Intel: New 'Bay Trail' Atom Z3000 Processors For Mobile Devices
Intel, which a week before IDF unveiled its Atom C2000 "Avoton" processors for use in server, storage and networking products, used IDF to show off its Atom Z3000 "Bay Trail" multicore system-on-chip (SoC) processors for tablet PCs and other client devices.
Intel launched three new multicore "Bay Trail" Intel Atom Z3000 SoCs targeting Android and Windows 8 devices, and said it expects OEMs to launch such devices starting in the fourth quarter.
OEMs already committed to the platform include AAVA, Acer, ASUS, Dell, Lenovo and Toshiba.
Intel claimed the Intel Atom Z3000 Processors provide devices with over 10 hours of active battery life2 and three weeks of standby power. Devices with starting prices of $199 will be available, Intel said.