Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date, Latest News & Update: Delayed Once Again? Expected Launch Date Announced?

By Jyotirupa Sarma , Updated Nov 18, 2016 09:24 AM EST

The fans were expecting the Launch of the most anticipated Microsoft Surface Phone this year. The Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book devices are already a huge hit and tech enthusiasts were anticipating that the phone version will be released this year. But, Microsoft has announced that this year the company is not focusing on the Surface Phone, reported Christian Today. Although the company has not yet confirmed any details, Microsoft Surface Phone could be launched in a press event scheduled for 2017 April.

Recently, Microsoft's Surface Studio was unveiled, which again is hinting at the delay in the Launch of Surface Phone flagship. Moreover, Microsoft was planning to add a new Intel chipset feature to the phone. However, Intel has opted out from the mobile market which is a major setback for the Surface Phone project. Consequently, the Redmond-based tech giant has to do without Intelx86 chipset for the Surface Phone.

While the surface Phones launch is yet to be announced, conjectures are going on about the specs and features of the phone. News Everyday reported that a recent leak is indicating that Surface Phone will come in 4GB, 6 GB, and 8 GB RAM variants. It was also suggested that the phone will have a storage capacity of 64 GB to 128 GB.  Other rumors are that the phone's display would be of 4K resolution. This means the Surface Phone will be excellent for high-resolution videos and to play games. The phone is also expected to have a 20-megapixel camera.

Nonetheless, tech experts like Marco Chiappetta are apprehensive about the phone's success and suggested that Microsoft should invite app developers to its platform for the success of Surface Phone. Fans will come to know whether these speculations about Microsoft Surface Phone are true or not once the phone is launched. 

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