25 September 2013

Intel Bay Trail Processor Unveiled

Posted by Vasim Tamboli

 

Intel has unveiled powerful new "Bay Trail Atom processors" which are set to power upcoming Android and Windows 8 tablets. Now take a look at what they have to offer and why you should be interested.


The new Z3000 Bay Trail chips have a new architecture design and an integrated graphics chip based on that in Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, promising considerably better performance all round. Bay Trail is designed to be at the heart of next-generation smartphones, tablets, and low-end notebooks, as Intel attempts to increase its impact in an area of the market currently dominated by ARM based chips.

Bay Trail also features Intel’s Display Power Saving Technology (DPST 6.0), which lowers the back light of a screen while brightening the original image (as you would in Photoshop) to compensate. If the images are as good as Intel says then we can look forward to extended battery life on devices without the need to constantly turn down the screen brightness.

  

Low power requirements mean that the Z3000 series can be squeezed into a chassis just 8mm thick, with no fans required - exactly what you'd expect from a tablet. Intel is claiming that devices to use the SoC will have up at least 10 hours of battery life.

Now it's very exciting to know how much this processor gains the popularity in public comparing to other processors like i3, i5, i7 etc.