Last week we told you that the dual-screen Surface Duo had
visited the FCC, Bluetooth SIG and UL Canada. And today, a new
rumour has revealed that the Android-powered dual-screen
hardware from Microsoft could launch by the end of August.
The recent filings also suggest that Microsoft is set to unveil
its productivity device after Samsung introduces the Galaxy Z
Fold 2. Surface Duo has reportedly entered the
production and Microsoft could begin shipping it to those who
pre-order the device in the last week of August.
When Microsoft announced the Surface Duo last year, the plan
was to begin shipping the device in the holiday shopping season
to capture sales.
While Microsoft officially still says that Surface Duo will
launch during Holiday 2020, it looks like the production has
started and you can buy it in the week of August 24, 2020. This
has not been confirmed by Microsoft as of yet.
The pre-order pages of the Surface Duo should also go live in
the coming weeks.
According to earlier reports, Surface Duo comes with two
5.6-inch AMOLED displays. You’ll be getting get a tablet-sized
8.3-inch screen when you unfold the device with a noticeable
hinge in the middle.
Surface Duo also comes with Qualcomm 2019 flagship
Snapdragon 855, 6GB of memory and storage configurations of
64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.
A single 11MP camera is included and the device is also
reported to have a 3460mAh capacity battery.