The Surface Duo has always been one of the more intriguing
devices and customers can already preorder it. Unlike the
Galaxy Fold, Z Flip or LG V60, Surface Duo is a more practical
solution to dual-screen or foldable form factor and Microsoft
is hoping to revolutionize the way creatives and professionals
work on the go with this new device.
Surface devices have always carried a high premium because of
the premium hardware, and Surface Duo is no exception.
Microsoft is asking for $1,399 (roughly £1,070 or AU$1,960)
for the Surface Duo and those who preorder it today will
receive the dual-screen hardware on September 10.
Tech reviewers will be getting their units soon, but YouTuber
Dave Lee received a Surface Duo engineering sample and shared
his thoughts on the revolutionary device in a new video.
“One of the things that I’ve never loved about foldable phones
is that they never really brought anything that I wanted to do
with my phone and this is just from personal experience. I feel
like this [Surface Duo] kind of goes beyond,” Dave noted in his
video, and his Surface Duo’s first impressions are fairly
As we mentioned at the outset, those who preordered the new
dual-screen phone are expected to receive it on September
10. In the meantime, if you just can’t wait, you can visit
nearby Microsoft partners stores, and try out the Surface Duo
without buying the phone.
Microsoft has confirmed that some units of the Surface Duo are
already on display at Best Buy stores. AT&T, which is also
selling the Surface Duo, can provide you with a demo unit
beginning August 28,” according to a Microsoft representative.
Surface Duo is rocking last year’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 and
Microsoft’s dual-screen hardware has already managed to
outperform the Galaxy Fold, Z Flip, and Motorola Razr in