Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has seemed to be on the slow end of keeping up with mobile technology with its processors, but did get with the program with its single-core processors. But now the next logical step for the company is to develop solid dual-core processors for mobile devices that will add speed and efficiency to various devices. If you have been for his as well, it seems your wait will soon be over.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has revealed that it is planning to launch Haswell, a line of dual-core processors that are rumored to be scalable and provide much longer battery life, at the Mobile World Congress conference later this month. Haswell is being talked about as being a one-size-fits-all type of processor that would work in this new mobile technology environment - one where smartphones seems to be getting smaller and tablets are getting bigger. Intel has done well with processors in PCs and laptops, and it's expected that Haswell may be the way for Intel to work with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and its Windows 8 operating system and enhance the way Windows work on its various devices.
One of the virtues with the new-generation machines is longer life, and a more efficient processor would be key in that market. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has been known as being more efficient, and these Haswell processors just could be he types that can meet the demands of some machines which claim to boast battery life of up to 10 hours - which is far above anything that ARM-based processors seem to feature. We'll know more about Haswell in the coming weeks, but the company seems to be hyping this as the best new way for Intel to start getting control of the mobile market in the same way that it dominated the PC and laptop market in past years.
What do you think? What is your take on Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), and do you think this new chipset could benefit Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) in its marketing of Windows 8? We'd like your thoughts in the comments section below.
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