Intel has been always number one in the computer market and it has been the chief supporter of MeeGo. Intel gives the fine example of its processor in laptops like HCL Me AP10 A1 and HCL Me AM7 A1. Till now ruling the computers and laptops with its processors, it will now step into the world of Tablet PCs. The firm has much more strong and smart tactic to get into the mobile segment. It will reveal over 10 new tablets at the Computex on 31st May 2011. This information was given the chief executive of Intel, Mr. Paul Otellini.
These new tablets are anticipated to be run on the OAK trail chips, which are complete opposite to all the current tablets, which run on ARM silicon. Some of these devices will have Android OS and the speculations are that some of these tablets could be powered by Windows too.
However, market is already flooded with companies manufacturing tablets. Some of the well-liked tablets currently in the market include Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Dell Streak, Acer Iconia A100, HTC Flyer, Acer Iconia A500 and Apple IPad 2 Wifi. And with Intel launching tablets, it will surely face an assertive competition from the above mentioned competitors.
Intel has also made an announcement about its 3rd big move in chip development. This will be in order to move the emphasis on power-efficient silicon to make the Smartphones and tablet souk flourish. It would be definitely be exciting to see how other companies will react on the launch of Intel tablets. As seen in the recent times, the tablets have Arm based chips, fabricated by other firms, such as Qualcomm (Snapdragon), NVIDIA (accompanied with its TEGA array), Samsung (hummingbird) and finally Texas Instruments (OMAP Processors). Here one can clearly see that Intel Atom is not even present.
According to an announcement by Mr. Navin Shenoy, manager of Intel Asia Pacific, more than 35 tablets powered by Intel manufactured chips will be introduced in the year of 2011. He also made it clear to the investors that the firm will not be affected by the recent destructive earthquake in Japa