Report: Intel to push Atom-based tablets with subsidies

By Jos
Apr 15, 2011
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  1. Breaking into the tablet market has become one of Intel's top priorities. They just recently launched the Oak Trail platform and said that over 35 tablet and hybrid designs were coming from the likes of Samsung, Lenovo and others. According to a report on DigiTimes, Android 3.0 "Honeycomb" will be a big part of Intel's tablet push, and apparently the company is ready to throw in a $10 subsidy for each Intel-based tablet shipped in order to attract first-tier notebook vendors into the Atom fold.

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  2. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,286   +903

    No performance sacrifice... but damn they will be expensive, good luck.
  3. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,352   +293

    Does AMD have any comparable units that price closer to ARM? Wondering if that is a driving force behind the subsidy...
  4. Flannelwarrior

    Flannelwarrior TS Rookie Posts: 131

    Atom is x86 isn't it? Does this mean there's an x86 version of Android? It could be fun to port that build to PC and have it work perfectly.

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