Intel presents Atom x3 chips

Intel presents Atom x3 chips

At the on-going MWC 2015 Intel has officially presented its first SoFIA chips and more precisely the Atom x3 generation. The new chips are the first Atom processors that carry product numbers designed to describe performance and features. As expected the Atom x3 is the slowest in the new Atom line and there will also be Atom x5 and Atom x7 families.

The Atom x3 line currently has three models only – Atom x3-C3130 (SoFIA 3G), Atom x3-C3230RK (SoFIA 3G-R) and Atom x3-C3440 (SoFIA LTE). The first model will be commercially available very soon while the other two will arrive sometime in summer 2015. All three chips will power smartphones, phablets and tablets at the lowest cost possible.

Atom-x3-specs-list_s

We will not go into chip details here since you can see all of them listed in the table above – instead we will shed some light on what’s inside these processors. They are all made by TSMC on the well-known 28 nm tech process and feature x86 computational cores on the Intel Silvermont architecture and integrated ARM graphics. The chips also offer Bluetooth, LTE and Wi-Fi 802.11ac connectivity as well as an integrated GPS receiver.

The first devices on the new Atom x3-C3130 chip are expected any time soon.

Source: Intel

Related posts

Kingston launches HyperX Savage memory

Kingston launches HyperX Savage memory

The HyperX division of the famous memory maker Kingston has announced the new HyperX Savage DDR3 memory. The Savage is a line of high-performance memory modules and is here to replace the current HyperX Genesis line. Featuring black PCBs, covered in savage red aluminum-made heat spreaders, the...

Huawei debuts Honor 3X Pro smartphone

Huawei debuts Honor 3X Pro smartphone

The Chinese maker of various hardware peripherals and smartphones Huawei has officially presented its latest high-end smartphone dubbed Honor 3X Pro. Just a quick look at the specs will convince you that the Honor 3X Pro is something special. The device comes with a MediaTek MT6592 eight-core...

Intel demonstrates Edison PC

Chip giant Intel has presented a rather unique company product – a pocket-sized PC that is as large as a small memory card. The new device is called Edison and is one of the world’s first personal computers based on the Intel Quark system-on-a-chip. The Intel Edison is based on a low...

Leave a comment