145.2 mm (H) x 186.9 mm (W) x 4.8 mm (T)
145.2 mm (H) x 93.3 mm (W) x 9.9 mm (T at hinge)
|Display||Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays open: 8.1” AMOLED, 2700×1800 (3:2), 401 PPI
Single PixelSense™ Display: 5.6” AMOLED, 1800×1350 (4:3), 401 PPI
Display Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
|Battery Life||Up to 15.5 hours of Local Video Playback
Up to 10 days of Standby Time
Up to 27 hours of Talk Time
|Battery Capacity||3577mAh (typical) dual battery3|
|Battery charging||Battery charging using 18W|
|Camera and video recording||Adaptive camera 11MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm, PDAF and 84.0° diagonal FOV optimized with AI for front and rear
Auto mode with low-light & HDR multi-frame photo capture and dynamic range scene detection
Super resolution zoom, and super zoom up to 7x
Portrait mode with adjustable depth control
4K video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
1080p video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
HEVC and H.264 video recording formats
Gyro-based digital video stabilization
|Video conferencing||Microsoft Teams and Skype video conferencing up to 1080p at 30fps
High CRI LED Flash for both front and world facing photo and video scenarios
|Network and connectivity||WiFi: WiFi-5 (2.4/5GHz)
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
LTE: 4×4 MIMO, Cat 20 DL / Cat 5 UL, 5CA, LAA. Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload
GSM/GPRS: GSM-850, E-GSM-900, DCS-1800, PCS-1900
Location: GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS
|SIM||one Nano SIM|
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform optimized for the dual-screen experience|
|Storage and memory6||256GB UFS 3.0 of internal storage
|Audio||Mono speaker, Dual Mic noise suppression and echo cancellation optimized for productive use in all postures
Best-in-class Full Duplex communication for voice calls in hands-free mode
Audio formats supported: 3GP, MP3, MP4, MKV, WAV, OGG, M4A, AAC, TS, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, RTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY
The Microsoft Surface Duo feels truly innovative in how it’s built to help you get things done, but its myriad software inconsistencies, outdated hardware and subpar camera — all for an exorbitant price — betray its inspired design.
- Gorgeous, practical dual-screen design
- Intuitive gestures
- Pairing apps unlocks potential
The Microsoft Surface Duo is a beautiful tragedy. I’ve never been simultaneously enamoured and frustrated with a phone, even if it feels a little unfair to call the Surface Duo a ‘phone’ in the purest sense of the word.
The reality is it’s a productivity powerhouse that just happens to be able to handle calls and text messages.
When you think about things that way, it’s easy to call the Surface Duo a success. It’s capable of things no other phone can do efficiently.
The phone may well be crafted meticulously, but that price tag is still good. the Surface Duo is probably the best device around for mobile productivity right now, even if the slightly dated hardware leaves something to be desired.