Linked by David Adams on Fri 20th Apr 2012 01:29 UTC, submitted by amoldan
Intel "Intel announced that Lava International, a cell phone company in India, has launched the XOLO X900. The device will launch on April 23 in India and will be sold through Croma, a big retail chain in India. XOLO X900 features a 1.6GHz Atom Z2460 (a.k.a. Medfield) with Intel Hyper Threading Technology, 400 MHz graphics, a 4-inch 1024x600 display, full 1080p HD video encoding and playback, a 1-megapixel camera up front, an 8-megapixel camera in the back, and support for HSPA+ 3G connectivity. The phone will ship with Android Gingerbread but Intel is already promising an OTA update to Ice Cream Sandwich. The phone is priced around INR 22000 (around USD 425)."
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RE[4]: Graphics....
by Morgan on Sat 21st Apr 2012 12:29 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Graphics...."
Morgan
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Well I rarely use my phone as an actual telephone; most of my communication is by text, chat, or email. So, that issue wouldn't have been a problem for me as much as T-Mobile somehow capping the N900 to under 100Kbps on their network shortly after I bought it last year. I could put the SIM in my old Android and get the usual ~3Mbps with no ping issues. And, on WiFi the N900 worked at whatever speed the router and modem supported; I tested it all the way up to 10Mbps at home, which approached the limits of my Comcast connection.

Now that I'm on Sprint the fastest I've seen is 800Kbps on an HTC Arrive, but that's plenty for my needs, as I don't tether anymore.

I do miss that slick Maemo interface though...

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