Intel Announces New Chip Targeting Smartphones and Tablets

Intel has announced a processor for tablet computer to attain a prominent position in the mobile market that is under a strong dominance of Britain’s ARM.

Intel is known to be the world’s largest semiconductor company, but it has not yet able to make its PC chips suitable for smaller devices like smartphones and tablets. However, the company has recently announced its newest processor that claims to offer enhanced performance and power efficiency that is vital for devices dependent on batteries.

The power efficient chips based on ARM’s technology are made by Texas Instruments, Samsung and Qualcomm and are extensively used in smartphones and tablets. Analysts think that Intel will have to face touch challenges in order to keep pace with fast growing market.

Last December, the chief executive of Intel, Paul Otellini talked of this chip and now Intel further carry on with his statement saying, “the chip given the name Oak Trail is expected to be used in over 35 forthcoming tablets and hybrid computer devices including the devices made by Fujitsu and Lenovo.”

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