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Hands on: Asus' 7'' Fonepad tablet with voice calling

02/26, 1:37pm

Asus intros Atom-powered phone/tablet hybrid

Confirming recent rumors, Asus has unveiled a new seven-inch tablet, the Fonepad, that is powered by Intel's Lexington Atom processor. Consistent with its name, the Fonepad is a tablet but doubles as a smartphone with 3G voice-calling functionality. We met with Asus at Mobile World Congress to check out the hybrid device and see how it performs as a tablet and as a phone.

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Hands on: Acer's Atom-powered Liquid C1 smartphone

02/26, 9:57am

Atom handset aims high

Acer is one of a few companies that has partnered with Intel for smartphone hardware, despite the overwhelming popularity of ARM-based chips. We already took a close look at the company's Liquid E1 and Z1 handsets, which are aimed at the entry-level and midrange market, and today we tried out top of the Liquid lineup, the C1, which is powered by a Lexington Atom processor.

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Intel shows Haswell, details Bay Trail, Lexington chips

01/08, 11:09am

Mobile, low-power processors focus of Intel event

Intel has demonstrated its fourth generation of Core processors at the company's CES press event. The demonstration also gave the chip maker a chance to demonstrate a new quad-core 22nm Atom System-on-Chip processor it calls "Bay Trail," as well as low-powered versions of existing architectures and processors aimed towards developing nations.

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