#Microsoft #SurfacePhone – Microsoft Surface Phone May Replace iPhone as Smartphone Superstar: Here’s Why : Microsoft Corporation is reportedly going to launch a new Windows phone on October 26 in New York City. The smartphone, dubbed the Surface Phone, is expected to come in three variants and will target business and corporate users.
Reports suggesting that the Surface Phone will be a big thing, which would change Microsoft’s fate in the smartphone market. Though Microsoft’s Lumia line up failed to impress the market, the company has learned a lot of lessons from this experiment.
In addition to having many other cool features, the new Windows 10 Mobile-powered phone will be the most secure and productivity-focused phone, according to reports. Microsoft remains silent about the Surface Phone, which nowadays is a hot topic in the tech world. Let’s take a look at what the rumors mill has been speculating about the new smartphone.
Surface Phone Specs
Rumors suggest that the Surface Phone will come in three versions: a consumer model, a business model, and an enthusiast edition. The base model will have 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, with a mid-range offering coming with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
The Surface Phone is rumored to feature a 20 megapixel rear camera with a Carl Zeiss lens. It will have an 8GB RAM and a Kaby Lake processor, and will run Windows 10 Redstone operating system.
According to the reports, Microsoft will also launch the Surface Pen and a removable keyboard at the New York City event. Those accessories will make professionals and business users more productive. The Christian Post reported that the Surface Pen will be compatible with the new smartphone “for a more precise and accurate input method.” There will be a removable keyboard for “all the long typing sessions abound for the user.”
Recently, Bartłomiej Tarnowski, who is a designer from Poland, created some concept images for the Microsoft Surface Phone. The rumors mill is saying that the Surface Phone will come with a unique fingerprint sensor. The company’s patent filing reveals that company plans to integrate the fingerprint sensor on the phone’s display.
The phone will cost between $699- $1,100, according to a report in The Bitbag. The base model will carry a price tag of $699, while the top-level will be available at $1,099.