Microsoft has announced the final specifications of the Suface Duo and announced a launch date

Ten months after the presentation, Microsoft has finally released the official specifications of its Surface Duo dual-screen Android smartphone, its price, as well as its launch date.

Microsoft Surface Duo

Microsoft did not change the technical characteristics of Surface Duo - the smartphone will receive a flagship filling by the standards of the second half of 2019. The Snapdragon 855 is used as a platform. The device has 6 GB of RAM and 256 GB of built-in memory. The gadget supports 4G/LTE networks but is not compatible with 5G.

The resolution of the two OLED displays of the smartphone is identical and is 1800x1350 pixels with a diagonal of 5.5 inches and an aspect ratio of 4: 3. In tablet mode, the diagonal reaches 8.1 inches, and the resolution rises to 2700x1800 pixels.

Microsoft Surface Duo has a single 11-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The sensor allows you to record videos in 4K resolution at up to 60 frames per second. The built-in battery capacity is 3566 mAh. The gadget works under the control of the Android operating system.

Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo

Microsoft Surface Duo Full Technical Specifications:

145.2 mm (H) x 186.9 mm (W) x 4.8 mm (T)
145.2 mm (H) x 93.3 mm (W) x 9.9 mm (T at hinge)
Weight1250 grams
DisplayDual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays open: 8.1” AMOLED, 2700x1800 (3:2), 401 PPI
Single PixelSense™ Display: 5.6” AMOLED, 1800x1350 (4:3), 401 PPI
Display Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
Battery LifeUp to 15.5 hours of Local Video Playback2
Up to 10 days of Standby Time2
Up to 27 hours of Talk Time2
Battery Capacity3577mAh (typical) dual battery3
Battery chargingBattery charging using 18W in box power supply
Camera and video recordingAdaptive camera 11MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm, PDAF and 84.0° diagonal FOV optimized with AI for front and rear
Auto mode with low-light & HDR multi-frame photo capture and dynamic range scene detection
Super resolution zoom, and super zoom up to 7x 
Portrait mode with adjustable depth control
Panorama mode
Burst mode
Video recording:
4K video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
1080p video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
HEVC and H.264 video recording formats
Gyro-based digital video stabilization
Video conferencingMicrosoft Teams and Skype video conferencing up to 1080p at 30fps
High CRI LED Flash for both front and world facing photo and video scenarios
Countries, carriers, and compatibility4Countries: U.S.
Unlocked device: AT&T, T-Mobile***
Locked device: AT&T
Network and connectivityWiFi: WiFi-5 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 5.0
LTE: 4x4 MIMO, Cat.18 DL / Cat 5 UL, 5CA, LAA. Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload
Bands Supported:
FDD-LTE: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66
TD-LTE: 38,39,40,41,46
WCDMA: 1,2,5,8
GSM/GPRS: GSM-850, E-GSM-900, DCS-1800, PCS-1900
Location: GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS
SIMOne eSIM5 and one Nano SIM
Note: AT&T locked device will not support eSIM
ProcessorQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform optimized for the dual-screen experience
ConnectionsUSB-C® 3.1
Storage and memory6128GB or 256GB UFS 3.0 of internal storage6
AudioMono speaker, Dual Mic noise suppression and echo cancellation optimized for productive use in all postures
Best-in-class Full Duplex communication for voice calls in hands-free mode
Audio formats supported: 3GP, MP3, MP4, MKV, WAV, OGG, M4A, AAC, TS, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, RTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY
Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive
Software7Microsoft preloaded applications:
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office Lens, PDF Reader, and more
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft OneDrive
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft OneNote
Microsoft To Do
Microsoft News
Microsoft Authenticator
Microsoft Bing Search
Intune Company Portal
Microsoft Solitaire Collection
Surface Audio
Microsoft Surface Duo UI core features:
Dual screen windowing
Adaptive modes
App Groups
Microsoft 365 Feed
Dynamic dock
Universal Search
Adaptive Camera
Microsoft SwiftKey Adaptive Keyboard
Your Phone Companion - Link to Windows
Other preinstalled apps:
Google Search
Google Assistant
Google Calendar
Google Drive
Google Duo
Google Photos
Google Play Movies & TV
Google Play Store
Google Maps
YouTube Music
Sound recorder
Spotify (Unlocked)
My AT&T (AT&T)
Call Protect (AT&T)
Amazon Shopping (AT&T)
Operating System: Android™ 10
SensorsDual Accelerometer
Dual Gyroscope
Dual Magnetometer
Dual Ambient Light Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Hall Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Video playbackVideo Playback Formats8: MKV, MOV, MP4, H.265(HEVC), AVI, WMV, TS, 3GP, FLV, WEBM
Wireless: Chromecast support
Wired: DisplayPort over USB-C®. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter*
ExteriorExterior Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
Color: Glacier
Security and authenticationBiometric lock type: Fingerprint reader (1:100K FAR <3% FRR)
Lock type: Swipe, PIN, password
Security applications pre-loaded on device: Microsoft Authenticator
Language supportAll supported languages (Android™ 10)
Pen and inkingSupports all in market generations of Surface Slim Pen, Surface Pen and Surface Hub 2 Pen*
Simultaneous Pen and touch are supported
What’s in the boxSurface Duo
Surface Duo Bumper (Color: Glacier)
Surface Duo USB-C® Power Supply (18w)
Quick Start Guide
Warranty and Compliance Guide
SIM Ejector tool
Warranty91-year limited hardware warranty
The Microsoft Store Promise for Surface60-day return policy
90 days of free technical phone support
Free virtual workshops and training

Surface Duo is priced at $1399. Now the new product is open for pre-order, and retail sales of the device will start on September 10. It is noteworthy that a protective bumper is included with the smartphone.

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