The Microsoft Surface Duo is the company’s first dual-screen Android smartphone, which will finally be launched on September 10, 10 months after being teased online. Along with the release date, the official price of Redmond Company’s phone has also come out. In October last year, along with the Surface Duo, the Surface Neo dual screen tablet, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro X were also introduced. It comes with 360-degree hinge and has two different OLED displays. Microsoft has also given developers a separate Surface Duo SDK to optimize apps for the new form-factor.
Microsoft Surface Duo price, availability
It has been revealed through a blog post that the Microsoft Surface Duo will cost $ 1,399 (about Rs. 1,04,600). The device will be available for purchase in the US from September 10. Meanwhile, The Verge has reported that pre-orders for the Surface Duo have begun Wednesday through AT&T, Best Buy and Microsoft’s online store.
Information about the global launch of Surface Duo has not been revealed yet.
Microsoft Surface Duo specifications, features
The Microsoft Surface Duo features two 5.6-inch OLED (1,350×1,800 pixels) displays with 4: 3 aspect ratios, which come together with 2,700 x 1,800 pixels resolution and 8.1-inch PixelSense fuse with 3: 2 aspect ratios. The display is created. The device gets an 11-megapixel camera sensor with F / 2.0 aperture at the front.
The Microsoft Surface Duo features an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, with 6GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. There are also two batteries, with a total capacity of 3,577mAh.
The Surface Duo will not come with 5G support. Instead, it will have 4G LTE. You can also expect other common connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a USB Type-C port. In addition, a stylus pen has also been made by Microsoft.
The Microsoft Surface Duo is claimed to come with enterprise-level security based on Microsoft’s in-house Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI). Smartphones can also be connected to a full Windows 10 experience in the cloud using the Windows virtual desktop. In addition, Microsoft is also planning to target enterprise customers with its BYOD support.