Microsoft introduces Surface Duo 2 with 5.8″ 90Hz AMOLED displays that open into a large 8.3″ display, Snapdragon 888

Microsoft today introduced Surface Duo 2, the company’s latest dual-screen Android device, as the successor to last year’s model. It has a bigger, high-res 5.8″ PixelSense Fusion Displays that open to form an 8.3″ PixelSense display with 90Hz refresh rate, is powered by Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, upgraded triple-lens camera and runs Android 11,

This has integration with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams and lets you use any two Android apps simultaneously, and games like Asphalt 9: Legends are optimized for it. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, stereo audio, NFC for contactless payments and support for a range of accessories including the Surface Pen that magnetically to the device. The spine lights up with color indicators, icons, and more for notifications.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 specifications

  • 5.8-inch (1344 x 1892 pixels) AMOLED 13:9 single PixelSense Display, 401 PPI, 8.3-inch (2688×1892 pixels) AMOLED 13:9 Display when open, 90Hz adaptive refresh rate, 100% SRGB, DCI-P3, 800 nits max brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB / 256GB / 512GB (UFS 3.1) internal storage
  • Android 11
  • One eSIM and one Nano SIM
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • 12MP camera with f/1.7 aperture, OIS, dual LED Flash, 16MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 12MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 2X optical zoom, 4K video recording at up to 60 fps
  • 12MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers, Dual Mic AI-based noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation
  • Dimensions: 145.2x 184.5x 5.50 (Open) / 145.2x 92.1 x 11mm (Closed); Weight: 284g
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 6 ax (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS / GLONASS, DisplayPort over USB-C, NFC
  • 4449mAh (typical) / 4340mAh (minimum) dual battery with 23W fast charging

Pricing and availability

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 comes in Glacier and Obsidian colours, is priced at $1499.99 (Rs. 1,10,675 approx.) for the 128GB version, $1599.99 (Rs. 1,18,050 approx.) for the 256GB version and the 512GB version costs $1799.99 (Rs. 1,32,810 approx.). It is available for pre-order today in select markets and will ship starting from October 21.

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