Microsoft has launched its latest dual-screen Android smartphone the Surface Duo 2, which is the successor of last year’s model. It has a bigger 8.3″ QHD+ PixelSense display when open, and high-res 5.8″ single PixelSense Fusion Displays with 90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 800 nits max brightness and has a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It runs on the Snapdragon 888 5G SoC with 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 512GB UFS 3.1 storage, and works on Android 11.
It has a triple rear camera setup where a 12MP primary camera with OIS along with a 16MP ultra-wide camera, 12MP telephoto camera with OIS, 2X optical zoom, and supports 4K video recording at up to 60 fps. The front side has 12MP front-facing camera when open. It is powered by a 4449mAh that supports 23W fast charging in the box.
This comes with integration with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams and you can use any two Android apps simultaneously along with games like Asphalt 9: Legends are optimized for it. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner with feature stereo audio, NFC for contactless payments, and support for a range of accessories including the Surface Pen that magnetically to the device. The spine lights up with color indicators, icons, and more for notifications.
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Specifications -
|Display||5.8-inch (1344 x 1892 pixels) AMOLED 13:9 single PixelSense Display, 401 PPI, 8.3-inch (2688×1892 pixels) AMOLED 13:9 Display when open, 90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 100% SRGB, DCI-P3, 800 nits max brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection|
|Processor||Octa-Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) internal storage|
|SIM||One eSIM and one Nano SIM|
|Rear Cameras||12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, dual-LED Flash, 16MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 12MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 2X optical zoom, 4K video recording at up to 60 fps|
|Front Camera||12MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture|
|Features||Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor, USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dual Mic AI-based noise suppression, and acoustic echo cancellation|
|Dimensions||145.2x 184.5x 5.50 (Open) / 145.2x 92.1 x 11mm (Closed)|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6 ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS / GLONASS, DisplayPort over USB-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||4449mAh (typical) / 4340mAh (minimum) dual battery with 23W fast charging|
Pricing and Availability -
The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 comes in Glacier and Obsidian colors, and will be available from October 21 in the USA, Pre-order has started from today. But, there is no information about to be launched the phone in India.
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 Prices are -
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage version - $1499.99 (Rs. 1,10,675 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/256GB storage version - $1599.99 (Rs. 1,18,050 approx.)
- 8GB RAM/512GB storage version - $1799.99 (Rs. 1,32,810 approx.)