The Tech Report noticed that Microsoft CFO Peter Klein confirmed that OEMs will soon release a suite of mini Windows tablets:
The rumor mill has been predicting the arrival of smaller Windows tablets for a while. Microsoft lent weight to those predictions when it lowered Windows 8's resolution requirement last month, but we were still awaiting a proper confirmation.
And now we have one. During Microsoft's earnings conference call last week, CFO Peter Klein shared the following nugget of news:
Over the last couple of months, we’ve started seeing devices that take full advantage of Windows 8, and we expect to see more devices across more attractive price points over the coming months. As part of this, we are also working closely with OEMs on a new suite of small touch devices powered by Windows. These devices will have competitive price points, partly enabled by our latest OEM offerings designed specifically for these smaller devices, and will be available in the coming months.