Intel Intros 64-bit Android Processor, LTE-Advanced Chipset
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"We are entering 2014 with a very competitive mobile portfolio spanning application processors and communications platforms that will only get stronger," said Hermann Eul, vice president and general manager of Intel's Mobile and Communications Group, during the press conference. "Our new Atom processors for Android smartphones and tablets offer leading 64-bit performance and battery life, and the new 7260 platform gives the ecosystem a compelling LTE-Advanced experience."
Pushing Out Mobile Products
Meanwhile, features of the free, full-featured McAfee Mobile Security offering for Android devices is now available. It promises stronger protection features and unlocks security extensions for Intel-based mobile devices. Specifically, the free McAfee Mobile Security includes anti-virus, app protection, Web protection, and call/SMS filter, in addition to anti-theft and contact back-up.
Intel and Lenovo announced plans to introduce new Intel-based mobile devices in 2014. Both companies will dedicate engineering resources to deliver what Intel calls "unique experiences" across a variety of smartphone and tablet form factors spanning value to performance market segments. Lenovo also said it plans to incorporate Intel LTE connectivity into some Ultrabook and multi-mode designs.
Asus plans to bring a portfolio of Intel-based smartphones and tablets to market in 2014. The company recently introduced its ZenFone line of smartphones and the unique PadFone mini, both of which feature Intel processors and communications platforms. Asus unveiled the Asus Fonepad 7 LTE, featuring an Intel Atom processor and Intel LTE connectivity at the show.
Dell and Intel are expanding their longstanding collaboration to include new tablets. Intel-based products from Dell will span Android and Windows solutions. And Foxconn and Intel are teaming up to drive the broader, global availability of high-quality, affordable Intel-based Android tablets. Intel will provide Atom processors and communications platforms for a range of Foxconn products, beginning with tablets, in 2014.