If the Microsoft Surface Duo dual-screen Android smartphone is to impress with its brand new form factor, it’s unlikely to be down to the spec-sheet, judging by a new report.
The forthcoming take on the foldable phone form factor will arrive running 2019’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, accompanied by 6GB RAM, Windows Central‘s sources say.
Most of 2020’s high-end Android phones are already running on the Snapdragon 865 processors. By the time the Surface Duo makes it to market, in late 2020 at the earliest it could be up against handsets running the as-yet-announced Snapdragon 875 SoC likely to power the Samsung Galaxy S30 range.
According to the report, the underwhelming nature of the spec sheet doesn’t stop there. The battery on board could have a relatively small capacity…