AppliedMicro announced the APM801xx, a family of energy-efficient embedded processors providing the industryâ€™s smallest form factor for a Power Architecture-based product. APM801xx product family supports high performance and a broad selection of peripherals for range of consumer devices from gateways, control panels and energy meters to network attached storage systems, consumer Wi-Fi access points, residential gateways, and connected displays. The AppliedMicro APM801xx family will come in three variants: 801xx-400, the 801xx-600, and 801xx-800 and will be available in two different packages in 10×10-mm BGA and 14×14-mm BGA. Samples of the processor are expected in June 2010 and full production quantities are scheduled for the third quarter. Pricing is under $10 for 10,000-unit quantities.