Lenovo Group, one of the world's largest maker of personal computers, this week started to sell Lenovo LePhone K800 smartphone based on Intel Atom Z2460 system-on-chip in China. The second "Intel Inside" smartphone in the world will be available on Lenovo’s official website, 360Buy.com, selected Suning & Gome stores and Lenovo retail stores and is priced at approximately RMB 3299 ($524).
“As Lenovo’s first smartphone with Intel inside, the launch of LePhone K800 has milestone significance,” said Chen Xudong, senior vice president of Lenovo Group and president of Lenovo China.
Lenovo LePhone K800 features proprietary design and utilizes Intel Atom Z2460 system-on-chip (Atom core at 1.60GHz with Hyper-Threading, PowerVR-based graphics core with OpenGL ES 2.0, OpenGL 2.1, OpenVG 1.1 support clocked at 400MHz with hardware accelerated high-definition 1080p video playback, 32-bit LPDDR2 memory controller and so on) as well as Intel XMM 6260 communication processor that supports GSM, WCDMA, 3G/HSPA+ and other standards. The smartphone features 4.5" IPS screen with 1280*720 resolution, 1GB of LPDDR2 memory, 16GB NAND flash storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 8MP rear camera and 1.3MP front camera. LePhone K800 adopts Google Android 2.3.7 operating system.
LePhone K800 mainly targets technological pioneers and business elites and aspires to bring Chinese consumers the high performance of Intel inside, with advanced imaging capabilities and a wireless display sharing experience. The LePhone K800’s unique wireless display technology provides a new option to users, allowing them to extend video and images from the smaller mobile phone screen onto a bigger TV screen, making LePhone K800 a home entertainment center.
“LePhone K800 represents an innovative achievement for Lenovo in the PC+ era, as well, a significant progress for Lenovo in smartphone market segment. Lenovo and Intel will continue to intensify their cooperation, integrating respective advantages in technology and resources to introduce more and better products and to explore the new frontier of the mobile Internet together,” added Mr. Xudong.