Intel corporation was established in 1968. It is well-known for microchips and processor for personal computers. Intel was the developer of SRAM and DRAM chips. From last 3 years, Intel tries to catch the smart phone and tablet market. They spent over ten billions to catch the smart phone and tablet market.
The company is immediately closing up atom chips for mobile devices. Although intel was late in to join the mobile market, where Qualcomm and MediaTek is kings of the market. Intel target 40 million tablet shipping in 2014, they reached their goal but for smart phone devices it remains as failure. Asus is the main smart phone and tablet maker with Intel chips, also some local brand and windows OS tablets use Intel chips.
Intel loss over 7.4 billions on mobile business. The main reason for this huge loss is Intel paid device makers to use used their chips and Intel added other cost. Individuals reported Android with intel is not work well as they used usually. Probably it’s a big reason for the loss. Although Intel has the biggest team for Android support after google. They try their best to run Android smoothly and user-friendly in Intel chips powered devices.
Intel is not giving up mobile business totally, they just canceled some chips to serve the main processor for smart phone and tablets. Intel now focusing on next generation smart phone market like 5G. Rumor that Intel is providing some chips of next iPhone. Hope that give some new bite to mobile market.
Intel still make chips for tablet with windows OS and some low range Android devices. If you want to use brand new Intel powered mobile devices you have to wait for 5G. Intel is ambitius for 5G. Intel is now making sure their chips will work well with chrome OS powered devices. Intel hopes they will come back with 5G but they skipping the details for public now