Early this year Motorola and Intel announced a multi-year partnership, but we have yet to see any mobile devices announced since then. That should change soon as Motorola just sent out an invitation to the press for an event with Intel that is planned for September 18th in London. Some sites are already speculating that ... Read More »
Folks in France will soon get a taste of Intel’s Medfield, Intel’s mobile chipset which could be about as powerful as Tegra 3 in many areas. The Santa Clara smartphone is heading to Orange later this spring, and thanks to German-based Caschys Blog, we now have some new benchmarks for the Medfield device. Caschy ran ... Read More »
Last month at CES, Intel and Motorola announced a multi-year, mult-device partnership and now both companies are expected to unveil the first device from that deal at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Details are scarce at this point, but Evan Blass of PocketNow posted up the first image of the device and ... Read More »
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While most of the new handsets we played with at CES were running on dual or quad-core processors, the new Lenovo K800 proudly sported a single-core chip. The Lenovo K800 will be the very first Android powered phone to run on Intel’s new Atom Z2460 chip which is clocked at 1.6 GHz. The handset features ... Read More »
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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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.
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 »