Intel Enters The Post-PC Era

Jungle Buzz — By on January 16, 2012 at 12:50 am

Intel has offered a glance a their upcoming Medfield, now called Atom Z2460, powered smartphone.

The Lenovo K800 will be the first smartphone using an Intel chip. In addition to the smartphone Lenovo showed off at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), they also unveiled the first Intel based tablet, The IdeaPad K2110.


Intel’s Atom Z2460 will feature a 32nm architecture with a single core CPU, clocked at 1.6GHz.

There’s no word on when The IdeaPad K2110 will be released, but the Lenovo K800 smartphone will be released in the second quarter of this year in China.

Motorola has stated that they will begin making smartphones built around Intel hardware in the second half of 2012.

Following Medfield, Clover Trail will feature a 32nm architecture with a dual-core CPU, that will be released in the second half of 2012. Windows 8 will be launched along side with Clover Trail.

A Windows 8 tablet built around the dual-core Clover Trail was previewed at CES as well:

Looking ahead to 2013, Intel will supposedly release a quad-core Atom CPU, codenamed Silvermont, powered itself by the 22nm/tri-gate fabrication process. In 2014 an Atom CPU, codenamed Airmont will be released using 14nm architecture. Airmont will most likely feature eight cores. These future processors were not shown at CES.

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