Last spring, Microsoft surprised everyone when it announced the Surface Duo. Following months of development, Microsoft is finally ready to release the Surface Duo for real, and after learning more about it, I feel like the Surface Duo is so much more than just a dual-screen gadget or even Microsoft’s first Android phone. This phone feels like it’s created a whole new and exciting branch in smartphone evolution.
But first, let’s get the important details out of the way first. The Surface Duo will be available for pre-order starting today for a whopping $US1,400 ($1,955), with its official release slated for September 10. That’s a lot of money to drop on any phone, especially at a time when people are largely stuck at home.
Editor’s Note: Stay tuned for local Australian pricing and availability.
But in a way that adds even more emphasis to Microsoft’s bold new direction, which, in