Lenovo and Intel were up on stage together to present the 2012 CES Lenovo K800, the new smartphone which is mainly characterized by being the first product equipped with the new Mobile Intel Atom, better known by the codename of Medfield. This new generation processor ensure superior performance together with a very low energy consumption.
The Intel Atom CPU running on the new Z2460 is a Chinese mobile phone, which provides an output of 1.6 GHz and an L2 cache of 512 MB. All this, as mentioned, based on 32-nm Medfield platform. It was also revamped the graphics, which can now count on a GPU PowerVR SGX 540. The SoC Penwell resides on the CPU type at the moment is only single core, but it seems that we can expect the onset of a more powerful dual-core in a short time. Everything is built to support the operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread, that with this setup should be able to give their best. Due to the lower energy needs Intel Atom, also the home of Chinese production has ensured that the K800 will be able to keep charging the battery for a much longer time than traditional smartphones.
For now, the marketing of the Lenovo K800 is only permitted in China, with a launch scheduled around the second quarter of this year. As for Intel, however, other smartphones equipped with Atom Medfield surely come later this year on the brand name Motorola, but it is said that other homes do not decide to rely on this technology.