Intel eyes Chinese smartphones, custom cloud chips
Published in Processors


CFO upbeat on PC vs. tablet front

Intel CFO Stacy Smith expects the PC to continue rebounding versus tablets in 2016 and says an Intel partner is being set up to be a major force in the Chinese smartphone SoC market.



Dropping ARM within a few years



Cortex A17, A7 and A53 designs



Cheap chips and lots of assistance

But MediaTek and Rockchip want to make them even cheaper

 

Rockchip will sell SoFIA SoCs



$5 parts for China?



Rockchip and Allwinner lead the way



Intel and Chinese chipmakers lead the way



First quad-core A12 coming