LAVA Mobile phones in partnership with Intel has unveiled the first Intel Medfield Atom processor based smartphone in India, running the Android OS. Lava XOLO X900 is powered by a super-fast 1.6 Ghz processor based on Intel Medfield Atom processor and comes equipped with a 4.03-inch high-resolution LCD touchscreen display which provides crisp text and vibrant images. The smartphone delivers a fast application,Web browsing and multitasking experience, and also features two cameras for advanced imaging and video capabilities, including burst mode that allows individuals to capture 10 pictures in under a second with 8-megapixel quality. Lava has priced XOLO X900 in a quite attractively at Rs 22,000 and should be available shortly on all India stores.
Lava XOLO X900 is a quad band GSM and 3G phone with support for HSPA+. The XOLO X900 from Lava is based on Intel’s smartphone reference design featuring the Intel Atom processor Z2460 with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology and supporting HSPA+ with the Intel XMM 6260 Platform. The graphics from the smartphone is powered by Power VR SGX540 GPU, which is clocked at 400MHz.
Main Features of Lava XOLO X900
- 1.6 GHz Intel Medfield Atom processor and 1GB RAM
- Android 2.3 OS, upgradable to Andorid 4.0
- 4.03’’ LCD display with resolution 1024X600 pixels (Corning Gorilla Glass)
- 8 Mega Pixel HD camera which can deliver up to 1080p image and video quality and 1.3 Front camera
- 400MHz Graphics Processor Unit (GPU) powering HD and 3D gaming
- 16GB Internal memory
- 3G, NFC, Wi-Fi, micro-USB 2.0, HDMI, Bluetooth
- Powered by 1460 mAh Battery
“We are proud to partner with Intel on XOLOto bring a superior smartphone computing experience to customers in India. Over the last two and a half years, we have built our business in the feature phone segment where Lava has been the brand of choice for nearly 10 million Indian customers. With XOLO, we intend to now serve the discerning and fast-paced smartphone customer, which is where this collaboration with Intel is critical to us.” said Vishal Sehgal, co-founder and director, Lava International.
“India is one of the fastest-growing smartphone markets with the world’s second-largest mobile subscriber base. We are pleased to be working with Lava to bring the best of Intel computing to the India market. Lava’s XOLO900 device is a great result of our collaboration. It also demonstrates how innovative and compelling products can be brought to market through strong partnerships by using Intel’s smartphone reference design as a foundation.” said Mike Bell, Intel vice president and general manager of the Mobile and Communications Group
By this launch, Lava XOLO X900 becomes the first smartphone to come with Intel mobile processor inside. India being the emerging smartphone market in the world, the XOLO X900 launch in India seems to be a perfect choice. With the competitive price, it seems to be a perfect choice for customers to buy out.