Intel and its Partners Unveil Range of Tablet Designs and Experiences Running Windows 8
Acer*, ASUS*, Dell*, Fujitsu*, HP*, Lenovo*, LG Electronics*, Samsung* and ZTE* to Offer Host of New, Full-Featured Intel-Based Tablets
Intel Corporation and its OEM partners today unveiled the first wave of new tablets and tablet convertible designs based on Intel Core® vPro™, Intel® Core™ and Intel® Atom™ processors, including the new Atom processor Z2760 (formerly codenamed “Clover Trail”).
The new Intel Atom processor-based devices provide consumers and business users with a wide choice of innovative, sleek and stylish designs with long battery life and class-leading performance. Additionally, they will be able to experience Windows* 8 while continuing to run all the programs they know and love.
“This is just the beginning of Intel's effort in the tablet market, and our goal is to deliver products that fit the spectrum of evolving needs of both consumers and business users without compromising on compatibility, experience or battery life,” said Erik Reid, general manager, Application Processor Platforms for Intel's Mobile and Communications Group. “When people or corporations buy a device with Intel Inside®, they're getting the best of Windows 8 features with a computing experience that just works.”
Intel Atom Z2760: Powerful Computing On-the-Go
The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 allows for the thinnest, lightest tablets built on Intel® architecture – as thin as 8.5mm and as light as 1.5 pounds – making carrying and storing a powerful tablet less cumbersome and more convenient.
As more and more people take their devices on-the-go, such considerations as battery life and size have become increasingly important, and devices using the Intel Atom Z2760 offer a full-featured tablet computing experience that doesn't compromise its performance over battery life. The dual-core, four-thread SoC provides exceptionally long battery life with more than 3 weeks of connected standby and more than 10 hours of local HD video playback.1
Tablets and tablet convertibles powered by Intel Atom processors and running Windows 8 deliver a highly intuitive and responsive experience using touch, keyboard and mouse or a pen, while providing capabilities such as Intel® Burst Technology, Intel® Hyper-threading Technology. Utilizing the multitasking capability of Intel architecture, people will experience incredibly fast response, allowing them to swiftly load and switch among their favorite applications.
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