|Intel launches Whiskey Lake-U and Amber Lake-Y|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2018-08-28 22:25:45|
Earlier this year Intel announced that it would be introducing two new families to its low power notebook range: Whiskey Lake for new 15W (U-Series) processors, and Amber Lake for new sub-5W (Y-Series) processors. These new parts are at the core the same as the current 8th generation Kaby Lake Refresh parts, but they have been equipped with newer chipsets. With this announcement, we are expecting to see a large number of OEMs with new devices on display at the IFA trade show this week in Berlin.
Especially midrange thin laptops will benefit from these new processors - think a new MacBook Air, new Surface Pros, and so on.
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