ZTE announced a new partnership with Intel today, revealing that its future smartphones will run the upcoming Atom Z2580 processor. The Atom Z2580 debuted at Mobile World Congress and is a dual-core chip that can run up to 2.0GHz with Hyper-Threading support for better multi-tasking. This isn’t the first time that ZTE will use Intel Atom processors.
Think Jelly Bean will only be limited to chipsets such as Snapdragons and Tegra-based chips? Well think again— Android newcomer Intel has confirmed its Atom processors on both phones and tablets will eventually support the newest Android OS.
Intel announced it will collaborate with Google to optimize the Android OS for Intel's Atom processor platform, helping the chipmaker in its push into the smartphone market. Also on the opening day of the Intel Developer Forum (IDF), Intel spoke about the upcoming & Haswell& Core processor, also talking up ultrabooks and McAfee embedded security....
Insyde Software and Timesys have each released enhanced Android BSPs supporting Intel’s “Bayley Bay” evaluation board for the Intel Atom E3800 SoC. Intel’s embedded-oriented Atom E3800 (Bay Trail-I) system-on-chip is gaining more Android development tools.
Intel offered new details about its 22nm Silvermont architecture Bay Trail-T system-on-chip, targeting affordable Android and Windows 8 tablets. The Intel Atom Z3000 family SoC will be offered in dual- and quad-core models, offering up to twice the performance of current Atom chips while providing up to 10-hour battery life, says Intel.
So I can't decide which of two affordable tablets to get for running Bodhi (which is built upon an Ubuntu base). Knowing that tablets that use ARM processors don't like ubuntu very much I'm opting to get one that uses an Intel Atom processor.
In an effort to carve out a niche in the burgeoning mobile market, Intel has partnered with Google to optimize future versions of the latter's Android mobile operating system for Intel's Atom line of chips. The announcement was made by Andy Rubin, Android head honcho and Google senior vice president, on Tuesday at the Intel Developer Forum, which runs in San Francisco through Thursday.