Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) unveiled its Intel® Core™ M processor today. The processor has been designed keeping two-in-one devices specifically in mind. The company is proclaiming the Intel® Core™ M processor to be the most energy efficient processor in the history of the company, with a power sipping of only 4.5 watts. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) unveiled the Intel® Core™ M processor at the IFA trade show in Berlin and came up with a press release announcing the same on its website. The company informed that the Intel® Core™ M processor will be able to power razor-thin, 2-in-1 devices with amazing performance and will provide double the battery life when compared to four year-old systems.
“We’ve been on a multi-year mission to address end-user requirements and transform mobile computing. The introduction of Core M marks a significant milestone in that journey. Core M is the first of a new product family designed to deliver the promise of one of the world’s thinnest laptops and highest performance tablets in a single 2 in 1 device,” Kirk Skaugen, senior vice president and general manager of personal computing at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) said in the press release.
When compared to the previous 4th generation Intel Core processor, Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) says that its new Intel Core M processor is able to deliver a 50% increase in compute performance and 50% faster graphic performance. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) also revealed that for the upcoming 2014 holiday season, major computer brands like Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, and Lenovo will be launching their Intel Core M based devices, which they showcased at the IFA trade show.
The company also emphasized that the Intel Core M processors is a ‘conflict-free’ product, meaning that it doesn’t contain “conflict minerals”, which in anyway benefit the numerous armed groups in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or adjoining regions.
As of June 30,2014, Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management owns nearly 19 million shares in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC).