Intel plans cheap and cheerful mobiles

Intel has revealed new mobile plans for its partners and it shared some pricing guidelines for future products.

Fudzilla has found a slide with the catchy title Mobile Landscape in 2012.

In it, Intel said it wants to sell mobile phones powered by its CPUs for as little as $199 to $299.

Intel sees a gap in the market for cheap and cheerful phones .

It also places netbooks in the same price range while Intel based tablets should be between $399 and $499.

Tablets will go up to 12.1 inches and the starting price for these bigger machines should be $299, Intel said.

It is looking like hybrid devices, such as the AsusEee Pad Slider and Transformer, will also stay at less than $699.

Intel wants to sell its laptops for less than $400. Top notch notebooks based on Core i7 chips will start at less than $799 and Ultrabooks with 11-inch or larger screens might be coming down to $599 to $699.