There are some of the rumors about the Microsoft long-awaited foldable phone, Surface Phone refuse to die. Codenamed as Andromeda, Surface Phone is now also expected to see the light of the day early next year.
According to a new book which has been revealed ‘Beneath a Surface’, written by the Journalist and tech blog Thurrot.com. Microsoft foldable phone is going to be quite so much similar to the Samsung recently revealed foldable phone and Huawei upcoming foldable phone.
He also claimed in a report that Microsoft foldable phone will be going to run on a customized version of Windows, just like the Windows Phone in the past. The device ‘Andromeda’ can be folded up from a phone to a tablet.
Microsoft as of now is no stranger to the smartphone segment. In the year 2011, the company has also revealed a partnership with the Nokia to launch a wide range of smartphone which is powered and supported by the Microsoft Mobile Version of Windows. Back then Nokia was the biggest phone company in the world.
But with the Nokia market shares falling and the rise of Android, Microsoft Windows Phone devices has also failed to gain the right momentum. Microsoft, moreover also tried to salvage the situation by acquiring the Nokia in the year 2013 and continued to sell out the smartphones. A couple of years back Microsoft then again sold the Nokia to HMD Global.
Samsung becomes one of the first and largest smartphone companies in the world to unveil a foldable phone. At its developer conference which held in the San Francisco last month, Samsung adds up a glimpse of its foldable screen phone which could be opened like a book.
Huawei and Oppo have already confirmed plans to launch foldable phones early next year. Apart from unique form factor, these two companies are going to incorporate 5G support to woo more customers.
“The prototype models of Microsoft Surface Phone have support for styluses and notepad-like apps to take quick notes,” according to the report. “It will blur the lines between mobile and stationary computing,” according to a leaked document.
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