Intel today announced its Atom Z2420, codenamed Lexington, that will power affordable Android smartphones for emerging markets. Acer, Lava and Safaricom are the first hardware partners that will launch the first smartphone based on Intel’s reference design. The Lexington features a 1.2GHz processor with hyper-threading, a 3.5-inch HVGA display, XMM6225 HSPA+ modem, Imagination SGX 540 graphics processor. Also Read - Asus FonePad coming with Intel Lexington chip: ReportAlso Read - Intel debuts with Lexington processor based Yolo in Kenya
The device will offer dual-SIM, dual-standby, feature FM radio, 1080p hardware-accelerated encode/decode, and support for up to two cameras delivering advanced imaging capabilities, including burst mode that allows people to capture seven pictures in less than a second in 5-megapixel quality. Also Read - Lava to launch Xolo X500 based on the Intel Lexington platform in India for Rs 8,999
We reckon that this smartphone would be priced at around Rs 7,000, which Intel had promised earlier.