Surface Duo 2 review Microsoft's second dual-screen hybrid is a letdown | Engadget
I thought that with a dedicated rear and front camera setup, the system would no longer have to guess what screen you wanted to use as a viewfinder. Throughout the system, whether its trying to switch lenses in the camera or open the settings menu in a game, the system sometimes just doesnt register a tap. Its basically two phones sandwiching a camera and you can use one side at a time. This years model clocked 10 hours and 16 minutes with our video rundown test playing on one screen and the Android home page on the other. You get a triple camera system with a 12-megapixel main sensor, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens and a 16-megapixel wide option with a 110-degree field of view. For example, the Microsoft Start app would randomly launch on the left screen when I had an app on the right. Its easy to open without too much force, yet strong enough to prop up one screen without it budging.
Microsoft isnt giving up on its dual-screen dreams. The company is back this year with a new Surface Duo that looks like it might fix some of the originals flaws. Instead of a finicky and low-quality… [+7307 chars]