A Geekbench listing of the Surface Duo 2 has been spotted by MySmartPrice today. The listing reveals that it is indeed powered by the SD888. Microsoft is expected to announce the Microsoft Duo 2 in October this year. It will be arriving as the successor to the Surface Duo debuted in August 2020 with Snapdragon 855.
The Surface Duo 2 Geekbench listing reveals that it is powered by a Qualcomm chip that features four CPU cores running at 1.80GHz, three CPU cores clocking at 2.42GHz, and a prime core working at 2.84GHz. The source code of the listing reveals that the Qualcomm chip is equipped with Adreno 660 GPU.
These specs reveal that the Surface Duo 2 smartphone will be powered by Snapdragon 888v SoC. The inclusion of the chip suggests that it will be a 5G-ready device.
The listing further mentions that it has 8 GB of RAM, and it runs on Android 11 OS. It scored 1071 in the single-core test, and 3166 in the multi-core test. According to a recent report, the Android OS on the device will be overlaid with an improved version of the Microsoft Launcher.
Last month, a leaked video had appeared on YouTube to reveal the design of the alleged Duo 2. It revealed that the device is equipped with two separate displays held together by a 360-degree rotating hinge. It was seen sporting a triple camera unit. It also revealed that the device will be arriving in black and white colors.
It is speculated that the Surface Duo 2 will also feature an upgraded front camera. There will be an improved camera app to offer a better photography experience. The other specs of the Surface Duo 2 are under wraps.