Microsoft’s latest Surface series of tablets was launched back in 2013 and given that Microsoft has chosen (again) not to make an appearance at CES 2014, we’re sure many are wondering what they might be up to. Well thanks to a series of tweets by MSFTnerd, it seems that he has managed to release some details about future Surface tablets, which not only includes the Surface 3, but also a possible Surface mini, as well as talks about there being a Surface laptop. Starting with the Surface 3, MSFTnerd believes that Microsoft will be working with NVIDIA again and will sport NVIDIA’s latest chipset that they announced at CES 2014, the Tegra K1, and will be seeing a release towards the end of 2014.
Given that the second-gen Surface tablets were released towards the later part of 2013, we guess this timeframe does sound about right. MSFTnerd also revealed that we can look forward to a Surface Mini (a smaller 7.5-inch version of the Surface tablets) and LTE versions of the Surface 2 before the end of the year. Last but not least MSFTnerd revealed that Microsoft had put plans of a Surface notebook on hold for now. It is unclear what Microsoft would do with a Surface laptop since the Surface tablets in a way are almost like laptops, especially the Surface Pro 2. Perhaps it could be those reasons that Microsoft has put those plans on hold for now, but either way since none of this is official information from Microsoft, do take it with a grain of salt for now.
In the meantime which of these Surface-related products are you most looking forward to in 2014, rumor or not?
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