Russians Baikal Electronics will compete with Intel and AMD
Progress in the development of its own processor nurtured ambitions of Russia’s Baikal Electronics to become a major player in the global market. In the next few years, the company hopes to take a few percent of the market of processors, competing with giants such as Intel and AMD.
Currently the chip Baikal-T1 can be used in home appliances, routers, industrial controllers and other devices. The processor is designed based on the MIPS architecture and is manufactured in Taiwan – more precisely, the plant’s largest chipmaker custom TSMC, which holds 45% of the market and works for companies such as Apple.
“Uninformed person might ask: what is native to this processor, which uses foreign MIPS architecture and is manufactured in distant Taiwan? But the chip – has a huge intellectual work and in our case it is done entirely in Russia” comment to the media the CEO of Baikal Electronics – Svetlana Legostaeva.
In June this year the company received the first batch of 1,000 samples of its new processor, which will be distributed to potential customers. By the end of 2016 the developer plans to release processors for PCs Baikal-M and at least compete in the Russian market with the US manufacturers Intel and AMD, which together have supplied the country’s 7.9 million processors for $3.89 billion.
Moreover, by the end of 2017 is expected to come processor for microservers Baikal-MS. Based on recognized industry standards, the chip will be compatible with all operating systems.
Meanwhile, Baikal Electronics negotiate with Russian manufacturer of smartphones Yota Devices – his last smartphone Yota Phone 2.
“If we reach an agreement, we will start to develop and processors for mobile devices” said Svetlana Legostaeva.
The current dual-core processor Baikal-T1 will be fully competitive value. The chip will be sold on the open market for about $50.
Baikal Electronics expects to sell 100,000 units of this processor in 2016, which means revenues of $5 million.
After three or four years Baikal Electronics hopes to take a few percent of the global market for processors. The company plans sales of chips in Germany, Israel, China, Argentina and UAE.http://gizbrain.com/2015/07/10/russians-baikal-electronics-will-compete-with-intel-and-amd/https://i2.wp.com/gizbrain.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Baikal-T1-cpu.jpg?fit=740%2C600https://i2.wp.com/gizbrain.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Baikal-T1-cpu.jpg?fit=190%2C150TECH NEWSBaikal Electronics,cpu,processorProgress in the development of its own processor nurtured ambitions of Russia's Baikal Electronics to become a major player in the global market. In the next few years, the company hopes to take a few percent of the market of processors, competing with giants such as Intel and AMD. Currently...John GreenJohn GreenJohngreen@gizbrain.comContributorJohn Green is a writer at GizBrain.GizBrain - Your Tech Brain