Taking advantage of the opportunity to release the Surface Laptop 4, Microsoft has also launched a new batch of Modern series of office accessories. This batch of new products all have Teams certification, equipped with a dedicated Teams button and better microphones to meet people’s needs for remote work during the epidemic. First of all, let’s talk about the Modern Webcam in the picture above. It is the first new camera product launched by Microsoft in almost a decade. This device can shoot 1080p 30fps images, and supports HDR, can be fixed on the screen, desktop or tripod. Its field of view is 78 degrees, and it has functions such as light adjustment and auto focus. For privacy considerations, Microsoft also added a physical barrier to this product, and there are also LEDs on the body to display usage. The price of Modern Webcam is 70 US dollars (about 460 yuan), and it is expected to be officially launched in June.
As for the earphones, it is divided into two types, to be precise, the wired and wireless versions of Surface Headphones 2+ and Modern earphones. Among them, the former will add a USB transceiver plugged into the computer to realize the related functions of Teams, and the other aspects are about the same as the Surface Headphones 2. The price is 300 US dollars (about 1,960 yuan), and it is on sale today. The wired version of the Modern headset needs to be connected to the computer via USB-A, and there is also a remote control. There is also a rod-type microphone on the side of the headset. The price is 50 US dollars (about 330 yuan) and will be available in June. The overall design of the wireless version is not much different. The battery life of listening to music and using Teams is up to 50 and 30 hours respectively. Its sale information needs to be further disclosed.
Finally, there is a Modern USB-C speaker with volume, call and Teams buttons on the top, as well as a built-in omnidirectional microphone and support for background noise reduction. It uses a 50mm full-frequency unit, and a accompanying box will be attached. The price is 100 US dollars (about 660 yuan), and it is expected to be shipped in June.