Intel has announced a new addition to their processor range in the form of their new Intel Atom Z670 designed and created for tablet devices. The new Intel Atom Z670 runs at 1.5GHz and until recently the Intel chip was coded named “Oak Trail.” and is Intel’s version of the Tegra 2 chip.
The Intel Atom Z670 provides improved performance and is designed for multimedia playback, supporting 1080p video encoding as well as HDMI-out. All in a form factor thats 60 percent smaller than previous Atom processor designs by Intel and also supports Adobe Flash, enabling rich content and Flash-based gaming.
The new Intel Atom processor Z670 supports the following operating systems Google, Android, MeeGo and Windows and is fitted with Intel Enhanced Deeper Sleep2 that saves more power during periods of inactivity as well as optimized Intel SpeedStep technology.
In addition to the Intel Atom Z670, Intel is offering the Intel Atomprocessor Z650 for embedded devices with 7-year lifecycle support on Windows and MeeGo operating systems. More information about the new processor can be found in the Intel press release. Take a look and our article on Android vs iPhone to see which smartphone and mobile platform is best for you.