AMD has made two new additions its 2013 A-Series and E-Series Mobile Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) line-up. The 2013 AMD Elite Mobility APU promises up to 45 percent longer battery life and nearly five times more GPU performance than the competition, where as the 2013 AMD Mainstream APU promises Up to 132 percent better visual performance per watt and up to 127 percent better productivity performance per watt, plus up to 25 percent better power efficiency.

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2013 AMD Elite Mobility APU is the world’s first 28nm, quad-core x86 APU designed for touch small form factor notebooks, tablets, and hybrids 13-inches and below. This new platform comes in dual (A4) and quad-core (A6) configurations.

It also features Full support for 1080p touch-display capability and full Microsoft Windows compatibility, including support for “Windows Blue.”

The 2013 AMD Mainstream APU is the first and only quad-core x86 SoC solution for entry-level and small-form factor touch notebooks. This APU Combine either two or four “Jaguar” x86 CPU cores with Graphics Core Next AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series graphics, enabling stunning visual performance and all-day battery life.

This APU claims to provide Up to 88 percent better graphics performance, up to 33 percent better gaming performance and up to 29 percent faster file-compression than the competition.

In the coming future we will see various devices from renowned manufacturers like HP, Lenovo, Acer and Asus, powered by these new generation APUs. AMD accounts for around 14.5 percent of the consumer market in India. With the market evolving towards portable devices and hybrids, these APU might very well be an integral part of our future.

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