Microsoft released Surface Duo 2, starting at $1499

In addition to launching the Surface laptops, Microsoft also released the second-generation Android dual-screen folding phone Surface Duo 2, continuing the book-like folding solution. The first-generation product, Surface Duo, was launched about two years ago, but it was delayed for nearly a year before it went on sale at a price of $1,399.

This time Surface Duo 2 is equipped with two 5.8-inch AMOLED screens, each with a resolution of 1344 x 1892 (4:3) and a refresh rate of 90Hz, with a total size of 8.3 inches and a resolution of 2688 x 1892 (3:2), it is more suitable for multitasking than many 16:9 or even 21:9 mobile phone screens. In the folded state, the size is 145.2 x 92.1 x 11 mm, in the unfolded state, the size is 145.2 x 184.5 x 5.5 mm, and the weight is 284g. It is equipped with 8GB of memory, and 128GB or 256GB of storage space, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G platform. Compared with the first generation of Snapdragon 855, the performance is greatly improved.

Surface Duo 2’s rear camera is a combination of a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and has OIS optical image stabilization technology and TOF sensor to achieve fast focus. The battery capacity of the surface Duo 2 reached 4400mAh, and Microsoft said that the Surface Duo 2 has “all-day battery life”. Surface Duo 2 supports Microsoft’s Surface Pen series for stylus input. Surface Slim Pen 2 can be attached to the outside of Surface Duo 2 for easy carrying.

The Surface Duo 2 is shipped with Android 11. The 128GB storage capacity is $1499 and the 256GB storage capacity is $1599.