Microsoft execs have hinted in the past about making a Surface-branded smartphone, and now there's another hints that the company could be in the early stages of making a premium phone with the Surface name.
In a behind-the-scenes article on the making of the new Surface Book laptop, Wired offers a quick look at Microsoft's laps in Building 87 while chatting with its devices engineering head Panos Panay:
Keep in mind that the sighting of a prototype phone that could be months, or even years, away from release in an article is not 100% proof that Microsoft is indeed making a high-end Surface smartphone. However, with Panay now in charge of engineering for all of Microsoft's hardware, including smartphones, it's not impossible either.
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