Microsoft Surface Duo passes FCC, expected to launch soon
NEW DELHI: A recent online report revealed that Microsoft might delay the launch of its Surface Duo. But now it seems that the tech giant is gearing up for the launch. The Android-powered Surface Duo recently appeared on the FCC and Bluetooth SIG certification page. It is now expected that the company might launch the device pretty soon. As per rumours, it is expected that the company might launch the device next week. As reported by The Verge, Microsoft was rumoured to launch the device at its annual conference — Build — this year. However, the company changed its plan after it was decided that Build will be held virtually. The Microsoft Surface Duo is expected to come with dual 5.6-inch screens. The smartphone is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. The device is said to come in two storage variants — 64GB and 256GB. The Microsoft Surface Duo is said to house a 3460mAh battery and is expected to come equipped with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device is also expected to feature an 11MP rear camera and run Android operating system. Recently, Microsoft launched its Surface Hub 2S — the all-in-one digital whiteboard — in India. Priced at Rs Rs 11,89,999, the Surface Hub 2 features a Surface Hub 2 Camera and a Surface Hub 2 Pen and is available via authorised Hub resellers. The device comes with a 50-inch 4K multi-touch display, the Surface Hub 2S runs on Windows 10 and can be used to access Microsoft tools like Office 365, Teams, Whiteboard among others. The company claims that the new device is 40% lighter and 50% faster — in terms of graphic performance — compared to the previous-generation device.