Microsoft Surface Duo 2

Microsoft Surface Duo 2

Build Quality : 95
Display : 100
Camera : 100
Performance : 100
Memory : 100
Network : 100
Connectivity : 100
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 100

Announced

Date

October 2021

Official announce date only and not date for market product release.

Model Detail

GTIN / MPN

Unknown

Product identifier detail, seems like unique serial number, build number or model id.

Platform

OS

Android 11

Type Operating System (OS), included with the OS version number.

Firmware

Android Stock UI

Specific firmware name identity that used on the davices.

Mobile Network

Bands

2G / 3G / 4G / 5G

Available mobile network support options.

SIM

Nano SIM / eSIM

Type and support on Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) feature.

Connectivity

WLAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Dual Band

Available enabled features on Wireless internet network connection hardware.

Bluetooth

5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive

Verison and feature on Bluetooth hardware.

USB

USB Type-C

Type of Connectivity port hardware.

Body & Design

Dimension

184.5 x 145.2 x 5.5 mm (Normal) / 145.2 x 92.1 x 11 mm (Fold)

Metric using (Height x Width x Length) on milimeter.

Weight

284 g

Metric using (Gram) calculation unit.

Material

Aluminum + Glass Case

Type of main body materials component and the extra feature if available.

Color Options

Black, Gray

Official available body color options.

Performance

Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Chipset (CPU) hardware name and series.

GPU

Adreno 660

Graphic (GPU) hardware name and series.

Memory

RAM

8GB

Random Access Memory (RAM) Amount size capacity.

Internal

128GB / 256GB / 512GB

Fully amount size Internal memory storage capacity.

External

-

Type of third party memory expansion feature, if available.

Display & Screen

Size

8.3" (Main) / 5.8" (Secondary)

Screen size on (Inch) calculation unit.

Panel

AMOLED (Main) / AMOLED (Secondary)

Type of display panel hardware for visual.

Resolution

1892 x 2688 pixels (Main) / 1344 x 1892 pixels (Secondary)

Screen resolution on (Pixel) calculation unit.

Other

~401 ppi density, 90Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus

Extra display and screen features if available.

Battery

Type

Li-Po

Type of Battery model.

Capacity

4449 mA

Battery capacity number using Milliampere-hour (mAh) calculation unit.

Charger Model

USB Type-C

Charging method and type of charger port model.

Other

Fast charging 23W

Extra features on power sector, if available.

Camera

Rear

Quad Setup

Total main / rear camera number.

+

(Main) 12 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS

Main camera unit.

+

(Tele) 12 MP, f/2.4, 51mm, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom

Secondary camera unit, if available.

+

(Ultrawide) 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 1.0µm

Third camera unit, if available.

+

(Depth) TOF 3D

Fourth camera unit, if available.

Front

Single Setup

Total front / selfie camera number, if available.

+

12 MP, f/2.0, 24mm, 1.0µm

Main front camera unit, if available.

+

-

Secondary front camera unit, if available.

Features

Video Recording [email protected] / [email protected]

Available video recording support and features.

Audio & Sound

Type

Loudspeaker

Primary sound system type.

Extras

Stereo Speaker

Extra sound system features.

Sensor

Biometric

Fingerprint (at the side)

Biometric security hardware model, if available.

GPS

Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS

Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware support and features.

NFC

Yes

Near Field Communication (NFC) function support.

Other

Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

Available sensor hardware type and function.

Price

USD

~ $1,010

Price on (USD) Dollar currency.

EUR

~ €1,000

Price on (EUR) Euro currency.

Benchmark Score

Build Quality : 95
Display : 100
Camera : 100
Performance : 100
Memory : 100
Network : 100
Connectivity : 100
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 100

[*] Indicated there was multiple series number (GTIN / MPN) for an product.

Price are aggregate only and may not reflect the real price on the market and the product price may can be different on each country.

We can't guarantee the specifications data are 100% accurate, there may be misspresentating or wrong information because lack of source data or human error.

Introductions

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is the beautiful device that already officially announces at October 2021, this device adopting modern design with added multiple great features that can be use all their user directly.

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 weight is 284 gram and the body dimension of Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is 184.5 x 145.2 x 5.5 mm (Normal) / 145.2 x 92.1 x 11 mm (Fold) which is this the ideal physical body number dimension for modern devices today and the for the last introduction before we can do to the deeper things is the device also available on the Black, Gray color user options.

But, the color options availability itself may be different on the specific market country, some the device color option will only available for limited number such as because the specific event time, after the event ended the color option may be not available for the buyer.

Build Quality

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using Aluminum + Glass Case combination body material, which is good material for modern use, it looks very solid, elegant, comfortable on hand and also it will more protect the device such as from any damage risk, this body material will be more powerful than only just plastic material without any glass for the protect body material.

Screen & User Navigation

Display screen configuration is very important factor for the user experience, in this Microsoft Surface Duo 2 the setup of display screen are ideal which is bring 1892 x 2688 pixels (Main) / 1344 x 1892 pixels (Secondary) on the screen resolution combined with 8.3" (Main) / 5.8" (Secondary) screen size. Then the display screen also have several configuration that are ~401 ppi density, 90Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.

Other the important thing on the display screen is the display panel hardware, good display panel hardware will drive more best experience to the user. Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using AMOLED (Main) / AMOLED (Secondary) display hardware panel, which is the one of very good screen panel that exist today, typically AMOLED (Main) / AMOLED (Secondary) display panel can bring more experience to the user, it will be more bright on the screen, clear to view although in the very sunny days at the outdoor, produce more real color and the screen will produce more detail image.

The physical button on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is made very clear by it's own function, also for design and positioning of the physical button is ideal and can be easily used by user for navigating the device, such as for powering up device or adjusting the volume master.

CPU & GPU Performance

Processor is very vital hardware for processing any task on the device software, this is also included for the Graphic hardware that have main function for rendering graphic image on the device, the both of hardware is related each other every times, on the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 we can see this device use Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 for CPU model and Adreno 660 for GPU model, are them good enough?

Yes, they are a good combination, this CPU and GPU setup can be use for handling multiple purpose on this device, such as for run some games, opening some apps, also have good performance when processing and rendering 3D image on the specific level that they can do at the maximal limit.

Memory

Besides CPU and GPU hardware, memory hardware is also very important sector for getting best experience for user when use that device for any multiple purpose, the memory sector itself are combination from the RAM capacity, internal memory storage and support for external expansion memory, then does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is good enough on term of memory performance?

When we see the memory combination specification we can see the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have 8GB amount of RAM, then also have 128GB / 256GB / 512GB internal memory storage capacity and sadly, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 does not support for external memory expansion, but it fine by the way because the capacity amount from the internal memory storage is good enough for the user, although without the external memory expansion feature support.

Thus, is Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have a good memory performance? from the spec said Microsoft Surface Duo 2 it's good for use to any purpose in the modern use, but it's also depending from the user perspective need.

Camera

Just like other modern smart devices that exist today, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 also have camera feature for bringing best experience to their user, on the main / rear camera feature we can found Quad Setup camera configuration feature that exist on there.

The main / rear camera specification on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are (Main) 12 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS for the main camera configuration setup. There was also available for secondary camera feature with spec (Tele) 12 MP, f/2.4, 51mm, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom. The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 still have third camera feature with spec detail (Ultrawide) 16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 1.0µm. Lastly, there was fourth camera configuration setup on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 that have spec (Depth) TOF 3D.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have Single Setup for front / selfie camera feature. The main selfie camera spec on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are 12 MP, f/2.0, 24mm, 1.0µm.

Mobile Network

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 fully support for using the mobile network broadband, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 already supporting by Nano SIM / eSIM Card feature. The mobile network technology that using on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are 2G / 3G / 4G / 5G, user can freely choose the mode of mobile network on this device, because they can switch easily every times when the user needed.

Connectivity features

Actually, the best device for the modern use it should have multiple connectivity features on it, on the basic perspective the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are already have complete connectivity features.

The wireless connectivity on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 that are already supporting by the Wi-Fi technology with the complete spec Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Dual Band and also supported by Bluetooth version 5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive. The other great things that available on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is fully support for NFC technology.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 also supported by using wired connectivity that use USB Type-C Port technology. So, this feature can be very useful to their user for connecting Microsoft Surface Duo 2 to the other device such as Desktop Computer or other.

OS & Security

Because Microsoft Surface Duo 2 designed for the modern user, that mean Microsoft Surface Duo 2 should be operated by the smart Operating System, and the good thing is the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 already use smart OS that known as Android 11.

Now, how about the security technology on Microsoft Surface Duo 2? The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have a powerful security protection because this device using default security system from the software OS then combined with the Fingerprint (at the side) security hardware technology, then it will give more secure from the stranger access.

Speaker & Sound

Speaker hardware on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is very same as most other devices, there was a speaker hardware with using good loudspeaker quaility for calling and play some music and the other feature on this sector that are Microsoft Surface Duo 2 fully supported by Stereo Speaker technology, which is very good by the way.

Battery

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 comes with 4449 mA battery capacity and have Li-Po battery model, this battery specification basically can be use for all long day use in normal term. But, take it easy if the device on the low battery state, because Microsoft Surface Duo 2 already support Fast charging 23W technology, in the mean the charging time will go shortly depending on how big the (Watt) number on the fast charging feature, normally battery can be fully under 2 hours, 1 hours or 40 minutes.

This device also comes USB Type-C that it's very good because the USB Type-C is the universal charger Port that can be easy suitable for most charger cable on the most modern phone that exist today.

Common frequently asked questions

When the release date for the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

This device officialy unveiled at October 2021, so typically for the availability product at the market it should be around from the time announced.

What is model type / serial number on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

Currently, model type / serial number is unknown.

Does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 support 5G?

Yes, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 is fully support 5G mobile broadband network.

How much Cameras that available on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

On the rear camera sector Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have Quad Setup camera, and for front / selfie camera Microsoft Surface Duo 2 also have Single Setup camera .

What is CPU model on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 for hardware processor series.

What is GPU model on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using Adreno 660 GPU model.

How much RAM on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

The RAM capacity number on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are 8GB.

How big internal Memory size on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

The internal Memory size on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 are 128GB / 256GB / 512GB.

Does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 support external Memory expansion ?

No, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 does not have external Memory expansion feature.

What the type of screen panel in Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 use AMOLED (Main) / AMOLED (Secondary) screen panel type.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 screen size ?

The screen size is 8.3" (Main) / 5.8" (Secondary) (inch).

How big screen resolution in Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 screen resolution is 1892 x 2688 pixels (Main) / 1344 x 1892 pixels (Secondary).

How big battery capacity on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 comes with 4449 mA battery capacity.

Does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 support Fast Charging ?

Yes, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 does support Fast charging 23W.

Does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 support NFC ?

Yes, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 does fully support NFC feature.

Does Microsoft Surface Duo 2 have biometric security hardware ?

Yes, Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using Fingerprint (at the side) for giving the extra security on this device.

What is Port model type on Microsoft Surface Duo 2 ?

The Microsoft Surface Duo 2 using USB Type-C Port model type.

Microsoft Surface Duo 2

Microsoft Surface Duo 2

Build Quality : 95
Display : 100
Camera : 100
Performance : 100
Memory : 100
Network : 100
Connectivity : 100
Battery : 100
Sensor : 100
Audio : 100