As you may already be aware, Intel has been looking to have more impact in the smartphone market. The company are already very well established in the PC world but believe that mobile devices are the future hence the transition.
Another company that is well established is ARM, a company that has opposing intentions to Intel as they already have a foothold in the smartphone market thanks to their chip licensing with various other companies such as Qualcomm. Instead, according to an article at VentureBeat the company is hoping to have more success in the mobile PC market.
This market includes computers such as tablets, notebooks and laptops. The company already is taking an early lead in the tablet market but would like to broaden that success with devices that are powered by Windows. Windows 8 is rumored to be designed to be compatible with ARM processors, these rumors also point to MacBooks switching to ARM instead of Intel.
ARM has just 10% of the mobile PC market share at the moment according to Tudor Brown, the company’s President, if things continue to grow as they intend, it expects to have more like a 50% share by 2015. Check out the full article for more details about the company’s in intentions by clicking the link above.
Do you use devices that take advantage of the ARM processors? What do you think of them?