New "Atom“ notebooks / tablets
Intel canceled quite a few tablet and smartphone products from its roadmap but it is clear that it still needs a successor to Atom – the Apollo Lake product generation.
Four to five times better than some Intel
Qualcomm talked a bit here at the Computex show about Snapdragon 835 running Windows, and we had a chance to see a demo and chat with Qualcomm’s Don McGuire VP of product marketing and Pete Bernard, a Principal Group Program Manager partner and customer engagement R&D chap at Microsoft.
Makes it a 2-in-1 convertible device
Just a few hours after it has been leaked online via Dell's own product page, the company has officially announced the new XPS 13 notebook, which has now become a 2-in-1 convertible device that can be used in standard notebook-, tablet-, stand- and tent modes.
Goldmont 14nm will bring fast Atom notebooks in 2H16
Intel has not given up on its power saving roadmap even if it will not produce any more phone SoCs. In fact its Apollo Lake notebook platform can bring up to 30 percent better performance.
Less than half of what was predicted
Huawei's MateBook 2-in-1 is not going to sell the 1-2 million units predicted.
Compute sticks and NUCs
Intel VP Kirk Skaugen says phablets are the fastest growing segment in mobile computing and Intel Core M might end up in one or two.
5- to 8-hour battery
Cheap, but late