Microsoft Surface Duos Specs Review And Price

Microsoft Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo

The Microsoft Surface Duos is now available and it’s one of the foldable smartphones that run on the Android operating system straight from Microsoft. The device comes with just a single camera and it also has a good battery capacity. This is a premium device that will compete with the likes of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G.

Design And Display

The classic foldable Microsoft Surface Duos is built with glass both on the back and front. It has a smooth panel that housed the brand logo and also a single snapper. When folded it measures 145.2 x 93.3 x 9.9 mm in dimensions and 186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm when unfolded. It weighs 250 grams and also comes with Stylus support.

On the front, it has a large screen size of 8.1 inches which is the same on the most tablet. The screen has a resolution of 1800 x 2700 pixels, a 3:2 ratio under AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. Meanwhile, when folded it still has a large display size of 5.6 inches under AMOLED display and a resolution of 1350 x 1800 pixels.

Microsoft Surface Duos
Microsoft Surface Duos

Cameras Features

The Microsoft Surface Duos has a single camera of 11 MP that features 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS videos. The shooter lacks an LED flash and for selfies, it also makes use of the main camera. This means we only have just a snapper on the phone.

Hardware And Software

Microsoft equipped the Surface Duos with a powerful Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 chipset that is built on 7nm process technology. The SOC has an octa-core processor running at a speed of 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485. There is an Android 10 operating system on the software and it also has Adreno 640 for graphics.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

Just as expected there is no micro SDcard slot on the device. Instead, it has a generous inbuilt memory of 128GB and another model with up to 256GB. Both have the same 6GB RAM for a solid performance. The sensors on the Surface Duos include Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Microsoft Surface Duos has a non-removable battery of 3577 mAh that has support for fast charging technology. We can’t really tell how long the battery will last. However, we do know that the Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G battery will last longer. It has a single SIM and support for just a 4G LTE network. Other connectivity options on the phone are Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, GPS and 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.

Microsoft Surface Duos Full Specifications

Model NameMicrosoft Surface Duos
Announced2020, August
Market AvailabilityAvailable


Network TypeGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkYes
5G NetworkNo
Network SpeedHSPA, LTE-A
Network GPRSYes
Network EDGEYes
SIM TypeDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)
Body DimensionsUnfolded- 186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm
Folded- 145.2 x 93.3 x 9.9 mm
Body Weight250 grams
Body ColorsWhite


Display TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size8.1 inches, Folded position display- 5.6 inches, AMOLED, 1350 x 1800 pixels (4:3)
Display Resolution1800 x 2700 pixels, 3:2 ratio
Display MultitouchYes
Display Pixel Density401 ppi density
Display Screen ProtectionYes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera11 MP main
Secondary CameraUses main camera
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/120fps, gyro-EIS
Camera Features
Camera FlashYes


Operating SystemAndroid
OS Version10
User InterfaceYes


ChipsetQualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
Graphics processor (GPU)Adreno 640
System Internal Memory6GB RAM
Internal Storage128/256 GB
Storage Card SlotNo
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


Wi-FiYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi HotspotYes
BluetoothYes, 4.2, A2DP
USB TypeType – C
GPSYes, with A-GPS


Battery TypeLi-Po Battery
Battery Capacity3577 mAh battery
Battery PlacementNonremovable
Fast ChargingYes
Wireless ChargingNo
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio PlaybackYes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video PlaybackYes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Outn/a
FM Radion/a
Alert TypesVibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring TonesMP3, WAV
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes

Other Features

MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
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Microsoft Surface Duos Price And Availability

The Microsoft Surface Duos will sell at a price of 1200 EUR and will ships in White color only.

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