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Ask us anything about the Microsoft Surface Duo (Q&A)

Ask us anything about the Microsoft Surface Duo (Q&A)

Welcome to the Android Police Newsletter Q&A, a new series where we open up about the hottest new gadgets on the market — in this case, the Surface Duo. The format is simple: Leave any questions you have about the Duo's form factor, functionality, features, etc. in the comments section, and we'll answer our favorites in an upcoming edition of the Android Police Newsletter, which you should subscribe to for free here.

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The Surface Duo's hinge is smooth, silent, and oddly satisfying

The Surface Duo's hinge is smooth, silent, and oddly satisfying

It's been almost a year since Microsoft first teased the Surface Duo, and our review unit just showed up last week. While we can't talk about the software experience quite yet, we can answer one question we have received from several readers: how does the hinge feel?

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Unboxing the Surface Duo: What's Microsoft's $1400 dual-screen phone like in person?

Unboxing the Surface Duo: What's Microsoft's $1400 dual-screen phone like in person?

It's been almost a year since Microsoft first teased the Surface Duo, and we've been waiting to get our hands on one ever since. Our review unit arrived a few days ago, and given the excitement around it, we thought we would show you what it looks like in person ahead of our full review. While the unboxing isn't exactly anything groundbreaking, just holding the Duo in your hands makes you realize Microsoft's built something special here, something legitimately new and different. In other words: the Surface Duo is really cool.

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I can't believe how thin Microsoft made the Surface Duo

I can't believe how thin Microsoft made the Surface Duo

Microsoft finally put the Surface Duo up for pre-order earlier this month, following a year of teases, leaks, and rumors. I received my Duo review unit earlier this week, and while I'm still getting a feel for what it's like to use, one aspect of the device has stuck out to me more than anything else: how thin it is.

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Will the Surface Duo fit in your pocket?

Will the Surface Duo fit in your pocket?

Microsoft's wild new folding phone, the Surface Duo, is close to release. We already talked a bit about the device in our unboxing, but one question was brought up a few times — will the Surface Duo fit in the average pants pockets? The answer is probably, but it depends.

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Microsoft Surface Duo stripped down and salaciously exposed for the camera

Microsoft Surface Duo stripped down and salaciously exposed for the camera

Microsoft announced the Surface Duo last week (after teasing it extensively in 2019), but there are always new things to learn about the unique device. If you haven't already, you can check out the 35-minute press briefing Microsoft uploaded to its YouTube channel, but if you're yearning for a look beneath the ... surface, CNET has you covered. The publication got to view a see-through model from the company.

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Microsoft commits to 3 years of major Android OS updates for the Surface Duo

Microsoft commits to 3 years of major Android OS updates for the Surface Duo

After months of anticipation, Microsoft formally announced the Surface Duo for pre-order yesterday. It's a pretty unique device with dual 5.6-inch AMOLED screens, Surface Pen support, and a 360-degree hinge — but that's not all it's got going for it. Microsoft has revealed that it plans to keep the device updated for as long as Google's own Pixel devices: 3 years of OS upgrades and security patches.

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What's a phone? The Surface Duo breaks our definitions

What's a phone? The Surface Duo breaks our definitions

Microsoft's been teasing the Surface Duo for the last year, and it's finally here — well, available for pre-order, anyway. But the entire time we've been talking about it, it's been difficult to pin down what exactly the Surface Duo is. Intuitively, we want to call it a phone. It's kinda phone-sized when folded up, it runs an operating system some phones do, and you can do phone stuff on it. But is it really a phone? Have we reached the Apple "What's a computer?" moment when it comes to phones?

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Microsoft Surface Duo can stream apps to Windows PCs, just like the Galaxy Note20

Microsoft Surface Duo can stream apps to Windows PCs, just like the Galaxy Note20

Microsoft's 'Your Phone' app allows you to connect any Android phone to a Windows 10 PC, but some features require deeper system integration. If you have a Galaxy Note20, you can use your mobile apps from your Windows PC, and the same functionality will be available on the Surface Duo at launch.

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Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo now available for pre-order, starts at $1,399

Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo now available for pre-order, starts at $1,399

It has been almost a year since Microsoft first teased the Surface Duo, which was not only the company's first dual-screen phone, but also its first Android device in general (not counting the short-lived Nokia X devices that it acquired along with Nokia). It took a while, but the Duo is finally here. It will be available unlocked and on AT&T, starting at $1,399.

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