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Microsoft launching a 7-inch Surface later this year, says WSJ

By Jos
Apr 11, 2013
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  1. Microsoft Surface sales have been rather modest so far, with recent estimates putting the number at 1.5 million since the device launched in October 2012 -- 400,000 of them for the more expensive Surface Pro unit which launched in February....

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  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    If they change the resolution, it is kind of a give that they will release a 7 inch tablet. I may actually think about this one if the price is right.
     
  3. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 285   +33

    Why?
     
  4. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,704   +397

    ^ Because everyone else has one?
     
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    If you are asking me, it is because I like the idea of Windows 8 on a tablet. I just dont think it is worth 500 bucks though (surface RT). I would rather buy a Xperia Tablet Z or an iPad for that price.
     
  6. Why not release one yesterday? You're too late....again.
     
  7. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,385   +105

    7-inch Surface but at what price level? Best to think twice in over bloating the price Microsoft. Why not make it affordable like you did with Windows 8 Pro release. So $199 to $249 or $299 price range would tend to make consumers might pickup one instead of moving on without one!
     

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