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Microsoft Surface Phone 2017 Release Date, News, Update: Mid Range Windows Phone Might Just Be What You Need

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Microsoft Surface Phone Concept (Windows Hive)

Microsoft?s announcement to attend the 2017 Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February has prompted excitement among those anticipating the Surface Phone.

The company has launched a login page for MWC visitors to arrange meetings for the event scheduled in Barcelona. The webpage has created a lot of hype with reports viewing this as an indication of the Surface Phone launch.

Surface Phone MWC 2017 Launch

Although Microsoft will attend the show, there is a slight chance that the company will be unveiling a phone, according to Softpedia News. Microsoft is expected to headline HP?s product unveiling.

Rumor has it that HP is working on a new mid-range Windows phone, following the success of the HP Elite X3. The HP Windows phone is said?to focus on consumer oriented features. The MWC 2017 is the perfect moment for launching the next-gen Windows 10 OS-based phones.

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Surface Phone

While the Surface phone may not be unveiled at the MWC, Microsoft is likely to discuss the future of its next-gen device. The company could also talk about the Windows 10 Creators Update, which will bring several improvements for mobile devices. Sources reveal that the Surface Phone will ultimately debut with the launch of Windows 10 Redstone 3, which should take place in the Fall of 2017.

Microsoft Surface Phone Features

It is still early to predict the features of the upcoming Surface Phone. Early rumors point to three variants of the smartphone. Reportedly, the first variant will be a Consumer edition, second a Business Edition and third, an Enthusiast Edition. It is unknown whether or not these models will have separate appearances in addition to different specs.

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Snapdragon 835

The?Snapdragon 835 chipset will power the Surface Phone. It is a direct successor to the top-end Snapdragon 820 and 821 chips. Smartphones debuting next will feature?the chipset.?These include the Samsung Galaxy S8, the OnePlus 3T and the Google Pixel.

ARM Support

In addition, the Surface phone will reportedly bring full Windows 10 support to mobile devices. Earlier this month, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced plans for ARM-based processors. This will?enable users to run full desktop apps on phones and tablets.

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These will be the first “With full compatibility with the Windows 10 ecosystem, the Qualcomm Snapdragon platform is expected to support mobility to cloud computing and redefine how people will use their compute devices,? Qualcomm said at the time.

Other features are unknown at this point and stay tuned to for latest updates on the same.

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