Surface Duo 2

The Surface Duo 2 is the second generation Surface mobile device introduced as the successor to the Surface Duo by Microsoft at their Surface Event on September 22, 2021.[1] It was announced by the company alongside Surface Laptop Studio, Surface Pro 8, Surface Go 3 and a bunch of Surface accessories.[2] Preorders began on September 22, 2021 and will be released on October 21, 2021 starting at $1,499.99.[3] The Duo 2 is powered by Android 11 with a Microsoft Launcher on top.

Surface Duo 2
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BrandMicrosoft Surface
ManufacturerMicrosoft
SloganTwo screens, limitless possibilities
SeriesSurface Duo
Compatible networks2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
First released22 September 2021;
58 days ago
 (2021-09-22)
Availability by region21 October 2021;
29 days ago
 (2021-10-21)
PredecessorSurface Duo
TypePhablet
Form factorFoldable
DimensionsOpen : 145.2 mm × 184.5 mm × 5.50 mm (5.717 in × 7.264 in × 0.217 in)
Close : 145.2 mm × 92.1 mm × 11.0 mm (5.72 in × 3.63 in × 0.43 in)
Mass284 g (0.626 lb)
Operating systemAndroid 11 with Microsoft Launcher
System on chipQualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform
CPUOcta-core
1 x 2.84 GHz Kryo 680
3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 680
4 x 1.80 GHz Kryo 680
GPUAdreno 660
Memory8GB DRAM LPDDR5
Storage128GB, 256GB, 512GB
Removable storagenone
SIMnanoSIM, eSIM
Battery4449 mAh
Charging23W USB-C Power Supply with Fast Charging
Data inputsSurface Pen
Sensors : Dual Accelerometer, Dual Gyroscope, Dual Magnetometer, Dual Ambient Light Sensor, Dual Proximity Sensor, Hall Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
Display5.8 in dual display
8.3 in combined display
90Hz AMOLED PixelSense
Fusion Displays
1344 x 1892 HDR
13:9 401 PPI
Gorilla Glass Victus
Rear cameraWide: 12MP, f/1.7, 27 mm, 1.4μm
Telephoto: 12MP, f/2.4, 51 mm, 1.0μm, 2X optical zoom
Ultra-Wide: 16MP, f/2.2, 13 mm, 1.0μm, 110°
Front camera12MP, f/2.0, 24 mm, 1.0μm
SoundStereo speaker, Dual Mic AI-based, Qualcomm aptX Classic, HD and TWS
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, USB-C 3.2 G2, NFC, GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS,
Websitewww.surface.com

FeaturesEdit

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor
  • 12-megapixel Wide, Ultrawide, and Telephoto camera system with optical image stabilization
  • Two 5.8-inch 1344 x 1892 OLED displays
  • 90 Hz refresh rate
  • 5G connectivity
  • 128GB and 512GB of storage
  • 8GB of RAM (2GB more than the first gen)

TimelineEdit

Surface Duo 2Surface DuoSurface Hub 2SSurface HubSurface Studio 2Surface StudioSurface Laptop SESurface Laptop GoSurface Laptop 4Surface Laptop 3Surface Laptop 2Surface LaptopSurface Laptop StudioSurface Book 3Surface Book 2Surface BookSurface Pro XSurface Pro 8Surface Pro 7 PlusSurface Pro 7Surface Pro 6Surface Pro (2017)Surface Pro 4Surface Pro 3Surface Pro 2Surface ProSurface Go 3Surface Go 2Surface GoSurface 3Surface 2Surface (2012 tablet)


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Microsoft's new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around". The Verge. September 22, 2021.
  2. ^ "Microsoft Surface event: Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio and more announced today". CNET. September 22, 2021.
  3. ^ "Images of Microsoft's upcoming 'Surface Duo 2' leak revealing triple camera setup". Windows Central. July 26, 2021.