According to topology research institute Microsoft will launch Surface Mini the windows 8 tablet in October and it will cost around $299.
The tablet is expected to come with 7.5-8.0 inch display and will be powered by Intel Atom Processor.Microsoft has already been in discussions with taiwan ODM(Original design manufacturers) to develop this new gadget.Besides this company also plans to launch next generation Surface Pro tablet which will be expected to be powered by Intel's Haswell Processor.
The research agency also said that Microsoft main competitor is iPad mini.Because its not possible to compete with cheap 7 inch Android tablets launched by Acer and Asustek
Rumored Specifications of Surface mini are:
- 7.5-8.0 inch display with 1280*800 resolution
- intel atom mobile processor
- 32GB and 64GB storage(with microSD support)
- Powered by windows 8
- 2MPx front and 2Mpx rear camera