Mobile World Congress 2012: Smartphones with Intel Inside and Much More..

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on March 26, 2012  

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GSMA Mobile World Congress 2012 was held at the Fira Barcelona from February 27- March 1, 2012.

This year, Intel Corporation played a major role at the show by making several new product announcements and plans at the Intel News Conference with Intel CEO Paul Otellini, held on Monday, Feb. 27, 5:30-6:30PM at the Barcelona Poble Espanyol de Montjuic. Along with new product announcements made with regards to Intel’s engagements with Orange*, Lava International Ltd*, ZTE*, and VISA*, Intel also showcased several live demonstrations of these Smartphones based on its 32nm – Intel® Atom™ processor Z2460 (“Medfield”) reference design.

The Intel® Atom™ processor Z2460 is a highly integrated system-on-a-chip (SoC) which is able to deliver powerful graphics and video capabilities. Several applications were demonstrated at the news conference using Lava’s* first Intel-powered Smartphone (dubbed Xolo X900*); Visa mobile services* (specifically Movida*, Visa’s new payment service in India) on the Intel Medfield Smartphone; Intel® Atom™ processor Z2460 – based Lenovo IdeaPad K2110 (running Android Icecream Sandwich); the Orange Santa Clara* Smartphone (running Android 2.3 Gingerbread), etc.

In addition to the Intel News Conference, Intel showcased a variety of live Intel® Atom™ processor-based Smartphone demonstrations along with static displays of 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processor – based Ultrabooks ™, Intel® Atom™ processor based Tablets and Smartphones, and WWAN products from Intel Mobile Communications – all  inside Hall 8, booth #B192 at Montjuic, Fira de Barcelona.

* Other names and brands are the properties of their respective owners.

Check out video footage from the Intel News Conference and Intel Pavilion on Sanjiv’s YouTube Channel as well as photos from the event on his Google+ Page .


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