Microsoft Surface Neo launch date delayed until 2021

Microsoft is customizing its internal plans and will not deliver any Windows 10X devices in 2020, foreign media reported. This is not surprising considering the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

According to the source, Chief Product Officer Panos Panay informed some team members inside Microsoft on April 8 that Microsoft would not deliver surface Neo dual-screen devices in the calendar year.

Microsoft Surface Neo launch date delayed until 2021
Microsoft Surface Neo launch date delayed until 2021

In addition, It is said that Microsoft will not in 2020 to let third-party dual-screen Windows devices with Windows 10X system shipped. Microsoft’s new priority is to start with Windows 10X on a single-screen device.

Fortunately, Android-based Surface Duo is not delayed and still plans to launch this Christmas.

We can understand that at the end of February 2020, Microsoft executives warned that the COVID-19 coronavirus was affecting the company’s supply chain in China. But Microsoft has been hinting recently that its supply chain is recovering.

Windows 10X is a variant of Windows 10, and Microsoft has said publicly that Windows 10X is only available for dual-screen devices, but privately, Microsoft has been trying to make Windows 10X work on single-screen/dual-screen devices.

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