Microsoft launches Surface Duo 2, gets major upgrade over original Duo

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 launched, gets major upgrades over the original Duo

Microsoft has finally revealed the legacy of its first generation foldable smartphone, known as the Surface Duo 2. And much more. Here we will take a look at everything the new Microsoft Surface Duo 2 has to offer.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2: Price

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 will be available on 5 October. 8 1,799 (approximately Rs. 1,32,806) for the 8GB RAM / 512GB storage variant.

The device is available in Obsidian and Glacier color options. The company has not revealed whether the device will come to India. To recall, the original duo was not introduced in the country.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2: Specification

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 will feature two 5.8-inch displays, each with a resolution of 2754 × 1896 pixels and a 90Hz refresh rate. Both displays combine 8.3-inches diagonally. There is also a slight curve at one end of the display, allowing the user to see notifications, times and more, even when the Duo 2 is off. It is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SOC and has 8GB of RAM and 128GB / 256GB / 512GB non-expandable storage. It runs Google’s Android 11 with the company’s own custom skin. The company did not disclose details of battery capacity or fast charging.

Connectivity options include 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, WiFi 6, NFC and an ultra-wideband (UWB) chip. It is the thinnest 5G device currently available on the market. The device has a triple camera setup on the back which includes a 12-megapixel wide angle lens with a 12-megapixel ultra wide angle lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. Wide and telephoto lenses also have optical image stabilization. On the front, it supports a 12-megapixel sensor for selfies and video calls.

Microsoft has optimized 150 games, including Asphalt Legends, Modern Combat 5, and Dungeon Hunter 5, to act as controllers on one screen and another. The company has come up with more optimizations for sharing information between two screens and spreading a single app between them.

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