After years of hype, Intel finally showed world's first x86 smartphone at CES 2012. Lenovo's K800 uses the Intel Atom Z2460 "Medfield" SoC, it will start shipping in Q2 2012 in China.
Liu Jun, Lenovo senior vice president and president of mobile Internet and digital home, joined Paul Otellini, chief exec of Intel onstage to debut the Lenovo K800 smartphone based on Intel Z2460 and running the Google Android operating system with Lenovo LeOS user interface for a localized experience in China. Liu Jun said the K800 smartphone will be available in China in the second quarter and will run on China Unicom’s 21Mb/s network. The smartphone features support for HSPA+ with the Intel XMM 6260 platform.
No precise specifications of the Lenovo K800 are available at the moment, but what is known is that the device sports 4.5" screen (with up to 1280*1024 resolution) and has Hyper-Threading technology activated, which points to the fact that the K800 belongs to high-end (so-called "superphones") breed of products.