DigiTimes confirms Intel is planning to release a refresh of its Montevina notebook platform in April 2009:
The company will launch two processors along with the new platform, the Core 2 Duo T9900 and P8800.
For the chipset segment, Intel is planning to launch the GM47 for the high-end in the first quarter of 2009, while in July or August the company will launch the GL43 for entry-level notebooks and GS40 for small form factor (SFF) PC.
The GM55 mobile chipset (Ibexpeak-M) for Intel's next-generation Calpella platform for notebooks is scheduled to launch by July or August next year.
In related news, Intel plans to launch several processors for the Centrino 2 platform including the Core 2 Quad Q9600 and Core 2 Duo T9800, T9550, P9600, P8700, SP9600, SL9600 and SU9600 processors. Intel will also launch dual-core Celeron T1700 and T1600 processors for the entry-level market before the end of this year. the fourth quarter this year.