Intel Unveils Braswell Chip For Entry-Level Devices

With growing popularity of Chromebooks and budget notebooks, Intel has announced its next-gen processor called Braswell. The new chips will offer better performance and lower power consumption for the same price as the "old" 22 nm Bay Trail processors.

Braswell processors are built with new, 14 nm manufacturing process and are aimed for entry-level desktops, notebooks that sell for under $500, while the Intel-powered tablet will cost under $100. Along with the Braswell announcement, Intel also released its 64-bit Android kernel that will be used for development of next-generation software and devices.