Intel working on Android 4.1 port for Atom

Intel logoProcessor maker Intel has confirmed in a statement that it is working on porting Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its Atom chips. The company hasn't revealed a timeframe for when the update will arrive. Intel devices are currently running Android 2.3.

Intel's statement said that the company is working closely with Google "to enable future versions of Android, including Jelly bean, on [its] family of low-power Atom processors." Those processors are Intel's attempt at carving out a space for itself in the tablet and smartphone sector, a sector currently dominated by rival ARM.

Intel has been working on developing versions of Android compatible with its chip configuration, and the company debuted an Android handset design earlier this year. The company argues that its single-core processors can run Android much more efficiently than current options on the market, as Intel believes that Android SoC vendors aren't doing enough to optimize their builds to run the operating system on multi-core processors.

Source: Electronista

Tags: Android, Atom, CPUs, Intel

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Consumer group recommends iPhone 8 over anniversary model
 
LTE connections wherever you go and instant waking should come to regular PCs, too
 
That fiction is slowly becoming a reality
 
The Snapdragon 845 octa-core SoC includes the Snapdragon X20 LTE modem
 
Human moderators can help make YouTube a safer place for everyone
 
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages
 
All 2018 models to sport the 'notch'
 
The biggest exchange in South Korea, where the BTC/KRW pair is at $14,700 now
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (4)