Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Intel shows early tablet with Atom 'Medfield'

Intel shows early tablet with Atom 'Medfield'. Intel has introduced its first Android-based tablets and processors 'Medfield' Atom version for smartphones and tablets during its conference for developers, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF).

The Atom Medfield is one of the more efficient chip designs incorporating Manufacturer individual processing cores instead of dual-core Atom netbook used, and will be available on devices in the first half of 2012.

The tablet that Intel has shown during the conference is what is called a reference design that the company will offer manufacturers of tablets as a template for their own products.

Note that smartphones and tablets based on Intel processors incorporate Android, being relegated to MeeGo industrial and automotive applications. The tablet has a thickness of 0.3 inches, a 10.1-inch screen and runs Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

Intel already offers for tablets chip codenamed Moorestown Oak Trail, but have not had much success . Only a few companies, including Cisco and Fujitsu, have taken the tablets chip developed for the enterprise market.

The chip maker has a role in the market by the performance of their products, but the energy consumption of its processors has prevented the company has a strong presence in the mobile market where there ARM, whose designs are in most smartphones and tablets.

The chip combines an Atom processor Medfield with other components, such as a video accelerator, but the company will not run on this processor and for the IDF has announced new Atom as' Saltwell ' , which hit the market in 2012, and others not available until 2013 and 2014, when the launch of the Atom 'Airmont' , manufactured with 14 nanometer process, will coincide with the launch of the new Core and Xeon chips.

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