Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 is the company’s latest flagship device, but it doesn’t have a camera on its face. Instead, it has two cameras on the rear of the device and one up front. The new Surface Pro 6 is available for preorder now, with shipments expected to begin in October.
The surface duo 2 is a tablet that was released in 2016. It has a triple camera setup and a Surface Pen.
At Microsoft’s online launch event on Tuesday, the Surface Duo 2, the company’s next mobile device, was unveiled. The current generation is more focused on becoming a mobile experience, including capabilities like as 5G, NFC, wireless charging, and other smartphone functions.
The Duo 2 has the same dual-display design as its predecessor, which worked successfully in the previous iteration. This time, though, the screens receive a boost as well, with a higher refresh rate.
To top it off, there’s a new camera module with three lenses: wide, ultrawide, and telephoto. Overall, the Duo 2 seems to be Microsoft’s first real effort at an Android smartphone, since it will run Android 11 out of the box.
The Duo 2 should be available beginning on October 5th for $1499.99, along with a slew of other new Surface devices and Windows 11. On Wednesday, pre-orders will begin.
On the Surface Duo 2, a notification bar displays on the hinge.
The Surface Pro 8 has received a major update, as well as a new pen.
As previously said, Microsoft has worked out some significant issues and resolved many concerns from both reviewers and consumers.
The Duo 2 has the same two screens as the Duo, but with improvements. When the two screens are combined, you’ll get an 8.3-inch screen with a refresh rate of up to 90Hz. When the smartphone is closed, the displays have a small bend to them, allowing users to view the clock and alerts.
The new displays are larger and feature a 90Hz refresh rate, which is quicker than before. | Source: Microsoft
Each of the 5.8-inch OLED displays has a resolution of 1344 x 1892 and runs at 1344 x 1892. Corning glass is used to protect both displays.
The Snapdragon 888 powers the Duo this time around, which is the newest and best Snapdragon has to offer and a considerable improvement over the previous model’s 855.
The Snapdragon 888 represents a considerable improvement over the previous Snapdragon 855 | Source: Microsoft
You also get 5G, with Microsoft stating that the Duo 2 is now the smallest 5G smartphone available. NFC and Qi wireless charging have also been included as updates. There’s no word on the size of the battery, but Microsoft promises “all-day battery life.”
The first-generation Surface Duo’s cameras, or lack thereof, were a significant flaw. This time around, Microsoft has solved the problem by including a triple camera module with a wide-angle, ultrawide, and telephoto lens.
The camera module for the Surface Duo 2 | Source: Microsoft
The Ultrawide has 16 megapixels, with 12 megapixels for the wide and telephoto lenses, as well as optical image stabilization. However, this adds a noticeable camera bulge to the otherwise slim smartphone.
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