Intel Launches ‘Bay Trail’ Low-Power SoCs

Intel has launched the all new ‘Bay Trail’ which is the name for its newly developed family of low power systems on a chip (SoC). By the end of this year, all the leading brands such as Lenovo, Dell and Toshiba will be incorporating these chips into their tablets, two in one and other mobile devices.

Intel Bay Trail

The micro architecture of the ‘Silvermont’ has encouraged these processors which are low power yet high on the level in performance. One of the most powerful in the family of these newly developed chips is the Intel Atom Z3000 Processor Series which is known as the Bay trail-T. It is the multi core Soc and Intel’s very first. This is perfect for all tablets and mobile devices with lustrous and intricate designs. The high performance of these Bay Trail chips will bring about higher quality graphics and support for long hours of battery life.

With allowing the SoCs some flexibility with the two variants of the new Pentium and Celeron processors, Intel can cater for diversifying market segments of laptops, desktops and even the 2 in 1s. With these SoCs, there comes a hardware configuration which will support both the Windows 8 and Android operating systems, giving people the varying choices within the same price range.

The most powerful is the Intel Atom Z3000 which stretches the battery life to the maximum and provides the users with double the performance as compared to any other platform and does so with lower power consumption. The graphics quality has also been enhanced in this version.

The following features from the Intel Atom Z3000 make the tablets more powerful in their performance.

• Burst technology 2.0
• Four cores, four threads and L2 cache of 2MB
• Prices will start at $199
• Features the McAfee DeepSAFE Technology
• AES encryption
• Intel technologies; Platform Trust, Identity Protection, Data Protection

On the other hand, the Bay Trail-M will be available in the following different units:

• Intel Pentium N3510
• Intel Celeron N2910, N2810 and N2805 processors

These will light up the 2 in 1s and touch enabled laptops and will be provided to customers at a lower price range. These processors allow for faster speed and a much higher performance and with the use of these, the slimmest and lightest designs can be achieved which will completely be fan-less. These systems will be available in three different prices ranges.

• Clamshell device priced at $199
• $250 for a touch enabled notebook
• The 2 in 1 device priced at $349

Source: Intel | News Archive