Microsoft Cuts the Price of Surface Headphones by $100

Posted on May 19, 2019 by Paul Thurrott in Microsoft Surface, Music + Videos with 38 Comments

In a sure sign that they are selling poorly, Microsoft has cut the price of Surface Headphones to a more reasonable $250. That’s a $100 price cut.

You can find Surface Headphones at, the Microsoft Store, and other retailers. But I’d appreciate you using my Amazon affiliate link if you are going to purchase a pair.

Microsoft announced Surface Headphones at the October 2018 hardware event at which it also unveiled Surface Studio 2, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Pro 6. In a very brief demo, I found them to be solid and with excellent—and adjustable—noise canceling. But I prefer in-ear noise-canceling headphones, and after calling on Microsoft to make such a product, we found out that Microsoft is indeed planning to do just that.

It’s not clear whether the Surface Headphones price cut impacts those plans. But what is clear is that $350 was just too high of an asking price. So, at the very least, this price cut will make what appears to be a decent pair of over-the-ear noise canceling headphones more affordable.

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