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Surface Pro Duo 2 gets $250 discount — hits lowest price ever

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 foldable phone
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The Surface Pro 2 features a dual-screen design to help maximize on-the-go productivity. And for the first time since its release, Microsoft's foldable phone is now deeply discounted. 

Amazon currently offers the Surface Duo 2 (opens in new tab) for $1,249. Typically, it retails for $1,249, so that's $250 in savings. It's the Surface Duo 2's lowest price and one of the best phone deals of the season. 

You can also get it directly from Microsoft (opens in new tab) or at Best Buy (opens in new tab) for the same price. 

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Microsoft Surface Duo 2: was $1,499 now $1,249 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
At $250 off, the Surface Duo 2 is on sale for an all-time low price. This foldable phone's 5.8-inch (1344 x 1892)-pixel AMOLED screen transforms into an 8.1-inch (8.1-inch 2688 x 1892) dual screen tablet. It's powered by a Snapdragon 888 mobile processor alongside 8GB of RAM and offers 256GB of storage. And with both 5G and Wi-Fi wireless connectivity, the Surface Duo 2 keeps you connected no matter where life takes you.   

Microsoft's Surface Duo 2 is the successor to the Surface Duo. It features a 5.8-inch dual AMOLED display that opens up into a (8.1-inch 2688 x 1892) tablet to maximize viewing and productivity. Under the hood is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. 

In our Microsoft Surface Duo 2 review (opens in new tab), we praise its thin, portable design and triple-lens camera. We also liked its fun app juggling and gave the Surface Duo 2 an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5-stars. 

During real-world tests, the Surface Duo 2 had no issues handling multiple tasks. It showed no signs of lag even with 12 Google Chrome tabs, 17 Microsoft Edge tabs open simultaneously. 

Over its predecessor, the Surface Duo 2's user interface is noticeably more responsive when swiping back and forth between screens. And while it sports the same minimalist design as the original Surface Duo, its new Glance Bar tool makes it easier to view notifications. 

With a weight of 10 ounces and measuring 5.7 x 7.2 x 0.2 inches when open, the Surface Duo 2 is a light and portable device. It's on par with the original Surface Duo (10 ounces, 5.7 x 7.4 x 0.18 inches) and lighter than its direct rival, Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 3 (opens in new tab) (9.6 ounces, 6.2 x 5 x 0.25).

Overall, the Surface Duo 2 is worth considering if you want to add a flexible productivity device to your arsenal of gadgets. 

Hilda Scott
Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.