Intel Announces XScale Chip for Phones

Intel Announces XScale Chip for Phones
Yesterday Intel announced that it will today introduce a new processor designed for use in cell phones. Called Manitoba the new CPU will be launched on Thursday in Taiwan, South Korea and China. Designed for use in phones and handheld devices that support GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) and GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) networks, Manitoba is the first processor from Intel's Wireless Computing and Communications Group to include an on-chip DSP (digital signal processor) alongside Intel's ARM-based XScale processor core. The chip will also include flash memory.


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