Intel announced quad-core Bay Trail platform for tablets

Intel Bay Trail Atom SoC at CES 2013

At the press conference during CES 2013 in Las Vegas, Intel in addition to their Lexington platform has also announced their first quad-core Atom SoC codenamed Bay Trail, which is specifically designed by Intel to power tablets. The new SoC is said to have twice the computing performance than Intel’s current generation tablet offerings, based on Atom processor Z2760.

Bay Trail is produced using 22nm manufacturing process and is included with new improved security features. It is said that the clock speeds of Bay Trail will be around 2.1GHz, while supporting a maximum of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels resolution display.

Intel says that Bay Trail Atom processor can give day-long battery life, and weeks of standby at low-costs. Intel’s Bay Trail Atom processor powered tablets will first be making their way in time for holidays. We are not sure whether this new SoC will power any smartphones.

Not much of the details are revealed by Intel about this new SoC. We will update our readers when we have more worth sharing. So stay tuned.

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