Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to take on Apple and Google on their tablet turf with a 7-inch slate of its own.
The smaller tablet is expected to go into production later this year, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal. The 7-inch tablet wasn't part of Microsoft's original strategy last spring, but executives realized they needed a slate to compete with Google's 7-inch Nexus and Apple's 7.9-inch iPad Mini, the Journal's sources said.
CNET has contacted Microsoft for comment and will update this report when we learn more.
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