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Micro USB… SOMEONE NEEDS TO GET FIRED!!
I actually got no problem with it. The batteries in those devices are usually so small that they’re quickly charged anyway and almost everyone has tons of micro usb cables still lying around which this way at least have some use left for chargeable audio devices (most micro usb devices these days).
@RanDieBam it breaks easily or destroys the interface of the device
Exactly. I was like „ah these look good, they’ve got noise cancela…oh micro usb? Nope.“
MICRO USB??? IS THAT EVEN STILL LEGAL??
More brands require usb for there items, not everything is Apple bud
James Bloomfield I have a micro usb to charge Bluetooth decides
James Bloomfield you profile pic matches the comment lol
Micro usb and I lost interest
ItsJustTech what’s micro usb
@Señor Pollo an extremely outdated charging port
MicroUSB In 2019? DOA.
I can’t wait for a full review of this, however the fact that it comes with a micro USB port is terrible! It’s 2019, nearly 2020! USB-C all the things or I’m not interested, especially for $130.
For $79. I would still complain about the USB port, but wouldn’t criticize it terribly
David Marks my only complain is about that reversibility
@David Marks USB C is stronger, reversible, charges faster, and also can send more data faster and supports displays etc.
@PayneMusically Also don’t want to carry two different cables with me on my commutes
@PayneMusically While that’s true, also keep in mind that not all USB-C cables are made equal.
There are just some people who say in a first world country and don’t know the truth.
Trillion dollar company – shittiest demo room on earth for a hardware event
Well frugality is one of their leadership principles.
Stephen Catterson it’s like a studio apartment
PJ well Microsoft is the trillion dollar company and yes …apple dies a crapton of buybacks
Micro USB? What is this? 2012?
Andrew Uliana what’s micro usb
Micro USB?! From a billion dollar company in 2019… what a freakin joke.
You poor thing 🙁
? a micro usb is literally $5 from walmart
@King Cheech Its not a cost issue, more like a convinence issue, I dont wanna carry around 2 cables.
Now when I walk past someone with these I’ll say Alexa turn off ?
…or even better Alexa play Despacito
Tf micro usb .. tf were they thinking?? Oh wait, they weren’t.. lol
NTFB Productions what’s micro usb
YvnG DINO it’s an old type of cable that is pretty bad for this time.
Is it even still legal in the second half of 2019 to present tech with micro-usb?!
Yeah for 30-50 bucks. Definitely not 130
$130 for earbuds that don’t have USB-C in 2019? c’mon
WiNDOGE MASTER what’s the difference?
@Cheesus USB-C offers faster charging and better convenience as you don’t have to carry two different cables with you
@loughrey101 it really is a massive pain carrying around one of those USB cables that splits in Micro/C/Lightening. How do people find space for things like that in their bags?
The micro usb instantly made me disinterested.
It really truly does. There’s no excuse for that today, no justification when everything else is moving on to it. Even iPads have embraced it and iPhones possibly will next year as well. Come on Amazon. Literally lost any interest I might have ever had in these on that one feature.
Me: Opens Amazon and puts buds in cart.
Dieter: „It charges via Micro USB.“
Me: Removes from cart. Closes Amazon with the quickness.
I did the exact same thing. sigh~
… everybody has micro USB, I have 20 or so cables flying around, so who in the world even cares?
Amazon had me until the no wireless charging and USB C…….come on now
I don’t think I’ve lost interest faster than when I found it these has Micro-USB
Literally 93% of comments are variations on “micro-usb in 2019? I won’t be buying!”
“Charges by micro USB”
Me: Aiight imma head out
I had a strong urge to smash something when I heard it’s charged by micro USB