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Tuesday, 02 November 2010 10:18

Intel to launch Oak Trail in early 2011

Written by Enis Abazovic


ARM twister
Intel has announced that it's on schedule to launch Oak Trail in early 2011.

Oak Trail is Intal's first platform geared specifically towards the tablet market and it should take on ARM based chips, such as Apple's A4, which powers the iPad.

Earlier Intel chips such as the Atom simply weren't capable of delivering acceptable power consumption figures and were thus seldom used in tablets. However, Intel Marketing Director Anil Nanduri told Reuters that Oak Trail will be competitive in terms of idle power usage. He stressed that the panel was the most power hungry component in a tablet, not the processor.

Although Intel was apparently caught off guard by the success of Apple's iPad, the company seems keen on entering the tablet market as soon as possible. Unlike in other market segments, Intel will face stiff competition in the tablet market, which is dominated by ARM-based processors designed by a number of companies.

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