Intel Atom powered Lenovo K800 smartphone unveiled

First Intel Atom touting smartphone outed at CES 2012 running Android 4.0 ICS

Sparking the dawn of Intel powered smartphones the Lenovo K800 has been officially unveiled at CES 2012 with an Intel Atom CPU and Android 4.0 OS

The first smartphone to come boasting an Intel Atom processor has been officially unveiled at CES 2012 with the 4.5-inch Android touting Lenovo K800 taking the industry first honours.

Announced during Intel CEO Paul Otellini’s keynote speech, the Lenovo K800, which will sport an Intel Atom Z2460 CPU was outed alongside a partnership between Intel and Motorola that will see future Moto devices sporting the zippy innards.

"The best of Intel computing is coming to smartphones," said Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini. "Our efforts with Lenovo and Motorola Mobility will help to establish Intel processors in smartphones and provide a solid foundation from which to build in 2012 and into the future."

Lenovo K800 Features

As well as the 1.6GHz Intel CPU the Lenovo K800 boasts a bevy of high-end specs with a 4.5-inch TFT display touting 720p HD pixel resolution. An 8-megapixel camera lands on the rear with Google’s recently released Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system providing the grunt.

Adding to the K800’s array of impressive party pieces the Intel powered Lenovo handset features Intel’s Wi-Di technology inbuilt allowing users to wirelessly connect their handset to external displays offering a large scale active replica of the device’s screen.

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Via: TechRadar