The sources pointed out that the Merrifield will have a performance boost of about 50% and a longer battery life compared to Intel's existing smartphone platform Clover Trail+.
Intel is already set to unveil its 22nm Bay Trail-based processors with the Silvermont architecture at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) from September 10-12 and will later release its Bay Trail-T processors for tablets, supporting both Windows 8.1 and Android 4.2, the sources said.
The Bay Trail-T platform also adopts the Silvermont architecture and supports a battery life over eight hours when active and weeks while idling. The Bay Trail-T will have two clock speed specifications, 1.8GHz and 2.4GHz and a Gen 7 GPU, the sources noted.
Intel preps new tablet and smartphone platforms
Posted on Wednesday, Aug 21 2013 @ 11:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck