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The Microsoft Surface Duo is a 2020 model featuring a 8.1-inch AMOLED display, 11MP camera, and a 3577 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Surface Duo to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2020, August 12
  • Price: 1200 EUR
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • Processor: Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
  • Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM
  • Display: AMOLED 8.1 inches, 1800 x 2700
  • Main Camera:  Single, 11MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 11MP
  • OS: Android 10
  • Dimensions: 186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm
  • Weight: 250 g
  • Battery:  3577 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

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Discover the complete range of Microsoft Surface Duo specifications in the detailed specs table below.

Microsoft Surface Duo specs

General specs

Brand and model

Microsoft Surface Duo

Release date

2020, August 12


186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm (7.36 x 5.72 x 0.19 in)


250 g (8.82 oz)

Body build

Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)




3577 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Approximate price1200 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

8.1" inc

Screen area

195.4 cm2

Screen format

3:2 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1800 x 2700 px

PPI /points per inch/

401 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Other - Folded position display: 5.6 inches, AMOLED, 1350 x 1800 pixels (4:3)

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

11 MP, Single

Camera specs

-11 MP, f/2.0, 23mm (wide), 1.0µm, PDAF

Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
Front (selfie) camera

11 MP, Single


Uses main camera

Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS


Operating system OS

Android 10


Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Sharp Aquos R3, Samsung Galaxy A91, Samsung Galaxy Quantum 2, Microsoft Surface Duo, Oppo Realme X3, Oppo Realme X3 SuperZoom, Sharp Aquos Zero 2, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite, vivo iQOO Neo 855 Racing
Processor CPU

- Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 640

External memory


Internal memory

128GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM, eSIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat18 1200/100 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX Adaptive

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack 1

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
--Stylus support
- Fast charging 18W


Antutu 8 Score434920 (Position 148 out of 1145)
GeekBench 5 Single Core742 (Position 471 out of 1885)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core2760 (Position 386 out of 1874)
Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Microsoft. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Microsoft Surface Duo was around 1200 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2020, August 12.
The weight of the Microsoft Surface Duo is 250 g.
The screen size of the Microsoft Surface Duo is 8.1" inches.
The size of the Microsoft Surface Duo is 186.9 x 145.2 x 4.8 mm (HxWxD).