Malaysia Successful In Launching The First Intel Atom X3 Powered Smartphone

Posted: Jun 29 2015, 4:17am CDT | by , Updated: Jun 29 2015, 4:24am CDT, in Technology News


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Malaysia successful in launching the first Intel Atom x3 powered Smartphone

JOI Phone 5 features an Intel Atom x3 "S0FIA" chipset along with mid range specs

A new cell phone was uncovered by SNS Company in Malaysia powered by an Intel Atom x3 "S0FIA" chipset. JOI Phone 5, is a mid range cell phone with dual SIM abilities which will be available through GLOO's retail company in Malaysia. The device is powered by a 64-bit dual-core Intel Atom X3-C3130 chipset packaged with Mali-400MP2 GPU .

The cell phone has an internal memory of 8GB along with just 1GB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and has a design somewhat similar to Asus Zenfone 2, which was released a bit earlier. JOI Phone 5 brandishes a 5-inch 720p IPS LCD show with an 8MegaPixel camera on the back while the front camera is 2MegaPixel.

Connectivity options are plenty with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 as integration alternatives and has a battery capacity of 2,100mAH. The JOI Phone 5 will hit the businesses with a starting sticker of 399 Malaysian Ringgit which is around $106. JOI 7 lite phablet was also revealed and highlights a 7-inch IPS show (1024×600 pixels) and runs on an Intel Atom X3 chipset combined with 1GB RAM and 8GB interior memory.

The JOI 7 lite phablet will be available at a cost of 299 Malaysian Ringgit, which equals to $79, and will run on Android 4.4 KitKat. The phablet highlights a 2MegaPixel camera at the back while a VGA camera on the front and has Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth 4.0 as integration alternatives.

Although JOI 7lite is getting sweeping publicity, but it is not the first tablet of its kind, A Chinese Telecast X70 3G tablet with phone calling support was the first Atom x3 tablet with a cheap price tag of $70.

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