Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Duo has been teased by the
executives repeatedly over the last few months. The
dual-screen smartphone has been teased again by Microsoft’s
chief product officer Panos Panay and Communications lead Frank
X. Shaw on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Frank X. Shaw’s latest post on LinkedIn
features the Surface Duo. Based on the images shared by the
Microsoft executive, it appears that the power button and the
volume rocker will be on the right side of the dual-screen
Surface Duo prototype design puts the USB Type-C port on the
bottom of the device and the SIM tray somewhere on the right
On the right-side display, there is a camera next to a speaker
grille. There appears to be a single speaker and camera on the
Surface Duo. In a teaser posted earlier by a Microsoft
executive, a flash was also seen accompanying the single
Microsoft announced Surface Duo back in October and the
hardware has got that strong traditional Surface aesthetic.
While Microsoft does not want to label it a phone, Surface Duo
resembles a sleek phone in its folded state and it’s not a
traditional foldable handset like the Galaxy Fold or Motorola
According to leaked specifications, Surface Duo comes with a
360-degree hinge mechanism that joins the two 5.6-inch displays
together. When you would unfold the handset, you’ll have a
tablet-like device that measures 8.3-inches horizontally.
It’s also worth noting that Surface Duo is a slim and durable
device and it measures 4.8mm thin.
While Surface Neo with Windows 10X has been pushed back to
2021, Surface Duo could launch as early as September. According
to our findings,
Surface Duo is also set to pass Google’s Compatibility Suite
Test with Android 10, which suggests that the device is
almost ready for the launch.