Desktops and Notebooks: Intel Atom-Powered Tablets, Netbooks on Display at IDF

 
 
By Jeffrey Burt  |  Posted 2011-09-14
 
 
 

Classmate PC

Intel's latest convertible classmate PC will be powered by the upcoming Cedar Trail Atom chip and run Windows 7.

Classmate PC

Acer AC700-1099

Acer's Chromebook runs on an Atom N570, with Google's Chrome as the operating system.

Acer AC700-1099

Samsung Series 5

Samsung's Series 5 Chromebook is similar to the Acer device in that it is powered by the Atom N570 and runs Chrome.

Samsung Series 5

Samsung N100

The other device on display from Samsung, the N100 netbook, is powered by the Atom N435 and runs MeeGo.

Samsung N100

LifeBook TH40/D

Fujitsu's convertible LifeBook TH40/D runs on Intel's Atom Z760 Oak Trail processor and supports Windows 7. The system currently sells only in Japan.

LifeBook TH40/D

Intel -Keeley Lake

Intel's Keeley Lake device is a concept PC used as a reference form factor for OEMs. Intel is becoming more active in creating reference designs that manufacturers can use as the basis for their systems. Keeley Lake, which can be converted into a tablet, is powered by a Cedar Trail chip and runs Windows 7.

Intel -Keeley Lake

Asus Eee PC X101

Asus' Eee PC X101 netbook runs MeeGo and is powered by an Atom N435 chip.

Asus Eee PC X101

Aspire One Happy 2

Acer introduced the Aspire One Happy 2 series of netbooks earlier this year, complete with pastel colors. The newest versions run the dual-core Atom N570 and support Windows 7.

Aspire One Happy 2

Toshiba WT310/C

Toshiba's WT310/C tablet is powered by a 1.5GHz Atom X670 Oak Trail chip and runs Windows 7. The device was introduced in the Japanese market in May.

Toshiba WT310/C

Cisco Cius

Cisco last year introduced the Cius business tablet, which can be used as a traditional tablet or in a docking station. Intel CEO Paul Otellini showed it off during his IDF keynote as an example of how devices are changing the way people communicate. This Cius is powered by Intel's Atom "Moorestown" platform and runs Android 2.2 "Froyo."

Cisco Cius

Intel -Green Ridge

Intel's Green Ridge is another reference form factor developed by the chip maker. It is powered by a 1.5Ghz Atom Z670 and runs Google's Android 3.2 "Honeycomb" OS.

Intel -Green Ridge

ViewSonic ViewPod 10 pro

ViewSonic's ViewPod 10 pro tablet is powered by an Atom Z760 and can run either Android 2.2 or Windows 7.

ViewSonic ViewPod 10 pro

Evolve III Maestro C

The Evolve III Maestro C, which is powered by an Atom Z670 and can run Android 2.2 or Windows 7, offers a bezel that enables users to change the device from a notebook to a tablet.

Evolve III Maestro C

Rocket Fuel