Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Billions, except Share data in Millions, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Feb. 10, 2012
Jul. 01, 2011
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name Intel Corporation    
Entity Central Index Key 0000050863    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011    
Amendment Flag false    
Company Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 119.0
Entity Common Stock Shares Outstanding   4,996  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY