Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date, News and Updates: Device to Come in Three Variants; Features and Price Details

By Nens Mitchell , Updated Nov 02, 2016 11:02 AM EDT

There was no mention of the Microsoft Surface Phone during the company's event last Oct. 26. Fans became more curious on what Microsoft has in store for its customers.

Even though there has been no official word on how the Surface Phone will be, rumors suggest that it will be offered in three variants a business model, a consumer version and an enthusiast edition. There are also reports which claim that it will be tailored fit for corporate and business users.

Storage choices

Storage options range from 64 GB to 128 GB while the RAM will start at 4GB to 6GB. As for the camera, the Microsoft Surface Phone could come with a 20MP camera equipped with a Carl Zeiss lens. This will make sure that photos are vibrant and clear even when using your phone camera.

It was also reported that the Surface Phone will have a similar metallic design to the Surface table. The upcoming Microsoft offering is thought to come with a 64-bit Intel processor and a 5.5 AMOLED display.

Other features

There are also users hoping that the Surface Phone will come with a Snapdragon 830 processor which is set to be released during the first quarter of next year. The USB-C feature could also come with the device.

The upcoming Surface phone is also believed to come with a fingerprint sensor on its display. Support for Win32 applications could also be included in the Microsoft offering. This is much-awaited by many since the clamor now is for portable devices which could substitute bulky laptops.

Price details

With the expected features and possible offerings of the device, it will surely come with a high price tag. The Surface Phone is estimated to cost around $700 to $1,000. Are you ready for the coming of the phone that could change Microsoft's current line of smartphones?

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