• The Surface Phone isn't being killed, just ‘significantly reworked'

    2 monthes ago - By Next Web

    It's been a whirlwind month for rumors on Project Andromeda, better known as the quasi-mythical Surface Phone. First the Verge reported it was coming soon. Then Mary Jo Foley from ZDNet said to not expect it this year - or maybe ever, leading to a petition to save Andromeda that has thus far garnered over 15,000 signatures. Now Brad Sams at Thurrott says there's more to the story. Specifically: As of last year, Microsoft planned to ship Andromeda in late 2018 but as recently as a couple weeks ago, the company put the plans on ice. Mary Jo wrote last week that...
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  • Surface Phone isn't dead but is being overhauled for a possible 2019 release

    Surface Phone isn't dead but is being overhauled for a possible 2019 release

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    A new report published today indicates that Microsoft had three Surface projects codenamed Libra , Carmel and Andromeda. The first device, a $400 tablet made to compete with the Apple iPad, was unveiled last week. Andromeda is the foldable device that has been called the long, long awaited Surface Phone. Some renders showing the device, which were said to look precisely like the engineering samples run by Microsoft, got everyone excited. Andromeda, expected to be launched before the end of the year, was then abruptly put on hold at the beginning of this month.
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