Intel’s smallest processor here by May
Intel’s smallest processor built using world’s smallest transistors
Intel R Atom processor designed for new Internet devices, will be in Sri
Lankan market by mid May.
Country Business Manager Indika de Zoysa with the new processor.
Country Business Manager, Intel EM Limited, Indika de Zoysa said this
small wonder is a fundamental new shift in design, small yet powerful
enough to enable a big Internet experience on new devices.
This will unleash new innovation across the industry”, he said at a
press conference held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo yesterday.
Zoysa said with personal computing increasingly going mobile and the
computer industry rapidly developing new classes of products to connect
the next billion people to the Internet.
The Intel Atom processor offers customers the ability to innovate
around the new low-power design. In addition Intel believes the demand
for a new category of low cost, Internet - centric mobile computing
devices dubbed “netbooks” and basic Internet - centric desktop PCs
dubbed “nettops” will grow substantially over the next few years and the
Intel Atom processor is suited to meet these emerging market segments.
These new market segments represent a significant new opportunity to
grow the overall market for intel silicon using the Intel ATOM processor
as the foundation. It also has potential for future revenue
opportunities in consumer electronic devices, Zoysa said.
The company also introduced the Intel R Centrino R Atom processor
technology for MID platforms, consisting of multiple chips that enable
the best internet experience in a pocketable device.