AT&T is going for the two screens look - takes on Microsoft's Surface Duo and the Surface Go 2
Via AT&T News Room
Aug 14, 2020
Microsoft’s first dual-screen Android device, Surface Duo, will be coming to AT&T* on the Nation’s Best and also Fastest Wireless Network1. Preorders for the Surface Duo begin at midnight Aug. 13 at www.att.com/Microsoft.
“AT&T is committed to keeping our customers connected with innovative devices that fit into their lifestyles,” said Jeff Howard, VP Mobile Device Portfolio. “We’re excited to work with Microsoft and offer the most mobile Surface product on AT&T’s reliable network. With its unique design, Surface Duo makes it easier than ever to enjoy two apps at once. Watch HBO Max at the same time you’re reviewing an Excel spreadsheet or accessing OneNote on Microsoft 365.”
You can stay connected on AT&T’s most advanced LTE network with Surface Duo, a one-of-a-kind Android™ device with two ultrathin screens that take multitasking to the next level, giving you the perfect balance of productivity and mobility. Choose from 128 GB or 256 GB memory options to store your emails, photos, videos, and more. Using Surface Duo, you can work and create in new ways with the following features:
The Best of Microsoft 365, Together with Android™ OS/apps+: Now, you can use your favorite Microsoft applications specially optimized for this dual-screen Android™ experience giving you power and flexibility like you have never had before. Send emails from Outlook, create presentations in PowerPoint or share content using the Microsoft Teams from this versatile product. You’ll even be able to download and enjoy every Android™ app in the Google Play store2.
Mobile Productivity: With two high-resolution 5.6” that expand into 8.1” when opened, there’s more room to focus and a new way to get things done. You can explore two apps at once or split the screen if you need more space. Either way, this device was designed to increase your productivity while on the move.
Versatility: The revolutionary 360O hinge unlocks modes of use. Open the screens to whichever mode best suits the task in front of you, and Surface Duo will adapt, enabling you to work, learn, browse and create in new ways.
Lightweight & Ultra-Thin: Weighing in at 9 oz., the Surface Duo won’t weigh you down. It’s the thinnest foldable smartphone on the market.
Simplify Your Life with Perfect Portability of the Surface Go 2 LTE
When you pair the Surface Go 2, a 2-in-1 connected laptop, with the AT&T network, you will have the capability to work, learn, or game like a pro. With an attractive price of just $729.99 ($24/month on 30-month installments**). With its 10.5” touchscreen display and 8 GB RAM and 128 GB of memory, this lightweight device gives you the power of a computer with the portability of a tablet making it easy to handle everything from homework to online classes from anywhere with ease. Pump up the power with the 10-hour battery3 life and Intel Core m3 processer with LTE Advanced4 for hassle-free connectivity in public areas. You can connect in more ways for transfer and extensions and stay in control with parent-managed screen time as well.
In addition, the Surface Duo and Surface Go 2 are both FirstNet Ready™, which means first responders can use it to tap into the power of FirstNet® - America’s public safety communications network. FirstNet Ready devices are tested and approved to operate with services using the FirstNet LTE network core. This gives public safety access to the critical capabilities that FirstNet enables, like the full power of AT&T’s LTE network, including Band 14 spectrum, which serves as a VIP lane for first responders.
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