Microsoft Preparing Miniature Windows Mini tablet rival to Apple iPadMicrosoft previously discussed about Microsoft plans to release a smaller version instead of surface 7-inch tablet, Windows 8 or Windows blue. Now there is news that the Redmond-based company is working on a line of small touchscreen device to compete with the iPad Mini and Amazon Kindle Fires. Are both connected somehow news?
According to a report in The Guardian, said Peter Klein, chief financial officer at Microsoft, the new devices will be available in the coming months, at competitive prices. Analysts believe that the tablet launch in June.
Also on Windows 8.1 (blue) update should come in the same month. At the same time rumors suggest that Microsoft's hardware requirements for Windows 8 tablets are to support future also adjust widespread.
The slowdown in the global PC sales have a huge impact on society. According to market research firm IDC, PC shipments fell 14 percent in the first quarter of this year. IDC said it was mainly because with the new interface of Windows 8 sewing difficult for potential buyers. Let's also not overlook the fact that smartphones and tablets are becoming more popular than PC.
This could very well be the reason why Microsoft suddenly tries to compete in the arena of the mini tablet. On the other hand, Microsoft has announced that Klein's in June to the end of the year it was current position for four years and now 11 years. Everything seems to be the group until June for the technology giant. In any case, the news of the new tablets and the operating system is confirmed only a matter of hope, not really. Anyway, the tech world watching, the company during the month.