Panos Panay did a fantastic job with the Surface tablet, and Satya Nadella seems to be aiming to put him in charge of every little device that Microsoft builds, so a Windows 10 smartwatch can certainly align with this strategy. Some earlier rumors suggested that Microsoft will release the Surface phone is early 2017. Microsoft is gearing up to release the new smartphone, which is tipped to bring the Redmond-based software giant back to the smartphone segment.
Shown in the photo is the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. It will be powered by a 64-bit Intel chipset, with 4GB RAM and an internal storage capacity ranging from 64GB to 128GB, depending on the Surface Phone variant. If this rumor turns out to be true, it is will be a big game changer since Apple is expected to infuse 32GB as the default storage for the iPhone 7. While it's true that some people now think that the Surface Phone could just be a rumor, and the device is really not in existence because of its non-appearance at the event, the latest in the rumor mill is that the alleged device may be unveiled in January next yea, along with the Surface Book 2 and the Surface Pro 5. However, there still isn't a lot of clue about how the phone will look like. To add to this suspicion, Microsoft has neither confirmed nor denied any of the rumors spreading about the Surface Phone 2016.
With the phone expected to be in the market in the first quarter of 2017, Microsoft will be looking forward to rejuvenating their position in the market of smartphones considering the fact that Microsoft is one of the top brands when it comes to laptops and other gadgets. However, there have been some reports claiming that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will be powered by the Intel Sky Lake processors.
A new business model is taking shape for Microsoft, and MSFT stock could be headed higher. Instead, the company is planning to make use of the Snapdragon 830
Instead, the company is planning to make use of the Snapdragon 830 processor for the Surface Phone.
We expect Microsoft to ship Surface Phones with the latest Windows 10 Mobile. This is what happened to Zune music player and Lumia smartphones.
The highly-priced but nonetheless impressive Surface Studio turned heads when Microsoft officially revealed the new all-in-one PC last week.