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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.

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Published Mon, Jan 7 2013 5:11 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

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.

Intel pushing into the value smartphone market with new Atom Z2420 | TweakTown.com

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.

Trace is a starving college student studying Computer Science. He has a love of the English language and an addiction for new technology and speculation. When he's not writing, studying, or going to class, he can be found on the soccer pitch, both playing and coaching, or on the mountain snowboarding.

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