The surface Duo folding smartphone will be available in the fall. The device from Microsoft is available for pre-order on the company's website, the Verge reports.
Announced in October 2019, the device has a folding design consisting of two halves with OLED displays with a diagonal of 5.6 inches (ca. 14 cm) with a resolution of 1800Г—1350 pixels each and an aspect ratio of 4:3. When unfolded, the device has a working surface of 8.1 inches (ca. 21 cm) with a resolution of 2700Г—1800 pixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2. Journalists noted that the Surface Duo screens are independent of each other in contrast to the flexible displays of the Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone.
The device received a Snapdragon 855 chips, six gigabytes of RAM, and 256 gigabytes of internal memory. The gadget has an 11-megapixel camera with HDR support, a seven-fold zoom that Microsoft calls super zoom, recording 4K video at 30 frames per second. The device has received electronic image stabilization, and night mode is automatically enabled in low-light conditions. Depending on the state of the smartphone, the camera can be used for shooting objects or for video communication.
The device is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 3577 milliampere-hours, according to Microsoft engineers, the device can work for a whole day on a single charge. The device runs on Android and supports built-in Office applications. Journalists noticed that the new product does not support 5G and NFC module for contactless payment.
You can pre-order the Surface Duo on the company's website. The device will be available on September 10. The cost of a folding device is 1399 dollars.