Thursday, April 19, 2012

Intel Ships first XOLO Smartphone with India's Lava

Lava International, one of India’s fastest-growing mobile handset companies, announced the general availability of the XOLO X900, the first smartphone with Intel inside. The device goes on sale for approximately INR 22000.

The XOLO X900 is based on Intel’s smartphone reference design featuring the 1.6 GHz Intel Atom processor Z2460 with Intel Hyper Threading Technology and supporting HSPA+ 3G connectivity. Capabilities include a 400 MHz graphics clock and full 1080p HD video encoding. It also features an 8-megapixel camera delivering advanced imaging capabilities including burst mode that allows 10 pictures to be captured in under a second.

"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. “The boundaries of personal computing are expanding. 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."

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