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AMD Z-01 Chip for the Tablets

Advanced Micro Devices(AMD) has finally announced its first chip in the Z-series family for tablets at Computex 2011. The new dual-core Z-01 runs at a clock speed of 1GHz, draws less than six watts of power and it is based on the Fusion architecture(or better know as APU).

The new Z-series chips are designed specifically for Microsoft Windows 7 OS and would be able to support applications like Microsoft Office, Windows Media Center, Windows games and other commons Windows App. It could also run Google’s Android operating system, however it will only run on top of the Windows 7 software stack.

Key Features & Benefits:

Mobility and Connectivity

  • The easy-to-use touch-screen capabilities of a tablet
  • Lightweight and easy to carry form factors
  • Connect to other devices through video out and high speed USB

Entertainment

  • Vivid HD entertainment, including 1080p HD video
  • Rich web experiences with hardware acceleration for Internet Explorer 9 and Adobe Flash 10.2
  • Compatible with XBOX® 360 Media Extender Functionality
  • Support for webcam

Productivity

  • Access to virtually any Windows® based device within your shared network
  • Support for Microsoft Office, multitasking, and content creation
  • View, edit and share all your work and personal documents
  • Familiarity of a Windows® 7 experience
  • Compatible with most existing PC devices you already have at work and at home

Performance

  • Direct X®11 class graphics
  • Dual-core X86 architecture

 

[Source]- AMD

 

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