Microsoft Surface Duo is one of the most exciting new smartphones this year. Surface Duo marks Microsoft’s entry into the foldable smartphone market, the company’s first attempt to move into the mobile space since it stopped developing Windows 10 mobile products in 2017.
A recent leak confirmed that Surface Duo could be available as early as the summer, and there have been claims that the collapsible phone may not be equipped with excellent camera features. Surface Duo will still have a large border, and Surface Duo may not have a multi-camera camera because the camera hardware specifications have been determined for a long time.
It now appears that Microsoft is developing software-based camera features. According to job postings, the Surface Camera team will use artificial intelligence and machine learning methods to create competitive camera solutions for “computing photography.” Microsoft is also developing single-camera and multi-camera system algorithms that use RGB and IR sensors.
The tech giant is also working on camera solutions for scanning 3D objects, according to a new patent application released earlier today. Patent documents show that data from infrared sensors and data from sensors (e.g. RGB sensors, depth sensors, cameras, scanners, digital cameras, digital cameras, webcams, etc.) can be used to generate 3D models of 3D objects.
Surface Duo will feature a Qualcomm SnapDragon 855 processor, 6GB of memory and 64GB of storage, sources said, and does not support 5G. Microsoft is reportedly likely to launch Surface Duo at its spring event, and the company also plans to launch Surface Go 2 and Surface Book 3.