Its lengthy fruitful relationship with Apple could also be sunsetting quickly, however Intel’s nonetheless acquired a reasonably large footprint within the PC market. There’s by no means time to get complacent, although (a lesson the corporate discovered the laborious approach on the cellular entrance).
This week the chip large is debuting its personal laptop computer, the NUC M15. Extra correctly, the NUC M15 Laptop computer Package; the system is definitely a white-label system. It’s primarily a reference design so smaller system makers don’t need to decide to the lengthy and costly technique of constructing a system from scratch.
It’s, as The Verge notes, not the primary time the corporate has created this kind of reference design. It lately created a gaming system to related ends. However very like the latest MacBooks, the system is designed to supply excessive efficiency in a bundle designed extra for productiveness.
There are two configurations for the system, that includes both a Core i7 chip coupled with 16GB of RAM or a Core i5 with 8GB of RAM. That can, clearly, be complemented by Home windows 10, which is able to benefit from the 15.6-inch touchscreen.
Pricing and timing and all of that good things will doubtless rely on which distributors take the system throughout the end line.