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First Intel-Inside phone hits Indian stores

Posted: 23 Apr 2012     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Atom  Intel Hyper-Threading Technology 

Intel in partnership with handset manufacturer Lava International announced the launch of first smartphone with Intel Atom inside, in India. The Xolo X900 will be available for purchase beginning April 23 at a street price of Rs 22,000.

Lava Xolo X900 is based on Intel's smartphone reference design featuring the Intel 1.6GHz Atom processor Z2460 with Intel Hyper Threading Technology and supporting HSPA+ 3G connectivity.

The phone, announced in Barcelona back in February, sports a single core 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 processor along with a 4.03 inch display, 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with flash, 1.3 MP front camera and 16GB of internal memory.

The phone features 8 megapixel camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, 4.03 inch LCD touchscreen display, and 16GB on internal memory.

At launch, the X900 will run on Android Gingerbread, with a planned over-the-air software upgrade to Android's Ice Cream Sandwich platform shortly, said Intel. The phone offers upto 5 hours of 3G browsing, 45 hours of audio and 8 hours of talk time.

Xolo X900

Lava Xolo X900

"The first smartphone with Intel inside is now available to Indian consumers," said Mike Bell, Intel corporate vice president and general manager of the Mobile and Communications Group. "As we enter the India market with our first smartphone from Lava, the device not only showcases the rich capabilities and user benefits of Intel computing, but also highlights the exciting possibilities of what's still to come."

"The initial reviews of Xolo X900 have been very positive and independent benchmarks clearly point to the fact that when it comes to speed and performance, Xolo X900 is the gold standard," said Vishal Sehgal, co-founder and director, Lava International.

Lava also announced its partnership with Croma, a chain of mega stores of consumer electronics and durables, for promotion and sale of the Xolo X900.





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