One billion people will own smartphones in four years, says Forrester, a research company. A large portion of that growth over the next couple years will come when owners of feature phones finally switch over to smartphones. Companies like MediaTek will accelerate this transition by delivering high performance chips to entry-level Android devices.
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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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Yesterday Lenovo announced their IdeaTab S2, the first consumer device we’ve seen with Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon S4 processor. Some readers were disappointed by the fact that the Snapdragon S4 is only dual-core, but this is Qualcomm’s first processor to feature their new 28nm Krait core, which far outperforms the Cortex-A9 core ... Read More »
Lenovo has just announced their IdeaTab S2, a keyboard docking Ice Cream Sandwich tablet set to go head to head with ASUS’ Transformer devices.
Coming in at a familiar 10.1-inches, the IdeaTab S2 is Lenovo’s stunningly gorgeous attempt at a tablet with a keyboard dock. Along with an extra 10 hours of battery ... Read More »
Today Lenovo announced a trio of upcoming Android tablets that are initially destined for China, but given the company’s history we expect to see them eventually land in the United States. Lenovo previously launched the IdeaPad and Thinkpad tablets earlier this year and sales weren’t that great, so hopefully the new models can ... Read More »
During NVIDIA’s recent Q3 earnings call, their CEO boasted about the number of quad-core devices their partners would bring to market soon. Jen-Hsun Huang said, “We have more design wins in Tegra 3 today than we had at Tegra 2. We have more design wins, more devices, more OEMs.”
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The tablets just don’t stop coming, do they? Well, you won’t find us complaining. Today is Lenovo’s day; the company officially announced two new Honeycomb tablets this morning. Meet the Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and the Lenovo Thinkpad tablet.
While Lenovo does not have much experience with Android (or the mobile industry for that matter), it ... Read More »
One of the biggest gripes I’ve had with the Android tablet market thus far has been the dearth of applications for Honeycomb, Google’s Android tablet operating system. The biggest omission to date has arguably been Netflix, which seemed as though it would be a shoe-in for tablets since these devices are ... Read More »