Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 Release Date, Specs, Features, News & Update: Smartphone to Carry Same Power as PC? January 2017 Launching Confirmed

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Nov 04, 2016 09:42 AM EDT

Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 has been a favorite subject of numerous reports and speculations all over the Internet since early this year. Despite the hype, the Redmond-based company has yet to announce or provide concrete details with regard to its development or existence. Many fans were disappointed when the company decided to skip the highly anticipated handset during its recent event in late October. Nonetheless, many fans believe that Microsoft could be just taking its time before officially announcing the Microsoft Surface Phone. Now, new reports have emerged suggesting that the upcoming smartphone will be launched during springtime 2017.

Microsoft Surface Phone Specs and Features

Despite the lack of information regarding its development and release, fans and critics have already started to share their prediction on what consumers can expect once the Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 hits the shelves next year. According to reports, the new Microsoft smartphone will be launched in three variations, which will carry up to 8 GB of RAM. Although the three variants of the upcoming device will differ in RAM capacity, rumors are rife that all of them will run on Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processor. If rumors prove to be true, the Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 could get the same power as the regular PC or laptop.

According to another report, the new Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 is not going to have a home button as it will sport a fingerprint scanner embedded on its display. This latest technology is said to be pretty popular in 2017 as some tech manufacturers, including Samsung and Apple, have already expressed their intentions to adapt the amazing system.

Meanwhile, rumors are rife that the new Microsoft Surface Phone 2016 will arrive in January 2017. However, this has yet to be confirmed by the company.

As of the moment, fans must wait for Microsoft to make an official statement with regard to the upcoming smartphone. All rumor and speculations must be taken with a grain of salt. Stay tune for more news and updates about Microsoft Surface Phone 2016.

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