Motorola Mobility has launched the Motorola RAZR i smartphone which has a 2GHz Intel Atom as its media processor, writes Richard Wilson.
Just to tidy up the IFA coverage, here are details of new models from Huawei, specifically Android-based Ascend phones.
Apparently, according to some inside sources, Foxconn is identified as working with the giant US online retailer, ready for it to enter the smartphone market (there is already, in the US, the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet, of course).
A sad sign of the times for Japan: Sharp has launched a new Android phone – the Pantone 5 – featuring a built-in radiation detector.
Samsung’s Galaxy Beam and Galaxy Ace 2 smartphones are based on ST-Ericsson’s NovaThor ModAp platform.
A report on the Wall Street Journal suggests Google is tweaking its strategy for the Android platform – that it will work with multiple manufacturers to create a various portfolio of “Nexus” model devices.
Samsung has put four ARM Cortex-A9 processors on a single chip for tablets and phones, including its latest Galaxy, due to appear in May, writes Steve Bush.
One to file under NFC (near field comms) – the Telegraph is reporting that Orange is to roll out it’s QuickTap contactless payment service (launched in May 2011 with Barclaycard) to Android phones.