Intel eyes Chinese smartphones, custom cloud chips
Published in PC Hardware

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