Samsung will use Intel Atom processor in its upcoming 10 inch tablet
Intel is finally getting hold of the mobile device processor market. The new customer for Intel Atom processor is, none other than worlds biggest smartphone maker known to us as Samsung.
According to the latest benchmarks utility, Samsung is using the Intel Atom Z2560 Clover Trail+ dual-core processor for its new 10-inch tablet
The device model number is GT-P5200, the tablet has been code-named Santos, the same codename which was associated with Samsung’s rumoured 10-inch tablet.
The benchmark listing also reveals the processor will be running at 1.6GHz and will come with PowerVR SGX 544 MP2 GPU. Other features of the tablet will include 10.1-inch WXGA (1280×800) display and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
Apart from the GT-P5200 listing, a benchmark listing for GT-P5210 has also been release which suggests a Wi-Fi only version of the tablet.The device in the benchmarks table has Android 4.2.2 running which suggests us that this device may run on the latest version of Android with Touchwiz (Samsung proprietary UI)
Some main details were not confirmed in these benchmark listings but a previous report had suggested that this tablet will come with 5MP rear camera and 16/ 32GB of internal storage.
Apart from the obvious tablet details leak, the presence of an Intel Atom processor in Samsung’s Android tablet . Intel has been struggling to get bigger manufacturers use their processor instead of those manufactured by ARM holdings. Things are beginning to change for Intel as many manufacturers like Asus use Atom processor in Fonepad and now Samsung.We hope that Intel has the potential and the infrastructure to be a major producer of mobile device processors.