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Surface Phone to come with Snapdragon 835 SoC

by on28 November 2016

Backed by 6GB of RAM

There have been quite a few rumors that Microsoft is making a Surface Phone and it appears that it will pack serious power with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6GB of RAM.

There have been plenty of rumors regarding Microsoft's Surface Phone with even Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, hinting that the company is working on the "ultimate mobile device".

The recent rumor, which comes from site, claims that it will be actually based on Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 SoC and backed by no less than 6GB of RAM.

Earlier leaked information suggest that the Snapdragon 835 is the world's first 10nm SoC and it appears to be based on 4+4-core configuration, based on updated Kyro 200 architecture. The rest of the specifications include Adreno 540 GPU, support for LPDDR4 memory as well as UFS 2.1 storage.

According to the same report, Microsoft is actually testing two prototypes, one with 4GB and one with 6GB of memory, so it could go both ways. The rest of the rumored specifications also include a 5.5-inch QHD 2560x1440 resolution and Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4.0, courtesy of the new Snapdragon 835.

The release date is still vague, but the source did say that it is delayed to late 2017 as it will launch with Windows 10 Mobile Redstone 3.


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