Microsoft's Surface Duo launches in Canada, Germany, and the UK today

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What you need to know

  • The Surface Duo is available in the UK, Canada, and Germany starting today.
  • The Surface Duo is a unique foldable mobile device with two screens.
  • The device initially launched in the U.S. in September 2020.

Microsoft's Surface Duo goes on sale in the UK, Canada, and Germany today. The unique folding device initially launched in the U.S. in September 2020, but is now available in more markets.

The Surface Duo launched in the U.S. with mixed reviews, including our own Surface Duo review. It has since received several updates that improve performance and address bugs and issues. Our executive editor Daniel Rubino even did a Surface Duo re-review after having the device for three months.

Most reviews praise the hardware of the Surface Duo and the innovation illustrated in its design but complain about its software issues.

The device has its strengths, and many love it, but it's worth researching before you purchase one, especially for its price.

Many have expressed frustration regarding the price of the Surface Duo outside of the U.S. The Surface Duo recently got a price drop in the U.S. as part of a sale that brings its price down to $1,000. In contrast, the Surface Duo starts at CAD 1,870, £1,349, or €1,549 depending on where you are. Those prices roughly convert to $1,473, $1,882, and $1,870.

It's normal to see some variance in pricing when it comes to selling electronic devices in different countries, but a difference of over $800 after conversion is steeper than usual.

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