Microsoft’s dual screen smartphone Surface Duo is now official

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Last year, in October, Microsoft first teased its foldable Android smartphone with dual-screen. After that, from the past few weeks, the device showed off on social media by Microsoft executives. However, the company finally officially launched the Surface Duo today.

So let’s see what the device has to offer without wasting any time.

Surface Duo: Specs

As per the company, 

“Surface Duo delivers the easiest way to multitask on the go, bringing together the power of Microsoft 365 experiences and the full ecosystem of Android mobile apps.”

The Surface Duo features a dual AMOLED screen of 5.6-inches each and is connected by a hinge capable of 360-degree rotation. The display has an aspect ratio of 4:3 and has a resolution of 1800×1350 pixels. The display has considerable bezels on top and bottom.

The Surface Duo offers an 8.1-inch PixelSense Fusion Display when fully opened. At the open state, the display has an aspect ratio of 3:2 and pixel resolution of 2700×1800. The device weighs around 250 grams and has a thickness of 4.8mm at an opened state.

Under the hood, the device is powered by Snapdragon 855 processor paired with 6GB RAM and up to 256GB storage onboard.

In terms of optics, the Surface Duo has only a single 11MP camera sensor above the display on the right and can be used as a front and rear camera with the help of the connected 360-degree hinge

In terms of battery, the device packs a 3,460mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

The Surface Duo will run on Android 10 out of the box with Microsoft launcher on top. The device includes features like running two apps side by side, gestures to move apps between two screens, and more. It also comes with a bunch of Microsoft apps like Office, Outlook, OneDrive, Teams, and more.

Price and Availability

The Surface Duo price starts at $1,399 for the 128GB storage variant and will be available in Glacier color.

Pre-order will be available from today from AT&T, Best Buy, Microsoft Store and will be shipped on September 10.

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