Microsoft Surface Duo goes on pre-order in the US starting at $1399 with foldable dual-screen

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Microsoft surafce duo launch

Today, Microsoft has started taking pre-orders of Surface Duo dual-screen Android phone that was announced last year in October for it in the US and also revealed the complete specifications. It has a 5.6-inch PixelSense AMOLED display, after opens up to expansive 8.1-inch PixelSense display that has a Dynamic 360-degree hinge, which allows you to use each screen individually or together, across a variety of modes.

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It comes with features where you open up two apps side by side, cross-reference information, and drag and drop to effortlessly move images, text and files between screens so you can get things done quicker. It also comes with pre-installed Office, Outlook, Teams, Edge, OneNote, OneDrive, Microsoft To-Do, and more apps that have reworked to be used in two screens.

The company has developed new manufacturing processes to actively align pixels across screens. The proprietary digitizer algorithms even consider when you are crossing the seam with your finger, making it feel like it’s one fluid screen. Within the dynamic 360-degree hinge, custom-designed cables connect the displays to work together, across a variety of postures. The completely new designed of dual-system architecture to deliver optimal performance and battery life within the thinnest, lightest design possible. The layout of the motherboard and multi-cell battery, to the placement of inertial sensors, mics, and antennas, was purposefully designed to unlock an entirely new interaction model across two screens.

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Microsoft Surface Duo Specifications -

Display5.6-inch (1800×1350 pixels) AMOLED 4:3 single PixelSense Display, 401 PPI, 8.1-inch (2700×1800 pixels) AMOLED 3:2 Display when open, Corning Gorilla Glass protection
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform optimized for the dual-screen experience
RAM/Storage6GB LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.0) internal storage
OS/UIAndroid 10
SIMOne eSIM and one Nano SIM
Cameras11MP camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, LED Flash, optimized for front and rear, 4K video recording at 60 fps
FeaturesSide-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
Connectivity4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / GLONASS, DisplayPort over USB-C
Battery/Charger3577mAh (typical) dual battery with 18W fast charging

The Microsoft Surface Duo comes in Glacier color, and it will be available from September 10 in the USA, and the pre-order has started today through MicrosoftStore, AT&T, and BestBuy.

Microsoft Surface Duo Prices are -

  • 6GB RAM/128GB storage version - $1,399.99 (Rs. 1,04,623 approx.)
  • 6GB RAM/256GB storage version - $1,499.99 (Rs. 1,12,100 approx.)