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Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date, Specs, Latest News: Handset Details To Be Announced Soon?

First Posted: Oct 20, 2016 05:18 AM EDT
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With October nearing its end, rumors about Microsoft's yet-to-be confirmed Surface Phone specs, features and price details can be found in abundance on the internet. While, the software giant hasn't revealed anything about the much anticipated smartphones, tech enthusiasts are expecting the Microsoft Surface Phone release date to get announced sometime at the end of this month.

It was after Microsoft reportedly obtained the Surfacephone.com domain name that rumors about the smartphone started making rounds. Notably, the Redmond-based tech giant hasn't confirmed or denied the existence of the smartphone. There are even reports which claim that Microsoft has decided to end it Lumia line of smartphones. So, there are high chances that the new Surface phones will replace the Lumia smartphones.

Talking about Microsoft Surface Phone specs, the software giant is expected to release three variants of the smartphone- the first offering 3GB of RAM and 32 GB storage, the second with 6GB of RAM and 128 GB storage and the high end variant with a massive 8GB of RAM and 512GB of built-in storage. Rumors are that the Surface phones will be specially designed for businessmen and professionals.

Among other specs, the Microsoft Surface Phone is expected to come equipped with a 5.7-inch AMOLED display with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution, Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 processor, Windows 10 Redstone 2, Surface Pen, USB Type-C connectivity, Carl Zeiss lens, a 20 megapixel rear camera and an 8 megapixel front camera. The handset is also rumored to come with a fingerprint scanner fitted in its front glass.

Considering the list of top notch specs, the Microsoft Surface Phone is expected to come with a hefty price tag of between $700-$1100. As far as Microsoft Surface Phone release date is concerned, the handset is likely to get an early 2017 launch. Notably, Microsoft has scheduled its fall hardware event for October 26. So, we are expecting the tech giant to announce some information about the eagerly awaited smartphone.

Don't forget to check with SWR for more updates and latest news on Microsoft Surface Phone release date, specs and price details.

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