In the previous year, Microsoft applied himself to sell its new tablet – Surface Mini. IPad Mini competitor but never went into mass production. Now we know that was real.
In the past year from the world of information technology reached on the proposed sale of new tablets of the Redmond giant. Among them was to find a smaller version of a device called the Surface Pro or Surface Mini. Although it has been canceled is one of Microsoft employees confirmed its existence in a recent interview to the site Wired. Recall that the Microsoft Surface Mini was to be equipped with a display diagonal of 7.5 inches. As a result, Windows was to be presented at a resolution of 1440×1080 pixels. The image itself was to be displayed in 4: 3, while the computing power would provide the ARM unit. Release date was repeatedly pushed for further periods. We now know that Microsoft Surface Mini does not went on sale, but its existence was not just a fantasy. Moreover, almost all at that time was buttoned up. Mini was to appear on store shelves alongside the Surface Pro 3. In an interview to the site Wired, Microsoft employee – Panos Panay confirmed its existence. While the device was being prepared for sale, Panay used it on a regular basis. As he said – he was great and like moleskin. Sorry Surface Mini probably never will go to the official sales. Przyszyły rival the iPad Mini later that year had a set of accessories available to buy on the Chinese market, which was the best evidence of its imminent sale. There is no known cause of abandonment by the Redmond giant this project. Panay said that he loved to work with a small tablet. At the same time he was not able to say whether Microsoft will give him a second chance. This does not change the fact that the mythical Surface Mini existed and was on the way to mass production. Source: Wired