At long last: Microsoft has appear its long-rumored dual-screen device. Say hello to the Surface Neo. It won’t arrive until the anniversary season of 2020, but it could be the one to define an arising class of mobile devices.

The device is about the size of a large tablet when open, but folds into a bunched size – about the size of a anthology – that can easily fit into a bag. It appearance a 360-degree hinge that allows it to be used either as a large tablet, for active two apps at once, or a slim device when one-handed use and abundance is a priority.

Moreover, a slim advertisement keyboard allows it to turn into article akin to proper laptop. The keyboard can be absorbed magnetically to the bottom screen, while the rest of the screen becomes a ‘Wonder bar’ that serves as basic touchpad and space for emoji, custom shortcuts and more.


Alternatively, you can use the keyboard alone from the device to take advantage of the full screen real estate. The Surface Pen, meanwhile, attaches magnetically to the back. Both accessories are able to recharge wireless.

The device is powered by a custom Intel Lakefield processor and runs Windows 10X, Microsoft’s new adaptation of its OS that is optimized for dual-screen accessories and other new form factors.

It’s an arresting new form factor. The device won’t arrive until 2020, but you can bet it will lead to a myriad of new dual-screen devices.

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