Microsoft Surface Duo – an innovative folding Android smartphone

Microsoft Surface Duo - an innovative folding Android smartphone

The American corporation Microsoft, for the first time in recent years, decided to release its new branded smartphone, but it works not on Windows 10 or another proprietary OS, but on Android. A unique feature of the novelty, which should provide it with good sales, is its folding design. The Surface Duo mobile device can be laid out as if it were a book, after which it could be fully used at its discretion. The manufacturer did not disclose absolutely all the characteristics of its new products, limiting itself only to some general facts. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the phone is still in its infancy, that is, by the time it enters the market, this can change dramatically.

The Microsoft Surface Duo is equipped with a 5.6-inch screen when folded and 8.3-inch when unfolded. At the same time, there is a large frame between the two displays in tablet mode, so watching movies on a large display will not be too comfortable, as well as browsing websites. According to the creators, two phone screens are needed in order to simultaneously work with two applications, such as a messenger and a browser. In such a use case, it is really very convenient. The novelty has support for the Surface Pen branded stylus, so it is perfect for those who regularly draw or draw something.

What kind of hardware is under his hood is unknown, but the phone is definitely the flagship, so you can count on advanced technical equipment. There is no data on the price either, but it’s quite obvious that a folding Microsoft Surface Duo is guaranteed to cost at least 1,500, so such a device will not cost less than 100,000 rubles. Earlier on this phone there were rumors on the Internet, and all called Surface Phone. Apparently, these turned out to be true, because such a mobile device equipped with two displays at once was actually introduced. However, this phone does not have the main camera familiar to everyone, so it certainly will not be able to take spectacular pictures, and this is guaranteed to greatly reduce the circle of potential buyers.

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Microsoft previously released the Windows 10X operating system.