TECH and HEALTH - Details of Microsoft's 'pocketable Surface' device leaked

Image credit David Breyer

Image credit David Breyer

A new report from The Verge suggests the device, codenamed Andromeda, will be a pocketable device that will "blur the lines between mobile and stationary computing".

For those unaware, the project Andromeda has been in development for at least two years and has been appearing constantly in reports from other publications and even patents from Microsoft.

Andromeda's design is described as having a "wraparound" display that spans the device's hinge and folds outwards in a manner that The Verge says looks identical to 3D renders created by David Breyer.

Andromeda is expected to be officially revealed by Microsoft this year.

"It's a new pocketable Surface device form factor that brings together innovative new hardware and software experiences to create a truly personal and versatile computing experience", the document - which is merely quoted, rather than reprinted in its entirety - reads. The Surface Pro was successfully able to disrupt tablets and laptops and big names including Apple are duplicating the Surface approach now.

The tweet disseminated by Panos hints that LG Display will be the source of the dual panels on the Surface Phone. It seems the brand is going to pitch it as a pocketable Surface device. Renders (see below) created by David Breyers look nearly exactly like the current prototype's, according to The Verge's sources.

The motive of Microsoft Company behind building this secret device is responding in a unique way to the failures being faced with Windows Phone devices presently.

The internal documents say the device is slated for 2018, with some of Microsoft's partner OEM's planning to follow suit with interpretations, much like they have with the mixed reality headsets now on the market.

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