Intel Corporation President and CEO Paul Otellini today at Mobile World Congress announced the Atom Z2460 processor, Atom Z2580 processor and Atom Z2000 processor. The Intel Atom processor Z2460, formerly codenamed “Medfield,” Intel announced that the platform will now support speeds up to 2GHz. The Atom Z2580 processor that doubles the performance of the Atom processor Z2460, and features an advanced multimode LTE/3G/2G solution.
Intel will sample the Z2580 in the second half of the year with customer products scheduled in the first half of 2013. Addressing the growing handset opportunity in emerging markets where consumers look for more value at lower prices, Intel disclosed plans for the Intel Atom processor Z2000. The Z2000 platform includes a 1.0 GHz Atom CPU offering great graphics and video performance, and the ability to access the Web and play Google Android games. It also supports the Intel XMM 6265 3G HSPA+ modem with Dual-SIM 2G/3G, offering flexibility on data/voice calling plans to save on costs. Intel will sample the Z2000 in mid-2012 with customer products scheduled by early 2013.