While ARM based products are already powered by the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, for now, Intel is trying to catch-up in market. In order to move ahead with plans to break into this segment, Intel engaged manufacturers including Lava International, Orange and Lenovo for Intel powered smartphones running Android.
Google recently launched tablet, the Nexus 7, became the first tablet to get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and was based on ARM architecture.
Besides, Intel is also working on an updated Atom chip, called Clover Trail, but the platform will be powering Microsoft’s upcoming operating system Windows 8 and not Android smartphones and tablets.
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