Intel Delivers New Smartphone Chips, Makes 4G Modem Play
"I'd expect to see this announcement of new Atom devices and an LTE chip lead directly to an integrated SoC by end of 2013 or early next year. Coupled with the new microarchitecture, a 22nm product should put Intel in a pretty competitive position against rivals in the ARM camp ..."
[For those who can't do math that's 9-12 months from now until the end of the world as ARM has known it...]
Even Samsung is going with Qualcomm's S600 for some of their Galaxy S4 phones. It's going to be difficult to displace Qualcomm at the high end and the middle of the smartphone chip market. Merrifield is destined to navigate rough waters when it surfaces.