Microsoft is building its own 7-inch gaming tablet. Multiple sources familiar with plans within Redmond have confirmed to The Verge that initial hardware planning for an Xbox Surface is underway.
This makes a lot of sense. The iPad mini is a killer gaming device — to the point that I believe it’s going to alter console sales. Microsoft needs to be in this space with Xbox.
Though I’m not sure if marketing it as just a gaming device will be a good or bad thing. Could go either way.