Intel comes with Android 4.4 with 64bit kernel and 14nm socs for entry level PCs




Intel has announced the Braswell-socs for Chromebooks and other cheap PCs during his Asian IDF meeting in Shenzen. The processors are manufactured on 14nm. In addition, Intel has a 64bit version of Android Kit Kat announced for Intel chips.

Many details made ​​Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president at Intel, have not known about Braswell, according to CNet. The SOC is designed for low cost systems with Android, Chrome OS and other Linux variants, but also for Windows. Intel calls Braswell a successor to Bay Trail, but that will be for laptops and PCs for tablets since the Cherry Trail and Willow Trail socs pipeline stand .

It is not known which is based on the architecture Braswell; The Intel chips are expected to be much faster than Bay Trail, but obviously slower than Broadwell. It is not known when Braswell to appear, but since Broadwell delayed and the 14nm production next year only really comes on steam, it is expected that this will be the case. 2015

IDF 2014 Intel Braswell Shenzen Engadget

In addition to the new socs Intel announced a version of Android with 64bit kernel. The port is focused on chips based on Intel architectures and not on ARM socs. The current Bay Trail-socs are already 64bit Intel chips, but so far lacked the OS support; Also the tablets with Windows ran the 32bit version of the OS. The move will include the use of more memory than roughly 4GB fingertips.

Intel also announced work with Xiaomi QVOD and media boxes that get include Bay Trail-soc and support for wireless display together. Brian Krzanich also announced during the first day of IDF Shenzen that next year Sofia-socs for entry-level smartphones and tablets appear with LTE support. End of this year, the Sofia chips have with 3G integration appear . It is notable that Intel produce it. Allows for cost reasons at TSMC

Finally, Intel announced during the event a gateway for internet of things with the codename Moon Island. The gateways contain Quarck or Atom socs and the central part in houses or organizations should be with regard to internet-of-things-applications.

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