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Intel's 'Moorefield' Quad-Core Atom Processor Powers the ASUS MeMO Pad 8

By Michael Low & Joy Hou - on 9 May 2014, 6:09pm

Intel's 'Moorefield' Quad-Core Atom Processor Powers the ASUS MeMO Pad 8

Today, KDDI and ASUS unveiled the ASUS MeMO Pad 8, which features the new Intel Atom Processor Z3580, codenamed 'Moorefield'.

Image source: ASUS.

KDDI plans to offer this first Moorefield-based device to their subscribers in Japan at the end of August this year. Based on Intel’s 22nm Silvermont microarchitecture, the 64-bit-ready processor features four Intel architecture cores for up to 2.3GHz of compute performance, and offers fast, smart performance, and long battery life for Android devices.

The new 8-inch Android tablet will be offered in three colors: pearl white, powder pink, and metallic blue.

Meanwhile, you can read more about Intel's Moorefield processor.