Lenovo K800: The First Intel Smartphone Running Android


Intel has announced at the on going CES that the company is in partnership with Lenovo to produce the first smartphone that would run Intel’s Medfield processor with Intel Atom Z2460 chip, the K800. The K800′s design looks nice although its a little thick. As for specs the phone clocks in at 1.6GHz and will run Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich as some people may like to call it, though the one pictured above was running Android 2.3.7 with customised LeOS skin by Lenovo(Intel mentioned it’s keynote that the OS had been tweaked to optimise it for the Medfield processor).

The device also features a 4.5- inch 720p HD TFT display, an 8-megapixel camera, a WCDMA HSPA+ 21Mbps wireless radio, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, and GPS onboard. The phone is also equipped with  WiDi , which enables it do a screen sync to a TV at 720p. The K800 will be released in China via the China Unicom during the second quarter of 2012.  Intel also stated that there are no plans for a global release yet.

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