Surface Duo Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Surface Duo including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Key FeaturesSurface Duo
At Glance
Released in
2020
3:2 2.7K
8.1”
1800p 60Hz
Weight
0.55 lb
0.25 kg
Powered By
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855
8C/8T, 2.84 GHz
With integrated
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 640 GPU
585 MHz
Up to
6GB
Memory
Surface Duo Ports
AvailabilitySurface Duo
Released2020
Release Info
  • Introduced: Microsoft October Event (October 2, 2019)
  • Pre-ordered: August 12, 2020
  • Released: September 10, 2020
Pricing
  • $1,399 - 128 GB
  • $1,499 - 256 GB
Stores
Surface Duo Price
Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
By Microsoft
$364.82
Was: $429.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier
By Microsoft
$419.00
Was: $639.00
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
By Microsoft
$999.99
Was: $1,499.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier TGM-00001 Bundle with Wacom KP13300D Ballpoint Pen + Deco Gear Wireless Earbuds + Tablet Stand & More
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier TGM-00001 Bundle with Wacom KP13300D Ballpoint Pen + Deco Gear Wireless Earbuds + Tablet Stand & More
By Microsoft
$429.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 (5G) Dual SIM 512GB ROM + 8GB RAM (GSM only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 5G Smartphone (Obsidian) - International Version
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 (5G) Dual SIM 512GB ROM + 8GB RAM (GSM only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 5G Smartphone (Obsidian) - International Version
By Microsoft
$1,635.00
Microsoft Surface Duo Foldable Tablet, 128GB, Unlocked All Carriers - Glacier (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Duo Foldable Tablet, 128GB, Unlocked All Carriers - Glacier (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$616.55
ExteriorSurface Duo
Dimensions
  • 7.35 x 5.71 x 0.18 (186.9 mm x 145.2 mm x 4.8 mm)
    Open
  • 3.67 x 5.71 x 0.38 (93.3 mm x 145.2 mm x 9.9 mm) 
    Closed
Weight0.55 lbs (250 g)
Colors
Glacier
DisplaySurface Duo
Size8.1 Inches
Info
  • Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays open: 8.1” AMOLED, 2700x1800 (3:2), 401 PPI
  • Single PixelSense™ Display: 5.6” AMOLED, 1800x1350 (4:3), 401 PPI
  • Display Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
PortsSurface Duo
Ports
Surface Duo Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Right (1)
  • 1 x SIM card slot
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x USB-C
Internal SpecsSurface Duo
Processor
  1. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855
    8 cores, 8 threads, 2.84 GHz, 5MB Cache, 5W
Integrated Graphics
  1. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855
    Qualcomm® Adreno™ 640 GPU
    585 MHz
Memory6GB DRAM
Storage
  • 128GB 256GB
    UFS 3.0 of internal storage
ConnectivitySurface Duo
Wi-FiWiFi-5 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz)
BluetoothBluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
More
  • LTE: 4x4 MIMO, Cat.18 DL / Cat 5 UL, 5CA, LAA.
    Up to 1.2Gbps Download / Up to 150Mbps Upload
  • Bands Supported:
    • FDD-LTE: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14,19,20,25,26,28,29,30,66
    • TD-LTE: 38,39,40,41,46
    • WCDMA: 1,2,5,8
    • GSM/GPRS: GSM-850, E-GSM-900, DCS-1800, PCS-1900
    • Location: GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS
  • One eSIM and one Nano SIM
    Note: AT&T locked device will not support eSIM
BatterySurface Duo
Size3577 mAh
Battery Life
  • Up to 15.5 hours of Local Video Playback
  • Up to 10 days of Standby Time
  • Up to 27 hours of Talk Time
Power Supply
  • 18W USB-C PD charger
SoftwareSurface Duo
OSAndroid™ 10
3-years of software updates.
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft built-in applications:
    • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office Lens, PDF Reader, and more
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Microsoft OneNote
    • Microsoft To Do
    • Microsoft News
    • Microsoft Authenticator
    • Microsoft Bing Search
    • Intune Company Portal
    • LinkedIn
    • Microsoft Solitaire Collection
    • Surface Audio
  • Microsoft Surface Duo UI core features:
    • Dual screen windowing
    • Adaptive modes
    • App Groups
    • Microsoft 365 Feed
    • Dynamic dock
    • Universal Search
    • Adaptive Camera
    • Microsoft SwiftKey Adaptive Keyboard
    • Your Phone Companion - Link to Windows
  • Other preinstalled apps:
    • Google Search
    • Google Assistant
    • Google Calendar
    • Google Drive
    • Google Duo
    • Google Photos
    • Google Play Movies & TV
    • Google Play Store
    • Google Maps
    • Chrome
    • Gmail
    • YouTube
    • YouTube Music
    • Contacts
    • Messages
    • Phone
    • Files
    • Clock
    • Calculator
    • Sound recorder
    • Spotify (Unlocked)
    • HBO MAX (AT&T)
    • AT&T TV (AT&T)
    • My AT&T (AT&T)
    • Call Protect (AT&T)
    • Amazon Shopping (AT&T)
    • NBA (AT&T)
Camera & AudioSurface Duo
Camera
  • Adaptive camera 11MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm, PDAF and 84.0° diagonal FOV optimized with AI for front and rear
  • Photos:
    • Auto mode with low-light & HDR multi-frame photo capture and dynamic range scene detection
    • Super-resolution zoom, and super zoom up to 7x
    • Portrait mode with adjustable depth control
    • Panorama mode
    • Burst mode
  • Video recording:
    • 4K video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • 1080p video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • HEVC and H.264 video recording formats
    • Gyro-based digital video stabilization
  • Video Conferencing
    • Microsoft Teams and Skype video conferencing up to 1080p at 30fps
    • High CRI LED Flash for both front and world facing photo and video scenarios
Audio
  • Mono speaker
  • Dual Mic noise suppression and echo cancellation optimized for productive use in all postures
  • Best-in-class Full Duplex communication for voice calls in hands-free mode
  • Audio formats supported: 3GP, MP3, MP4, MKV, WAV, OGG, M4A, AAC, TS, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, RTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY
  • Qualcomm® aptX™ Adaptive
MiscSurface Duo
InkingSupports all in market generations of Surface Slim Pen, Surface Pen and Surface Hub 2 Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Paper feel
magnetic storage
Sensors
  • Dual Accelerometer
  • Dual Gyroscope
  • Dual Magnetometer
  • Dual Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Security
  • Biometric lock type: Fingerprint reader (1:100K FAR <3% FRR)
  • Lock type: Swipe, PIN, password
  • Security applications pre-loaded on the device: Microsoft Authenticator
In the box
  • Surface Duo
  • Surface Duo Bumper (Color: Glacier)
  • Surface Duo USB-C® Power Supply (18w)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty and Compliance Guide
  • SIM Ejector tool
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
More
  • Exterior Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Surface Duo Price

Here is the latest price update for Surface Duo.

Surface Duo Price
Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
By Microsoft
$364.82
Was: $429.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier
By Microsoft
$419.00
Was: $639.00
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Glacier
By Microsoft
$999.99
Was: $1,499.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier TGM-00001 Bundle with Wacom KP13300D Ballpoint Pen + Deco Gear Wireless Earbuds + Tablet Stand & More
Microsoft Surface Duo 256GB AT&T Locked, Glacier TGM-00001 Bundle with Wacom KP13300D Ballpoint Pen + Deco Gear Wireless Earbuds + Tablet Stand & More
By Microsoft
$429.99
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 (5G) Dual SIM 512GB ROM + 8GB RAM (GSM only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 5G Smartphone (Obsidian) - International Version
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 (5G) Dual SIM 512GB ROM + 8GB RAM (GSM only | No CDMA) Factory Unlocked 5G Smartphone (Obsidian) - International Version
By Microsoft
$1,635.00
Microsoft Surface Duo Foldable Tablet, 128GB, Unlocked All Carriers - Glacier (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Duo Foldable Tablet, 128GB, Unlocked All Carriers - Glacier (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$616.55

Surface Duo: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Surface Duo.

Surface Duo

Microsoft has revealed the Surface Duo, a 8.1-inch machine, in 2020. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Qualcomm® Adreno™ 640 GPU (585 MHz). For display option, it has a 8.1 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays open: 8.1” AMOLED, 2700x1800 (3:2), 401 PPI
  • Single PixelSense™ Display: 5.6” AMOLED, 1800x1350 (4:3), 401 PPI
  • Display Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Moreover, Microsoft claims that the Surface Duo supports up to 6GB memory.

Additionally, the Surface Duo measures 7.35” x 5.71” x 0.18” (186.69 x 145.03 x 4.57 mm) and weight at 0.55 lbs. (0.25 kg). For connectivity, there are only a SIM card slot and a USB-C port available on Surface Duo.