Intel Celeron 4205U Entry-Level Laptop Processor

The Intel Celeron 4205U is an entry-level laptop processor. You can typically find it in inexpensive laptops. The Celeron 4205U provides satisfactory performance for the daily computing tasks like web surfing, text and spreadsheet document editing, and media playback. For ultimately smooth user experience and easier completion of heavier tasks like photo and video editing, recommended are the mainstream processors from the widely used Intel Core i5 / i7 and AMD Ryzen 5 / 7 series.

Besides two main processing cores with two computing threads per core, the Intel Celeron 4205U at 1.8GHz features the Intel UHD-series integrated graphics, which supports only the lightest games.

The negative side of the Celeron 4205U in comparison to typical Celerons like the N4000 is that the 4205U consumes 15 Watts of power as opposed to 6 Watts.

Besides the Celeron 4205U, Intel also offers the Pentium 5405U with similar entry-level characteristics and somewhat better performance.

Intel Celeron 4205U Benchmark

Intel Celeron 4205U Benchmark

Note: The benchmark scores of the listed processors are averages measured across various devices with these processors. The scores and real-world performance of the Intel Celeron 4205U and compared CPUs may vary depending on the notebooks' other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, the benchmark results are good indicators of the processors' performance.

Specifications of the Intel Celeron 4205U

Here are the most important specs of the Intel Celeron 4205U:

Processor Name

Intel Celeron 4205U

CPU Family

Intel Celeron "Whiskey Lake"

Number of Cores

Dual-core / 2 computing threads per core

CPU Clock Speed

1.8 GHz

Cache Size


Memory Support

DDR3 (1866 MHz max. speed)
DDR4 (2133 MHz max. speed)

Integrated Graphics

Intel UHD 610

Power Consumption


Production Technology


Notable Technologies

Intel QuickSync Video (speeds up conversion of video files)
Virtualization – allows the processor to run multiple operating systems simultaneously using virtual platforms

Typical Use

Affordable laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Year of Release


Published on September 28, 2020

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