Intel loses billions of dollars each year from smartphones and tablets
While some companies can boast impressive financial results, other as we know, for many quarters trying to hold a stable position. It seems that Intel are currently more than the second group and the reason for this division is the company’s mobile chips. In 2013 it reported a loss of 3.15 billion dollars. It seems that in the first quarter of 2014, the situation is no different, as the mobile division of Intel has 929 million operating loss and its revenues are only 156 million.
The mobile unit of Intel developed not only but processors but also components for WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and mobile connectivity to small devices. This is the first quarter in which the company gives more detailed information on how to handle the different divisions. In the first three months of the year total sold processors for tablets is 5 million, most of them were for devices that work with Android.
One of the potential reasons Intel chips are not as popular among manufacturers may be need for a separate chip for LTE options on Qualcomm’s chips are integrated into the chipset. Meanwhile, Intel stated that such integration is planned for late 2015 or early 2016 While mobile devices with Intel have no luck, it seems that in smaller electronic devices called area Internet of things the situation is different. They bring the company’s approximately half a billion dollars each quarter. Total first quarter of 2014, Intel accounted for 12.8 billion revenue and 1.9 billion profit.http://szlifestyle.com/sz/2014/04/18/intel-loses-billions-of-dollars-each-year-from-smartphones-and-tablets/https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/sz_intel.jpg?fit=610%2C407https://i1.wp.com/szlifestyle.com/sz/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/sz_intel.jpg?resize=150%2C150TECH NEWSintelWhile some companies can boast impressive financial results, other as we know, for many quarters trying to hold a stable position. It seems that Intel are currently more than the second group and the reason for this division is the company's mobile chips. In 2013 it reported a loss...Richard D.Richard Deendeen@szlifestyle.comContributorRichard Deen is a writer at szlifestyle. What can I say I love gadgets!szlifestyle.com Tech News, Life Style, Reviews, Videos!