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Lenovo smartbook may run Android

updated 12:10 pm EST, Thu November 26, 2009

Qualcomm demo may show Lenovo Android PC

A demo of a smartbook prototype from Qualcomm may have provided more details of Lenovo's smartbook for AT&T, including its choice of OS. The design, which cosmetically resembles the publicly displayed Lenovo system, runs on a comparatively fast 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and has been shown running Android, suggesting Google's OS is at least a candidate for the system. Previously, it had appeared that Lenovo would use a proprietary Linux release instead.

Only some additional features are known for the reference design, including AT&T-supplied 3G, Wi-Fi and an eight-hour battery. Lenovo tells Electronista that the design is made by Quanta, but as a Taiwanese contract firm it could ultimately be responsible for manufacturing a similar Lenovo system as well.

The formal unveiling of Lenovo's sub-netbook computer is due to take place at CES in January. [via Silicon]




by MacNN Staff

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  1. alexwlsm

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    it is really smartbook

    Well i not see Lenovo' this new Smart book.but i read many post on net about it.its features and its compatibility is very nice and different than other smart books.i make plan to buy it very soon and enjoy my work on it.
    http://www.goarticles.com/cgi-bin/showa.cgi?C=2222539

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