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Intel pushing into the value smartphone market with new Atom Z2420

Intel debuts the Atom Z2420 processor designed for value smartphones

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Jan 7, 2013 11:11 pm

CES 2013 - Intel is currently using the Atom processor in the performance market of smartphones, and is deciding to push into the value market for emerging markets with the new Atom Z2420 processor and platform. It was codenamed "Lexington" and Intel joked about how you might have seen some info in leaks.

 

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Acer, Lava, and Safaricom have announced designs based upon the new processor and platform. "The addition of the low-power Atom platform enables Intel to address new market segments and further rounds out our expanding portfolio of smartphone offerings," said Bell.

 

It has the normal features: HyperThreading, support for two cameras, and dual SIMs. It will deliver two times the performance of the current Z2460 platform.

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