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Intel, partners reveal Atom based Win8 tablets

Posted: 02 Oct 2012 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Atom Z2760? Windows 8? vPro processor? Clover Trail? Platform Trust Technology?

Intel Corp. and its OEM partners have announced tablets and tablet convertible designs based on Intel Core vPro, Intel Core and Intel Atom processors including the Intel Atom processor Z2760 (formerly codenamed "Clover Trail"). The Intel Atom processor-based devices offer consumers and business users with a wide choice of innovative, sleek and stylish designs with long battery life and class-leading performance, said the company.

The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 allows for the thinnest, lightest tablets built on Intel architectureas thin as 8.5mm and as light as 1.5 pound making carrying and storing a powerful tablet less cumbersome and more convenient, Intel boasted.

As more and more people take their devices on-the-go, such considerations as battery life and size have become increasingly important, and devices using the Intel Atom Z2760 offer a full-featured tablet computing experience that doesn't compromise its performance over battery life. The dual-core, four-thread SoC provides exceptionally long battery life with more than three weeks of connected standby and more than 10 hours of local HD video playback.

Tablets and tablet convertibles powered by Intel Atom processors and running Windows 8 deliver a highly intuitive and responsive experience using touch, keyboard and mouse or a pen, while providing capabilities such as Intel Burst Technology, Intel Hyper-threading Technology. Using the multi-tasking capability of Intel architecture, people will experience incredibly fast response.

Intel is enabling a choice of innovative mobile designs for the enterprise including those powered by Intel Atom, Intel Core and Intel Core vPro processors. Intel architecture provides corporations with the flexibility and compatibility they are used to, resulting in a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) coupled with the personalized productivity that people crave, indicated the firm.

Intel tablets with Windows 8 support the millions of existing applications, devices and full-featured components used within corporations and include the security and manageability features corporate IT managers demand. Additionally, these devices easily integrate into existing corporate infrastructures, providing the ability to join a domain, access shared network resources and run both new Windows Store apps and familiar Windows desktop applications side by side.

The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 tablets deliver the mobility and experience that business users desire and set a new bar for addressing IT demand for built-in security and manageability with Windows 8. The processor is built to seamlessly integrate into a business computing environment and offers Secure Boot and firmware-based Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).

Intel Core processor-based tablets with Windows 8 will provide the intelligent performance and responsive power for the most productive and personalized employee experience. In addition, tablets based on the Intel Core vPro processors deliver the most comprehensive and flexible enterprise-class hardware-assisted security, manageability and virtualisation capabilities for business computing.

With Intel vPro technology, Intel Core-based processors provide remote system access and management, regardless of power or OS state, and offer the most robust set of security features including Enhanced Intel Anti-Theft Technology, Intel Secure Key, Intel OS Guard, Enhanced Intel Identity Protection Technology and Intel Trusted Execution Technology.

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