Intel s new CEO Brian Krzanich, the successor of the Paul Otellini, has admitted that Intel has lagged behind in the smartphone and tablet race, and has also assured that the chipset maker will now be more focused towards this segment by advancing their chipsets technologies. According to a Reuters report, at the annual shareholder meeting held a day back, Krzanich said that under Otellini the company continued to concentrate in the PC processors and totally ignored the proliferating mobile device segment. Also Read - CES 2021: Intel unveils new processors for gaming, business and education
Krzanich revealed that he, who served Intel as chief operating officer and vice president for many years, along with Renee James, who took over as Intel president, have already started working on this segment and are meeting manufacturing vendors to know about the market trends and make related adjustments in our architecture and our product choices.
Otellini has also confessed that they could have been the chipmakers for original iPhone and had missed the opportunity to go ahead against competitors like Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics, who dominate the smartphone and tablet chipset market by using architecture licensed from ARM Holdings Plc.
Intel has recently unveiled the revamped model of its Atom mobile processors which will provide better performance and lower battery life.