The timing of new chip rollouts is important to Intel and manufacturers looking to sell new PCs with better battery life and higher speeds.
"I can guarantee for holiday, and not at the last second of holiday," Krzanich said in an interview. "Back to school - that's a tight one. Back to school you have to really have it on-shelf in July, August. That's going to be tough."
Krzanich's comments were more precise than during Intel's most recent quarterly conference call with analysts in April. On that call, he said he expected Intel's customers to launch Broadwell-based products in the second half of 2014.
Intel: Broadwell to hit retail shelves before Christmas
Posted on Tuesday, May 20 2014 @ 10:51 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck