Intel: Quad-Core Atom CPUs a Possibility; LTE Support Coming in 2013

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Intel, which is trying to break into the smartphone space with its Atom-based mobile processors for Android devices, is working on improved chipsets for future phones to rival ARM Holding’s architecture, which has been dominantly used in many devices today, including Apple’s iPhone, Samsung’s Galaxy series, and HTC’s One series devices. So far, the most […]

Motorola RAZR M for International Market Will Feature Intel CPU

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While Motorola just recently announced its Droid RAZR M through a partnership with Verizon Wireless that will give that device a dual-core ARM-based Snapdragon S4 processor from Qualcomm, the company may release an international variant of the same smartphone called the Motorola RAZR M that will feature modified specs. The biggest change to the international […]

Lava Xolo X900 First Smartphone With Intel Medfield Processor

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Intel is taking its chipset to your pockets and the company had revealed that the first smartphone to ship with its Intel Atom-based Medfield processor would be coming this week. Now, we know that the smartphone that’s launching this week, and will be the first out of the gate with Intel’s mobile applications processor, will […]

Intel Reveals Atom Smartphone Coming This Week

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Though Intel and its hardware partners had began to show off smartphones running on Intel’s Atom-based Medfield chipset at CES and Mobile World Congress earlier this year, Intel chief Paul Otellini says that those devices will finally reach consumers’ hands, shipping this week. Otellini did not specify which specific phone model will be shipping and […]

Intel Prepping Low-Cost Medfield Education StoryBook Tablet

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In a move that would expand Intel’s low-cost education-targetted Classmate PC project to the tablet space, the chip-maker is getting ready tor elease a low-cost tablet that would run on its Medfield platform and could come pre-loaded with either Android OS or Windows 8 for touch-centric tablet environments. The tablet would be targeted at emerging […]

Intel Atom Medfield CPU Shown to Outpace Dual-Core ARM on Galaxy Nexus

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The recently launched Orange Santa Clara smartphone at Mobile World Congress was spotted recently at Germany’s CeBIT trade show complete with its single-core Atom processor from Intel known as the Medfield chipset. The chip, which is capable of HyperThreading, is clocked at 1.4 GHz and a trade show visitor was able to run some benchmarks […]

Carrier Orange Announces Santa Clara Android Smartphone with Intel Medfield CPU

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Previously rumored as the Orange London smartphone, wireless carrier Orange took to the stage at Mobile World Congress to announce the device as the Santa Clara smartphone, an Android-powered device with support for Intel’s x86 Atom-based Medfield CPU, rather than ARM chipsets. The Orange Santa Clara phone is among the first smartphones to run on […]

Orange London Smartphone Packs Intel Medfield CPU

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A smartphone by the name of London–not the same as the leaked Medfield Atom-based processor made by chip-maker Intel. The device is speculated to get an announcement at Mobile World Congress at the end of the month in Barcelona, Spain. After a customer had completed a survey, he was shown an image of a phone […]

Motorola’s First Android 4.0 Smartphone Revealed?

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It appears that HTC and LG won’t be the only ones announcing new smartphones at this year’s Mobile World Congress as PocketNow has released an image which apparently is another phone destined for MWC 20122. This device, said to be Motorola’s first Android 4.0 powered handset, will evidently arrive later on this month packing, wait […]

LG on the Fence Still With Intel Medfield Phones, Tablets

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Phone- and tablet-maker LG is still undecided about the prospect of utilizing Intel’s mobile Medfield chipset on its smartphones and tablets. LG has previously been using ARM-based processors on its devices, and the switch to Intel’s Atom-based Medfield CPU is still up in the air right now despite the fact that LG was among the […]

Motorola, Intel to Release Multiple Medfield-Powered Mobile Devices

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Intel promised us that it would be making a big splash with some consumer-ready devices in 2012 that utilizes the Atom-based Medfield architecture, and sure enough the company is making good on its promise. On stage at the chip-maker’s keynote, Intel announced a partnership with Motorola to release multiple devices starting the second half of […]

Intel, LG to Introduce Medfield-Powered Smartphone at CES

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In a short week, Intel and LG are set to introduce a smartphone powered by the former’s Mefield chipset. The resulting consumer smartphone is expected to ship in March. According to 9to5 Google, Intel Korea head had told the Korean Times that “Intel’s chief executive Paul Otellini will release Intel’s first Android smartphone using our […]

Intel’s Medfield Reference Tablet Spotted Running Honeycomb

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Intel’s reference tablet with the company’s Atom-based Medfield processor clocked at 1.6 GHz was captured in photos. The tablet had been previously displayed at the Intel Developer Forum earlier this year, but the Medfield version of the slate was heavily guarded and kept behind glass. Now, it appears that someone has been able to obtain […]

Intel’s Atom-Based Medfield CPU Offers Promising Benchmarks

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Earlier this month, Intel had begun showing of prototype Android smartphones and tablets running on its Medfield processor, an Atom-based CPU, as the company hopes to take on ARM-based chipsets in the mobile space. Now, we’re hearing that the Medfield chip can hold its ground against dual-core ARM-based chips like NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 and Qualcomm’s […]

Intel Shows Off Android Powered Smartphones and Tablets Coming in 2012

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Intel got into the giving mood this holiday season and decided to share the company’s take on the future of smartphones and tablets. Intel demoed a new phone and tablet running on an Intel Medfield chip to the Technology Review. The two devices, running Android Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich, don’t use the standard ARM processors that are found in most phones […]

Intel, Samsung Prepping Atom-Powered Android 4.0 Phone For Sprint?

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Come this January at the Consumer Electronics Show, some big announcements could be coming from the Intel x86 architecture camp where it relates to Google’s Android platform. There is speculation that Intel and Samsung could partner together to launch the first Atom-powered Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone for Sprint’s Now Network, giving Sprint yet […]

Intel Promises Medfield Atom Android Tablet in 2012, Reveals Some Details

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At the booth on the show floor of the IDF 2011 conference, I had spoken to several Intel representatives about the company’s efforts to break into the Android market. Intel reps had revealed a couple interesting tidbits about the chip-maker’s relationship with Google, its efforts with Honeycomb and smartphones, and plans for Medfield Atom-based Android […]

Google and Intel to Optimize Future Versions of Android for Atom

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Today at the Intel Developer’s Forum conference, Google’s Andy Rubin and Intel CEO Paul Otellini took the stage together and announced something that will surely excite those of you who are big on Intel chips. The companies will be working together to optimize future versions of Android for Intel’s low-powered Atom processor line. Rubin brought […]