Mythical Surface Phone Rumored For Microsoft October 6 Event

Posted: Sep 21 2015, 7:52pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News

Mythical Surface Phone Rumored for Microsoft October 6 Event

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Microsoft is rumored to unveil a Surface Phone. The mystery device imagined by Microsoft fans could be real and may be unveiled on October 6.

The Surface tablets are a big success for Microsoft. Surface fans asked Microsoft for a Surface Phone as early as 2013. Last week a report on Forbes by Tony Bradley has sparked hope that Microsoft is indeed working on a Surface Phone.

Bradley cites rumor reports that describe the Surface Phone as little brother of the Surface tablet with a similar design. The Surface Phone screen is supposed to have a 5.5-inch size and AMOLED technology.

Other rumored features of the Surface Phone include a whopping 4GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB storage option, microSD card slot, USB-C Port and 64-bit Intel CPU.

Obviously such an Intel powered phone would be ideal to run Windows 10 and leverage the Continuum feature. The Surface Phone is basically a reincarnation of the Windows XP PDA that failed 10 years ago. Now it is not a PDA, but a smartphone that runs Windows. This time around, the concept actually might take off.

The Surface Phone could be the wonder weapon to ignite Microsoft's mobile phone growth. It is not clear if the new flagship Windows 10 Lumia phones will do the trick. Without the smartphone, the Windows 10 eco-system is not complete.

The Microsoft October 6 event will bring the Surface Pro 4, Microsoft Band 2 and the new Lumia 950 smartphones. The Surface Phone could be the big surprise, but it could turn out to be just wishful thinking.

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