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Chip Shot: Tablet Momentum Continues with New Intel-Based Tablets at IFA Berlin 2014

Leading into IFA Berlin 2014, various new tablets were launched based on Intel® Atom™ processors. Toshiba introduced the Encore 2 Write tablets, available in both 8- and 10.1-inch screen-size, as well as the Encore Mini — all running on Windows 8.1*. Lenovo revealed the Lenovo TAB S8, the company’s first Android tablets. Acer introduced the Iconia Tab 8 W, an 8-inch tablet equipped with Windows 8.1*. The company also has expanded its colorful Iconia One series with the Iconia One 8 to bring a faster processor, larger 8-inch display and Android 4.4*. All five tablets will be powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z3700 series processor (“Bay Trail”). ASUS showcased an updated version of its MeMO Pad 7 powered by an Intel® Atom™ Z3565 processor (“Moorefield”). The MeMO Pad 7 and Tab S8 will both have the Intel® XMMTM 7160 modem to bring high-speed LTE connectivity experience for users. Pro7Sat1, one of the largest broadcasting companies in Germany, introduced the Pro7 Entertainment Pad powered by ASUS with the Intel Atom processor, offering a custom-built navigation bar enabled by Intel and pre-installed with exclusive entertainment content and services. An Austrian-based company, AlpenTab, bring a new look and feel and ultra-light weight “Wienerwald” wooden tablet powered by Intel. Learn more about Intel-powered tablets at IFA Berlin 2014.