LG execs reported as information received from the Korea Times South Korean media, LG at CES 2012 will be held from January 09 next year in the United States, SoC Intel smartphone tablet ” Medfield “(development code) and that the first Android smartphone to show off with.
No further information was released on the device but it is widely anticipated that the phone will ship sometime next March.
“LG Electronics will produce Intel’s first Android smartphones that use Intel’s own mobile platform. The device will be shown at the CES,” said a top-ranking executive, Friday. When contacted, however, spokespeople declined to officially confirm this.
CES, or the Consumer Electronics Show, is an annual technology exhibition that will kick off on Jan. 9, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC).
Intel has long been an also-ran in the mobile device field as their mobile-focused Atom chips have drawn too much power for portable gadgets smaller than a netbook.
“But one clear point is that Intel is spending heavily for more efficient mobile chips for phones and tablets”, said the executive.