Oct 17, 2016 05:13 AM EDT
Microsoft Surface Phone Release Date, Price & Rumors Round-Up [VIDEO]; When Is It Arriving?
Despite the lack of an official statement, latest rumors in the industry indicate that the long awaited Microsoft Surface Phone will finally be unveiled this month.
Although the Redmond-based tech firm neither confirmed nor denied the future phone, rampant rumors suggest that the company is gearing up to unveil the device before the month ends. A major Windows 10 event is slated to take place on Oct. 26, and if rumors proved to be true, Microsoft will provide more details about the upcoming device then.
One of the most exciting features the Windows Surface Phone is likely to come with is the Continuum mode, NeuroGadget reported.
The Surface Phone has long been trotted out as a handset oriented for professionals. It was also deemed as a productivity hub, and the only thing delaying a Microsoft Surface Phone release date is the fact that the upcoming update to the latest OS (Operating System) codenamed Windows 10 Redstone 2 is scheduled to hit the store shelves next spring.
This stirred speculations among tech buffs regarding what other features the Surface Phone will bring to its users.
Windows Surface Phone Release Date & Price
Rumors are rife that the Windows Surface Phone will be up for grabs for a price between $699 - $1,100. The base model will be priced at $699. The variant with the highest specs will carry a price tag of around $1,099. As far as Windows Surface Phone release date is concerned, some optimistic fans speculate that it will arrive next month, while other claim it will be unveiled in March 2017.
In other news, Apple has officially decided to start selling unlocked versions of the recently launched iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in the U.S., according to Nerd's Magazine.
The unlocked versions of the much lauded smartphone will come without a SIM card and will work with every US network. Moreover, the devices will be available in all the new iPhone 7 capacities and colors.
The iPhone 7 is available for $649 and the larger variant starts at $769. Prices will depend on the storage capacity.
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