Feb 08, 2017 05:34 AM EST
Fans Can Have Early Access to Surface Phone, Surface Pro 5, Surface Book 2 through ‘Inside Microsoft’ Program
Apart from Windows Insider, Microsoft has launched another program called 'Inside Microsoft' to get in touch with the fans anytime and also to give them the privilege to have an early access to the company's new products. Does this mean that the launching of Surface Phone, Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2 is imminent? Find out here!
What's 'Inside Microsoft' is All About?
Through the program Windows Insider, Microsoft has the chance to be closer to the millions of fans globally where they contribute to the development of Windows 10 and provide necessary feedback to the company as well. To further the interaction with the people, Microsoft has reportedly launched the 'Inside Microsoft' where members have the chance to have an early access to the company's new products, Softpedia reported.
Through this program, there is a high possibility for the most active fans to have the first glimpse and try out the long rumored Microsoft products, the Surface Phone, Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2. Tips and tricks of the mentioned devices are also said to be provided from the Microsoft staff, Windows Area reported.
This program has been currently launched in Germany and the first fan event of 'Inside Microsoft' will take place in Berlin on February 23 and the second one is happening in Munich on March 9. Major update for Windows 10 is also expected to be unveiled in the first wave of the program.
What Happen to Surface Phone?
While Microsoft remains tight-lipped about the Surface Phone, rumors have started resurfacing the internet about the device's specs and features. One of the speculations suggests that the high-end phone is likely to be foldable as it is expected to become a trend among major manufacture in the near future, BGR reported.
To prove the possibility of a foldable Surface Phone, MSPowerUser has discovered the patent (USPTO Patent No. 9,541,962) awarded to Microsoft last January 10, 2017 that indicates a "mobile computing device having a hinge structure". The patent also describes the capability of the phone to switch from tablet to smartphone mode and vice versa.