Microsoft abandons plan to launch Surface Duo before the release of the Galaxy Fold 2
Microsoft announced two new dual-screen devices, Surface Neo and Surface Duo, at the new product launch event last October. Surface Duo is equipped with the current mainstream mobile system Android. At that time, Microsoft said that these two models The equipment will be available at the end of the Christmas holiday this year.
If the Surface Duo is released at the end of this year according to the original plan, it can catch up with the Android 11, and this device can be equipped with the Android 11 system by default. However, it has been reported that the Surface Duo will be released before the Galaxy Fold 2. It will not be equipped with the Android 11 system, choose to install the Android 10 system, and then upgrade to the Android 11 system.
However, a claim from the WC’s Zac Bowden that Microsoft has given up its plan to sell the Surface Duo before the Galaxy Fold 2. For unknown reasons, the Surface Duo will be postponed until some time this summer.
I'm told Microsoft wants to launch Surface Duo before the Galaxy Fold 2 is announced. So, before August 5th? We're getting close. Assuming plans don't change, Surface Duo should start shipping in less than 2 months.
— Zac Bowden (@zacbowden) June 12, 2020
Microsoft’s delayed sale of the Surface Duo may be to further polish the product, but on August 5, Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 20 series mobile phone equipped with a new generation of Qualcomm flagship processors, and the Surface Duo is still equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon in the first half of last year, Snapdragon 855 processor.
According to previous news, the Surface Duo will be equipped with two 5.6-inch AMOLED displays with a resolution of 1800×1350, a PPI of 401, a battery capacity of 3460mAh, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 6GB of memory and 64GB, 128GB and 256GB of optional storage space, and an 11-megapixel camera, do not support NFC, wireless charging and 5G.