March 3 news，AMD today released the latest product roadmap, announced that it would for the first time for the Tablet PC market to produce ultra-low voltage processor. Lisa Su,the general manager of AMD’s global business in Santa Clara, California said AMD will seek to enter the mainstream market, including the Tablet PC because that is the growth in the market place.
In order to obtain the share of this growing market, AMD will launch a 4.5 watt “Hondo” accelerated processors. “Hondo” under the “Brazos”, AMD’s low-power processor speed, the chip is a 40-nanometer technology, is expected to launch later this year. “Honda” will be AMD’s first processor chips for tablet PCs. Lisa Su said: “We will see the Configure Windows Tablet PC with AMD chips.
Lisa Su also talked about AMD’s plans in 2013. AMD will manufacture 28-nanometer “Southern Islands” discrete graphics “next-generation graphics core architecture, as in December 2011, the Radeon HD 7.97 thousand chips show it. AMD’s “Trinity” 32-nanometer processor speed will appear on the PC later this year.
AMD’s “Hondo” processor chips will be launched in 2012, the Temash processor chips will be launched in 2013. AMD hopes that the Tablet PC market will surpass Apple’s current market dominance. Intel will not rule Ultrabook market, which is one of the reasons AMD called “ultrathin”.
Lisa Su said, in order to enter the ultra-low voltage processor market, AMD x86 processor power consumption will be reduced to less than 2 watts. With this processor Windows Tablet PC battery life will last 30 days.