Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has revealed that it will roll over a brand new hardware at IFA 2014, according to an official post. It is not out what the chip maker will reveal next month, but speculations are that the product might be a next gen CPU.
Big announcements expected at IFA
Intel is expected to come up with a 5th-generation processor based on the company’s Broadwell architecture by the end of this year. CEO Brian Krzanich revealed about it back in May, saying, “I can guarantee for holiday, and not at the last second of holiday,” and Back to school will be available to retailers in July, August, which is going to be tough.
During Computex 2014, Intel launched Core M, very thin processor that could be used in the ultra-thin Laptops and Hybrids. The company demonstrated the use of Core M in their device known as Llama Mountain, which is just 7.2 mm thick and has a 12.5-inch display. Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 has 12.1 inch screen and is 9.1 mm thick. Intel could reveal more on these two devices during IFA 2014 presentation.
The speculations will be over next month, when Intel releases the new hardware and probably details over the other devices also.
Intel road map for 2015
Previously, a report citing supply chain makers stated that chip makers Core M processors will exclusively be fitted in the fan-less notebook/tablet 2-in-1 models, expected in the fourth-quarter of 2014. Also, various models will be showcased in the Intel Developer Forum to be held in San Francisco September 9-11 2014, according to the supply chain makers.
Under Core M five processors will be showcased including 5Y10, 5Y10a as well as enterprise vPro 5Y70 in the place of its seven 22nm Haswell-based processors including Core i7-4610Y, Core i5-4320Y and Core i3-4012Y, the sources noted.
For 2015, Intel would come up with its 14 nm Broadwell. In the third-quarter H series Core i7 would be ready for the release and Core i5 processors will not come before the end of 2015. In the fourth-quarter of 2014, the company would launch its updated Haswell processors including Core i7-4960HQ and Core i5-4200H. Intel U series could undergo three upgrades in CPU in the fourth-quarter of 2014, and in the first-quarter of 2015 it would be succeeded by the Broadwell architecture, noted sources.