Intel Launches Low-Power Processors For Portables

Plenty of announcements at Intel's Developer Forum (IDF), which caught attendees attention. The company launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed ‘Bay Trail’. These processors are designed to drive energy efficient tablets, 2-in-1s and other mobile devices for both consumer and business users. Devices will be released by Acer, ASUS, Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba.

Plenty of announcements at Intel's Developer Forum (IDF), which caught attendees attention. The company launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed ‘Bay Trail’. These processors are designed to drive energy efficient tablets, 2-in-1s and other mobile devices for both consumer and business users. Devices will be released by Acer, ASUS, Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba.
 

Other announcements included:

  • Chromebooks using processors based on the Haswell microarchitecture and the availability of 4th generation Intel Core vPro processors for business users;
  • new tools and optimisation work across Android and Windows 8.1;
  • Intel's multimode 4G LTE solution now shipping;
  • there are plans for next-generation LTE modem with support for carrier aggregation, faster speeds and TD-LTE; and
  • highlighted 14nm Broadwell for fanless 2-in-1s and other designs.

 

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