Microsoft is planning to upstage Samsung by launching the Surface Duo dual-screen Android smartphone, according to new reports.
Windows Central reporter Zac Bowden’s sources say Microsoft wants to ensure the Surface Duo is out in the wild before Samsung launches the Galaxy Fold 2.
Samsung is reportedly planning to unveil the next-gen foldable at an Unpacked event potentially happening on August 5. That would mean Microsoft has about six weeks to reveal the handset. Bowden says it should start shipping in under two months.
Should everything go to plan, foldable fans will likely have a straight choice between the two devices by the end of the summer. While the Galaxy Fold 2 and Surface Duo are different interpretations of the foldable form factor, Microsoft will be hoping to prise some…