We have heard many rumors about the upcoming Surface Mini tablet from Microsoft. One of the main thing was, it will run on Qualcomm Snapdragon processor as opposed to Nvdia Tegra processor in Surface 2. Also, the device was rumored to have a 8-inch device. Another report claimed that the device will be marketed a “consumption-class” device that is also ideal for note taking. As with the current Surface 2, the Surface Mini is expected to ship with Office. The Surface Mini will also support an an active digitizer and theoretically could support a Wacom digitizer with the correct drivers. It may be a pen/stylus similar to that found on the Surface Pro devices.
Today, couple of listing of accessories related to Surface Mini was spotted by TechCrunch.
- VSTN® Microsoft Surface Mini Bluetooth Keyboard Portfolio Case – DETACHABLE Bluetooth Keyboard Stand Case / Cover, only fit Microsoft Surface Mini (For Surface Mini, Black)
- VSTN ® Microsoft Surface Mini ultra-thin Smart Cover Case, Only fit Microsoft Surface Mini tablet (For Surface Mini, Black)
Regarding timing of the release, Microsoft is expected to announce the device during Computex event in June.