The double-screened Microsoft Surface Duo is expected to unveil sometime this month. Although Microsoft wanted to introduce the phone earlier than Samsung A Galaxy Z Fold 2 official on August 5, banning the unveiling until Wednesday, will not make Microsoft’s dreams come true. The Surface Duo is equipped with a pair of 5.6-inch AMOLED screens with a resolution of 1350 x 1800. The revolutionary 360-degree hinge connects the two screens; The 180-degree angle screens create an 8.3-inch tablet with the aforementioned hinge in the middle.
Powered by the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform and bundled with 6GB of memory, the Surface Duo will have 64GB, 128GB and 256GB of storage configuration options. A single 11MP camera is the main camera and selfie button. The kit includes a 3460 mAh battery pre-installed on Android 10. The Surface Duo will be upgraded to Android 11 in a few weeks.
Some people are so eager to take their hands on the Surface Duo and see what the device might feel like. Twitter user known as Joshua The Nun Son (via MSPoweruser) warmed up its 3D printer and printed out the Surface Duo version. For the first time, he printed two screens and joined them together with packing tape. Of course, the device does not work because it does not have any internal electronics that would be needed to run the facsimile.
An ambitious colleague Joshua has updated his Surface Duo with “accidentally gloomy painting work.” He created 3D hinges using a resin printer for small parts. Speaking about the hinges, he said on Twitter: “And I just want to emphasize the mechanical miracle that there will be real hinges. They need to transfer data and power from one side to the other, and to synchronize they need to have a tensioning system. hinges and prevent them from falling open / close … “
Surface duet. # 3dPrinted https://t.co/nCr08ZRCER pic.twitter.com/auLB3FgtFp
– Joshua, son of a nun (@SonofNun) 2020 July 28
The Surface Duo won’t come with 5G, at least not for the first time. Microsoft positions the device as a productivity tool and works with Google is optimizing Android to work seamlessly with dual screens.