Intel takes the field with its first smartphone
The first smartphone equipped with a processor brand Intel should look to India during this week. Developed by the manufacturer of mobile devices Lava International , the new phone will decree officially taking the field of the giant Paul Otellini in the world of smartphones.
The System-on-a-Chip (SoC) which will be based on the X900 Xolo , the name Indian smartphone, will be an Intel Atom chip known by the codename of Medfield (see our article on this ). According to the statement by the spokesman for Intel, the single-core chip that powers the Xolo X900 Z2460 ensures long battery life with up to eight hours continuously making voice calls, 3G, six hours of HD video decoding, five hours of Internet surfing through the 3G data connection, 14 hours of ” standby “.
Indian smartphone, featuring a display of 4.03 inches and is built on a Google Android version is still unknown, the specification supports NFC ( Near Field Communication ) and is has two cameras. Intel’s announcement is certainly important because it shows how well the company Otellini is determined to bridge that gap that posed a disadvantage compared to competitors in the mobile device market.
When you know that Intel certainly has close trade agreements with Lenovo, Motorola and Orange. According to reports, Lenovo should release a smartphone (model K900) with chips Medfield early as next month, and Orange may begin to offer for sale a mobile Intel in June. In 2010, Intel had introduced a device built around the previous LG chip called Atom ” Moorestown “smartphone, however, was never offered for sale. ” There is considerable scope to compete with ARM in the smartphone market , “Otellini said yesterday during a conference at which financial results are discussed society. The CEO of Intel is hiding behind a finger, confirming that there will be a lot of work but the smartphone market would be so great as to allow Intel to carve out an early position. Otellini added that Intel’s managers are constantly in dialogue with industry leaders – Apple and Samsung – which at the time, choose the ARM processors.