Next-Generation Surface: What To Expect


Surface 2 Mini

The next Surface model will come in a number of different sizes following the lead of Apple and Android tablet makers, who all have full and pint-sized versions of their tablets. According to NPD DisplaySearch's analyst Richard Shim, Microsoft will release a 7.5-inch display/tablet with a pixel density that bests the Apple Mini with 1,400-by-1,050 resolution.

The Wall Street Journal reported in April that Microsoft plans a new lineup of Microsoft tablets, including a 7-inch model, citing sources within Microsoft. DigiTimes is reporting a Surface 2 model with a 9-inch screen. The consensus: Surface shoppers want more than one size to choose from.