What’s New: Today at Computex 2021, Intel announced two new additions to the lineup of 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. These new processors, combined with Intel's co-engineering work with independent software vendors (ISVs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), continue Intel’s leadership in mobile compute — delivering the world’s best processors for thin-and-light Windows-based laptops.1 Intel also introduced its first 5G product for the next generation of PC experiences, Intel® 5G Solution 5000, following the previously announced collaboration with MediaTek and Fibocom.
“We’ve taken the world’s best processor for thin-and-light Windows laptops and made the experience even better with the addition of our two new 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics. In addition, we know real-world performance and connectivity are vital to our partners and the people who rely on PCs every day, so we’re continuing that momentum with more platform capabilities and choice in the market with the launch of our first 5G product for PCs: the Intel 5G Solution 5000.”
Why It Matters: Widespread pandemic-driven requirements for working and studying at home have proven that mobility, performance and connectivity are essential to modern PC experiences. As the world embarks on the next stages of hybrid work-learn-play models, advancements in mobile computing support the evolution of how and where people use their devices.
About the New 11th Gen Intel Core Processors: The 11th Gen Intel Core processor family continues to deliver real-world productivity, collaboration, creation, gaming and entertainment on thin-and-light laptops.
Now 11th Gen Intel Core processor-based laptops2 deliver:
- Up to 5 gigahertz (GHz) in high-volume thin-and-light designs — an industry first.
- Up to 25% overall application performance advantage over the competition.
- Designs with Intel® Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) for improved connectivity.
- ISV optimizations for up to eight times faster transcoding and up to twice the video editing speed over the competition.
- Impressive 1080p gameplay on new and popular titles, such as Valheim, with up to a 2.7 higher frame rate than that of the competition.
More than 60 designs based on the Intel Core i7-1195G7 and Intel Core i5-1155G7 are expected by this holiday season, with laptops from Acer, ASUS, Lenovo and MSI available this summer. Nearly 250 designs powered by 11th Gen Intel Core U-series processors are expected by this holiday season.
About Intel’s Continuing Innovation: Intel’s innovation and leadership with the 11th Gen Intel Core family and Intel® Evo™ platform-verified designs continues with leading storage and connectivity technologies that are critical to delivering amazing PC experiences.
Wi-Fi 6E is the most significant update to consumer Wi-Fi in 20 years. Intel delivered the first Wi-Fi 6E solutions for the PC market in early 2021. Select new 11th Gen Intel Core designs will continue to accelerate this industry leadership with best-in-class Intel Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) products that enable gigabit+ speeds, lower latencies and enhanced reliability via unencumbered Wi-Fi performance in new 6 GHz bands (where available).
11th Gen Intel Core processor-based platforms combined with the recently launched second-generation Intel® Optane™ memory H20 with solid state storage (SSD) accelerate everyday tasks to management of large media, gaming files and applications with a new level of responsiveness and large storage capacity. SSDs with Intel Optane memory are the fastest, enabling the ability to launch applications, such as Adobe Photoshop, up to 49% faster.2
Intel is continuing to advance PC experiences beyond pure performance as well. With a combination of key platform technologies and system optimizations, Intel Evo platform-verified laptop designs are co-engineered to ensure exceptional responsiveness, long battery life, instant wake and impressive connectivity.
To date, more than 85 Intel Evo designs have launched from top OEMs including Acer, ASUS, Dell, HP, Lenovo, MSI and Samsung, and Intel expects to verify more than 100 designs from over 15 OEMs by the end of this year. Intel has partnered with more than 150 ecosystem partners to create a deeper level of premium mobile computing with plans to invest more than $50 million in Intel Evo ecosystem innovation this year.
About Intel 5G Solution 5000: Intel introduces its first 5G M.2 solution with worldwide carrier certification. The Intel 5G Solution 5000 delivers nearly five-times speed increases over Intel® Gigabit Long-Term Evolution (LTE) from anywhere.2 Intel partnered with MediaTek on product definition, development, certification and support of 5G modem solutions for the next generation of PC experiences and Fibocom to supply 5G M.2 solutions (FM350-GL).
Acer, ASUS and HP are among the first OEMs expected this year to enable modern connected laptops with the Intel 5G Solution 5000 based on 11th Gen Intel® Core™ U- and H-series processors. The momentum continues in 2022 with over 30 designs expected.
The combination of swift, 5G connectivity paired with Intel Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) enable seamless experiences across all network types. As Intel sets a new standard for mobile computing, Wi-Fi and 5G will be the main pillars supporting the pervasive connectivity needs of the future.
More Context: 11th Gen Intel Core Processors with Intel Iris Xe Graphics (Product Brief) | Advancing PC Mobility (Media Presentation) | 11th Gen Intel Core Processor Press Kit (Press Kit) | Intel and MediaTek Partner to Deliver 5G on the PC | MediaTek Sampling Intel 5G Modem Solution | Intel Evo (News) | Next-Gen Intel Optane Memory H20