After re-introducing the Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone in August 2020, Microsoft began with its sales in the U.S. It was reported at that time that the company plans to sell the Surface Duo in markets like Europe, Canada, and Japan in Q1 2021 window. Fresh information reveals that the Surface Duo will be hitting the European markets as early as the second week of February.
According to Android Community, the Microsoft Surface Duo will arrive in the U.K. through telecom operators such as BT and EE in the second or third week of February. Other regions in Europe are also expected to receive the device around the same time.
In Germany, the Snapdragon 855 SoC powered Microsoft Surface Duo could be available by Feb. 13. Also, it is said that the company may sell a business bundle of the device in the European markets. It may include a custom Android interface and a pair of wired earphones. It is likely to land in Canada by the end of February. The report has no information on the pricing of the Surface Duo for Europe and Canada.
In related news, the Surface Duo subreddit (via. MS Power User) spotted a listing of the Microsoft Surface Duo at French retailer Darty.com. The listing was no longer available at the time of writing this post.
In the U.S., the Surface Duo ships with 6 GB of RAM. However, the European audience will the device in 6 GB as well as 8 GB RAM edition. It was listed in three variants such as:
- 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage – 1,549.99 euros (~$1,875)
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage – 1,649.99 euros (~$1,996)
The Surface Duo was listed in Glacier color and a bumper case in Graphite color priced at 44,99 euros was also found on the retailer site.
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