Intel Pentium Silver Celeron, Early this month, Qualcomm partnered with Microsoft to bring Windows 10 on an ARM, powered by Snapdragon 835 chips. These devices made low cost, high battery life, and “Always Connected” features their selling point. It goes without saying that it concerns market leader Intel, who is facing tough competition from the likes of Nvidia and Qualcomm.
For the low cost and high battery life devices, Intel has launched the follow up to Atom-based Apollo Lake chips. The company has launched Pentium Silver and Pentium Celeron processors; they are a part of the new Gemini Lake line, which was reported earlier this month.
The new chips launched are:
- Intel Pentium Silver N5000 for mobile; J5005 for desktop
- Intel Celeron N4100 and N4000 for mobile; J4105 and J4005 for desktop
Intel claims that Pentium Silver will give 58% better performance when compared to a similar 4-year-old PC. With Silver and Celeron, the company has also brought Gigabit WiFi capability. Thanks to the standard of 2×2 802.11AC with 160MHz channels, users will be able to get faster download speeds. Here are some more interesting numbers:
- 8GB HD movie download in one minute
- Up to 10 hrs of HD playback binging on 35WHr battery without recharge
Intel has added a new display tech named Local Adaptive Contrast Enhancement (LACE) to enhance the multimedia content watching experience in lit rooms.
Intel also added a new extension to its lineup for differentiating between performance levels. While Pentium Silver would be the new processors based on Gemini Lake, Pentium Gold would be the high-performance and Kaby Lake-based chips which are already in the market.