Intel Announces its First Smartphone Will be Lenovo 800 for China

Posted on Jan 11 2012 - 12:12pm by Editorial Staff

In the ongoing CES 2012, Intel Corporation’s CEO Paul Ontellini announced that the Intel chips will finally be in the phone outside of trade shows with Lenovo’s handset, K800 will deliver its first smartphone based on its Intel Atom processor Z2460 platform technology.

The phone will use Intel’s 32-nanometer mobile chip technology, known as Medfield. It has a 4.5-inch screen and is less than 0.4 inch thick. It’s also equipped with near-field communication (NFC) for mobile payments. The phone will be shipped first in China and the first carrier will be China Unicorn. It’s scheduled to be available in spring this year.

Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha also mentioned during his Intel’s event visit that both the companies have entered a multi-year, multi-device partnership and also having plans that Motorola will begin to ship smartphones later in the year.

Intel is also raising its bar and had also talked about to re-invent personal computing again with the creation of the new categories of Ultrabook devices, delivering a no-compromise on computing experience in thin and elegant designs. Intel is even committing itself to the continued rapid improvement it is working on user experience. Intel also revealed the first song they made for the upcoming “Ultrabook project”

So are you ready for Intel’s Smartphones and Ultrabook? Add up your comments below to let us know.

About Intel Corporation:

Intel Corporation is an American multinational semiconductor chip maker corporation headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States and the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel Corporation, founded on July 18, 1968, is a portmanteau of Integrated Electronics (though a common misconception is that “Intel” is from the word intelligence).

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