During yesterday’s meeting with financial investors, where Intel has disclosed details of its plans for strong expansion in the mobile market, was also promised that tablet computers based on the processor Intel Atom, running a 64-bit version of Android, will be released in next year. Chapter Intel, Krzhanich Brian (Brian Krzanich), confirmed that the company is developing a 64-bit version of Android, compatible with chips Bay Trail.
According to him, the plates with a 64-bit Android hit the market after the fellow with the Bay Trail and the 64-bit version of the operating system Microsoft Windows 8.1, that is, during the first quarter of 2014. The cost of Android-based tablets Bay Trail will be from $ 150.
currently existing on the market Tablet based ARM chips and Intel supplied only 32-bit version of the operating system Android. What specific modification Android fall into the promised Intel promising 64-bit tablets, is still unclear. But we know that the company is currently working on adapting its platform under the operating system Android 4.4 KitKat.
Meanwhile, promising 64-bit tablet computers promised Intel, will not pioneers. First tablets with support for 64-bit address space, it is – Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini display Retina, which are based on the A7 processor and 64-bit operating system iOS. According to Apple, the use of 64-bit addressing a positive effect on job applications and graphics performance of the devices.How
said Doug Fisher (Doug Fisher), vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Intel, plates with a 64-bit version of Android not only will increase the maximum amount of memory installed in the device, but also pave the way for the emergence of they support video Ultra-HD resolutions.
While most tablet computers today use processor architectures ARM, Google and Intel jointly engaged in optimizing Android platform under the Bay Trail. Intel’s interest stems from the fact that this operating system should allow device manufacturers to produce cheaper products, which ultimately have a positive effect on the popularity of Atom in the mobile market. Over the next year, Intel plans to increase supplies of chips for smartphones and tablet computers quadrupled.