Microsoft Surface Duo 2 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Microsoft Surface Duo 2
  • Exp. release 2021, October 21 284g, 11mm thickness Android 11 128GB/256GB/512GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) Adreno 660 Nano-SIM, eSIM About 1,600 USD
  • 8.3" 1892x2688 pixels
  • 16MP 2160p
  • 8GB RAM Snapdragon 888 5G
  • 4449mAh Li-Po

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 overview

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is a tablet that runs on Android. It is expected to be release 2021, October 21. Microsoft Surface Duo 2 has 8.3 inch, AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR, 800 nits (peak), a resolution of 1892 x 2688 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Microsoft Surface Duo 2 uses Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm) chipset, Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680) CPU, Adreno 660 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Nano-SIM, eSIM. Microsoft Surface Duo 2 has 16MP Triple main camera, 12MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 4449 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is about 1,600 USD.

Score the key features of Microsoft Surface Duo 2 compared to the other tablets on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 100 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 63 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 99 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 50 / 100 points
  • Price: 101 / 100 points

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 20, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - International
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 20, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 257, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - USA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G 6 Gbps DL

LAUNCH

Announced 2021, September 22
Status Coming soon

BODY

Dimensions Unfolded: 184.5 x 145.2 x 5.5 mm Folded: 145.2 x 92.1 x 11 mm
Weight 284 g (10.02 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass)
SIM Nano-SIM, eSIM
  Stylus support

DISPLAY

Type AMOLED, 90Hz, HDR, 800 nits (peak)
Size 8.3 inches, 204.0 cm2 (~152.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1892 x 2688 pixels (~401 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  Folded position display: 5.8 inches, AMOLED, 1344 x 1892 pixels (4:3)

PLATFORM

OS Android 11
Chipset Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4x1.80 GHz Kryo 680)
GPU Adreno 660

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM
  UFS

MAIN CAMERA

Triple 12 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 51mm (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.0µm TOF 3D, (depth)
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, gyro-EIS, HDR

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 12 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.0µm
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.2, DisplayPort

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), dual accelerometer, dual gyro, dual proximity, dual compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 4449 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 23W

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Glacier, Obsidian
Price About 1,600 USD

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