Intel Enters Smartphone World

Who is not familiar with Intel, the largest computer chip manufacturer in the world whose products we commonly use in their daily lives. Intel is helping us in many ways, especially in the era of highly developed technology today. Whether in the workplace, on the campus, each device used by most laptops use a processor or motherboard products made by Intel.

Apparently Intel in 2012 shocked the world, especially for the smartphone industry. After the success of the computer industry is Intel trying to expand on the world of smart phones. After conducting various researches and surveys, Intel finally released a smartphone using the code “Santa Clara”.

This time, Intel collaborated with Orange, one of the French telecommunications operator providing internet services, television and mobile services in the European region.

Smartphone was first announced by Intel CEO Paul Otellini at the conference as the Mobile World Conference (MWC) held in Barcelona, ​​Spain on February 27, 2012 yesterday. Santa Clara will use Google’s operating system Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is planned to be upgraded to Android 4.0 or better known as Ice Cream Sandwich.

Santa Clara plan will be marketed in the market Rropa particularly in England and France. For the official name of this smartphone and the magnitude of the price that must be paid to buy it will be announced following the year along with marketed products in the European market.

This product is certainly expected by Intel will be used by all levels of society because the price is rumored to be issued to Santa Clara initidak be too high but still with high end quality.

Smartphone that use Intel atom processor and use the output Z2460 camera features an 8 megapixel camera and HD video, and of course also not alone. As we know, Samsung and HTC are also being intensively issued similar smartphone that has capabilities that are not much different from Santa Clara.

To that end, Intel is also working with Gigabyte, one of the pioneer companies manufacturing the motherboard, to produce it. It must have been taken into consideration by Intel and Orange in order to compete with competitors, especially Apple with its iPhone that have dominated the smartphone industry in the world.

It did not seem it would be difficult for Intel to enter the competitive world of smartphones. It is based on the experience so far has to know the market, especially in terms of technological development. Let’s wait what further developments.