Along with the new Surface Laptop 4, Microsoft has announced a slew of accessories for PC under the Modern lineup and that includes headphones, a USB-C speaker, and a webcam. Let us take a look at what the company has to offer for PC users.
Microsoft Modern USB Headset and Modern Wireless Headset
Under the Modern Series, the company has unveiled the Modern USB Headset and the Modern Wireless Headset. As their name suggests these are wired and wireless and are offered in Black colour. It also features beaming microphones and 28mm moving-coil speakers.
Coming to the Modern USB Headset, it bears a USB-A connector and in-line buttons for volume control, a microphone mute button and a Microsoft Teams button for quick launch of the app. On the other hand, the Modern Wireless Headset lets you adjust the volume by rotating the right earcup. There is also an indicator light to show if you’re on mute. According to the company, the wireless headset will last a total of 50 hours.
Microsoft Modern USB-C Speaker
It is designed to allow users to attend conference calls and aims to make the experience seamless when using Microsoft Teams. Like the headset, the speaker too has in-line buttons for volume control, mute and launching the Teams app.
The USB-C speaker has a 50mm full-range driver and two omnidirectional microphones. The cable attached is 68cm long and the speaker comes in Black colour.
Microsoft Modern Webcam
Using the Modern webcam you can capture high-quality videos with HDR and True Look. It also supports autofocus. It can shoot videos in Full HD resolution and have a 78-degree FOV. In case you’re concerned about privacy, the company has included a shutter to close the lens when the camera is not in use. It can be connected to various devices using the attached USB-A wire.
The Modern USB Headset is priced at $49.99 whereas the Modern Wireless Headset will retail for $99.99. The Modern USB-C speaker is priced at $99.99. The Modern Webcam will have a price tag of $69.99. All the Microsoft Modern accessories will be available from June.