Z2760 Driven Windows 8 Tablets Released
October 1, 2012
The first wave of new tablets and tablet convertible
designs based on Intel Core vPro, Intel Core and Intel Atom processors,
including the new Intel Atom processor Z2760 (formerly codenamed "Clover
Trail") have been unveiled.
The new Intel Atom processor-based devices provide consumers and
business users with a wide choice of innovative, sleek and stylish
designs with long battery life and class-leading performance.
Additionally, they will be able to experience Windows 8 while
continuing to run all the programs they know and love.
"This is just the beginning of Intel's effort in the tablet market, and
our goal is to deliver products that fit the spectrum of evolving needs
of both consumers and business users without compromising on
compatibility, experience or battery life," said Erik Reid, general
manager, Application Processor Platforms for Intel's Mobile and
Communications Group. "When people or corporations buy a device with
Intel Inside®, they're getting the best of Windows 8 features with a
computing experience that just works."
Intel Atom Z2760: Powerful Computing On-the-Go
The Intel Atom Processor Z2760 allows for the thinnest, lightest tablets
built on Intel architecture -- as thin as 8.5mm and as light as 1.5
pounds - making carrying and storing a powerful tablet less cumbersome
and more convenient.
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 3 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.
Utilizing the multitasking capability of Intel architecture, people will
experience incredibly fast response, allowing them to swiftly load and
switch among their favorite applications.
Enhanced Security, Collaboration and Software Support in the Enterprise
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.
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
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
new Intel Atom Processor Z2760 is built to seamlessly integrate into a
business computing environment. Intel Atom Z2760 offers Secure Boot and
firmware-based Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).
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
virtualization 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.
Intel is actively engaged with a broad cross-section of the software
ecosystem to provide the best experience possible for applications
running on Intel-based devices. With over 7,000 member companies, the
Intel Software Partner program helps support optimization efforts by
concentrating resources, references, and tools for software optimization
into key Technology Focus Areas. Additionally, through the Intel
Software Network, developers can connect with communities, tools,
training and events to help deliver more efficient, higher-performing
software to the market more quickly.