News Microsoft Surface Duo Will Cost $1,399 on September 10

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I used to hold a tablet up to my ear and pretend to answer a phone call. It usually got a good laugh. In the name of all things holy, please use the speaker or ear buds when making calls on this thing.
 

Chung Leong

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Not sure what Microsofts approach is here but at that price point it seems doomed to fail.

Seems like this should be a $700 device.
I'm not sure if they can sell it at any price. Who wants a phone-sized device that works poorly as a phone? Single-hand operation is an essential requirement for most people.
 

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I'd be interested in something like this more as a proper folding tablet rather than a phablet. Could unfold for full dual-screen use for reading, on-the-go productivity, movie viewing, or novelty gaming, then be stowed away more easily than a regular tablet.
 

Giroro

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What can this do that can't be done twice as well on two $700 phones?

The people who set prices on surface products are so out of touch, it's ridiculous.
But, they do live in a city where the cheapest possible (fast-food) lunch costs $18... Which they still don't know about because Microsoft caters 3 meals a day.
 

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