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Microsoft Surface Duo might skip to Android 12L after its Android 11 update

The original Microsoft Surface Duo shipped with Android 10 out of the box, and even though that phone is over a year old at this point (and Android 12 is widely available), it's still on Android 10. Thankfully, according to a report from Windows Central, the phone's update situation should improve soon. The Surface Duo 2...

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 vs Surface Duo: Which one should you buy?

Just over a year after releasing the original Surface Duo, Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Duo 2. The new dual-screen smartphone improves on many aspects of its predecessor. Most importantly, it doesn't look dated, at least specs-wise, as the original Surface Duo looked when it finally made it to market last year. The chip powering...

Microsoft might be putting a real camera on the Surface Duo 2

When Microsoft's Surface Duo shipped last year, it represented Microsoft's return to the smartphone space, although it's an Android phone this time. Unfortunately, the device was problematic. It had year-old hardware and the camera simply couldn't live up to the $1,399 price tag. At the very least, it looks like the camera is going to...

These are the best Microsoft Surface Duo cases in 2021: OtterBox, Maiddos, and more!

Microsoft’s dual-screen mobile device, the Surface Duo, is one of the most exciting product launches of the past few years. It packs two 5.6-inch displays that turn into an 8.1-inch tablet, a 360-degree hinge, a Snapdragon 855 processor, Android 10, and lots more. With a current price tag of around $700, the Microsoft Surface Duo...

Microsoft Surface Duo deal cuts original retail price in half

Microsoft’s Surface Duo wasn’t well received when it launched. But despite its shortcomings, people praised its ultra-thin, dual-screen design. If you’ve been intrigued enough to consider purchasing the Android device, there’s a new deal that takes half-off the original retail price. BuyDig is selling the Surface Duo for $699, which cuts its original $1,400 asking price...

Microsoft Xbox Game Pass now supports dual-screen phones like Surface Duo

An update to the Xbox Game Pass beta app has added support for dual-screen devices, one of which is (as you may have guessed) Microsoft’s Surface Duo. It’s almost like turning your device into a Nintendo DS for Xbox games. The update was first highlighted by The Verge’s Tom Warren, who demonstrates what the update looks...

Microsoft Surface Duo will hopefully get Android 11 by mid-2021

The dual-screen equipped Microsoft Surface Duo is expected to get Android 11 later this year. Officially launched in September 2020, the device came with Android 10 and so far has received a total of five updates, which isn’t all that bad compared to the variety of Android smartphones out there, though one may have higher...

The Microsoft Surface Duo gets a massive price cut as it prepares for its European launch

I really like the design of the Microsoft Surface Duo. I like the concept of foldable phones mostly because the design means that the screen won't get scratched up. While I'm careful of my smartphones, I'm also just a clumsy person, so I'm bound to drop my devices sooner rather than later. While the Surface...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...

Microsoft Launcher gets updated, includes new features for the Surface Duo

A new update for the Microsoft Launcher is rolling out for Android users that brings some well-needed bug fixes. This new update also focuses on introducing new capabilities as well as fixes for the company’s dual-screen device, the Surface Duo. Microsoft Launcher version 6.2.201102.92686 is currently available for download from the Google Play Store and introduces...

Microsoft is bringing Surface Duo to more countries in 2021

Microsoft has announced that it is to roll out its Android-based Surface Duo device outside the US for the first time. The company confirmed today that the dual-screen Android device is coming to Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, with full details of pricing and availability available at the beginning of 2021. In a lengthy...

Save $300 on a Microsoft Surface Duo at Best Buy on this Thanksgiving

The Microsoft Surface Duo is one of the more polarizing consumer tech releases of the year. Launched in September after a year-long teasing period, the highly anticipated device gained immediate praise for its premium, ingenious dual-screen hardware, but also caught a lot of negative press for its bug-heavy software and relatively high price. The good...