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Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Hardware News |

Intel readies two new Atom chips for smartphones

Intel readies two new Atom chips for smartphones

The family known for its codenamed continues to grow, as Intel has just added two new members to the previously launched Atom Z2460 , Z2610 and Z2000 , Z2480 and the new Atom Z2420.

Atom Z2480
Previously known as Medfield at 2.0GHz , now debuts with the official business name Atom Z2480, and has a core running at 1.3GHz (2.0GHz in Turbo mode), thanks to HyperThreading technology is capable of running two processing threads.

Atom Z2420
New mono-core Medfield chip running at 1.2GHz (no Turbo Boost technology) and thanks to HyperThreading technology is capable of running two processing threads.

Common Features
Both new microprocessors have a memory controller integrated dual channel LPDDR2 and graphics Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX 540 running at 400MHz. It is expected that the first smartphones based on them hatgan appeared late this year or early next.

Link: Intel planerar ny budgetprocessor for Smartphones (Nordic Hardware)

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