Back in October, Google announced Android 12L as an unexpected “special feature drop” to improve the OS on tablets and foldables devices. After one 12L developer preview and three betas, this next release of Android — officially version 12.1 — is launching for Pixel phones alongside the March Feature Drop, while Google detailed what’s coming for tablets and foldables.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories March 7
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories January 24
After missing its original 2021 deadline, Microsoft this morning is rolling out Android 11 to the Surface Duo.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories January 5
Microsoft’s Surface Duo debuted in 2020 as a unique take on a dual-screen device, but it launched with plenty of software issues that prevented it from being a success. Making matters worse, Microsoft just went an entire year without bringing Android 11 to the Surface Duo, though on the bright side, it sounds like Android 12L will be coming in the future.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories September 23, 2021
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories September 22, 2021
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories September 1, 2021
As rumored, Microsoft announced today that it will be hosting a hardware event at the end of this month. Inviting people “to see what’s next,” the Surface Duo 2 will likely be introduced on September 22.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories July 26, 2021
The first Android smartphone from Microsoft, the Surface Duo, was an ambitious dual-screen device with some clever ideas but a lot of flaws based on most reviews. The device has been expected to get a sequel for some time, and now, a leak is showing off what the Microsoft Surface Duo 2 might bring to the table.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories May 25, 2021
Xbox Game Pass update turns the Surface Duo into a portable console
Microsoft has confirmed the rollout of an update to the Xbox Game Pass app specifically aimed at the Surface Duo that will effectively turn the dual-screen foldable into a portable Xbox console.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories March 15, 2021
For better or worse, the foldable dual-screen Surface Duo, Microsoft’s first Android phone, was one of the most interesting devices launched last year. According to a new report, a successor to the Surface Duo is in the works to be launched later this year.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories March 3, 2021
Microsoft is publicly sharing its efforts to improve Google’s Flutter SDK with better support for foldable devices, particularly the Surface Duo.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 15, 2021
After releasing in late 2020 with a slightly outdated Android 10 build, the Microsoft Surface Duo’s Android 11 update looks like it will arrive closer to the full release of the next iteration — Android 12.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 11, 2021
Surface Duo gets $400 price drop in the US, European launch next week
Microsoft’s first Android Foldable launched in September to mixed reviews, while updates in the intervening five months have been focused on stability fixes rather than new features. The Surface Duo is coming to Europe next week and getting a $400 price drop in the US.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories October 23, 2020
Microsoft Store discounts Surface Duo by $200, now starting at $1,199
Microsoft launched its Android Foldable just a little over six weeks ago. The reception on the company’s most recent phone outing and new category entrant has been mixed. In possible response, the Surface Duo has now been discounted $200 on the official company store.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories September 10, 2020
Last October, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Duo, its latest — but certainly not its first — attempt to build a smartphone that lives up to the company’s productivity reputation on other platforms. Now, after almost a year, the Surface Duo dual screens (and its reviews) have arrived. And as you’ll be able to tell after reading this review roundup, it seems it probably could have used another year to bake before making its official debut…
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories August 13, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo to get 3 years of OS and security updates
On the back of Microsoft officially confirming the release date of the folding Surface Duo, the Redmond-based firm also confirmed that it will receive 3 years of Android OS and security updates.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories August 12, 2020
Microsoft’s $1,399 Surface Duo doesn’t include NFC because it wasn’t ‘fundamental’
Microsoft officially confirmed the final details on its ambitious Surface Duo today, and well, the spec sheet is a little lackluster given the price tag. One notable omission is NFC and Microsoft has addressed why it’s not available on Surface Duo.
Microsoft has quietly and most importantly officially confirmed the asking price and release date of its first foldable Android device — the Surface Duo.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories August 11, 2020
Microsoft’s Android Foldable is rumored to go on sale and start shipping as soon as this month. Official-looking renders have leaked today and show the final hardware design of the Surface Duo
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories July 22, 2020
Microsoft’s hotly anticipated first Android phone, the Surface Duo foldable, has been rumored to be releasing this summer instead of its original “holiday 2020” window. Now the Surface Duo has arrived at the FCC, moving it one step closer to release in the US.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories July 7, 2020
One of our most hotly anticipated Android devices of this year, here at 9to5Google, has surprisingly been a foldable Android from Microsoft — the Surface Duo. A new report details — and we’ve confirmed — that Microsoft has moved its development of the Surface Duo’s flavor of Android to be in-house.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories May 15, 2020
Microsoft releases guide to writing Surface Duo apps with Google’s Flutter SDK
Ahead of the Microsoft Build developer event next week, Microsoft has released a guide to developing apps for the Surface Duo using Google’s massively cross-platform Flutter SDK.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 28, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 26, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 13, 2020
Microsoft on Tuesday hosted a developer day for its upcoming dual-screen devices. One live Surface Duo demo failed, but the company has since corrected it to show Google Maps taking advantage of the two displays.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 9, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories February 7, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo spotted in the wild with apparent front-facing flash
Last year, Microsoft shocked the tech community with the incredibly early unveiling of the Surface Duo, a dual-screen foldable Android phone. Four months after that original demo, the Surface Duo has resurfaced (no pun intended) with what looks to be a new flashlight for its front-facing camera.
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories January 22, 2020
Microsoft Surface Duo Stories October 2, 2019
After announcing the dual-screen Surface Neo PC, Microsoft announced a smaller version running Google’s mobile OS. Surface Duo with Android features two screens that can be used in a variety of form factors, including as a phone.