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Attack of the Intel-powered Androids!

Jun 04, 2013, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Brown)

Several Android tablets running on Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processors broke cover at Computex Taiwan. Intel???s dual-core, 1.6GHz Atom Z5260 is fueling a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 tablet, as well as Asus???s 6-inch Fonepad Note and 10-inch MemoPad FHD10 tablets, while Asus also unveiled a hybrid 11.6-inch Transformer Book Trio, combining an Android slate based on a 2GHz dual-core Atom Z2580 with a keyboard dock running Windows 8 on an Intel Haswell processor. As expected, Samsung unveiled its 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 tablet and, as several earlier reports had rumored, the device is Samsung???s first Android product to run on an Intel x86 processor.

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