How do the new earbuds work with phone calls? Is it like the Soundsport free where only the right earbud has a mic and sound for a call? Is it like AirPods where both buds work together/stereo or can be used separately for calls? Some other implementation?
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The QuietComfort earbuds will allow you to hear calls from the right and left earbud. Do note, the microphone is only placed on the right earbud.
If you have any further questions do let us know.
Thanks for your response. To clarify, if the right earbud needs to be recharged, the left cannot be used for calls by itself. Is that correct?
I was truly hoping each could be used independently. I regularly spend 8+ hours on calls and was hoping to be able to alternate. I cannot do that on my SoundSport Free and it is a big problem.
No problem. Although you can hear the conversation through both earbuds, the right is required as this headphone contains the microphone for conversation. The right bud is also considered the master bud, therefore it is needed so that you can connect the left earbuds also.
If you have further questions let us know.