Microsoft Surface Phone 2017 Release Date, Latest News & Update: ‘Juggernaut Alpha’ Expected To Rock The Mobile Phone World

By Snooky Grawls , Updated Dec 21, 2016 06:53 AM EST

Microsoft has yet to issue any official trace of a Microsoft Surface Phone though CEO Satya Nadella has practically confirmed of something big in 2017. An “ultimate mobile device” will ramp up the stock of the Redmond company which in all points to that much-awaited Surface mobile phone.

The last time Microsoft was seen in the mobile phone market was with the Lumia 950. Apparently, the stakes have been raised since that mobile phone offering with most expecting a flexible version of the Microsoft Surface Phone, Forbes reported.

With the long wait, it is only normal that anticipation is at a feverish pitch. The device is expected to run on Windows 10, something that Nadella promises to be near-perfection.

Hence, the best thing to ponder on as far as the Microsoft Surface Phone is concerned is the possible specs it would be carrying. Aside from a possible 5.7- or 5.8-inch display, it is believed that the device will turn to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset though there could be variants using Snapdragon 821 and 820 SoCs which other brands have been using.

Supporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset for the Microsoft Surface Phone will be 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal storage, a 20 MP main camera, 8 MP front-facing shooter, and a built-in QWERTY keyboard. There are three variants expected, most differentiated by RAM and internal storage.

The one mentioned previously would be the base model as mentioned in a previous postThere is also the Surface Pen touted to support the Microsoft Surface Phone.

This is the same stylus that is used on the Surface Pro 3 back in 2015, adding more navigation possibilities for the “Juggernaut Alpha”. Hence, the Microsoft Surface Phone is expected to most of the key features of the Surface Pro series which ramps up the hype as far as the hyped mobile phone offering for the Redmond company in 2017.

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