Microsoft Surface Duo: The iPad AND iPhone killer?

Surface Duo
(Image credit: Microsoft)

Microsoft took us by surprise last October when it announced its first smartphone to enter the fold in years. Aside from the design, though, details about the upcoming Surface Duo have been scarce until now. Microsoft has finally announced the device's specs, release date and price. Spoiler alert: you'd better start saving – preferably yesterday.

Available to preorder now, the phone/tablet hybrid (Microsoft carefully calls it a "mobile device") will be released on 10 September. Time will tell whether it joins our best camera phones (or is that best drawing tablets?) list, but one thing's for sure – at $1,399 (about £1,070), it'll be one of the most expensive entries if so.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.