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Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date & News: What Do We Know So Far

Update Date: Oct 19, 2016 07:10 AM EDT
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A logo sits illuminated outside the Microsoft pavilion on the opening day of the World Mobile Congress at the Fira Gran Via Complex on Feb. 22, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The annual Mobile World Congress hosts some of the world's largest communications companies, with many unveiling their latest phones and wearables gadgets.
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Microsoft Surface Phone Specs, Release Date & Price: iPhone 7 Beaten?
Rumors regarding Microsoft’s much anticipated premium Surface phone has been making rounds for quite some time now. (Photo : By Kārlis Dambrāns from Latvia (Microsoft Lumia 535) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Microsoft has spread its wings in every field of technology. A new leap with a hope of scaling new height is Surface Phone. Microsoft has a tragic experience with smartphones. However, it is expecting to recover its fan list with the new launch.

The news of surface phone is not confirmed and remains a speculation as of now. domain name obtained by Microsoft bears testimony to the story. Moreover, reports conclude that the company is aiming to break off the Lumia line by the end of 2016.

The surface phone will have three variants. The primary target set is the corporate and business class people. Let's have a look at a few rumored specifications of the Windows 10 powered phone.


The basic model will have 4 GB RAM along with 64 GB storage. Many sources reveal that the three versions the by memory will be 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, 6 GB RAM and 128 GB storage and 8 GB RAM and 500 GB storage.


This revolutionary phone will have Carl Zeiss lens. The rear camera is likely to be 20 megapixels with front camera 8 megapixels. The camera quality will be impressive.


Undoubtedly, 5.7 inches AMOLED display screen with 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution will be an eye-catching feature of this smartphone.


We can expect Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 processor in early 2017. Experts anticipate the surface phone's chipset as coming year's best mobile chip from Qualcomm.


This Microsoft product is apparently also to launch a small version of the Surface Pen and have a USB-C port or detachable keyboard.


Although no company official confirms the features and specifications of the phone but looking at them, one can estimate the amount. Such a package will come with an attractive price tag. The expected variation of the price tag of the base model is between $699 and $1099 or even more.

Launch Date

No confirmed date is known at present. However, we can expect the announcement soon. One can look forward to its release before April 2017.


Experts claim that the surface phone with excellent features will put a benchmark. With this phone, Microsoft is all set to make a comeback with a new phase of smartphones. It will enable the company to propel Windows 10 Mobile's Continuum attribute even further.

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