Microsoft has invited journalists to a private event to be held on May 20 wrote IT News
This is the resource Engadget, citing evidence of a screenshot of the email. According to the resource, the theme of the event will be tablet Surface.
event in New York will be closed, which is atypical for the announcement of new devices. However, the theme of the event ─ Tablet Surface Mini is now one of the most anticipated new product from Microsoft.
After the completion of the merger with Nokia mobile division has received a U.S. company and its product line. In particular, it includes a 10-inch tablet Lumia 2520 operating system (OS) Windows RT.
The company also produces its own Surface plates with 10.6-inch screen under the same operating system and Surface Pro with full Windows 8.1. However, the company still does not have a model with a screen diagonal of 8.7 inches.
Segment tablet with a screen size up to 8 inches now growing rapidly, and for Microsoft it would be logical to release a model in this segment, and on Windows 8.1. At the moment, these plates produce company Lenovo, Acer and Panasonic.
Earlier in social networks appeared information that the online store Amazon has posted the proposal for Surface Mini, for example the user Aki Antman in late April. However, this information is quickly cleaned from the site and the official information about the model with reduced diagonal not.