AMD Has Given Up On Mobile Processors

It is no secret that former AMD CEO Dirk Meyer was let go in January 2011because he was firmly against the company entering the tablets business. Interestingly, this is the exact same stance his predecessor holds toward entering the smartphone business.

Interviewed at the Pacific Crest Securities Technology Leadership Forum in Vail, Colorado, AMD senior vice president Rick Bergman explained that the company has no plans currently to release smartphone CPUs because the X86 architecture is ill suited for the mobile's limited battery.

This position is the exact opposite to Intel's official stance that it will enter the smartphone processors market "real soon" and "in a big way." Funny though, Intel first promised to make the big mobile debut by 2010, and it has been pushing that "real soon" release date till now. In the latest episode of the Intel mobile processer saga was another delay to "the first part of next year." Most analysts believe that this delay was caused by Nokia's decision to drop the Meego platform in favor of Windows Phone 7 exclusivity. "In hindsight, Nokia was the wrong partner to have picked," Intel CEO Paul Otellini bemoaned when he first heard of the Nokia news back then.

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AMD losing out on an expanding market

AMD is losing out on an expanding market, tablets may be a fad or phase but it would be good for AMD to capitalize on it right now as it is booming. Hardly is there any second thought in buying a tablet or phone, more it's on impulse buying for the majority of consumers.
Especially as AMD has ATI under their wing, a formidable product can be released combining a decent GPU/APU. But the CEO has a point of X86 being unsuitable for mobile devices from a power standpoint.
Intel has already made a commitment to the market and AMD could loose a big potential to generate revenue in this emerging market.

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Anyways, tablets are and always have been incredibly pointless since they were brought to market more than a decade ago. Anything you can do on a tablet(Windows, linux, or phone os tablet) you can do better with a laptop. The only reason these sell is the "cool" factor. Fashion products that make absolutely zero sense economically. Now if they were around 200 bucks, I can see the use.

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