Junko Yoshida, EETimes
4/29/2016 11:43 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis.—As it proceeds with a massive restructuring plan announced earlier this month, Intel will exit the smartphone and tablet mobile SoC business by ending its struggling Atom chip product line. The discontinued products include those code-named SoFIA, Broxton and Cherry Trail.
As Intel CEO Brian Krzanich explained in his latest blog, the chip giant’s focus is now squarely on “Cloud, IoT, memory/programmable solutions, 5G and Moore’s Law.”
Out are mobile SoCs.
Intel is shifting resources previously directed toward SoFIA/Broxton to "products that deliver higher returns and advance our strategy," according to a company spokeswoman.
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