Microsoft Surface Duo Teardown
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Background and Identification
The great-grandchild of the Microsoft Courier prototype of the 2000’s, the Surface Duo is a dual-screen folding portable computer designed for productivity on the go. It runs on a customized version of Android that allows two applications to run simultaneously at any time. It was announced in October of 2019 with the Surface Laptop 3 and the Surface Pro X, and released in September of 2020.
- Display: Two 5.6” PixelSense AMOLED Displays (1800x1350, 401 PPI)
- CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
- Memory: 6 GB DRAM
- Storage: 128 GB or 256 GB flash storage
- Camera: One 11 MP f/2.0 adaptive camera optimized for both front and rear use
- I/O: USB-C 3.1
- Wireless: 4x4 MIMO LTE, Wi-Fi 5 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0
- OS: Android 10