Intel has provided a few more details about their upcoming Intel Ice Lake Y-Series processor that will succeed their Amber Lake Y-Series family comprised of Core m, and Core i5/i7 processors with 5W to 7W TDP.
Ice Lake Y-Series processor will come with the latest Intel Gen11 graphics with up to 64 EU (Execution Units), have a higher 9W TDP, configurable up to 12 Watts, and be manufactured with Intel’s 10nm process.
Highlights of Intel Ice Lake Y-Series processors:
- CPU – 10nm+ quad-core processor, 14nm Platform Controller Hub (PCH )
- GPU – Gen 11 Intel Graphics Engine, up to 64 EUs; Open GL 4.5, DirectX 12, and OpenCL 2.2 API support
- AI – Intel GNA (Gaussian Network Accelerator)
- Memory I/F – LPDDR4/x-3733
- Camera – IPU4p: 16MP, 4K30, 4x cameras, RGB+IR camera
- Video Output
- eDP 1.4b up to 4K120/5K60 (10-bit) resolution
- DisplayPort 1.4 up to 4K120/5K60 (10-bit) resolution
- HDMI 2.0b up to 4K60 (10-bit) resolution; HDCP 2.2 support
- HDR110 hardware support
- Decode – 2x 4k60 8-bit 4:2:0 AVC/VP8; 4K60 10-bit 4:2:2/4:4:4 HEVC/VP9; 8K30 10-bit 4:2:0 HEVC/VP9
- Encode – 2x 4K60 8-bit 4:2:0 AVC; 4K60 10-bit 4:4:4 HEVC/VP9; 8K30 10-bit 4:2:0 HEVC/VP9
- Wireless Connectivity
- Integrated WiFi + Bluetooth (CNVi AC / WiFi 6 support)
- XMM7360 or XMM7560 M.2 modem for cellular connectivity
- USB – USB type-C port with support for USB 3.1 Gen 2, Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort 1.4
- Security – SGX 2.0 with ecosystem scaling
The Intel Core i3/i5/i7 SoCs will be equipped with up to 4 “Sunny Cove” cores and 8 threads, a PCH with up to two SATA interfaces, eMMC 5.1 and SDXC 3.0 storage interfaces, 5x PCIe Gen 3 interfaces across 14 lanes, 6x USB 3.0 interfaces, and more. Intel announced Ice Lake Y-Series processor together with the more powerful 15W Ice Lake U-Series processors. You’ll find more details for both 10th generation processor families in the product brief.
The good news is that the 10nm Intel Ice Lake processors are now shipping, and should be found in laptops and 2-in-1 hybrids by the end of this year.