Panos Panay stops by The Vergecast to show off the Surface Duo


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On a special episode of The Vergecast, chief product officer of Microsoft, Panos Panay, joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and senior editor Tom Warren a few hours after Microsoft’s Surface hardware event to talk about the new Surface lineup — including the company’s upcoming dual-screen devices.

Panay also talks about why Microsoft is using Android for its Duo device, the company’s relationship with Google, and the future of the Surface Neo / Duo form factor. Below is a lightly edited transcript of the conversation.

Nilay Patel: Panos Panay, chief product officer at Microsoft. Welcome to The Vergecast.

Panos Panay: Thanks, man. It’s great to be here.

NP: Thank you for coming on.

I love it.

NP: Big day today.

We had a fun day….

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