We were expecting to see some big things out of Intel this CES, namely a reference tablet and possible production model smartphone, but we were not expecting this. Intel and Motorola have just announced a multi-year strategic mobile partnership that has Motorola slated to deliver Atom powered devices as soon as summer 2012.
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Well, it certainly didn’t take long for the first phone running Intel’s Medfield chipset to surface. Just hours after we first caught a glimpse of Intel’s new reference design device, Intel and Lenovo have announced that they will be bringing the K800 to China Unicom in the second quarter of 2012.
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The gates have been lifted and CES2012 is finally underway in Las Vegas. Tens of thousands of press and tech enthusiasts have taken to the show floor to see what companies have to show off this year.
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Next week at CES we expect a few surprises, but the biggest story in Android land is likely to be the introduction of Intel’s mobile processors for smartphones and tablets. We’ve heard this same line from Intel the last couple of years, but it looks like 2012 will finally be the year that we see ... Read More »
Intel’s Medfield system-on-a-chip isn’t the company’s first venture into smartphone territory. Last year at CES 2011, Intel and LG partnered up to debut Intel’s Moorestown chip. Unfortunately, nothing ever came of the reference device. Due to a “lack of marketability,” the handset never saw retail. This year, things could be different.
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This week Intel showed off a prototype phone running Android 2.x and a tablet running Android 4.0, both powered by their new Medfield system-on-a-chip. MIT’s Technology Review sat down with Stephen Smith, VP of Intel’s architecture group, who hinted that “the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in January could bring news of gadgets in ... Read More »
Will 2012 finally be the year we see an Android phone powered by Intel? We have asked a similar question the last two years, but so far Intel has failed to crack the smartphone market. However, we have noticed a recent change in Intel’s tone and it looks like CES could be their official ... Read More »
What percentage of Android devices are powered by Intel? Google partnered with Intel on the first generation of Google TV devices, but we all know how that turned out. If you look at the smartphones and tablets of today, I would guess Intel has around zero percent market share. Intel thinks 2012 will be the year that ... Read More »
It’s no secret how badly Intel wants in on the mobile computing market. The silicon manufacturer has been hard at work developing the technology inside emerging Ultrabooks, as well as putting their weight behind the tablet and smartphone OS MeeGo. Unfortunately for Intel, the effort behind MeeGo likely won’t amount to much. Nokia has ditched ... Read More »
Intel might be losing the mobile chip war, but they’re certainly not giving up. Today at Computex, the company showed off a Honeycomb tablet prototype powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Atom Z670 Oak Trail processor. The tablet, which is made by Compal, also has 1GB of RAM and a GPU based on the ... Read More »