Taiwanese notebook manufacturers provide details about Banias pricing
According to Taiwanese notebook makers, Intel has already gave them provisional pricing for Banias chips, expected in volumes in H1 2003.
Their pricing will depend not only on clock rate, but also on presence/absence of wireless single- (LAN 802.11) and dual-range protocols.
Intel Banias and WLAN package will provisionally cost:
- 1.3 GHz chip $200 $230
- 1.4 GHz chip $290 $315
- 1.5 GHz chip $420 $445
- 1.6 GHz chip $630 $660
In 4Q 2003 Intel plans to announce Banias or rather Dothan already with 1.8 GHz clock rate and 0.09-micron process technology. According to Taiwan sources, Dothan will require less power.
Hyperlinked Intel mobile roapmap (source PC Watch):
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