10th Gen Intel Core "Ice Lake" U-series & Y-series Mobile Processor Launch

Posted by Damon Bailey on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:00am

New 10th Gen Intel® Core™ U-Series and Y-Series Processors

Big-Time Entertainment in Remarkably Thin and Light Designs

The Power of 10

The many advantages of 10th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors are almost here — built-in AI, integrated Thunderbolt™ 3 technology and Intel® Wi-Fi 6, 4K HDR, and more. Featuring new CPU and GPU architectures produced on Intel’s advanced 10nm process.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors pack intelligent performance, stunning entertainment and the best connectivity into remarkably thin-and-light laptops and 2 in 1s. They are available with Intel® Iris® Plus graphics for a huge leap forward in gaming, streaming and creativity on the go.

  

10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor-powered systems featuring the latest Intel® Iris® Plus graphics take a huge leap forward in gaming, streaming and creativity, pushing a smooth, detailed and vivid experience on highly portable devices. But the entertainment experience isn’t the only leap forward for 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors: They also pack battery life optimized for marathon work and play sessions, built-in intelligence features designed to help you get more done, easier than ever before, and the latest in wireless and wired standards for incredibly fast connectivity. 10th Gen InteI® Core™ mobile processors bring big-time entertainment—and much more—to ultra-portable devices.

 

What’s New: Today, Intel officially launched 11 new, highly integrated 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors designed for remarkably sleek 2 in 1s and laptops. The processors bring high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC at scale, feature new Intel® Iris® Plus graphics for stunning entertainment and enable the best connectivityi with Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt™ 3. Systems are expected from PC manufacturers for the holiday season.  
 
“These 10th Gen Intel Core processors shift the paradaigm for what it means to deliver leadership in mobile PC platforms. With broad-scale AI for the first time on PCs, an all-new graphics architecture, best-in-class Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt 3 – all integrated onto the SoC, thanks to Intel’s 10nm process technology and architecture design – we’re opening the door to an entirely new range of experiences and innovations for the laptop.” -- Chris Walker, Intel corporate vice president and general manager of Mobility Client Platforms in the Client Computing Group. 
 
Why It Matters: 10th Gen Intel Core processors are foundational to Intel’s journey toward enabling uncompromising and workload-optimized PC platforms with performance leadership across all vectors of computing. In addition to performance and responsiveness gains, AI, graphics, connectivity and I/O are optimized on the SoC for a solution that delivers a feature-rich suite of capabilities for OEMs to create laptops for people to watch, game and create more.  
 
Intelligent Performance 10th Gen Intel Core processors are the first purpose-built processors for AI on thinand-light laptops and 2 in 1s. They deliver the intelligent performance needed for modern AI-infused applications, with a suite of features and capabilities: 

 

Intelligent Performance with the Power of AI

Laptops with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors learn and adapt to what you do, leveraging the benefits of built-in AI instructions to help you get things done faster and more fluidly.

Best-in-Class Connectivity

With integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6 and Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, 10th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors provide world class fast, reliable, and versatile wireless and wired connectivity — with the added benefit of freeing up physical space for design innovation.

Ultra-Vivid, Next Generation Graphics

A new graphics architecture supports incredibly rich and vivid entertainment experiences like 4K HDR and the performance needed for 1080p gaming. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris® Plus graphics and Intel® UHD Graphics bring immersive, visually stunning experiences to laptops.

Designed for Fast-Paced Lives

Enabling the most innovative laptop and 2-in-1 designs with the power of AI, next gen graphics, and best-in-class connectivity,1 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors redefine the laptop experience for those who are always on the go.

Stunning Entertainment

For such thin and light devices, systems powered by 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with the latest groundbreaking improvements to Intel® Iris® Plus graphics pack hugely immersive entertainment. These systems let you play popular games like [Battlefield V*] at 1080p with smooth frame rates, and stream 4K HDR video in all its vivid and detailed richness. They can even handle 4K video editing and high-res photo-processing like a pro—fast, while retaining high visual quality—both previously a stretch for thin and light devices.


Students having fun gaming before class

Intelligent Performance

10th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processors optimize built-in intelligent performance features that make it possible for your PC to quickly learn and adapt to what you do. Built for the AI software of the future, a laptop powered by a 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor gives you the PC experiences you’ve always wanted, like automatic photo masking and quick application of video filters. You can get more done on an intelligent PC that’s ready for the software of today and tomorrow.

Summary

  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors are designed for workload-optimized platforms
  • New Sunny Cove CPU microarchitecture
  • Intel® Iris® Plus graphics based on an all new Gen11 graphics engine
  • First AI inference instruction set on a thin-and-light with Intel® Deep Learning Boost
  • First hardware integration of Intel® GNA on Intel Core processors
  • First integrated Thunderbolt™ 3 with up to 4 ports
  • First integrated Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) connectivity
  • Amazing integration on 10nm 
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