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Microsoft to release its new flagship, Surface Phone, in 2016

December 14
6:07 AM 2015

Microsoft is manufacturing a new product in their smartphone line up that is scheduled to debut next year. The company calls it the "Surface Phone," which is believed to target the production and enterprise in the market. Published reports state its highlights that are comparable to other rivals with high tech specs.

IT Wire mentioned that Intel is polishing x86 Atom based mobile chipset for the new device. This is to include an LTE world modem based on its 14nm Goldmont core. The report also mentioned that the new device will feature 4 cores and 4 threads, Gen 9 graphics, LPDDR4 memory, and a XMM 7360 M.2 WWAN. It is also expected that the new Surface Phone will come with a 4K screen. It shall include 2K, 2160 x 1440. Further, the Microsoft device will feature a new 3:2 screen ratio with a 6" screen.

Related report also mentioned that the new smartphone may come out in two variants with dual OS, mainly Android and Windows. It will also feature DDR3L/DDR4L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4/BGA Memory. In this regard, it may support 2.7 GHz clocked Quad Core chip. IB Times said that in order to come up with various apps for the new Windows phone, Microsoft has to encourage other developers to make universal apps for Microsoft devices.

In another report, Phone Radar stated that the new device is expected to be equipped with high expandable storage in as much as 128GB. It is also expected that the phone's screen will be made up of Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Meanwhile, Microsoft did not yet provide any official statement regarding its new Surface Phone. The company has no say yet about the aforementioned specs and features and release date. Though, this is another flagship that enthusiasts can look forward to once it is released in the public. 

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