Microsoft announced the Surface Duo just over two months ago, but dropped the price of the device. In the United States, a folding cell phone is being sold at a discount of $ 200 (about $ 1,100). The company didn’t explain why it decided to reduce it, but it could be due to negative reviews.
Surface Duo was launched in August with two versions. One, 128 GB, costs $ 1,399 and is currently priced at $ 1,199. Meanwhile, the 256 GB model increased from $ 1,499 to $ 1,299. Promotion found by Windows Central on the Microsoft website.
The company also did not disclose in its store how much promotion time would be. However, as one user pointed out in Twitter, the site’s source code suggests that the discounted price of the folding mobile phone will only be effective until next Thursday (29).
Discounts applied immediately after launch show that sales of the Surface Duo are not satisfied with Microsoft. In the analysis, rival Galaxy Z Flip and Motorola Razr 5G have received criticism for the hardware. THE Windows Centralfor example, has stated that mobile phones have “innovative design and suitable applications”, but is hampered by “problems with the current operating system, performance issues and lack of hardware. great ”.
Microsoft’s foldable smartphone has Android 10 and two AMOLED screens of the same 8.1 inch size and has a resolution of 2700 x 1800 pixels. With the mentioned 128 and 256 GB versions the device has a Snapdragon 855 processor, 6 GB RAM and a 3,577 mAh battery. The mobile phone also has front and rear 11 megapixel cameras.