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Microsoft Surface Headphones review

Key features
  • Over-ear
  • Wireless
Reviewed

Microsoft aims for the Surface Headphones to be the perfect pairing for their range of Surface computers and tablets. They've billed them as the 'smarter way to listen', featuring active noise cancelling for peace when travelling and on-ear touch controls to access their sophisticated range of features. They promise 'music and calls sound spectacular', but can they get it right with their first-ever pair we've tested? We found out.

Included in our expert review
  • Pros and cons
  • What are they?
  • How do they sound?
  • What are they like to live with?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy them?
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Test results

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Microsoft Store
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£214.00
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£249.00
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£430.05
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We have tested 215 headphones and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 33 Best Buys.
Range of Headphone scores
  1. 18%
    Lowest score
  2. 55%
    Average score
  3. 91%
    Highest score
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