johnny Storm
Johnny Storm 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wow doesn't seem to be worth the price. No In ear detection? That's a deal breaker.
Brian Hartman
Brian Hartman 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Out of the wireless, the Galaxy buds sounded best to me. The others were too tinny.
sam mahmod
sam mahmod 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
the galaxy mic seems like the better sound
Gunaseelan Selvam
Gunaseelan Selvam 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wired one is best . Wireless buds will win in feature. But i hate wireless buds.
Josh Fabregas
Josh Fabregas 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
does the click matter lmaoo
Josh Fabregas
Josh Fabregas 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
this video’s quality is bomb thoo
Carlos Villacorta
Carlos Villacorta 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Nice review
Asher Films
Asher Films 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
is it just me, or does she seem like, just, a really sweet person?
iiKraze
iiKraze 4 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 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
@MaybeThisIsMark SIT DOWN? HAHAHAHA, nice try kid
MaybeThisIsMark
MaybeThisIsMark 3 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
iiKraze you’re on the channel and even commented under their video. Sit down please
AM G
AM G 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
i love the mute button on the bigger headsets. I’d like this feature on these buds
AM G
AM G 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
great point about buds popping out when removing sweatshirt or whatever. It drives me nuts.
Bello Ahmed
Bello Ahmed 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becca killed it🔥🔥🔥🔥
Rosalyn Peralta
Rosalyn Peralta 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
The wired Apple headphones sounded the best to me
Zagica
Zagica 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
You shoul compare them to Airpods Pro, Sony WF 1000xm3 and Sennheiser Momentum 2.
Almighty Givenchy
Almighty Givenchy 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I will marry you 😊😊
Nick Fisch
Nick Fisch 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
what a damn well done review, all around.
Robert Winters
Robert Winters 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
love this presenter. great presentation skills and calming. Feels like getting advice from a friend who happens to be an expert!
Iomis
Iomis 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They don't look any more ridiculous than ear pods...lol
Calum Harker
Calum Harker 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
This reviewer is actually really good, I want to see more from her
2Day UCry
2Day UCry 4 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 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
01:03 07:16 04:18
Reel Dino
Reel Dino 4 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Atrocious
forty inches
forty inches 4 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 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Solid review and shots to show off the earbuds. Super pro.
Daniel Boes
Daniel Boes 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple AirPods
Jared Hung
Jared Hung 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
9:40 Hahaha You are adorable!
Will Norwood
Will Norwood 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Why do companies that are releasing earbuds not include key features that have been standard for about 2 years?
Aquarius
Aquarius 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
doesn't she kinda look like graenolf
E B
E B 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Slacklining is not a sport. You can call it that to make yourself feel better but it's not.
Hunyo
Hunyo 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I kinda like the "popsocket" look. 😅
Joseph wiesenfeld
Joseph wiesenfeld 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
They are ridiculously large
Cyril Johnson
Cyril Johnson 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Apple wired earphones are the best
Sathish Rao
Sathish Rao 5 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 5 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 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Love love loveeee Becca's reviews 🔥🔥
Sourangshu Sarkar
Sourangshu Sarkar 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
So Becca uses an S10e..
shortazn97
shortazn97 5 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 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I need your review on Galaxy buds
Carly Henriquez
Carly Henriquez 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great b-roll footage, well thorough research and impeccable personality. Loved everything about this review and it's unfortunate that the Surface Earbuds didn't step-up to the plate.
brian jewell
brian jewell 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Becoming the best reviewer on the verge..
kefkapalazzo1
kefkapalazzo1 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Jesus the wired mic quality is not even close to the others
Jesper Bylund
Jesper Bylund 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yeah ok, Becca is the perfect reviewer. Really looking forward to a mic test with the next gen AirPods.
T HOFF
T HOFF 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Great review. Huge MS / Surface fan, but these have issues
caffeinelife
caffeinelife 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Damn, I love that you used a wired microphone. What a travesty the tech industry has perpetrated on all of us. Your videos are really enjoyable. Great personality and super thorough. Nice work. I watched your Google Buds video twice.
Christian Ulbrich
Christian Ulbrich 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
I just fell upon your videos, 10 out of 10 content. Keep it up, quit honestly your better at making a video then some top tech reviewers. Very fun, lovable, and great comparisons. I am now Subscribed!
M G
M G 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Geeze those look terrible lol
Mike Arnaldo
Mike Arnaldo 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Wired buds are obviously going to be the best, but I was surprised with the Galaxy Buds+, the original Galaxy Buds didn't the too great when my wife had a pair so I wasn't expecting that big of a difference.
Peter Davis
Peter Davis 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Slacklining 'recently'. Playin a big hard and loose with the word recently there
sovanna pang
sovanna pang 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Yo Becca! you're dope, great review! was that Prospect Park?
pisse3000
pisse3000 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
Awesome that she did this review, since she also did the one on the Pixel buds. It makes comparing products much easier for me. Much like how Dieter always does the MacBook ones.
Elmo Castles
Elmo Castles 5 ਮਹੀਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
1. Who cares what sound make a case when you close it. 2. Who get undressed with earbuds on, Americans are so lazy.
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