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Intel says Calpella notebook platform will arrive on time

Posted on Friday, November 28 2008 @ 16:42:48 CET by

DigiTimes writes Intel has confirmed the Calpella notebook platform will arrive on time:
Due to the price of Intel's current Centrino 2 notebook platform being too high – making it difficult for vendors to drop their notebook pricing – sources at notebook vendors revealed that the platform's penetration rate is only around 30% currently, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

The report also indicated that Intel's next generation Calpella platform might not be launched until 2010, though Stanley Huang, director of marketing and technical services of Intel's Asia Pacific division, refuted any speculation about a delay, noting that Calpella will follow the original schedule.


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Re: Intel says Calpella notebook platform will arrive on time
by Anonymous on Saturday, November 29 2008 @ 06:51:47 CET
Even if it does, look at the Centrino 2 platform now. Months later the notebooks based on Centrino 2 are trickling onto the market.

So let's say Calpella comes in around July August. You won't see a machines at all segments till Oct 2009 to Feb 2010.

So why the big hubbub? Sure the chip will be good. But is it worth worrying about a year in advance? Would you truly postpone a machine purchase by a year, just to get a chip that's 10% faster than the last one?

Go figure.


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