AMD’s plans revealed: Desna chips for tablets

By Posted 28 May 2011, 12:22

As you may have already heard, AMD are rumored to be making a move into the highly competitive tablets market. When they first introduced their new E-series and C-series chipsets, they were initially thought to be aimed at notebooks, well now it seems that is not entirely the case.

As the Computex event draws closer, announcements of the company’s transition into the slate markets become more common. Today courtesy of Android Community we are able to bring you news of a leaked roadmap of AMD’s plans which confirms tablet for the future.

The chips themselves C-50 and C-30 are capable of handling 3D graphics with an AMD Radeon graphics core as well as 1080p video. According to the roadmap the processors for the tablet devices, codenamed Desna, will be the Fusion Z-Series.

These will be capable Adobe Flash Player video acceleration, will be able to handle Windows 7 graphics, IE9, Microsoft Office 10, HD streaming and DirectX 11. Check out the full article at Android Community by clicking the link above to see the roadmap and get more details about the slates.

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