Intel presented a new family of mobile processors Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake. They are thrift, in terms of energy use: Amber Lake belongs to the Y series with a power consumption up to 5W, and Whiskey Lake to the class U with a TDP of 15 watts.
Six new processors belong to the line of Kaby Lake Refresh of the eighth generation. Changes compared to the predecessors minor: process technology remained at the level of 14 nm, the base frequency is preserved, but increased speed in Turbo Boost mode.
|Processor (Whiskey Lake)||Base frequency||Frequency in Turbo Boost mode||Cores/threads|
|Processor (Amber Lake)||Base frequency
||Frequency in Turbo Boost mode
The product appeared Gigabit LAN Wi-Fi 802.11 ac with antenna 2×2 or 160 MHz channels capable of providing speed up to 1.73 GB/s. there is support for USB 3.1 Gen2 and dedicated digital signal processor for sound processing. Platform Whiskey Lake promises a battery life from a single charge up to 16-19 hours when performing standard tasks, and a 12-fold increase in the speed of the wireless connection.
New tablets and laptops based on Intel Whiskey Lake-U Lake and Amber-Y must represent this week in sale the device will arrive in September.