After Surface 2 tablet now, it seems Microsoft is planning to launch its successor too. MSFTNerd, a Twitter user who is a popular leakster when it comes to Microsoft products has dropped some beans yet again.
The user has dropped some beans regarding the Redmond based tech giant's 2014 road map. His tweets pertain to the company's upcoming tablets and most importantly the company's surface tablet, obviously the 3rd generation.
He suggests that the upcoming Surface 3 tablet could be expected sometime in the holiday quarter this year. He further notes that the device will be powered by the Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset which is recently announced. There would be a 192 Kepler graphics cores and a new CPU.
Moreover, adding more to the excitement, MSFTNerd also revealed about the Surface Mini tablet. He also adds that 2014 will be the year of mini-tablets and LTE, which obvioulsy must be from Microsoft again.
Tehre is also an update on the the Update 1 for Windows 8.1 which will bring InstantGo support not only for Intel's power chips, but also for its upcoming BayTrail+ for mobile devices.
In short, culminating all the tweets from the user, Microsoft is bringing InstantGo support for BayTrail+, Mullins and other SoCs with Windows 8.1 Update 1. The company would also bring Surface 3 tablet powered by Nvidia Tegra K1 processor with Denver CPU (64-bit ARMv8) in end of 2014. Users can also expect Surface Mini and LTE versions of Surface 2 before the end of 2014. Microsoft is planning to use AMDs upcoming Mullins CPU instead of their custom designed chip for its upcoming Xbox TV.