Microsoft will release its Android smartphone with two 5.6 “OLED screens and Snapdragon 855-soc on September 10 for a price starting at $ 1399. The device will only appear in the United States for the time being.
Microsoft announces the price and release date of the Surface Duo on its Surface IT Pro blog. The message has a business approach and mentions the management options that the phone will have. Microsoft mentions a price starting from 1399 dollars. For that money, buyers get a variant with 6GB of ram and 128GB of flash storage. There will also be a variant with 256GB of storage space.
The Surface Duo is equipped with last year’s Snapdragon 855-soc and has OLED screens with a resolution of 1800×1350 pixels each. The phone has one camera on the back: an 11-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.0 lens. The device has two batteries, good for a capacity of 3577mAh. When closed, the folding phone has dimensions of 145.2×93.3×9.9mm. The weight is 250 grams.
At the end of last year, Microsoft showed a prototype of the Surface Duo for the first time. In the past few days, many Surface Duo teasers have appeared on social media. Microsoft CEO Panos Panay shows a Wednesday animation of the hinge. Hiroshi Lockheimer, Android’s chief executive, dropped out earlier this week in a photo that he is using the Surface Duo.
Update 12:16: Microsoft has announced more details, writes Windows Central, among others. The article has been adapted and supplemented accordingly.