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Motorola and Intel introduced a new smartphone RAZR i.
RAZR i powered by Intel Atom processor and runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Although 2GHz processor has a single core but it supports hyper-threading. CPU is based on Intel Medfield platform launched in 2012. Intel Medfield is based on x86 architecture and designed for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Razr i got a 4.3 inches Super AMOLED display with resolution of 540×960 pixels. The battery capacity of RAZR I is 2,000 mAh. Design of RAZR i is similar to Droid RAZR M unannounced on 5th of September.
RAZR i featured by ultra-fast 8 megapixels camera. In less than RAZR I could be ready to take pictures. Shooting speed is ten frames per second.
Sales of RAZR i should start in October.
Hewlett-Packard Company is going to resume production of tablets oriented on home users. HP discontinued the production of TouchPad tablet in 2011.TouchPad tablet went to stores on July 1, 2011. Six weeks later HP discontinued the production of the device due to low sales. The remaining tablets were sold for 99 U.S. dollars accounting for one fifth of its original price.Since then the company produces only Slate tablet for corporate clients.
In contrast to the TouchPad, the new HP tablet will not use the webOS. TouchPad was using the operating system webOS, owned by HP after acquisition of Palm in 2010 for 1.2 billion dollars. In late 2011 HP has promised to open the source code of webOS and allowed other companies to use the system without paying royalties. The new tablet will run on Windows 8 operating system.
Technical details of the device are not disclosed. However there is some information available from other internet resources. According to them the new HP tablet will be powered by x86 processor, run on Windows 8 operating system and have 10.1.-inch display. Device should be capable running on battery up to 10 hours.
According to vice-president of HP Todd Bradley the tablets will use a kind of cloud service for storing files and for synchronization of different devices.
The new HP tablet sales will launch after the release of Microfoft Windows 8. Microsoft does not disclose the exact date of the release but expectations are that Windows 8 will be available in the third quarter of 2012.
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Intel announced Medfield platform in December 2011. Medfield processors are manufactured on 32-nanometer process technology and based on x86 architecture while the majority of mobile devices use processors based on ARM architecture. The released device name is Lava Xolo X900. Sales start TOMORROW April 23rd in India. In accordance with the press release from Intel the cost of the devise is around 425 U.S. dollars Other counties will receive the device in May. …more about Lava Xolo X90 …