Intel launches Atom power, devices due in June

by admin April 2, 2008 at 3:02 pm

Intel has launched its Atom range of processors at the Intel Developer Forum in Shanghai today.

The new chips, described by the company as entirely Core 2 Duo-compatible but with a tenth of the power requirements, will first reach the market in a fleet of partner mobile internet devices (MIDs) in late May or early June.

“This is as important to Intel as the launch of the Pentium in the mid-1990s”, Intel chief executive Paul Otellini said in a video played during an IDF keynote.

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