Remember the Surface Mini, a device that got axed at the last minute? Microsoft gave it a shout out in its earnings report.
The company noted in its hardware section that its “[c]urrent year cost of revenue included Surface inventory adjustments resulting from our transition to newer generation devices and a decision to not ship a new form factor.” Ding.
Microsoft’s earnings call is now, so we’ll have to see if the company addresses it specifically. Surface revenue for the period was $409 million, down from its sequential quarter’s tally of $494 million.