The Microsoft Surface Phone release could be happening soon, based on leaked photos taken from the company?s headquarters.
It has been rumored that Microsoft will launch the flagship smartphone by December 2016. The latest estimated date for the Microsoft Surface Phone launch will supposedly be on January 2017.
Just recently, a rumor of a nearer launch date began circulating due to images taken by an India-based software developer Shubhan Chemburkar. While visiting the Microsoft headquarters, the insider supposedly saw placeholders for the upcoming Microsoft Surface devices in Building 88.
Shubhan Chemburkar then took photos and shared them on Twitter, much to the excitement of techies who have been waiting for updates on the Microsoft Surface Phone release.
His snapshots showed a number of docked and undocked Surface devices that will reportedly be released within the next few months. Surface Pens can even be seen in some of the leaked images.
The wall shown in the photos also had other surface products such as Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Surface Book 2, Surface Pro 5 and the rumored AIO Surface desktop.
That got fans excited were the four empty spaces that have been captioned ?2017,? in reference to new devices that Microsoft will release in 2017.
Aside from the approaching launch date, many are also looking forward to seeing the different features that the Microsoft Surface Phone will carry. There have been rumors that it will have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor with 4GB of RAM, which will have the latest Windows 10 mobile platform. Another version will also allegedly be released, which will have an Intel Atom X3 processor 6GB of RAM and a superior chipset.
Both will have a microSD card and a USB type-C connectivity and liquid cooling technology. Its rumored camera features include a 20-megapixel Carl Zeiss primary snapper.
Alleged insider images that were leaked online also showed that the Microsoft Surface Phone will have an aluminum and magnesium body with a 5.5-inch AMOLED display.
Lastly, the flagship smartphone will reportedly be compatible with Microsoft accessories, such as the Surface Pen.
There have also been rumors that the Microsoft Surface Phone release will coincide with the launch of other Microsoft devices, such as the new Surface Pro and the Surface Book 2.
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