Video shows the Surface Duo in the wild
Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo in October to very large fanfare, however not like most of the gadgets at its occasion, journalists didn’t actually get an opportunity to play with the legendary Surface Phone. That was a bit disappointing given the cellphone isn’t because of be launched till the finish of 2020, but it surely seems a minimum of some individuals have already got their fingers on one.
A YouTube video captured by Israel Rodriguez (through The Verge), shows somebody – presumably a Microsoft worker or a developer with early entry – utilizing the Surface Duo on the Vancouver SkyTrain. Though it seems to be practically equivalent to what Microsoft confirmed off in October, this prototype seems to sport a front-facing flash.
Minor adjustments apart, it’s neat to see the Duo’s software program in motion. There look like a number of hangups and uneven frames, however we are able to probably chalk that as much as unfinished software program. Unfortunately, we didn’t get a glance
Last month, the firm launched an emulator that allowed builders to attempt Microsoft’s dual-screen Android tweaks, and the UI appears nicely thought out to date.
In context – this feels much more magical. pic.twitter.com/8yLLoioE1K
— Jonas Daehnert (@PhoneDesigner) January 22, 2020
Because the Surface Duo makes use of two separate shows somewhat than a single bendable one, the emphasis is strictly on multi-tasking and a seamless transition between screens.
Without any of the sturdiness issues of typical folding telephones, the Surface Duo has the potential to be one in all the greatest smartphones for getting stuff finished. Hopefully, Microsoft works out the kinks between now and the claimed “holiday 2020” launch date.
Published February 11, 2020 — 02:08 UTC