Intel Launches Smartphone Xolo X900 in Asia
Nowadays the mobile industry is a huge. It appears that most tech players, big and small, are getting into the smartphone business. And the latest one to join the fold? Chip-maker Intel!
According to a report, the world's first Intel smartphone just got launched in India.
Meanwhile, a leading technology and gadgets news blog has this report on the new Intel handset:
"Intel Xolo X900 will showcase very interesting features such as the Intel Atom Z2460 processor, a single-core 1.6GHz Saltwell CPU with Hyper-Threading, a 1GB of RAM, a 16GB internal storage space, a 400MHz PowerVR SGX540 GPU, a 32-bit Dual channel LPDDR2 memory and a built-in Near-Field Communication! (NFC). Wow!
Additional specs and goodies of Xolo X900 include a 4-inch screen display with 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, an 8-megapixel camera in the back with flash at 10fps burst mode, a 1.3-megapixel front camera, 1080p video recording, and HSPA+ connectivity up to 21Mbps".
The Intel Xolo X900 is going to launch with initial Android Gingerbread OS, with a planned over-the-air software upgrade to Android's Ice Scream Sandwich platform shortly thereafter, according to Intel .
Furthermore, Intel's new smartphone technology enables a high-performance user experience, all while maintaining of great battery life of up to 5 hours of 3G browsing, 45 hours of audio and 8 hours of talk time, as well as bring speed and multi-tasking performance to consumers' fingertips.
The device will be up for sale starting April 23, 2012 in India, followed by availability in other retail chains, general trade and online stores from early May 2012, according to Intel and Lava.