Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a new form factor for its Surface Pro 2-in-1 line, the Surface Pro X, while offering the first details on a pair of forthcoming dual-screen Surface devices. Though, considering it's not launching until "holiday 2020", that doesn't really matter right now, as it should launch with Android 11.
"You are going to talk about it as a phone, and I get that", Microsoft chief product officer Panos Panay said at a Surface event in NY of Duo, which will be available late next year. Windows phone may be dead as a doornail, but it's working together with its one-time platform frenemy on the new device, "we're partnering with Google to bring out the absolute best of Android". It features two 5.6-inch displays, makes phone calls, sends texts, and seemingly modifies the Android operating system to make it look more like Windows 10X. The company will also stream it on its Facebook and Twitter accounts.
It's not surprising, but there are some pretty large bezels on the Surface Duo. But the company didn't divulge any further specifications, which may be tied to the fact that the device's design apparently isn't final. For more information on the Surface Duo, head over to the official Microsoft blog post covering all the latest Surface device announcements. Alongside some upgraded internal components, the 2-in-1 comes with a 12.3-inch, 2,736 x 1,824 pixel display, which is the same as last year's Surface Pro 6. In addition, Microsoft is also rumored to launch a new ARM-based Surface tablet along with a dual-screen Surface device.
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The proportions are different and so are the use cases. Apps can be launched on the screen that it was opened, allowing for multiple apps to be used at the same time, but it is also possible to span a single app across both screens, changing the layout to fit the device's design. Or the worker could read a business document on one panel while taking notes in the other.
Earlier this year, the Redmond-based software giant described the characteristics of a modern OS.
The Windows 10X will still be able to run the regular Windows applications in "containers". "Applications and information will need to naturally float from screen to screen". The keyboard also magnetically seals to the back of the Neo and can flip around when you're ready to use it. Neo is coming in 2020, and there's no price tag yet. The device will be available with a 15-inch screen and fast charging.