#SurfacePhone #Microsoft – Microsoft Surface Phone 2017 release date, spec news: Microsoft flagship coming early next year : Microsoft held its Surface Event last month, where gadget enthusiasts were expecting the tech giant to reveal a few key details about the much anticipated Surface Phone. However, the company chose to focus on other products instead, including the Surface Dial.
Despite Surface Phone being a no-show at the event, rumors continue to emerge about the release date and specs of the device and new reports suggest that the handset may see early 2017 launch.
Even though Microsoft has not yet said anything officially about the Surface Phone, rumor has it that the company has started development of the smartphone and that the device would be launched in three different variants.
It is being said that the new Microsoft Surface phone would come with a 4 GB RAM variant, a 6 GB RAM variant, and an 8 GB RAM variant aimed at a premium audience. All three versions of the highly anticipated Microsoft handset will reportedly be powered by the upcoming Intel Kaby Lake processing chip.
Rumors are rife that the new Surface Phone would come with a new security feature, a fingerprint scanning display which has been rumored to appear in other upcoming phones from competing companies like Apple’s iPhone 8 and of course, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 too.
Trusted Reviews also writes about other rumors regarding the new Microsoft Surface Phone, one suggesting that the gadget’s operating system will be the Windows 10 OS, the same system being used by the Surface Pro tablet. The Microsoft Surface phone is widely expected to get a launch sometime in spring next year.