After being announced at their Surface event last year, Microsoft has announced a release date for their Surface Duo.

The Surface Duo has two 5.6-inch PixelSense Fusion Displays (with a resolution of 1,800 x 1,350 each) to create an 8.1-inch screen.

The device also comes with a Dynamic 360-degree hinge, so you can use both screens at once or fold it back to use one screen.

Powering the device is the Snapdragon 855 processor with 6GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of storage.

You should be able to get up to 15.5 hours of video playback time, 10 days of standby time and 27 hours of talk time from the 3577 mAh battery. The battery supports up to 18W charging speeds.

For cameras, the Surface Duo has an 11MP main lens that can record 4K 60fps/30fps videos.

The device is running Android 10 with the Microsoft Launcher and pre-installed Microsoft apps such as Office, Outlook, Teams and more.

In terms of Canadian pricing and availability, Microsoft Canada issued the following statement:

“Initially, Surface Duo will be available in the US. We’ll share more information about market expansion at a later date.”

The Surface Duo is available for pre-order today in the US from the Microsoft Store, AT&T and Best Buy and launching on September 10th.

It’ll cost $1,399 USD for the 128GB version or $1,499 USD for the 256GB model.

Source: Microsoft

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