On Tuesday, August 11, Microsoft held a press-only product brief for the Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone. The corporate then finally adopted as much as publicly announce the official launch date of the Duo the next day on August 12.
Microsoft has simply revealed that product briefing on the Surface YouTube web page, providing Surface followers a closed-door peek at what was shared with the media earlier than the general public announcement.
Within the roughly 35-minute lengthy video, Surface chief Panos Panay talks about how and why the Surface Duo was constructed, and more about his imaginative and prescient for the much-anticipated product. We additionally get a peek on the design and engineering of the Duo, in addition to some in-depth demos of how the Duo’s dual-screens work in productiveness and informal eventualities.
More importantly, we hear from Shilpa Ranganathan, who’s the Company Vice President, Cellular & Cross-device Experiences at Microsoft. She talks about how the Duo can improve productiveness and the core Microsoft 365 apps on Android. The chief even dives deeper about the cellphone plugs in with Home windows 10. She demos the way it completely works with the Your Telephone app, displaying customers will be capable to mirror and entry the Duo’s two screens by way of the Home windows 10 app (full with assist for auto-rotate.) The video then ends with a technical phase about the design and engineering that went into the Duo.
Do you assume that you just’ll purchase a Surface Duo after listening to Panos Panay talk a bit more about it? Give the video a watch and tell us your ideas in the feedback beneath.